Elected officials gathered Friday in West Springfield to announce the award of $31-million in federal block grants to cities and towns across Massachusetts.
Western Massachusetts avoided some of the worst effects of Hurricane Sandy, but it is now the New England hub for federal emergency response.
Massachusetts and federal lawmakers were in Holyoke Monday to highlight plans to build a train platform, the latest in a series of projects aimed at revitalizing Holyoke’s downtown.
A candidate for Massachusetts’ newly drawn first congressional district removed several documents from his web site Friday, after a rival alleged that much of the language had been plagiarized.
As Congress gears up for another debate over the Bush-era tax cuts, set to expire at the end of this year, New England congressmen are staking out their positions on the issue. President Obama
Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal visited Holyoke Friday and held a forum for Latino business leaders.