Vermont officials for the first time used a new law allowing them to fine people who intentionally feed bears.
A bill sponsored by Connecticut U-S Senator Richard Blumenthal, which would limit the restrictions states can place on abortions, went before a Senate committee Tuesday. […]
Patricia Stewart, the executive director of Massachusetts Citizens for Life, says that just sounds like another buffer zone.
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Among the items vetoed by Patrick include $300,000 in public safety funds for Ludlow and $250,000 to repair an auditorium in Gardner City Hall. Patrick says he chose to veto funding for these and other items because his team believes the projects would not have much of an impact.
Unlike with some other pieces of major legislation, Patrick signed the bill in private last week, and his office did not release a statement announcing the decision.
Dougan was born in Springfield, and a few months after graduating from high school in Wilbraham in 2012, he enlisted in the Marines.
Massachusetts Legislative leaders this week could act on bills allowing more charter schools, reducing gun violence, and imposing new rules on super PACs.
The cuts include money to restore Perry Auditorium at Gardner City Hall, funding for the World is Our Classroom non-profit in Springfield and money to repair the Mahar dam in Orange.
The heads of Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Community College Friday announced a new partnership. The colleges will offer manufacturing training to about 30 […]
It is one of the very definitions of summer in New England’s cities and villages: to seek respite from the day’s heat with an evening concert outdoors.
Republican candidate for Governor Charlie Baker had said his opinion on the recent Supreme Court decision “doesn’t matter.”
DCF has hired hundreds more social workers, but many others are leaving. This comes as the department has seen a spike in the number of suspected abuse and neglect cases.
While some of the locales in Foreign Gods Inc. are strikingly similar to his own experiences in the U.S., including western Massachusetts, Okey Ndibe insists the book is not autobiographical.
As federal prosecutors try to wrap up their case in the corruption trial of the state’s former probation commissioner, the speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives is denying any connection to the case.