Chris Bohjalian says he chose to revolve the entire story around a nuclear disaster. The reason, he says, goes back to 2011 when he was caring for his dying father.
Republicans in Connecticut this week made their pick for governor. GOP primary voters chose the former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, Tom Foley, to face the incumbent Democratic governor, Dannel Malloy.
A new CD spans a songwriting career that’s led Smither from New Orleans to Amherst.
Questions have surfaced about the executive director’s credentials, as listed on the state application.
The unemployment rate in Massachusetts was up a tenth-of-a-point in July to 5.6 percent. The small increase comes even though nearly 14,000 jobs were added across the state. One expert says the slight uptick in the jobless rate may actually be a positive sign.
Tea Party-aligned candidate Mark Fisher blasted the state’s new gun law and argued for the elimination of targeted industry tax credits. His conservative positions veered far to the right, making the man sitting to his left, front-runner Charlie Baker, come across as a moderate.
With three and a half weeks to go before the Democratic primary, State Treasurer Steve Grossman opened his gubernatorial campaign’s western Massachusetts office in Springfield this week, the last among his fellow Democratic contenders to do so
Massachusetts shoppers will get a weekend free of sales tax on most purchases. That’s after Governor Deval Patrick signed an economic development bill Wednesday.
With a new training facility, a renovated stadium and the return of a championship-winning head coach, the UMass football team is looking to come back from two straight 1-11 seasons.
Some Springfield parents learned this week that the state invalidated three years of their kids’ elementary school test results. This comes after an investigation that found test booklets were tampered with to improve scores.
Democratic state Sen. Eric Coleman won the Tuesday primary for his seat despite a spirited challenge. And the question of whether to build a new minor league baseball stadium in Hartford figured prominently the race.
Connecticut Republicans have given Greenwich businessman Tom Foley a second opportunity to run against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The former U.S. ambassador to Ireland defeated state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney in Tuesday’s GOP primary in unofficial returns.
The Catholic Diocese of Springfield installed its new leader in a service Tuesday. Bishop Mitchell Rozanski now leads the estimated 200,000 Catholics in western Massachusetts.
The polls for Connecticut’s primary election remain open until 8 this evening. State officials are anticipating voter turnout of 20 to 30 percent. And at some polling places today, there was no waiting to cast a ballot.
They hope the company’s power struggle won’t affect an 80,000 square foot grocery store currently under construction in Athol.