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94-year-old Massachusetts veteran receives purple heart - WWLP.com

94-year-old Massachusetts veteran receives purple heart  WWLP.com

A World War Two veteran in Massachusetts has finally received his purple heart.

Published on 16 December 2018 | 9:56 am


Months After Massachusetts Gas Explosions, Normalcy Far Off - Valley News

Months After Massachusetts Gas Explosions, Normalcy Far Off  Valley News

Lawrence, Mass. — Some Massachusetts homeowners and small businesses still are struggling to return to normalcy after September's dramatic gas pipeline ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 5:08 am


Thousands converge on Agawam as Wreaths Across America Day held at Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery (photos) - MassLive.com

Thousands converge on Agawam as Wreaths Across America Day held at Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery (photos)  MassLive.com

The annual event is observed on the third Saturday in December and coordinates with local officials to place Christmas wreaths on veterans' graves throughout ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 3:00 am


Second annual "Breakfast After Dark" event honors memory of Massachusetts man who battled cancer - WWLP.com

Second annual "Breakfast After Dark" event honors memory of Massachusetts man who battled cancer  WWLP.com

A benefit was held Saturday night in memory of Mike McNeil, a Massachusetts man who battled cancer.

Published on 16 December 2018 | 2:11 am


Suspect in 2 Boston Shooting Deaths Arrested in Georgia | Massachusetts News - U.S. News & World Report

Suspect in 2 Boston Shooting Deaths Arrested in Georgia | Massachusetts News  U.S. News & World Report

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of two people in Boston.

Published on 16 December 2018 | 12:52 am


Opinion: Time to act on Massachusetts Wild and Scenic Rivers designation - Fall River Herald News

Opinion: Time to act on Massachusetts Wild and Scenic Rivers designation  Fall River Herald News

Did you know there's a federal law that protects our most special, beautiful, and wild rivers? This law, called the “Wild and Scenic Rivers Act,” was passed in ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 12:43 am


No rush to Real ID in Massachusetts: Nearly a half-million issued, but standard ID is more popular - SouthCoastToday.com

No rush to Real ID in Massachusetts: Nearly a half-million issued, but standard ID is more popular  SouthCoastToday.com

Massachusetts residents planning to renew their driver's licenses in the new year may want to consider getting a Real ID, as 2019 marks the final year before the ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 8:05 pm


Pickup truck crashes into Massachusetts home, misses sleeping woman - KHQ Right Now

Pickup truck crashes into Massachusetts home, misses sleeping woman  KHQ Right Now

TEMPLETON, Mass. (AP) — A pickup truck has smashed through a home in Massachusetts, barely missing a woman who was asleep on her couch. Police say ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 7:19 pm


State auditor asking towns to add up costs of early voting - WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

State auditor asking towns to add up costs of early voting  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

BOSTON (AP) — State Auditor Suzanne Bump is asking city and town clerks to add up the costs associated with early voting in the midterm elections — and ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 5:39 pm


Massachusetts Leaders Attend Funeral Of Firefighter Christopher Roy - CBS Boston

Massachusetts Leaders Attend Funeral Of Firefighter Christopher Roy  CBS Boston

Gov. Charlie Baker, Sen. Ed Markey, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren were among the hundreds who attended Christopher Roy's funeral.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 5:05 pm


Third recreational marijuana shop opens in Massachusetts - WWLP.com

Third recreational marijuana shop opens in Massachusetts  WWLP.com

The third recreational marijuana shop in Massachusetts is now open for business.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:50 pm


2 Massachusetts people arrested on drug trafficking charges - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

2 Massachusetts people arrested on drug trafficking charges  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested two Massachusetts people for Aggravated Trafficking in Heroin/Fentanyl on Thursday. MDEA Commander Scott ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 3:45 pm


Rep. Moulton Sees Win for Party in Pelosi Term-Limit Deal - U.S. News & World Report

Rep. Moulton Sees Win for Party in Pelosi Term-Limit Deal  U.S. News & World Report

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts congressman Seth Moulton says the decision by Nancy Pelosi to agree to limit her tenure as House speaker to four years will ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 3:41 pm


