In 2015, the Connecticut Legislature set aside $15 million to help police departments buy body cameras. But only 10 out of the more than 100 eligible law enforcement agencies have responded.
Peter Benes has devoted the last 30 years to tracing the history of early American traveling entertainers.
In the first pick in our back-to-school book series, Ellen Wittlinger of Haydenville, Mass., writes about a tight-knit group of high school friends, heading toward their senior year.
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Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Of the more than 300 growers responding to the survey so far, about 80% report losing at least 30% of a specific crop.
The appeal asks FEMA to pay more than $1.3 million to cover damage to an eight-unit apartment building on Central Street, which sat right in the path of the 2011 tornado.
Asnage Castelly is 37 years old, Haitian-born and has lived in the U.S. most of his life.
Among the hundreds of athletes on the U.S. Olympic team is canoeist Devin McEwan, a native of Salisbury, Connecticut.
Updated at 5:11PM on Aug. 19, 2016
Of the more than 550 athletes on Team USA, we’ve highlighted nine with ties to our region: who they are, where they’re from and when they’re competing.
Among the charges the five are facing include, loan sharking, extortion and conspiracy.
The opioid epidemic is getting worse, not better, in Massachusetts.
Personally opposed to the death penalty and open to the idea of unauthorized immigrants receiving driver’s licenses, Superior Court Judge Kimberly Budd encountered mostly smooth sailing in a vetting interview Wednesday for her nomination to the Supreme Judicial Court.
Kimberly Budd’s father Wayne — a onetime U.S. Attorney in Boston — grew up in Springfield, and her grandfather, Joseph A. Budd, was the first African-American supervisor in the city’s Police department.
Most of Massachusetts’ top government leaders oppose legalizing marijuana — including Governor Charlie Baker, Attorney General Maura Healey, House Speaker Bob DeLeo and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.
Covanta the operator of the waste-to-energy facility, says economic conditions are causing them to close the plant. This news has been met with applause by environmentalists and has sent at least one business scrambling.