Justices for the state’s Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday heard arguments in an almost year and a half long fight between the town of Barnstable and the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod over the group’s needle exchange program in Hyannis.
Snow totals at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, are well above average this winter, and far ahead of last year.
Beacon Hill lawmakers are five weeks into a new two-year session, and things are off to a pretty slow start.
The Mahmoud family was originally scheduled to arrive only days after President Trump signed his executive order on immigration. The temporary ban stopped travel for people from seven predominately Muslim countries and indefinitely banned Syrian refugees from entering the U.S.
Jonathan Lash’s tenure includes an increase in financial aid and a push to make Hampshire more environmentally friendly, but it wasn’t all smooth. Hampshire faced national criticism for deciding not to fly the American flag in the center of campus, soon after one was burned.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
A meeting of the Governor’s Council devolved into a shouting match this week. The council’s western Massachusetts representative says the government body needs better rules.
Since Pittsfield native Francis Spina retired from the state’s high court last summer, there haven’t been any justices from Massachusetts’ four western counties. Governor Charlie Baker’s latest pick, Ellie Cypher, lives in Bristol County.
Winter tends to be a low point in blood donations, as many people are sick or away during the holidays. But the industry has always been able to weather those sorts of fluctuations. Now, health economists are pointing to a more recent and serious trend that runs the risk of upending the nation’s blood economy — and with it, the emergency blood supply.
Our commentator is happy about what the city has asked of her. She wants others in the region to recognize it’s asking things of them too.
Jewish Family Service is defending itself from Mayor Domenic Sarno’s accusation that his office was kept in the dark about the expected arrival of refugees in Springfield or nearby communities.
An iconic center serving Springfield’s African-American community for more than one hundred years is emerging from the shadow of foreclosure with a new owner dedicated to expanding the center’s mission.
Last year, the state’s highest court ordered the Department of Environmental Protection to come up with new regulations to ensure the state meets emissions reduction goals in three years. Those goals were put into law in 2008.
The proposal would raise the age of most offenders sent to juvenile court from 18 to 21. Massachusetts would be the first state in the country to do so.
Some bad weather didn’t keep hundreds of thousands of fans from showing up Tuesday to cheer on the Patriots following the team’s fifth Super Bowl victory.