Markey’s presence is part of a series of similar meetings taking place across the country during the congressional recess.
The Democratic Attorney General said she plans to run for re-election to her current job.
Northampton police officers had planned come to city elementary schools and high five students entering the building, but some parents and community members worried it would have a negative impact on some students.
21-year-old Brian Odiorne died Monday in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health found deaths from heroin use declined last year, but those from the opioid fentanyl, increased.
New data shows that teaching staffs in Massachusetts public schools are much less racially diverse than the student body. Research shows all students benefit when more teachers come from diverse backgrounds.
Students had been encouraged to skip classes and find out how they could protect immigrants from deportation.
“Americans are at a crossroads. We must choose to stand up for what’s right.”
In a visit to Pittsfield Thursday, Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito seemed to be caught off guard when asked about when the so-called “Last Mile” project will be completed for 40 communities in the western part of the state.
Leontyne Price, the revered American opera singer, turned 90 last week. Springfield Symphony Orchestra Conductor Kevin Rhodes has been itching to find a way to celebrate her brilliant career. He’s doing it, at last, Saturday evening.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is weighing in on a plan that would bring bring enhanced passenger rail service to western Massachusetts. He is in favor if it, claiming it would benefit his state’s residents as well.
“I wanted to be true to myself and live according to the law, and I have.”
Earlier this week, the Gill-Montague School Committee voted 6-3 to abandon the “Indians” mascot after many community members complained it was offensive.
In his essay published by the Massachusetts Review, J. Malcolm Garcia tells the story of four honorably discharged United States veterans. Legal immigrants, they were welcomed into the U.S. military. But after their service, the vets got into trouble and were deported.
In late December, Baker attended a holiday party thrown by the website MassLive. But he hasn’t had a public event in the four western counties of Massachusetts since November 1.