A new report looks at low-cost steps that federal and state governments can take to help communities be better prepared for flooding like Tropical Storm Irene.
The Longmeadow Democrat has filed a measure that would have Massachusetts ask Congress to amend the constitution.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Sal DiMasi will be released from prison Tuesday. The early end to his sentence could provide momentum for a state “compassionate release” law.
Despite the threat, local mayors say their policies on whether to comply with immigration orders will remain.
The Great Barrington facility for boys and young men with emotional disabilities was shuttered last spring amid allegations of physical and emotional abuse of students.
In last week’s election, Governor Charlie Baker took strong stands on two major ballot issues, and both went the opposite way of what he would have liked.
The measure passed by Massachusetts voters on Tuesday charges the state treasurer’s office with creating the Cannabis Control Commission to oversee the new industry.
Much of the state-level focus this election season in Massachusetts has been on the four ballot questions.
Regardless of the outcome, this presidential election is the first time a woman is the presidential nominee of a major party. And the first woman to vote for president after passage of the 19th Amendment was apparently a resident of Western Mass.
Neither Worcester Congressman Jim McGovern nor Springfield Representative Richie Neal face major party challengers this year. So where does their campaign money go?
Many towns and cities are offering extended hours for residents to cast their ballots before Election Day. But in the small Berkshire County community of Mount Washington, Town Clerk Gail Garrett is taking a different approach.
This Wednesday is the deadline to register to vote in the November election in Massachusetts.
Lauren Stevens is the author of the recently released hiking guide, “50 Hikes in the Berkshire Hills.”
This ballot question on charter schools has attracted by far the most cash out of the four that’ll appear on ballots statewide.
The Massachusetts Division of Fish and Wildlife is stocking rivers and ponds with rainbow trout this fall. But because of the drought, a few places won’t get fish. And some anglers are fishing less to give the wild fish a break.