Snow, sleet and freezing rain expected Sunday into Monday in Massachusetts - MassLive.com

Snow, sleet and freezing rain expected Sunday into Monday in Massachusetts  MassLive.com

A wintery mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to hit parts of Massachusetts this weekend.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 12:54 pm


[email protected]: Massachusetts history made on Mississippi battlefield - MassLive.com

[email protected]: Massachusetts history made on Mississippi battlefield  MassLive.com

Brookline-born sculptor Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson, top left, designed the Massachusetts monument, second from left, the first state monument erected at ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 11:00 am


Massachusetts pot board says still no concrete way to detect high drivers - Boston Herald

Massachusetts pot board says still no concrete way to detect high drivers  Boston Herald

There is no surefire way to detect impaired driving, including those who are under the influence of marijuana, researchers from the Cannabis Control ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:59 am


Fire departments across Massachusetts paying respects to fallen Worcester firefighter - WWLP.com

Fire departments across Massachusetts paying respects to fallen Worcester firefighter  WWLP.com

Firefighters and community members came together to pay their respects to Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy Friday night.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 3:34 am


Massachusetts income tax rate to drop in 2019 - MassLive.com

Massachusetts income tax rate to drop in 2019  MassLive.com

The state's income tax rate will drop 0.05 percent in the coming year, the Department of Revenue announced Friday, thanks to continued strong revenue ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:10 am


Flu widespread across Massachusetts, officials say - WCVB Boston

Flu widespread across Massachusetts, officials say  WCVB Boston

The flu is once again widespread across Massachusetts, health officials said. Here are some options for treatment that don't involve the emergency room.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:03 am


Massachusetts college to close amid financial challenges - WCVB Boston

Massachusetts college to close amid financial challenges  WCVB Boston

A small liberal arts college near Boston says it's shutting its doors after years of financial struggles. Newbury College announced Friday that it will close after this ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:52 pm


Former Massachusetts State Police lieutenants face overtime fraud charges - Boston Herald

Former Massachusetts State Police lieutenants face overtime fraud charges  Boston Herald

Three former state troopers are facing new charges in connection with the ongoing overtime abuse investigation being conducted by Attorney General Maura ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:33 pm


State officials discuss future of transportation in Massachusetts - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

State officials discuss future of transportation in Massachusetts  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (WHDH) - State officials gathered on Friday to discuss the future of transportation in Massachusetts. The Commission on the Future of Transportation, ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:55 pm


Record-breaking auction expands Massachusetts' offshore wind potential - Windpower Engineering

Record-breaking auction expands Massachusetts' offshore wind potential  Windpower Engineering

A highly-competitive auction for three offshore wind lease areas off the coast of Massachusetts concluded today with winning bids totaling a record-breaking ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:49 pm


Shopping for Recreational Cannabis in Massachusetts - Leafly

Shopping for Recreational Cannabis in Massachusetts  Leafly

With more stores, products, & strains coming, make sure to take a look at this comprehensive guide to recreational cannabis in Massachusetts.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:48 pm


UPS buys $18.3 million worth of land in Worcester County for Massachusetts distribution center; 350 new jobs planned - MassLive.com

UPS buys $18.3 million worth of land in Worcester County for Massachusetts distribution center; 350 new jobs planned  MassLive.com

UPS bought $18.3 million worth of real estate in the Worcester County towns of Grafton and Shrewsbury last month, taking another step toward construction of its ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 6:52 pm


Massachusetts income tax rate to drop to 5.05 percent on Jan. 1 - India New England

Massachusetts income tax rate to drop to 5.05 percent on Jan. 1  India New England

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Revenue today confirmed that the required revenue metrics have been met to ensure the state's Part B income tax ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 6:40 pm


Salem shop is third in Massachusetts to offer recreational marijuana sales - The Boston Globe

Salem shop is third in Massachusetts to offer recreational marijuana sales  The Boston Globe

Alternative Therapies Group opened at 9 a.m. Saturday, the first recreational pot shop in eastern Massachusetts.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 6:40 pm


