BMC — a managed care Medicaid plan — says it can’t afford to pay the rates that Baystate says it needs.
The team has played all its home games in eastern Massachusetts while it upgraded McGuirk Stadium in Amherst.
The Springfield Symphony begins its eighth decade Saturday night when a new season opens. Maestro Kevin Rhodes has renewed his relationship as music director of the ensemble for the next three seasons.
Wesleyan University is asking its residential fraternities not to pledge freshmen and to turn over the rolls of all their members as the school issued an order to end its all-male fraternities and make residential fraternities co-ed.
The school will lose its affiliation with the Mid-Atlantic Conference after next season, and will play as an independent, at least for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.
This debate over pre-school and how to pay for it is an annual one in Massachusetts. Most recently, just last year, Governor Deval Patrick proposed clearing the voucher waiting list. It didn’t happen.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission meets today. Commissioners are expected to discuss the future of thoroughbred racing in the state. That’s after Suffolk Downs Race Track […]
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says Boston was chosen to take part in a counter-terrorism initiative because of how the area’s law enforcement agencies responded to the marathon bombing.
Anti-addiction activists are calling for Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to step down. They say her agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse. That criticism is shared by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
The virus has been confirmed in an 8-year-old southeastern Massachusetts girl. She was hospitalized and has recovered.
A Yale study found one out of every three low-income families struggle to buy diapers.
With six weeks to go until election day, Casino supporters formally launched their campaign in Springfield Tuesday to oppose a ballot measure repealing Massachusetts’ casino law.
It’s tricky to study the actual health benefits of the plant. Advocates for marijuana reform met on the UMass campus Monday, and are hoping to build momentum to make the drug easier to study.
There’s a new archive in western Massachusetts on the history of U.S. drug policy. The UMass Amherst collection includes documents from the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.
Candidates for Massachusetts governor on Wednesday will appear on stage together for the first time since the September 9th primary.