Fifteen months ago, state officials heralded what they said was a landmark agreement with the owners of Vermont Yankee. But new legal battles are already brewing over the decommissioning of the Vernon nuclear reactor.
Jen Jabaily-Blackburn is a poet, 34 years old, works at Smith College and can’t believe how nice everyone was on the Jeopardy set.
A top aide to Boston 2024, the organization putting together the city’s bid, said Patrick won’t be a full-time salaried employee “but will be compensated based on the amount of his travel and efforts on behalf of Boston 2024 – the extent of which has not been determined at this time.”
A veteran of both the U.S. military and one of the most turbulent industries, the last offshore fisherman on Nantucket wasn’t ready to hang up his hat. With the support of friends and Nantucketers who wanted him to continue fishing, 69-year-old Willis Blount turned to alternative revenue models to stay afloat.
This comes just a few months after a disastrous 2014 election in which voters were turned away from the polls. But, now, one of the registrars may ask a state court to stop the proceedings.
UMass officials are still tallying up how much they spent to prevent another embarrassing Blarney Blowout weekend.
Massachusetts House lawmakers have only about a month to review and redraft Governor Charlie Baker’s $38.1 billion fiscal 2016 budget. New governors are afforded weeks of extra time to draft their first annual budgets, but the timetable to have a budget in place, by July 1, remains the same.
Relatively few arrests during “Blarney Blowout” in Amherst, Massachusetts. the annual pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration went off with few hitches and only a half-dozen arrests early on.
What are UMass students saying ahead of this year’s pre-St. Patrick’s Day event?
Among the challenges: hundreds of families housed by the state in hotels and motels. This week, Baker proposed in his budget a $20 million fund to keep low-income families off the streets. And he announced an overall shift in policy.
For those tired of the snow and cold in New England, here’s one glimmer of hope: Red Sox spring training is underway.
The Western Massachusetts Correctional Alcohol Center is in the footprint of the company’s planned casino.
Governor Bakers proposed FY16 budget provides the same money as in FY15 for the state’s 15 regional transit authorities. Unlike previous years, that may not be a bad thing.
A Connecticut native has written a requiem dedicated to the victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy. Singers –both children and adults — from around the state are preparing to perform its premiere. Many agree that working on the piece is powerful and not uncomplicated to sing.
The testimony follows a plea to the judge by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that survivors of the attacks shouldn’t be allowed to give such gruesome testimony. The judge disagreed.