Massachusetts Employers Push To Reduce Emergency Room Use, Save Money - WAMC

Massachusetts Employers Push To Reduce Emergency Room Use, Save Money  WAMC

A new business coalition in Massachusetts is trying to lower health care costs by targeting overuse of hospital emergency rooms. Led by the 4000-member ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:36 pm


Massachusetts State Police Trooper Matthew Hickey suspended pending assault investigation - MassLive.com

Massachusetts State Police Trooper Matthew Hickey suspended pending assault investigation  MassLive.com

Matthew Hickey, 30, is suspended with pay pending the outcome of an assault and battery investigation by Boston police, David Procopio, a spokesman for the ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:15 pm


Chance of snow this weekend in Central and Western Massachusetts - MassLive.com

Chance of snow this weekend in Central and Western Massachusetts  MassLive.com

Ready for snow? There's a chance of mixed snow, sleet and freezing rain this weekend in Central and Western Massachusetts. The westernmost part of the state ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:05 am


All the Hollywood movies filmed in Massachusetts this fall - Boston.com

All the Hollywood movies filmed in Massachusetts this fall  Boston.com

Just call it Hub-ywood. Everywhere you look this fall, it seems like a movie is filming in Massachusetts. The most obvious has been “Little Women,” if only ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:00 am


Number of open pot shops in Massachusetts to double within days - WCVB Boston

Number of open pot shops in Massachusetts to double within days  WCVB Boston

Within just a few days, the number of open recreational marijuana shops in Massachusetts is going to double.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:56 am


Police: Highway crash kills Massachusetts artist | Boston.com - Boston.com

Police: Highway crash kills Massachusetts artist | Boston.com  Boston.com

Massachusetts police say a local artist has been killed in a two-vehicle crash. Read more on Boston.com.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:41 am


Massachusetts prosecutors spend $68,000 to fight public records lawsuit by AG - The Boston Globe

Massachusetts prosecutors spend $68,000 to fight public records lawsuit by AG  The Boston Globe

Three district attorneys have spent approximately $68000 fighting a so-far-unsuccessful battle to withhold records from the Globe.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 11:58 pm


Massachusetts small business health insurance premiums 2nd highest in US, study finds - MassLive.com

Massachusetts small business health insurance premiums 2nd highest in US, study finds  MassLive.com

Massachusetts small business owners buying health insurance for their employees are spending more than businesses in most other states and are getting less ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 9:55 pm


Dozens of emailed bomb threats reported in Massachusetts, other states - Boston 25 News

Dozens of emailed bomb threats reported in Massachusetts, other states  Boston 25 News

Police in Massachusetts are investigating numerous bomb threats emailed to businesses across the state.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 9:35 pm


‘We may be in Massachusetts already’: Project Veritas head James O’Keefe hails court ruling on secret recordings - MassLive.com

‘We may be in Massachusetts already’: Project Veritas head James O’Keefe hails court ruling on secret recordings  MassLive.com

DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 29: Conservative media activist James O'Keefe speaks at an event hosted by the Southern Methodist University chapter of Young ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 8:58 pm


Columbia Gas appoints new executive in Massachusetts - The Boston Globe

Columbia Gas appoints new executive in Massachusetts  The Boston Globe

Mark Kempic will be chief operating officer of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts and see out the final work restoring *service* in the Merrimack Valley following the ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 7:39 pm


Massachusetts marijuana regulators OK four new retail pot shops - MassLive.com

Massachusetts marijuana regulators OK four new retail pot shops  MassLive.com

Two Massachusetts marijuana shops have been open since Nov. 20 and pulled in more than $7 million in sales.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 7:21 pm


Massachusetts is leading the way on gun safety, but we can’t do it alone | TheHill - The Hill

Massachusetts is leading the way on gun safety, but we can’t do it alone | TheHill  The Hill

In Massachusetts, we have a message to members of Congress and to my colleagues in legislatures across the country: It is possible to make progress on gun ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 6:30 pm


The Bruins might be eyeing this Massachusetts native in their next trade deal - Boston.com

The Bruins might be eyeing this Massachusetts native in their next trade deal  Boston.com

The Bruins expressed interest in the Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle prior to the start of the season. Read more on Boston.com.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 5:59 pm


Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker: Salem marijuana shop’s appointment-only policy is a ‘good idea’ - MassLive.com

