No serious injuries were reported after the Saturday evening storm. Six properties were significantly damaged.
21-year-old Brian Odiorne died Monday in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Beacon Hill lawmakers are five weeks into a new two-year session, and things are off to a pretty slow start.
A meeting of the Governor’s Council devolved into a shouting match this week. The council’s western Massachusetts representative says the government body needs better rules.
Last year, the state’s highest court ordered the Department of Environmental Protection to come up with new regulations to ensure the state meets emissions reduction goals in three years. Those goals were put into law in 2008.
Many legislators, elected officials and judges in Massachusetts are now in line for much bigger paychecks. That’s after the legislature last week overrode Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of a pay raise bill.
Later this year, the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority will be in new hands. Mary MacInnes is stepping down later this spring. She’s led the agency since 2006.
Massachusetts lawmakers pushed through their first major piece of legislation of the new session last week: a pay raise for themselves. This week, they may override Governor Baker’s veto of that bill.
The Massachusetts state auditor released a study showing cities and towns will need another $17.8 billion to pay for water projects in the next twenty years.
Construction at Union Station in Springfield will officially end soon, but the renovated station won’t open until April, according to the city’s chief development officer.
More than a million Massachusetts residents voted for Donald Trump. Ahead of the inauguration, we wanted to hear what they’re expecting from the new president.
Governor Baker will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, but Congresswoman Katherine Clark will not.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Residents in Shelburne, Massachusetts, are considering whether to ask the state to change the names of thirteen roads to prevent confusion when first responders are trying to get to an emergency. Some of the names listed by the state Department of Transportation differ from road signs or the names locals use.