“This is something we’ve never seen before where literally you have a situation where somebody can put a needle in their arm and in seconds be dead,” City Manager Ed Augustus said.
Massachusetts attorney general Martha Coakley announced Thursday she is suing Dobelle, claiming he falsified documents and billed the school for nearly $100,000 in personal meal and travel costs.
As the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield kicked off its enshrinement festivities Thursday Mohegan Sun casino is figuring in prominently as a host to some of the events. This comes despite the possibility a casino operated by MGM will open nearby.
Democrats vying for a state Senate seat in Hampden and Hampshire Counties do not see eye-to-eye on the proposed natural gas pipeline through northern Massachusetts.
Police Chief Gary Gemme said heroin is suspected in at least eight deaths. The ninth was discovered Wednesday. He said significant resources are being devoted to finding the deadly drugs.
Among the law’s provisions: the removal of any pre-authorization required for substance abuse treatment, and allowing 14 days of inpatient treatment if deemed medically necessary.
Even though medical marijuana is now legal in Massachusetts, some colleges worry about losing federal funding.
The suit was filed by Laura Marlin, a former top aide to the auditor who says she raised red flags about Bump’s behavior. The auditor denies the allegations.
The Basketball Hall of Fame is preparing to hold its annual enshrinement festivities in Springfield starting Thursday. This year’s class of honorees range from NBA stars to perhaps the first dynasty of women’s college basketball.
A joint committee of the University of Massachusetts and the town of Amherst got its first look at recommendations Tuesday from a consultant about how the two bodies can work better together.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick had offered the federal government the use of Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, and another base on Cape Cod. Neither are currently needed, say the feds.
A group of western Massachusetts colleges are trying to get schools around the state organized as they pitch themselves to international students.
The town manager of Amherst, Massachusetts, is disputing charges by the local police union that local leaders were ignoring their calls for increased police staffing.
A developer from the Midwest has purchased three Berkshire County paper mills with hopes to lease out the long-vacant properties.
Primary day is a little more than a month away, and while the gubernatorial election may be getting most of the attention, there’s actually a more competitive battle further down the ballot that’s bringing out Democratic devotees and dollars: the race for attorney general.