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker: Salem marijuana shop’s appointment-only policy is a ‘good idea’  MassLive.com

Northampton Mayor David J. Narkewicz made history on Nov. 20 with the $24 purchase, including tax, of a candy bar like this one when New England Treatment ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 5:18 pm


Hate crime reports in Massachusetts hit 10-year high - The Boston Globe

Hate crime reports in Massachusetts hit 10-year high  The Boston Globe

The number of hate crimes reported to the state increased by almost 10 percent to a 10-year high in 2017, the state said in a new report that also found a ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 5:04 pm


UPS Purchases $18.3 Million in Property in Massachusetts - Transport Topics Online

UPS Purchases $18.3 Million in Property in Massachusetts  Transport Topics Online

United Parcel *Service* has purchased properties in Shrewsbury, Mass., and Grafton, Mass., for $18.3 million as it considers whether to build a $200 million ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 4:50 pm


A Labor of Love in Massachusetts - Wall Street Journal

A Labor of Love in Massachusetts  Wall Street Journal

This home outside Boston was transformed over four decades from a farmhouse into a manor with European design influences. It is asking $3.67 million.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 3:00 pm


Cannabis Control Commission approves 4 more retail pot shops in Massachusetts - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

Cannabis Control Commission approves 4 more retail pot shops in Massachusetts  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Cannabis Control Commission approved four more recreational pot shop locations in Massachusetts on Thursday. Shops in Great ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 2:04 pm


'Tis the season for outdoor holiday displays across western Massachusetts - WWLP.com

'Tis the season for outdoor holiday displays across western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

Impressive lighting displays are popping up throughout western Massachusetts.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 3:13 am


New Massachusetts energy plan zeroes in on vehicles and buildings for emissions reductions - MassLive.com

New Massachusetts energy plan zeroes in on vehicles and buildings for emissions reductions  MassLive.com

Transportation and home heating should be electrified, and the power should be sourced from a clean, modern grid, the plan recommends.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 12:30 am


Massachusetts probation officer charged with stalking Connecticut trooper - WTNH.com

Massachusetts probation officer charged with stalking Connecticut trooper  WTNH.com

A Massachusetts probation officer was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly stalking a Connecticut State Police trooper in Enfield.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 11:26 pm


Massachusetts already seeing widespread flu activity - Boston 25 News

Massachusetts already seeing widespread flu activity  Boston 25 News

BOSTON - Have you gotten a flu shot this year? Doctors say there is a right answer to that question in the public health world, but this year, too many ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 9:50 pm


Massachusetts' 3rd Shop to Open, Connecticut OKs 9 More Dispensaries - Leafly

Massachusetts' 3rd Shop to Open, Connecticut OKs 9 More Dispensaries  Leafly

The third adult-use cannabis store in Massachusetts is set to open this weekend in Salem, and Connecticut's new MMJ approvals will double the state's ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 7:54 pm


Which college presidents in Massachusetts were paid more than a million dollars? - MassLive.com

Which college presidents in Massachusetts were paid more than a million dollars?  MassLive.com

As the cost of tuition at colleges continues to rise, some question how much those at the top are paid.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 6:44 pm


Massachusetts emergency departments continue to see high volume of avoidable visits - WWLP.com

Massachusetts emergency departments continue to see high volume of avoidable visits  WWLP.com

Massachusetts business leaders are aiming to reduce avoidable emergency room visits, which could also lower the cost of health care.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 5:40 pm


Massachusetts has fastest growing public college costs in U.S., study finds - MassLive.com

Massachusetts has fastest growing public college costs in U.S., study finds  MassLive.com

A study by the New England Board of Higher Education found that the cost of public higher education in Massachusetts has grown by 18 to 19 percent over five ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 5:04 pm


Aetna to resolve 'ghost networks' in Massachusetts - Becker's Hospital Review

Aetna to resolve 'ghost networks' in Massachusetts  Becker's Hospital Review

Aetna reached an agreement to improve its provider directories after a Massachusetts attorney general investigation uncovered inaccuracies in its network ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:56 pm


Teen rescues dog from burning car in Massachusetts parking lot | WSB-TV - WSB Atlanta

