In October, an all-electronic system of collecting fares to use the highway will come on-line and over 400 employees will be displaced.
This week marks the first of several hurdles for a proposed constitutional amendment known as the “millionaire tax.” It would add a 4 percent surtax to incomes over $1 million.
In the middle of a fight against heroin abuse, Greenfield, Massachusetts, is one step closer to hosting a needle exchange. Residents requested the Board of Health look into the service last fall. Greenfield’s Public Health Director Nicole Zabko says there’s been no vocal opposition to the plan.
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The guidance is unlikely to cause much protest among Massachusetts educators, according to the superintendent of the Northampton Public Schools.
Joseph Buffis is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday at U.S. District Court in Springfield.
The suspect, a Worcester man, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a high-speed chase that began in Holden, Mass., ended in Nashua, N.H.
The bill bans discrimination based on gender identity in public accommodations and would allow people to use bathrooms, locker rooms and other sex-segregated facilities that correspond with their gender identity rather than physical anatomy.
Some Springfield city officials first opposed the changes, saying they felt blind-sided, but have since come around to accept them. The casino is slated to open in late 2018.
State gambling regulators will be in Springfield Thursday, and are expected to formally endorse MGM’s redesign proposal for its downtown casino scheduled to open in September, 2018
The state representative says the vote could strengthen the state’s case if it appeals a judge’s ruling allowing the pipeline to go forward.
Massachusetts officials are apologizing for the way they’ve handled a plan to use an island in the Quabbin Reservoir in central Massachusetts as a breeding ground for endangered timber rattlesnakes. They say they are now looking at alternatives.
The gathering had picked up extra attention after the National Rifle Association urged its members to show up and fight a handful of gun control measures.
The plan would give towns more latitude to choose what works best for them.
The CEO of Friendly’s Ice Cream says not much will change about the company when it sells part of its business to a Texas-based Dean Foods.