Rick Sacra, who caught and survived Ebola while working in Liberia, is headed back to West Africa on Thursday.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker quickly ruled out higher taxes as a solution to a fiscal 2015 budget problem he estimated at more than $500 million and said everything else was on the table. On Friday, he instituted a state government hiring freeze, announced a procurement and contract review.
Two years after the city of Worcester, Mass., passed an ordinance limiting panhandling, the US Supreme Court Monday could decide whether to hear a case challenging the 2-year-old law.
Rebels in Paradise is the title of a book by historian Bruce Laurie. He traces the steps that five 19th century men took in establishing a […]
Tomorrow afternoon the New England Patriots face the Baltimore Ravens at Gillette stadium. It’s the first game of the playoffs for teams who have met many times before.
President Barack Obama wants to make community college free. Tennessee, already does that now for high school graduates. About seven years ago, Massachusetts almost did the same thing.
The USOC, after a day-long meeting at Denver airport and more than one round of voting, announced the decision on Twitter that it had selected Boston to carry the flag forward. Boston beat out Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco to compete against a host of potential international bidders for the Olympic and Paralympic games.
Baker placed his left hand on a family Bible, and recited the oath of office.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s final day in office was steeped in ceremony.
It’s inauguration day in Massachusetts. Republican Charlie Baker will be sworn in as the state’s next governor at noon.
With the extremely cold weather, many homeless shelters in New England have been at capacity all week.
The Caring Health Center is preparing for group visits that offer more time to patients.
Dannel Malloy is inaugurated to his second term today in Connecticut.
With the new legislative session about underway, comes the election of Massachusetts’ House Speaker and Senate President. Among the pair, western Massachusetts’ first legislative leader in about 40 years, Senator Stan Rosenberg from Amherst.
Charlene Galenski worked in Franklin County public schools for four decades – in the Mohawk Regional schools, in Deerfield and finally as a principal in Erving.