The University of Connecticut plans to launch a new graduate program for aspiring genetic counselors, starting in the 2018 academic year.
Denise Andrews was to challenge Republican incumbent Susannah Whipps Lee for the seat that covers eastern Franklin and western Worcester counties.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Governor Baker meets with leaders of the state legislature. A likely topic: state revenues falling short of projections.
Children’s author and illustrator Marie Betts Bartlett has found a way to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Recent stars Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson and Yao Ming are among the ten honorees.
The latest pick in our weekly series of interviews with authors of books for kids and tweens.
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Hinds won a three-way primary Thursday for the Massachusetts state Senate seat that covers parts of the four westernmost counties .
Check out our full roundup of results, with quotes from the winners and radio reports about the top contests.
A lawyer for Joshua Sampson says officers could have prevented damaging seizures after he was arrested in 2014.
There are three contested Democratic state representative races along with one state Senate primary in western Massachusetts.
Most state legislators do not face primary challenges in the elections this week.
Hampshire County Sheriff Robert Garvey is calling it quits after more than three decades. Three candidates are in the race to succeed him.
Fred Conyers, Jr., spent more than three years behind bars on drug and weapons charges. After taking the civil service tests, Conyers is now at the top of the list among firefighter candidates in Pittsfield.
The race for Hampden County sheriff is one of the most heated primary elections in Western Massachusetts. Voters make their picks this Thursday.