The administration and finance committee of the UMass Board of Trustees voted to recommend upping tuition and fees for in-state undergraduates next school year.
Boston 2024 sold the USOC on a compact, walkable Olympics. But Boston 2024 has signaled its revised bid will have a bigger footprint — something a new WBUR poll shows Massachusetts voters support.
Boston-area universities might want to get their pencils ready, because the experience of Atlanta universities may offer the most direct lesson for Boston from the 1996 Summer Olympics. This is the second story in a three-part series.
Places like San Francisco, Seattle, and Boston are established hubs of tech giants and start-up companies. A growing number of smaller cities and regions want a piece of the action, including the Pioneer Valley.
Joseph Buffis, the former police chief in Lee, Massachusetts, has been acquitted of several charges he raided a charity toy fund he managed for his personal use. However, he was convicted of extorting a couple to donate to the fund.
That’s the word from attorney Tom Lesser, who is helping organize a July 2nd fundraiser for the former secretary of state at the Log Cabin in Holyoke.
A state advocacy group for hospitals wants regulators to exempt nurses in neonatal and pediatric ICU’s from a requirement limiting how many patients they can take on.
Atlanta scored an upset when the International Olympic Committee in 1990 chose it over five other cities to host the 1996 games, not long after Los Angeles hosted in 1984. Atlanta was not considered a world-class city.
The group Investigative Reporters and Editors hands out its tongue-in-cheek Golden Padlock Award to show how unresponsive some government offices are to public information requests.
Massachusetts Congressman Richie Neal says he’s likely to vote against granting President Obama expedited authority in finalizing a Pacific-rim trade agreement.
The governor’s task force charged with exploring Massachusetts’ opioid addiction crisis holds its final meeting on Thursday. Policymakers are looking to the task force for additional courses of action to deal with the problem.
Our panel breaks down the big issues of the week. This week, Susan Kaplan is joined by Mike Dobbs of the Reminder newspapers and Chris Collins, a columnist for the Greenfield Recorder
One week from today, in Northampton, Massachusetts, thirty-six of the region’s most skilled professional tree climbers will compete in the 27th annual New England Tree […]
The Indiana Jones co-star took a decades-long break from the spotlight. She’s now back in the movies, big and small.
Bay State Health has announced it’s laying off workers and reducing hours because of a budget shortfall of more than $20 million.