It was a historic day on Capitol Hill Thursday as Pope Francis became the first pontiff to address Congress. In the audience, the two Democrats representing the western half of Massachusetts in the U.S. House.
Tuesday is election day, but for many on the ballot, the outcome has been known for months.
Members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation are weighing in on US air strikes in Northern Iraq. While the White House is billing these as humanitarian operations, lawmakers are concerned they could lead to increased military action.
Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee is one of locations being considered to house the children. But Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos says he’s not convinced Westover is the best spot.
They say unused painkillers can be a gateway to heroin abuse.
The partial government shutdown is in its 8th day, and in just over a week, the federal government will reach its borrowing limit.
The federal government shutdown is potentially threatening the United States Biochar Initiative’s four-day conference starting this weekend at UMass Amherst.
As Congress gears up for another debate over the Bush-era tax cuts, set to expire at the end of this year, New England congressmen are staking out their positions on the issue. President Obama