More than a million Massachusetts residents voted for Donald Trump. Ahead of the inauguration, we wanted to hear what they’re expecting from the new president.
Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi said there are twice as many defendants in the jails awaiting trial as there are serving time.
Things became heated between Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary, Georgia Republican Congressman Tom Price.
Next week, Republicans will have a firm grip on power in Washington. But on traditionally liberal college campuses in New England, Republican students say they feel more frozen out of the political conversation than ever.
Congressman John Lewis last week said Trump was not a legitimate president and that he would not attend the swearing-in on Friday. Trump then tweeted that Lewis, who is a civil rights leader, was “all talk and no action or results.”
International graduate students, in particular, are big business for colleges. But President-elect Donald Trump’s many anti-immigration stances have brought uncertainty into the classroom.
Pastor Darwin Rivera of the Centro Cristiano Nacion de Jesus began his prayer with these words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: “If you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
Governor Baker will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, but Congresswoman Katherine Clark will not.
One of the researchers said that — so far — this winter in our region is probably typical of what winters here will look like in the future.
A Springfield nonprofit had converted a former leper colony into a treatment program for opioid addicts, but without sufficient fundraising, the model proved unsustainable.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
A Greenfield theater company stages a reading of 10 plays written in the wake of the Orland massacre last June.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has nominated an Adams attorney as a district court judge in Pittsfield, more than a year after the governor said filling vacancies in Berkshire County was on his radar.
As police respond to increasing calls involving people with dementia, a new training course is teaching officers across Massachusetts in how to safely engage persons suffering from the disease.
In international competitions, athletes slide down curved tracks on sleds with steel runners. They can reach speeds of 90 miles per hour. Locally, during the luge challenge, kids and adults use plastic sleds on a moderately steep ski slope. The run is roughly 50-yards-long and speeds don’t climb much above 25 miles per hour.