Teen rescues dog from burning car in Massachusetts parking lot | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

Alex Gabriel of Massachusetts was grocery shopping at the Market Basket in Haverhill when a car in the parking lot burst into flames.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:53 pm


Massachusetts man dies while cutting down tree - Boston.com

Massachusetts man dies while cutting down tree  Boston.com

The 38-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Read more on Boston.com.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:24 pm


Massachusetts Has A Northborough, Southborough And Westborough. Why No Eastborough? - wgbh.org

Massachusetts Has A Northborough, Southborough And Westborough. Why No Eastborough?  wgbh.org

Here at the Curiosity Desk we love nothing more than to hear from you about what has roused your curiosity. And today we turn to Worcester resident Richard ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 1:57 pm


Concerts coming to Massachusetts in 2019 - MassLive.com

Concerts coming to Massachusetts in 2019  MassLive.com

Here's a look at shows from the Berkshires to Boston.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 10:05 am


$10.8 million grant announced to upgrade railroads in western Massachusetts - WWLP.com

$10.8 million grant announced to upgrade railroads in western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

Congressmen Richard Neal and James McGovern have announced a nearly $11 million grant to upgrade the main line of the New England Central Railroad ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 1:00 am


What you need to know about the opening of the third recreational marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts - Boston.com

What you need to know about the opening of the third recreational marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts  Boston.com

Eastern Massachusetts is getting its first recreational marijuana dispensary this weekend. But things are going to run a little bit differently than they did at the ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 11:51 pm


Leaders of Massachusetts gas companies in hot seat at State House hearing - WWLP.com

Leaders of Massachusetts gas companies in hot seat at State House hearing  WWLP.com

A panel of Massachusetts gas company executives was questioned about their safety practices during a hearing at the State House on Tuesday.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 11:49 pm


Massachusetts doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter in opioid death - Boston.com

Massachusetts doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter in opioid death  Boston.com

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts doctor has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient who overdosed on opioids he ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 9:48 pm


Comcast offers discounted Internet to town in Massachusetts; town says no - PhillyVoice.com

Comcast offers discounted Internet to town in Massachusetts; town says no  PhillyVoice.com

Comcast offered to bring widely-available cable broadband Internet access to a tiny Massachusetts town at, a discount. The town said no, thanks.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 9:32 pm


Western Massachusetts man killed following tree-cutting accident in Amherst - MassLive.com

Western Massachusetts man killed following tree-cutting accident in Amherst  MassLive.com

A 38-year old Easthampton man died of injuries he sustained while cutting down a tree on Flat Hills Road in Amherst, around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 9:25 pm


Federal Court Rules You Have the Right to Record the Cops—Even in Secret - Slate

Federal Court Rules You Have the Right to Record the Cops—Even in Secret  Slate

The Boston Police Department actually instructs officers that they may arrest people who secretly record them performing their duties in public.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 9:11 pm


Steve Carell still remembers his Massachusetts wedding day perfectly - Boston.com

Steve Carell still remembers his Massachusetts wedding day perfectly  Boston.com

It's been more than 23 years since Acton native Steve Carell and his wife, Nancy Carell, exchanged vows back in August 1995. But the actor remembers their ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 8:23 pm


Massachusetts girl asks Santa to change dad's work shift instead of asking for toys - NEWS10 ABC

Massachusetts girl asks Santa to change dad's work shift instead of asking for toys  NEWS10 ABC

A 10-year-old girl from Springfield has a selfless request for Santa this Christmas: to change her dad's work shift!

