All her life, commentator Naomi Shulman had been warned by foreign-born relatives not to think America was immune from becoming an authoritarian state.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker said the state plans to file legal briefs against President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees and immigration.
A UMass Amherst student remains unable to enter the United States. Mohsen Hosseini had returned to Iran over the winter break to get married.
Massachusetts lawmakers pushed through their first major piece of legislation of the new session last week: a pay raise for themselves. This week, they may override Governor Baker’s veto of that bill.
On Saturday, a UMass Amherst graduate student thought he’d be on a plane bound for the U.S. But the airline in Iran wouldn’t issue him a boarding pass.
The city that was getting ready to welcome the first of dozens of refugees expected in 2017.
The book features a female impressionist painter, whose life intertwines with that of painter Edouard Manet.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Eric Lesser is a big believer that the rail line would boost the economy of Western Massachusetts and hopes the project may resonate with the president.
The Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, which received heavy criticism after several high profile incidents a few years ago, is in line to receive a $27 million increase under Governor Charlie Baker’s budget proposal.
The proposal would bump up the pay of House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg by $45,000 each, as well as the Governor. Rosenberg said increasing the stipends for leadership positions is a long time coming.
As the overall population of Berkshire County has declined, so too has public school enrollment, which has dropped 22 percent in the last 15 years. With state funding largely tied to how many children a school system has, course offerings at many high schools have been cut back.
Our commentator hopes her daughter will love Chinese traditions.
Warren, a Democrat, voted this week in committee to confirm Dr. Ben Carson, President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
As questions loom from Washington over how possible changes or a repeal of the Affordable Care Act would affect Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker has put […]