A Senate bill would classify leaks, requiring immediate repairs to severe leaks, and time limits for gas companies to address less threatening ones.
Representatives from a company proposing a natural gas pipeline across northern Massachusetts made their first appearance in the town of Montague Monday night.
The head of Massachusetts’ health insurance exchange, Jean Yang, has been called to testify before congress on Thursday, along with directors of five other state exchanges.
Coakley, who grew up in North Adams, made the comments Tuesday afternoon outside the mayor’s office.
Applicants for health insurance that have dealt with problem-plagued websites, like the Massachusetts Health Connector, can get an extra two weeks to finish their enrollment.
The winner of Tuesday’s special election for state representative will have to defend the seat in November’s general election.
It’s the season of budgets and potholes for communities in Massachusetts. Cities and towns can fill holes in roads and finances through local aid from the state, but the process of distributing that aid is predictably contentious.
A bill in the Massachusetts legislature would limit how many patients a nurse can care for, but if lawmakers don’t act, the issue is poised to go to voters on the November ballot.
The fatal explosion last week in New York has utilities in neighboring states advising their customers about the signs of a gas leak.
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse will hold a special City Council meeting on the city’s troubled Geriatric Authority tonight as he seeks state control of the nursing home.
A deadly disease for bats is killing fewer of the winged creatures in New England. Scientists are pleased but are not sure why this is happening.
Raise Up Massachusetts isn’t stopping its campaign to raise the minimum wage through a ballot question, even after House Speaker Robert DeLeo brought the legislature one step closer to raising the wage on its own.
More snow is on the way to New England.
Officials in Amherst, Massachusetts are totaling up the costs of Saturday’s “Blarney Blowout.” The series of pre-St. Patrick’s Day parties saw more than 70 arrests and police in riot gear breaking up large gatherings.
U.S Senator Ed Markey appeared in Holyoke alongside other public officials, law enforcement, and health care providers to discuss what he calls an opiate “overdose epidemic.”