A group of Claremont residents want their town to host a long-running pumpkin festival after Keene officials denied a permit for its organizers
Massachusetts residents who read closely may notice something odd in their paperwork: it’s called the optional income tax rate and it’s exactly what it sounds like. Instead of 5.2 percent, you can opt to pay the state 5.85 percent.
The Holyoke council voted almost a month ago to send the letter, with Council President Kevin Jourdain telling the Republican newspaper he expected to draft and mail it the following week.
Lawmakers in the Massachusetts House plan to release their version of the state budget this week. Gov. Charlie Baker has already introduced a $38 billion budget for fiscal 2016.
Holyoke, Mass. Police Chief James Neiswanger today responded to a vote of “no confidence ” from members of the patrolmen ‘s union, one of three unions at the department.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health this week announced it will change the way it licenses medical marijuana dispensaries, following a long and controversial process to open them.
The head of a health information agency that Gov. Charlie Baker wants to fold into his administration touted its independence at a budget hearing Thursday.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg points to a successful “justice reinvestment” program in Texas as a model for Massachusetts.
The acclaimed architect was chosen out of 17 applicants for her ‘inventive’ vision. The $100 million project is scheduled to begin in 2017.
The twin bombings, carried out by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with his older brother, Tamerlan, killed three people and left 264 others wounded. Seventeen of the counts can carry the death penalty.
Until now, dispensaries were approved through a long application process that was fraught with controversy and delays.
Women engineering students were put in mixed gender teams. They felt more relaxed when the ratio between men and women was 50-50, but they spoke up more when women were in the majority.
A state task force is expected to release a report on the MBTA’s failures during this winter’s storms this week. Gov. Charlie Baker has discouraged the push for new taxes to help solve the transit system’s problems.
Spring training is wrapping up, and the Boston Red Sox play the first game of the regular season on Monday afternoon.
This is the time many people pay their CSA farmer for vegetables they’ll eat all summer long. But new research finds that you are more […]