University of Massachusetts trustees voted Wednesday to increase tuition and fees, up to five percent depending on the state’s funding level.
No more “kumbaya” says Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, renewing his call to keep repeat violent offenders behind bars by setting higher bails.
Undergraduate students at the five UMass campuses could see tuition and fees go up next school year. The university’s board will vote on Wednesday.
Most of us recycle our waste every day, without much thought. But not Jared Starr, the Assistant Director of the Sustainability Science Program at UMass […]
What’s next for former Lee, Massachusetts, police chief Joseph Buffis as we hear from a federal jury. Gov. Charlie Baker’s opioid task force is set to release its recommendations and does our panel think the state task force will get it right? As well as discussion on the 2024 Olympic bid.
A UMass study presented at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission meeting Thursday revealed Massachusetts residents’ current gambling interests and problems.
The administration and finance committee of the UMass Board of Trustees voted to recommend upping tuition and fees for in-state undergraduates next school year.
Boston 2024 sold the USOC on a compact, walkable Olympics. But Boston 2024 has signaled its revised bid will have a bigger footprint — something a new WBUR poll shows Massachusetts voters support.
Boston-area universities might want to get their pencils ready, because the experience of Atlanta universities may offer the most direct lesson for Boston from the 1996 Summer Olympics. This is the second story in a three-part series.
Places like San Francisco, Seattle, and Boston are established hubs of tech giants and start-up companies. A growing number of smaller cities and regions want a piece of the action, including the Pioneer Valley.
Joseph Buffis, the former police chief in Lee, Massachusetts, has been acquitted of several charges he raided a charity toy fund he managed for his personal use. However, he was convicted of extorting a couple to donate to the fund.
That’s the word from attorney Tom Lesser, who is helping organize a July 2nd fundraiser for the former secretary of state at the Log Cabin in Holyoke.
A state advocacy group for hospitals wants regulators to exempt nurses in neonatal and pediatric ICU’s from a requirement limiting how many patients they can take on.
Atlanta scored an upset when the International Olympic Committee in 1990 chose it over five other cities to host the 1996 games, not long after Los Angeles hosted in 1984. Atlanta was not considered a world-class city.
The group Investigative Reporters and Editors hands out its tongue-in-cheek Golden Padlock Award to show how unresponsive some government offices are to public information requests.