Today we look at Question 2 – the “Bottle Bill.” Voters will choose whether to expand the bottle deposit law to include beverages like water, juice, and sports drinks.
“Portrait of a Man Reading by Candlelight” hangs at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. It has recently been re-authenticated as a Rembrandt.
Bill Galvin is a heavy favorite to win a sixth four-year term. But he does face two opponents this November: the Green-Rainbow Party’s Danny Factor, and Republican Dave D’Arcangelo.
According to the USDA, the apple harvest across Massachusetts is expected to be down 8 percent from last year. Far bigger drops are predicted for growers in Connecticut and New Hampshire, with Maine seeing a nearly 50 percent surge in apples.
MGM Resorts, Penn National and Wynn Resorts don’t want to be shut down before they even have a chance to open their doors in Massachusetts.
Patrick made the announcement in East Springfield, where a new $60 million plant would be built.
Pittsfield’s top economic development official says he’s disappointed a new train assembly plant won’t be located in the Berkshires. But he says the plant’s location in Springfield is still a win for the region.
Tech trade organizations aren’t taking sides and backing any particular candidate, but IT workers are experiencing somewhat of a political awakening.
Burgio said he’s at work with a manufacturer to develop and test a device that will prevent monk parakeets from landing on power lines.
At a press conference in Keene City Hall, Police Chief Ken Meola said there’s been trouble at Pumpkin Festival in the past, but nothing like what the city saw this weekend.
Prosecutors arraigned a UMass Amherst student on Monday in connection with racist graffiti left on dormitory doors.
Generating little attention this year is the election for U.S. senator in Massachusetts. Democratic incumbent Ed Markey faces former Hopkinton selectman, Republican Brian Herr.
Turned off Massachusetts voters who tuned out recent elections are being bombarded again by candidates and their supporters who are emptying their opposition research files, forking over campaign cash to TV stations for ads, rolling out high profile supporters and bouncing between debates and staged events all over the Commonwealth.
Voters this November will decide whether to give every worker in Massachusetts access to sick time.
More than 120 scarecrows will line the 63-mile stretch of scenic road to commemorate the anniversary and — organizers hope — bring more tourists to the region.