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.
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.