Regional school districts could get a major boost in the Massachusetts budget passed by the legislature earlier this week.
Both states’ snow removal costs went beyond their budgets, though more so in Massachusetts than Connecticut.
Massachusetts legislative leaders are outlining a plan they say will boost spending on the state’s transportation needs by half a billion dollars.
Solving cross-border travel problems is on the to-do list for New England governors and eastern Canadian premiers.
United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Friday that twelve cities and states will share nearly $17 million to move, replace, and improve segments of railroad track -including se
The Joint Transportation Committee of the Massachusetts Legislature held a public hearing in Springfield today (Wednesday) to hear concerns from local officials and other groups on how lawmakers should address pressing needs in the region, from increased funding of public transportation to bridge and road repairs. State Senator Thomas McGee of Lynn is the committee's co-Chair. He says while much debate on transit lately have been around dramatic fare increases and service cuts proposed for the MBTA, transit challenges are also being felt west of Boston.