The ballot question would give paid sick time to employees of companies with 11 people or more. Baker’s plan would extend the benefit for companies of 50 or more.
A state lawmaker on the higher education committee says UMass made mistakes.
Nearly three weeks after the Massachusetts primary elections, the candidates for governor finally meet for their first debate Monday in Springfield
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.