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.
The prosecutor in Buffis’ case says he believes it’s the first conviction in western Massachusetts for a police chief abusing their office.
This week marks the first of several hurdles for a proposed constitutional amendment known as the “millionaire tax.” It would add a 4 percent surtax to incomes over $1 million.
The CEO of Friendly’s Ice Cream says not much will change about the company when it sells part of its business to a Texas-based Dean Foods.
A group of seventh grade students at Duggan Academy plan to deliver a petition to their principal to ask that all clothing sold with the school’s logo be certified fair trade or union-made in America.
This is a big week for transgender advocates in Massachusetts. On Thursday, the state Senate is planning to vote on a bill that would extend public accomodation rights to transgender individuals.
A new study shows that nearly a third of New England farm operators are over age 65, and most of those farmers don’t employ anyone under 45 years old.
Republican Governor Charlie Baker faces a new political challenge in the months ahead: work with Beacon Hill Democrats during legislative crunch time while also working to unseat some of those same Democrats.
Some reverse mortgage borrowers have fallen behind on tax and insurance payments, and now risk losing their homes.
There’s no end in sight for a moratorium on new natural gas service in parts of Franklin and Hampshire counties now that Kinder Morgan has dropped its plan to build a pipeline through the region.
The House unveils its budget, Baker signs the solar bill, plus: the ten-year anniversary of RomneyCare.
There’s a wide variety of hearings and topics ahead at the Statehouse this week. One likely contentious formal session will be held on Thursday, as the […]