January is passing on Beacon Hill without a whiff of solutions to a midyear budget deficit, with House members still awaiting committee assignments, and with plans from the Senate to hold open-ended hearings around the state with the goal of helping to formulate a public policy agenda.
Updated at 4:30 p.m. An update Thursday afternoon found reported that heavy bands of snow north of the Massachusetts Turnpike will mean higher snowfalls than previously expected.
With four touchdown passes and a Super Bowl record 37 completions, Tom Brady won his third championship game MVP.
When the Seahawks won the Super Bowl last year, the University of Washington saw its share of disturbances. Bonfires, mostly. A couch got crispy.
Mayor Alex Morse says he and Polito talked about economic development and schools. The state is currently considering taking Holyoke’s school district into receivership because of poor test scores.
With the Patriots in the Superbowl, UMass-Amherst officials this weekend are restricting dormitory access. Like some other schools, UMass students have a history of drunken celebrations after major sporting events.
A conversation with Doug Tribou from the NPR and WBUR sports show “Only a Game.”
After almost 3 feet of snow, city officials say Worcester’s cleanup will go through the weekend.
The author is charged with incitement to commit crimes for saying that a planned high-speed rail link should be sabotaged.
U.S. Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch appeared on Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
After a night of snow, and several inches more predicted for the next day, almost no one was out early Tuesday on what is usually a well traveled street — Pelham Road in Amherst, Mass.
Most hospitals provided sleeping quarters for staff to stay overnight. They expect ER visits to pick up after the snow abates and people venture outside.
Downtown was nearly deserted as cold wind whipped up the fresh snow.
Massachusetts officials are touting an increase in high school graduation rates, but the results district to district vary.
Bishop Rozanski says he will make a decision on plan addressing the future of the tornado-damaged school by mid-February