As lawmakers map out a series of public hearings to learn more about Gov. Charlie Baker’s $38.1 billion fiscal 2016 budget, they are also busy passing through the Legislature the governor’s proposal to pour $350 million in fresh appropriations into the fiscal 2015 budget.
After the director of the Lenox, Massachusetts, theater abruptly resigned, some board members left top posts.
The department is not saying how much money went missing from the evidence room, only that it was part of a closed case.
This year the theme is Claude Monet’s garden. The impressionist artist was also an avid gardener—who diverted a river to create his pond and purchased special varieties of water lilies that he famously painted, over and over.
For 24 years, Keene, New Hampshire, has celebrated “all things pumpkin” with Pumpkinfest. But the end may be near.
Morial says Ferguson is not alone when it comes to racial bias by police and city officials
As MGM prepares to start building its casino in the South End of Springfield, it’s running up against some opposition from the city’s historical commission.
Massachusetts doctors say they’re seeing an increase in the number of pregnant women addicted to opiates, with an unclear impact on their newborns.
The fatal stabbing took place at the Worthington Street homeless shelter in Springfield, Mass., run by Friends of the Homeless. Details are unclear, but according to newspaper reports, a 34-year-old shelter resident was arrested for the murder.
“Massachusetts has declared economic war on us and we are going to fight back,” said Senate majority leader Bob Duff.
Fifteen months ago, state officials heralded what they said was a landmark agreement with the owners of Vermont Yankee. But new legal battles are already brewing over the decommissioning of the Vernon nuclear reactor.
Jen Jabaily-Blackburn is a poet, 34 years old, works at Smith College and can’t believe how nice everyone was on the Jeopardy set.
A top aide to Boston 2024, the organization putting together the city’s bid, said Patrick won’t be a full-time salaried employee “but will be compensated based on the amount of his travel and efforts on behalf of Boston 2024 – the extent of which has not been determined at this time.”
A veteran of both the U.S. military and one of the most turbulent industries, the last offshore fisherman on Nantucket wasn’t ready to hang up his hat. With the support of friends and Nantucketers who wanted him to continue fishing, 69-year-old Willis Blount turned to alternative revenue models to stay afloat.
This comes just a few months after a disastrous 2014 election in which voters were turned away from the polls. But, now, one of the registrars may ask a state court to stop the proceedings.