May 17th marks a decade since the Goodridge v. Department of Public Health court decision that legalized gay marriage in Massachusetts.
Starting today in Chicopee, Massachusetts, kielbasa lovers will unite after two decades without a festival celebrating the beloved polish sausage. The four day meaty event at Szot Park brings not only food, but polka music, dance stages, rides, of course fried dough, and the revival of a a potentially deadly competition.
Massachusetts House leaders keep saying legislation to address gun violence is a priority, but they’ve been slow to unveil a proposal after delegating research on the issue for months to a working group of outsiders.
The fight between tea party candidate Mark Fisher and the Massachusetts Republican Party is escalating with accusations of attempted bribery. Fisher is suing the party for conspiring, he says, to keep him off the primary ballot.
The Massachusetts firefighters busy battling those flames are assisted by eyes in the sky: observers in the state’s network of fire towers looking for the first signs of a blaze.
Even in a high-coverage state like Massachusetts, some people fall through the cracks.
Michael Rawlins, a geo-scientist at UMass Amherst, says heavier precipitation is one of the main climate change challenges facing the region.
Amherst College says so-called underground fraternities are now banned. The groups, which operate off-campus, formed after the school officially prohibited fraternities and sororities 30 years ago.
Retention of emergency medical technicians, or EMTs, in rural western Massachusetts is critically low in some communities. It’s led to calls for new volunteers and some creative arrangements among neighboring towns.
Casino opponents gathered outside the John Adams Courthouse Monday morning, calling on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to allow a proposed repeal of the state’s expanded gambling law to appear on the November ballot.
Three months from today, according to the hopes of many lawmakers, Governor Deval Patrick will have signed or be on the verge of signing a slew of bills.
A proposed pipeline would bring natural gas from New York and Pennsylvania through the Berkshires to Dracut, Massachusetts. Many residents are unhappy, but others are excited by the prospect of new jobs.
The part-time resident of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, was born in Belgium shortly before World War 2.
Olga Roche, the head of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, has resigned. Her departure follows the deaths of three children, each in unrelated cases.
The extended release drug brings into sharp relief the struggle between chronic pain and opioid addiction.