Published on 11 December 2018 | 7:34 pm


Creation of Citizens Commission next step in Massachusetts’ effort to regulate corporate campaign donations - MassLive.com

Creation of Citizens Commission next step in Massachusetts’ effort to regulate corporate campaign donations  MassLive.com

Supporters of a ballot question creating a citizens commission to oppose the Citizens United court decision rally in Boston on Oct. 19, 2018. ( Shira Schoenberg ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 6:13 pm


Target to pay $3M to resolve Massachusetts Medicaid claim - WSFA

Target to pay $3M to resolve Massachusetts Medicaid claim  WSFA

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that it violated rules of Massachusetts' Medicaid program.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 5:13 pm


Friendly's parent buys back restaurant real estate across Massachusetts, but mum on reason - MassLive.com

Friendly's parent buys back restaurant real estate across Massachusetts, but mum on reason  MassLive.com

Sun Capital Partners -- The Florida-based private equity firm that owns Friendly's restaurant business -- has spent $12.2 million over the past few months buying ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 4:30 pm


Massachusetts pilot who crashed during WWII accounted for - WCVB Boston

Massachusetts pilot who crashed during WWII accounted for  WCVB Boston

A U.S. Army Air Forces pilot from Massachusetts whose plane crashed during World War II has been accounted for.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 3:41 pm


Full list of Massachusetts median household incomes by town - The Boston Globe

Full list of Massachusetts median household incomes by town  The Boston Globe

The highest earners in Massachusetts live in Dover, according to new Census data, with a whopping $204018 median household income reported.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 1:08 pm


Massachusetts residents struggle to access mental health care, study finds - MassLive.com

Massachusetts residents struggle to access mental health care, study finds  MassLive.com

Audrey Shelto is president of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. The foundation released a new study on access to mental health care.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 5:01 am


Massachusetts State Ban on Secretly Recording Officials Struck Down - Courthouse News Service

Massachusetts State Ban on Secretly Recording Officials Struck Down  Courthouse News Service

BOSTON (CN) – A federal judge ruled Monday that the Massachusetts law barring the secret recording of government officials is unconstitutional. The ruling was ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 3:00 am


Massachusetts gas prices still on the decline - GazetteNET

Massachusetts gas prices still on the decline  GazetteNET

BOSTON — The cost of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts is down another 2 cents.AAA Northeast's latest price survey released Monday found self-serve, ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 9:11 pm


Police: Massachusetts woman dies in weekend crash in Granby - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

Police: Massachusetts woman dies in weekend crash in Granby  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

GRANBY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a Massachusetts woman died in a three-vehicle crash over the weekend. Granby Police Capt. William Tyler ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 7:38 pm


Solar required on new commercial buildings in Massachusetts town - pv magazine USA

Solar required on new commercial buildings in Massachusetts town  pv magazine USA

Watertown, Massachusetts now requires solar power with all new commercial construction and retrofits of structures greater than 10000 sq feet - as well all ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 2:25 pm


Massachusetts Senate 'prepared to take action' on National Grid lockout - MassLive.com

Massachusetts Senate 'prepared to take action' on National Grid lockout  MassLive.com

A National Grid crew from Fredonia, N.Y. repair power lines that were brought down from the effects of Superstorm Sandy, in Port Washington, N.Y. in November.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 1:47 pm


Your Holiday Guide To Brews Made In Massachusetts - WBUR

Your Holiday Guide To Brews Made In Massachusetts  WBUR

Tis' the season for the swirl of cocktail parties, Secret Santas, Yankee Swaps and family gatherings. Choosing *fresh*, local beer as gifts or for the holiday table ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 10:06 am


20,000 Children Are Uninsured In Massachusetts, Study Finds - wgbh.org

20,000 Children Are Uninsured In Massachusetts, Study Finds  wgbh.org

According to a new report from Georgetown University, the number of uninsured children in Massachusetts is up for the first time in years.

Published on 9 December 2018 | 11:59 pm


Hackers Steal $800,000 from Massachusetts College - NECN

Hackers Steal $800,000 from Massachusetts College  NECN

A Massachusetts community college is beefing up its cybersecurity after hackers stole $800000 through an infected email. Cape Cod Community College ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 9:07 pm


Massachusetts firefighter dies after battling apartment fire - Boston.com

Massachusetts firefighter dies after battling apartment fire  Boston.com

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts firefighter injured while battling an early morning blaze in an apartment building has died.Worcester Fire Chief ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 3:35 pm


Police seek driver in deadly hit-and-run in Massachusetts - Boston.com

Police seek driver in deadly hit-and-run in Massachusetts  Boston.com

WEST BOYLSTON, Mass. (AP) — State police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old woman who was hit by two vehicles on Interstate 190 in West Boylston ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 3:00 pm


