As Massachusetts students return to the classroom, education officials are looking to increase the number of schools providing free meals using a federal program. Springfield is testing out the program this school year.
Former Governor John G. Rowland’s federal conspiracy trial begins in New Haven on Wednesday. He’s facing charges of violating federal campaign laws by allegedly hiding his role as a campaign consultant in a 2012 congressional race.
The third in a series of candidate profiles before the September 9th primary elections in Massachusetts.
An interview with the Associated Press reporter covering the Supreme Judicial Court arguments over the line between criminal harassment and free speech.
As with many candidates this year in Massachusetts, Democrats running for lieutenant governor find themselves talking a lot about casinos. And they’re split on the issue.
If Coakley is elected governor, she’ll be the first woman to be elected to the position in Massachusetts history. Jane Swift became acting governor when Gov. Paul Cellucci resigned in 2001, but was never elected on her own.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court reconvenes for oral arguments Tuesday, after its summer break and a pair of personnel changes.
The candidates vying for District Attorney in Hampden County all say they plan to improve communication with communities of color, but have slightly different approaches.
New research out of McLean Hospital suggests that Xenon gas, when administered to rats after a fearful event, can interfere with memory consolidation. Scientists hope these results can eventually lead to a treatment for PTSD in humans.
Fontenot joined the Massachusetts Air National Guard this past February, and was the full-time Wing Inspector General and an instructor pilot for the 104th Fighter Wing, based at Barnes air base in Westfield.
For most of us, the arrival of Labor Day weekend marks the bittersweet finale to the season of vacation and rest. Our commentator doesn’t feel wistful about summer’s end this year.
It’s game time at UMass Amherst. The Minutemen football team faces Boston College at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. This is the third year since the team made the costly and contentious move up to college football’s top division.
The first in a series of reports on candidates for Massachusetts governor ahead of the September 9th primary election.
The pilot flying the Massachusetts Air National Guard fighter jet that crashed in rural Virginia Wednesday has been confirmed dead. That’s according to a statement from Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield.
The first debate between Connecticut’s two major party candidates for governor produced few surprises, as Tom Foley and Dannel Malloy tackled recurring issues, including gun control and economic development.