Prior to the vote, an unusually large number of House Democrats joined their Republican colleagues to support a bid to delay a vote on gun legislation for one week, but the measure failed.
Francis O’Brien owns funeral homes in West Springfield and Wilbraham. O’Brien says he’s in negotiations with the lawyer representing the Ryder family.
It was only 18 months ago that the Governor’s Council voted unanimously to confirm Hines to a seat on the Appeals Court. At a hearing last week, all eight councilors said they would again support her.
Advocates for poor worry the work requirements are too onerous.
The study examined how much money states spent on prisoner health care during a four-year period.
Governor Deval Patrick says nearly $84 million in funding is going to support two dozen affordable housing projects across Massachusetts. Patrick made the announcement Monday […]
Opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline are following the would-be route of the line in a protest that’s scheduled to last several weeks.
Several companies now offer prenatal DNA tests that screen for conditions like Down syndrome, a chromosomal disorder that causes developmental disabilities.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick was in Springfield Monday hosting a signing ceremony on a bill the governor says will reduce the number of dangerous gas leaks.
The horn was placed back on display last week, exactly 254 years after it was made.
Rural Massachusetts communities still without high speed internet may get help, as state lawmakers aim to pass a bill to pay for a final stretch of broadband.
Bruce Tarr says the proposal, called the PAWS Act, has support from both political parties in both legislative chambers.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick expected to sign state budget this week.
On this Independence Day, more than 8,000 people nationwide became naturalized U-S citizens. In Northampton, Massachusetts, the ceremony has become something of a tradition. 50 […]
Fallen trees and power lines plus lightning led to power outages and closed roads.