Five Democrats are vying to replace outgoing Massachusetts State Senator Gale Candaras in Greater Springfield.
In a couple weeks, primary election voters will pick Democratic and Republican nominees for governor. Those names will join three independent candidates in November who collected the required 10,000 certified signatures of registered voters.
Massachusetts early primary is on September 9th, which leaves candidates only two weeks left to grab the attention of voters.
The state holds its primaries on Tuesday, with the Republican nomination for governor up for grabs.
Most studies about birds focus on wild habitat. But this summer researchers from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington, D.C., are focusing on backyards.
Amherst writer Judith Frank’s new book, “All I Love And Know,” concludes our summer fiction series.
In a roundtable discussion, each of the candidates said they’ll vote no on a question to repeal the state’s casino law in November.
Consultants representing casino operator MGM say they plan to coordinate their construction schedule around the renovation of I-91 in downtown Springfield. They presented details to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Thursday.
Baker says he will vote against repeal but if it does pass and he becomes governor, he would then file a bill with the Legislature “to put the Springfield casino back on the map.”
Foley earned a masters degree in fine arts from UMass Amherst in 2003. The school says in a statement that it offers “heartfelt wishes of support and healing to his family and friends.”
Massachusetts officials announced Wednesday the state has an agreement to purchase the right-of-way for nearly fifty miles of railroad running between Greenfield and Springfield. Amtrak service is scheduled to begin late this year on the line, but a more regular commuter service is far from a done deal.
Massachusetts residents have until Wednesday to register to vote in the state’s September primary election.
The two Republicans disagree on the need for a natural gas pipeline that would cut through their Franklin and Worcester County district.
The rental car charge came nine months after Dobelle stepped down amid allegations of improper use of school funds.
Local officials hope for quick resolution — and ultimately, a dispensary in Western Massachusetts.