Next week, a state board will be in Holyoke to assess whether Massachusetts should take control of the city’s public schools. The only other school district in the state currently in receivership is Lawrence.
On two recent occasions, stray bullets have hit buildings on the campus of American International College in Springfield. But the school’s president says the campus is safe regardless.
The city’s superintendent says he now supports a state takeover of the school district, which disappoints teachers’ union president Gus Morales
Ahead of a possible state takeover of the Holyoke public schools, the city’s superintendent says he’s personally not opposed to state control.
It’s kind of like pick-your-own apples or berries, though farm owner Hope Crolius admits that this may be a less appealing to most people.
Despite wretched weather and infrastructure challenges early in his first term, respondents to two new polls give Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker a solid job approval rating for his first 100 days in office.
The second phase of the trial began Tuesday.
Trial Court Administrator Harry Spence says the paperwork was translated to Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Khmer, Portuguese, Russian and Vietnamese.
The Boston Celtics will look to even their best-of-7 first round playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday.
Beacon Hill trots towards Marathon Monday and public school vacation week, one of the Legislature’s many traditional rest periods, with Governor Charlie Baker drafting legislation to overhaul the MBTA.
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The bid was least popular in the Boston area, according to the poll. Pollster Tim Vercellotti says the difference could be because western Mass. residents would be close enough to attend an Olympic event, but not so close that they’d have to deal every day with the crowds and traffic.
The town refused to pay any part of her health insurance in retirement because she’d only worked there for six years. So Galenski had to cover the entire bill: about $1,200 a month.
Undaunted is a new documentary about the first person with dwarfism to finish the Boston Marathon. Boston Globe reporter David Abel and Juli Windsor, the young woman who made the historic run speak about the journey.
The letter is a first-hand account of the Shays’ Rebellion attack on the Springfield Armory.