REGIONAL NEWS

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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Lawyers representing two sets of clients suing the Berkshire Museum over a proposed art sale say they will continue the legal fight. This comes even as the museum may be close to settling the case with the state attorney general's office. 

UMass food scientists Lynne McLandsborough, left, and Lili He.
Karen Brown / NEPR

Food scientists at UMass Amherst have come up with a technique they say could make it a lot easier to avoid food poisoning.

Springfield, Massachusetts, City Hall.
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City councilors in Springfield late Monday night called for increasing diversity in Mayor Domenic Sarno's cabinet. Sarno has pushed back strongly.

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has released a preview of the budget proposal he’ll be presenting to state lawmakers on Wednesday. It includes a provision aimed at helping Connecticut taxpayers get around the new $10,000 federal limit on state and local property tax deductions.

Two new developments may slow down or ultimately halt efforts to construct the proposed third Connecticut casino in East Windsor.

Governor Dannel Malloy has unveiled his proposals to close Connecticut’s latest budget gap, and improve the state’s fiscal outlook in coming years. But it appears his ideas may face opposition in the legislature as the new session gets underway.

Kristin LaFratta / MassLive

A Democratic candidate for Massachusetts governor has called on the former state Senate President Stan Rosenberg to resign from the legislature.

Public comment underway on draft marijuana laws for Massachusetts. The first session held by the Cannabis Control Commission took place at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on Monday, February 5, 2018.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission held its first day of public listening sessions Monday in Pittsfield and Holyoke. The board is asking for feedback on proposed regulations for the state's marijuana industry.

Okane Hall at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.
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The board of trustees for the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, met Feb. 3 and decided that the school mascot will continue to be the crusader.

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker speaking to reporters on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.
State House News Service

New allegations of a breach in the supposed "firewall" between Massachusetts Sen. Stanley Rosenberg and his husband while the Amherst Democrat was leading that chamber prompted one Democratic candidate for governor on Monday to call for Rosenberg's resignation.

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