For Massachusetts city and town officials eyeing marijuana businesses, this forum seeks to demystify the new industry - MassLive.com

For Massachusetts city and town officials eyeing marijuana businesses, this forum seeks to demystify the new industry  MassLive.com

With two marijuana retail shops open and more on the way, city and town officials across Massachusetts are weighing traffic concerns, crowd control and other ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 11:30 am


Massachusetts delegation eyeing reins of power in Washington - The Westerly Sun

Massachusetts delegation eyeing reins of power in Washington  The Westerly Sun

BOSTON — Massachusetts holds only nine of 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, but after eight years in the political wilderness the state's ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 5:15 am


Gambling In Massachusetts Has Not Had Negative Impact, Study Finds - wgbh.org

Gambling In Massachusetts Has Not Had Negative Impact, Study Finds  wgbh.org

A new study has found that the slots parlor in Plainville, Massachusetts has not led to an increase in problem gambling or crime and has had economic benefits.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 4:01 pm


Boy, 12, slashed by knife at Massachusetts middle school - Turn to 10

Boy, 12, slashed by knife at Massachusetts middle school  Turn to 10

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a student at a Massachusetts middle school received superficial wounds when he was slashed with a knife wielded by ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Cannabis Control Commission set to take over medical marijuana oversight in Massachusetts - MassLive.com

Cannabis Control Commission set to take over medical marijuana oversight in Massachusetts  MassLive.com

The Cannabis Control Commission, which oversees the recreational marijuana industry, will assume oversight of Massachusetts' medical marijuana industry ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


What is Massachusetts planning to do with all that marijuana tax revenue? - Boston.com

What is Massachusetts planning to do with all that marijuana tax revenue?  Boston.com

With the state's new legal recreational weed industry poised to grow, here's a look at the money it collects on pot sales and where it actually goes.

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Massachusetts Bald Eagle Population Rebounding With State Help - wgbh.org

Massachusetts Bald Eagle Population Rebounding With State Help  wgbh.org

The number of bald eagles nesting in Massachusetts appears to be steadily growing amid three decades of efforts to re-establish a natural population of the ...

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Mohegan Sun Keeping Eye On Wynn Decision In Massachusetts - Forbes

Mohegan Sun Keeping Eye On Wynn Decision In Massachusetts  Forbes

Mohegan Sun and its partner at Suffolk Downs lost a bid for a gaming license in Massachusetts to Wynn Resorts in 2014. Not only did it end Mohegan's chances ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Massachusetts marijuana retail shops' rollout going 'mostly according to plan,' Gov. Charlie Baker says - MassLive.com

Massachusetts marijuana retail shops' rollout going 'mostly according to plan,' Gov. Charlie Baker says  MassLive.com

The rollout of Massachusetts marijuana retail shops has "mostly according to plan, which is a good thing," Gov. Charlie Baker told MassLive.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


The Massachusetts city that sold time to the world - BBC News

The Massachusetts city that sold time to the world  BBC News

Knowing what time it is might be something we take for granted now. But Waltham's watch industry made it possible for everyone around the globe to know the ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Massachusetts doctors going the startup route - The Boston Globe

Massachusetts doctors going the startup route  The Boston Globe

After spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on elite medical schools, they believe they can do more to improve health care by being entrepreneurs.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Photos: Recreational marijuana sales begin in Massachusetts - Boston.com

Photos: Recreational marijuana sales begin in Massachusetts  Boston.com

Cultivate in Leicester and New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Northampton became the first pot shops to open in the state Tuesday morning.

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Recreational Pot Shops Now Open For Business In Massachusetts - NPR

Recreational Pot Shops Now Open For Business In Massachusetts  NPR

Two marijuana dispensaries opened their doors to customers 21 and older on Tuesday. The mayor of Northampton, Mass., was the first in line at one store, ...

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rest homes in Mass. keep closing as financial pressures mount - The Boston Globe

Rest homes in Mass. keep closing as financial pressures mount  The Boston Globe

When it closes on Dec. 1, the financially troubled Somerville Home will become the 100th rest home to shut down in Massachusetts in the past two decades.

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am








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