Escape from MA

“ One does not simply walk into Massachusetts. Its black gates are guarded by more than just orcs. There is evil there that does not sleep. The great eye is ever watchful. It is a barren wasteland, riddled with fire, ash, and dust. The very air you breathe is a poisonous fume. Not with ten thousand men could you do this. It is folly.

Massachusetts Politics

Meet Three Of Massachusetts' Newest State Legislators wgbh.orgCallie speaks with three of Massachusetts' newly elected state representatives about their paths to office, inspirations and goals for their districts.
2019-02-22 17:13 EST
POLITICS: America's strongest climate governor might be a Republican E&E NewsDuring his first run for Massachusetts governor, Charlie Baker questioned climate science. Now he's leading the nation.
2019-02-22 06:56 EST
Massachusetts collected $2.79 billion in taxes in January Boston HeraldBOSTON — Massachusetts collected $2.79 billion in taxes in January. That's about $195 million or 6.5 percent below predictions and $180 million — or 6.1 ...
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
Massachusetts could receive Hydro-power from Canada, but could cost customers WWLP.comBOSTON (WWLP) - After a failed proposal with the state of New Hampshire to transport clean energy from Canada -- Massachusetts is seeking an alternate ...
2019-02-22 19:11 EST
Eight New Taxes in Massachusetts Coming At You From Beacon Hill NewBostonPostAt least eight new taxes have appeared on Beacon Hill recently, either as proposals or (in one case) enacted policy. Most have appeared in public during the.
2019-01-27 03:00 EST
Here are 5 ways the super-rich manage to pay lower taxes CNBCThe super-rich have ways to lower their tax burden. Here are five things they do in order to ease their pain.
2019-02-22 08:00 EST
William Weld to Challenge Trump for 2020 GOP Nomination U.S. News & World ReportWilliam Weld ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket in the 2016 presidential election.
2019-02-15 13:17 EST
Reduced tax refunds surprise Massachusetts taxpayers Fall River Herald NewsGreg Tully is 71 years old and for the first time in his working life he will not receive a federal tax refund.“Last year we got $631 back. This year we owed around ...
2019-02-18 11:29 EST
Gov. Larry Hogan to President Trump: ‘What are you so afraid of?’ The Washington PostThe Maryland moderate spars with the RNC over whether it is shielding Trump from challengers.
2019-02-22 15:10 EST
Revenue slide leaves Massachusetts $400 million behind benchmark MassLive.comDespite continued economic growth, state government fell into an even deeper financial hole in January when tax collections missed their target by $195 million ...
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
Dem 2020 hopefuls Harris, Warren say they embrace idea of reparations for black Americans: report Fox NewsTwo leading Democratic presidential candidates -- U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts -- have reportedly said they ...
2019-02-21 23:40 EST
Anti-Trump protesters say snow plow driver intentionally splashed them WABC-TVPolice in Massachusetts are trying to determine whether a snow plow driver targeted a group of demonstrators protesting against President Trump.
2019-02-19 19:44 EST
Republican Bill Weld kicks off FPU's 'Pizza and Politics' Monadnock Ledger TranscriptFormer Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld stopped by Franklin Pierce University on Thursday to enjoy a slice of pizza and talk about a potential presidential run ...
2019-02-22 15:26 EST
Elizabeth Warren announces 2020 presidential launch: 'The fight of our lives' ABC NewsSen. Elizabeth Warren, one of the biggest names in a crowded field of White House hopefuls, is expected to officially announce her entry into the 2020 ...
2019-02-09 03:00 EST
Bill Weld defends decision to run against Trump, says Republicans ‘want to have no election’ The Washington PostFormer Massachusetts governor Bill Weld on Sunday defended his decision to pursue a 2020 Republican primary challenge against President Trump, saying in ...
2019-02-17 10:41 EST
A former Massachusetts governor may challenge Trump for GOP nomination Bangor Daily NewsBOSTON — Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld has changed his party registration from Libertarian back to Republican as he mulls a possible primary ...
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
Ex-Massachusetts Governor to Challenge Trump for GOP Nod U.S. News & World ReportBEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, has become ...
