While some have enjoyed the lack of snow and above-normal temperatures, the weather has wreaked havoc on businesses who depend on a cold winter.
Over the last two weeks, Holyoke’s former armory has been falling apart. City officials are mulling over whether it can be saved.
Governor Baker signs an opioid bill, the legislature hits a bill-reporting deadline, and a look at the prospects for a bill that would raise the smoking age to 21.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
The story behind a newly discovered leaf of medieval sheet music continues to unfold. Thought to be a replica — it was framed and hung in an office at Mount Holyoke College. But after falling to the floor a closer look revealed it was indeed the real deal.
A huge solar array is planned for Worcester’s Greenwood Street Landfill. The project has been celebrated by the city. But it has some naturalists concerned about the future of wildlife in Massachusetts.
In downtown Springfield, several hundred people gathered, waiting for the funeral procession. On the corner, an American flag was hoisted above the street.
As lawmakers continue to hammer out legislation to fight the deadly toll the opioid crisis is taking in Massachusetts, the state department of public health is enacting new limits painkiller prescriptions for patients on the MassHealth Medicaid program.
A big battle over a proposed Muslim cemetery in the small central Massachusetts town of Dudley carried over into another packed and angry hearing on Thursday night.
Most people seem to fear death. Not surprising, according to Harvard researchers, who say even the word can increase nervousness and sadness.
After the police chief of Gloucester, Massachusetts, offered to help heroin addicts rather than arrest them, other police departments have followed suit. Montague Police Chief Chip Dodge says his department has become much more empathetic, but without the same success getting addicts into treatment.
Stein calls Bernie Sanders’ Democratic campaign “wonderful,” but she says there’s room for a third party.
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Massachusetts voters pick their presidential candidates. Plus, a look at the slow pace of legislative activity on Beacon Hill.
Through the end of January, Massachusetts residents have donated $8.1 million to presidential campaigns.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news