Some dire news this week about plants that’re native to New England. Many — 1 in 5 – are endangered. That’s according to a report […]
This week, MGM broke ground on its casino in Springfield. When it opens in late 2017, the western Massachusetts resort may find itself in the middle of a region stacked with casinos.
Lawmakers and the governor remain focused on budget issues mostly to the exclusion of other stated policy priorities. Since breaking from formal sessions at the end of July 2014, the Legislature has shouldered a light workload.
Updated at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015 After a fire on Sunday, a third of Howard Boyden’s sugarhouse is gone.
The new route for passenger rail through the Pioneer Valley is exceeding expectations. That’s according to numbers from Amtrak. But it’s hard to tell if its had much of an effect on local businesses.
As lawmakers map out a series of public hearings to learn more about Gov. Charlie Baker’s $38.1 billion fiscal 2016 budget, they are also busy passing through the Legislature the governor’s proposal to pour $350 million in fresh appropriations into the fiscal 2015 budget.
In a surprise development, MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott resigned yesterday. The move came amid commuter frustration – and criticism from the governor – over T failures during the recent snowstorms.
With the third major snow storm in two weeks forcing numerous school cancellations, education officials have to decide how those “snow days” will be made
Much of New England is digging out from a third major winter storm in two weeks, and more snow is likely on the way.
Updated at 9:45 a.m. on Monday, February 9th, 2015. The week has begun with yet another major winter storm hitting much of New England. A winter storm warning is in effect for nearly all of Massachusetts and northern Connecticut through 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Downtown was nearly deserted as cold wind whipped up the fresh snow.
Did the Patrick Administration break the law when it cut funding for school transportation last November?
Maura Healey begins her term as Massachusetts Attorney General today.
Rosenberg is settling into his new role as Senate President, with lawmakers facing a budget gap.
Rick Sacra, who caught and survived Ebola while working in Liberia, is headed back to West Africa on Thursday.