Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
A local non-profit is offering interest-free loans for farmers whose fruit blossoms were killed off by a mid-February temperature swing.
A study from the United States Geological Survey says Massachusetts is one of 25 states where there is a greater risk for the groundwater to slowly dissolve metal pipes, potentially leaching lead into the drinking water in private wells.
Kevin Jourdain will be among the delegates from Massachusetts as Republicans gather in Cleveland next week.
When the House and Senate gavel back in after their Fourth of July break, there will be less than four weeks remaining until the end of formal sessions.
Arkwright follows a renowned writer who dedicates his fortune to creating a starship, in hopes of establishing a human colony on a distant planet.
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Budget negotiators in the Massachusetts legislature are facing big challenges and a looming deadline after the Baker administration announced a drop in expected revenue for the next fiscal year.
Former Lee, Massachusetts police chief Joseph Buffis is now locked up, beginning a 27-month prison sentence for a corruption conviction.
This week, Governor Charlie Baker is likely to announce his nominees to the Supreme Judicial Court. Plus, a very speculative look at whether the legislature will tinker with the rules to fill a U.S. Senate seat vacancy.
The next Massachusetts budget is now in the hands of a committee of six lawmakers — they’ll work out the differences of the versions of […]
A few hundred people visited one of Massachusetts’ veterans’ cemeteries on Memorial Day. War veterans — old, new, and those missing or buried — were remembered.
This is the second of two perspectives we’re airing this week on a Massachusetts bill to expand public accommodation rights to the transgender community.
It’s budget time for the Massachusetts Senate this week. Senators will wade through 1,167 amendments to the spending plan starting on Tuesday.
According to the newly released book “Wildflowers of New England” there are over 1,100 kinds of wildflowers out there.
Massachusetts, like other states, requires incoming teachers to document they know how to teach before they land in a classroom. As the state begins to review its teacher certification, some say barriers to entry are too high. Other say incoming teachers need time to master a complex job.