Starting Thursday, Amherst College’s board will wrestle with history. They’ll talk about the future of Lord Jeff, and whether it’s time to expel the general from campus.
Charles Wilhite is now facing assault charges stemming from a confrontation with his former landlord.
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg has stepped up his rhetoric in recent days questioning the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline that cuts through western Mass. But Rosenberg, an Amherst Democrat, has yet to definitively say where he stands on the project.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Tuesday accepted 25,000 signatures from residents who want the cap lifted on the number of charter schools in the state. Baker, […]
Artist Danny Quirk accused the global superstar of copyright infringement, after she used a collage of his paintings in her social media posts and concerts. So far, Madonna has not responded.
On this Martin Luther King Day, library archivists and others are delighted that a missing tape of King speaking in 1964 in New York City has surfaced.
Neither side would comment on how the discussions are going, saying they agreed not to negotiate in the media. That’s a change from last month, when both groups argued their position through press releases and public statements.
Governor Charlie Baker will outline his vision for the state on Thursday as he gives his first State of the Commonwealth address. On the same day, the Senate returns to work.
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The Springfield City Council has scheduled a walking tour of the 14-acre site Tuesday in advance of public hearings.
Southbridge schools have been under close state watch since 2004. But Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester says academic performance and graduation rates remain low.
General Electric has about 200 acres of land in Pittsfield, once the home of a bustling plant that employed 15,000. The jobs have been gone for decades, but the battle over the PCB’s GE left behind in the Housatonic River still rages on.
This case has been widely reported through the years as the first time in Massachusetts a person was charged with murdering their same-sex spouse.
Households that rely on oil for heat could see some substantial cost savings this winter season due to milder temperatures and lower crude oil prices
General Electric is moving its world headquarters from Fairfield, Connecticut, to Boston’s Seaport District.