The Massachusetts Department of Public Health this week announced it will change the way it licenses medical marijuana dispensaries, following a long and controversial process to open them.
The head of a health information agency that Gov. Charlie Baker wants to fold into his administration touted its independence at a budget hearing Thursday.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg points to a successful “justice reinvestment” program in Texas as a model for Massachusetts.
The acclaimed architect was chosen out of 17 applicants for her ‘inventive’ vision. The $100 million project is scheduled to begin in 2017.
The twin bombings, carried out by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with his older brother, Tamerlan, killed three people and left 264 others wounded. Seventeen of the counts can carry the death penalty.
Until now, dispensaries were approved through a long application process that was fraught with controversy and delays.
Women engineering students were put in mixed gender teams. They felt more relaxed when the ratio between men and women was 50-50, but they spoke up more when women were in the majority.
A state task force is expected to release a report on the MBTA’s failures during this winter’s storms this week. Gov. Charlie Baker has discouraged the push for new taxes to help solve the transit system’s problems.
Spring training is wrapping up, and the Boston Red Sox play the first game of the regular season on Monday afternoon.
This is the time many people pay their CSA farmer for vegetables they’ll eat all summer long. But new research finds that you are more […]
Olympic boosters from the four western counties have their work cut out for them to bring the games to the area. Boston 2024 organizers continued to sell the idea Thursday night of a mostly walkable Olympics, with events taking place largely in Boston.
A prominent Springfield activist says she’s exploring a run for political office. Michaelann Bewsee, director of Arise For Social Justice, says she still needs to […]
The head of Boston’s Olympic bid is offering no firm answers on whether some events could be held in western Massachusetts.
After 16 days of testimony, the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will resume on Monday with closing arguments. The defense rested its […]
Updated at 11:44 a.m. The Northwestern District Attorney’s office says Emmanuel Bile has been sentenced to 8-10 years in a state prison, followed by 5 years probation.