Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, who guided the city for 20 transformative years, has lost his last battle.
Ahead of Tuesday’s vote on a ballot question that aims to repeal casinos, a look at how some in the South End view possible changes to the old neighborhood.
Massachusetts public safety officials say there are no specific threats against the state.
As we approach November 4th, we’re hosting a series of mini-debates on the four ballot questions facing Massachusetts voters this year.
The town’s board of health wants stores to stop selling all tobacco products to minors as well as adults, citing health concerns.
This is not a hard-and-fast deadline. Connecticut last year began offering Election Day voter registration.
Maura Healey, the Democratic candidate for Massachusetts Attorney-General, is defending Martha Coakley, the state’s current Attorney-General and gubernatorial candidate following criticism of her record on fighting public corruption.
Massachusetts voters next week will be deluged with debates, polling results and television ads as candidates for a series of key state offices, including governor, spend their last full week on the trail before the November 4th election.
New England Public Radio’s series of mini-debates on Massachusetts’ four ballot questions continues. Question 4 asks voters if employers with 11 or more workers should have to provide paid sick leave.
Starting Sunday, liquor stores in Massachusetts will be allowed to open two hours earlier, at 10am. The change is significant for some stores but not all.
Other recent polls have shown Coakley and Baker in a dead heat, so the Globe poll was greeted with great enthusiasm by the Baker campaign and dismissal from Coakley supporters.
New England Public Radio’s series of mini-debates on Massachusetts’ four ballot questions continues. Question 3 asks voters if they want to repeal the state’s casino law.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is questioning Entergy Vermont Yankee’s claims that the risk of accidents is negligible after the plant stops operating.
The two major candidates for Connecticut governor have clashed repeatedly in their debates over economic policy and jobs. But how far apart are they really in how they would tackle the pocketbook issues? Maybe not so far.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given people until this Monday to comment on a $613 million plan to finish a toxic waste clean up of the Housatonic River.