A surprising result in a new study finds that plants not originally from the United States, called non-natives, are more widespread than native plants. Bethany […]
Westfield State University has struck a deal with Holyoke Community College to cap tuition and fees for a four-year degree at $30,000 for transferring students.
As Massachusetts continues to grapple with heroin overdoses, the conversation in Greenfield Friday morning turned to rehabilitation and job training.
Did the Patrick Administration break the law when it cut funding for school transportation last November?
Smith College professor Andrew Zimbalist says he doubts a Boston Olympics bid can stay within budget.
In a follow-up to the documentary, “The Path To Primary Care,” advocates for front-line medicine come up with ways to attract more med students to the field, including classic activist tactics, and systemic changes in how offices practice medicine.
The crowd of roughly 50 at a downtown hotel was about half veterans, 25 percent VA staff, many who are also veterans. And the rest, family and friends. John Collins directs the central and western Massachusetts VA health system. He’s new to the job and the VA, following 30 years in the army.
Massachusetts education officials continue to observe the Holyoke public schools this week. Evaluators met with parents late today to talk about students’ chronic under performance and a possible state takeover of the district.
MGM has placed a February 28th deadline for the center to vacate its building. The facility houses about 125 inmates who are in substance abuse treatment.
All three and four-year-olds in Massachusetts would have access to free full-day preschool and kindergarten under a proposal announced Tuesday.
Maura Healey begins her term as Massachusetts Attorney General today.
On Wednesday, Massachusetts’ secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and auditor will be sworn into office. It comes nearly two weeks after the legislature, governor and lieutenant governor took their oaths of office. The reason for the delay is not entirely clear.
There was a tone of concern – and hope – during a Martin Luther King day celebration in Springfield on Monday.
Massachusetts education officials today will start a several day visit at Holyoke’s public schools. Students there have been underperforming on standardized tests for years. This week’s observations will help the state determine whether to put the district in receivership.
The comments come as the Springfield diocese weighs whether to rebuild Cathedral High School, which was severely damaged by the 2011 tornado.