This is a big week for transgender advocates in Massachusetts. On Thursday, the state Senate is planning to vote on a bill that would extend public accomodation rights to transgender individuals.
Our panel reviews the big stories of the week.
A new study shows that nearly a third of New England farm operators are over age 65, and most of those farmers don’t employ anyone under 45 years old.
In his new book, America’s War For The Greater Middle East, retired Boston University history professor and former Army Colonel Andrew Bacevich chronicles, in depth, decades of U.S. foreign policy.
Throughout life, accidents will happen, bees will sting — and pain is inevitable. It just isn’t as bad for some people as for others.
In 2012, Timothea Neary-French was arrested for drunk driving and had a breathalyzer reading over the legal limit in Massachusetts. Her attorney, Elizabeth Quigley, wants the results thrown out, saying Neary-French should have been able to call her lawyer first.
The Northwestern District Attorney’s office tours Western Massachusetts high schools to give a civics lesson on the five sentences of the Miranda rights.
James Sowell was too sick to attend the 2007 ceremony presided over by then-President George W. Bush. But during a ceremony yesterday at a nursing home in Wilbraham, Mass., Sowell received his medal from Congressman Richie Neal.
Connecticut lawmakers will return next week to focus on the state’s $1 billion dollar deficit for the coming fiscal year.
A scathing report last fall found that staff in Holyoke were abusing children in a therapeutic program through harsh and aggressive discipline. A few months later, another Western Massachusetts facility — Eagleton School in Great Barrington — had to shut down after similar allegations. How does this happen and what can be done?
Thousands of mourners braved the rain outside Saint John’s Congregational Church, waiting to get inside and pay their respects to Ron Brace, who was dressed in his Patriots football jersey.
Republican Governor Charlie Baker faces a new political challenge in the months ahead: work with Beacon Hill Democrats during legislative crunch time while also working to unseat some of those same Democrats.
Some reverse mortgage borrowers have fallen behind on tax and insurance payments, and now risk losing their homes.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Most New Englanders are no strangers to lighthouses. And after researching them for his new book, Eric Jay Dolin of Marblehead, Mass., is an expert. “Brilliant Beacons” explains the history of American lighthouses — and those who care for them.