2019-02-15 10:14 EST
Here’s how Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts delegation reacted to Trump’s national emergency for a border wall Boston.comGov. Charlie Baker is in alignment with the Massachusetts congressional delegation when it comes President Donald Trump's declaration of a national ...
2019-02-15 18:06 EST
9 things to know about Bill Weld Center for Public IntegrityPresident Donald Trump may have his first primary challenger: a candidate who hasn't always run for public office as a Republican. Bill Weld, 73, is the former ...
2019-02-22 07:31 EST
Taxes, Taxes, Taxes: Governor Charlie Baker's New $42.7 Billion Budget NewBostonPostBy Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS *SERVICE* Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker filed a $42.7 billion budget on Wednesday that features the biggest ...
2019-01-24 03:00 EST
Beacon Hill Weighs Banning Youth Tackle Football wgbh.orgTackle football could become a thing of the past for thousands of Massachusetts elementary and middle school athletes, as state lawmakers consider banning ...
2019-02-22 16:33 EST
If Corporations Are People, Some of Them Should Go to Jail EsquireUp in the Commonwealth—God save it!—we have this attorney general named Maura Healey. She isn't the biggest person, but she's a former Harvard point ...
2019-01-30 03:00 EST
On Politics: Trump and Advisers May Have Different Goals for North Korea The New York TimesPresident Trump appears more interested, at least for now, in formally ending the Korean War than in hammering out a road map to denuclearization.
2019-02-22 05:43 EST
Could A Leadership Change On Beacon Hill Push Through State Funding Reform? wgbh.orgThe leadership change could bring new life to a debate over school funding formula reform, which fizzled out last year after the House and Senate failed to reach ...
2019-02-21 17:58 EST
Public Hearing Scheduled on Winthrop Taxi Fare Hikes Winthrop TranscriptA public hearing regarding the taxi fares charged by Winthrop Taxi is expected to be held during the Town Council meeting on March 5. Shawn Cluen, owner of ...
2019-02-22 06:21 EST
Should Massachusetts cities and towns have the option of instituting a local sales tax? The Boston GlobeYES. Thomas H. Furey, the YES voice for 27zoargue. (Maureen Fisher). Maureen Fisher. Thomas H. Furey. Thomas H. Furey. Salem city councilor at large, ...
2019-01-25 03:00 EST
Elizabeth Warren kicks off presidential bid with challenge to super wealthy — and other Democrats CNNSen. Elizabeth Warren officially launched her 2020 presidential campaign Saturday at a rally in Lawrence, Massachusetts, using the backdrop of Everett Mills ...
2019-02-09 03:00 EST
Elizabeth Warren launches 2020 bid with attack on 'rigged politics' – video The GuardianSenator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts officially launched her campaign for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020.
2019-02-10 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Democrats question President Donald Trump's State of the Union call for unity MassLive.comMembers of the state's congressional delegation offered that while they support the president's call for unity on Capitol Hill, they remain skeptical as to whether ...
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Carbon Tax Bill Has 100-Plus Sponsors on Beacon Hill – All Democrats NewBostonPostA bill that would tax carbon dioxide emissions from oil, natural gas, and coal in Massachusetts has 107 co-sponsors in the 200-member state Legislature – all of.
2019-02-11 23:49 EST
Warren set to release $70B-per-year plan for universal child care, will tap wealth tax Fox NewsElizabeth Warren, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts, is expected to announce a plan Tuesday that would fund universal child care by tapping into ...
2019-02-19 00:26 EST
Malcolm X Cultural Center hosts lecture on Florence's abolitionist past The Massachusetts Daily CollegianLocal historian Steve Strimer delivered a lecture on Florence, Mass. and its history as a haven for freed slaves and a stop on the underground railroad.
2019-02-21 00:37 EST
Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison WABC-TVDisgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts.
2019-02-17 14:39 EST
Massachusetts Republican Gov. Baker visits Boston mosque The StateGov. Charlie Baker said there's more that unites people of different faiths than divides them as he paid a visit to a Boston mosque.
2019-02-01 03:00 EST
Connecticut drivers are the biggest offenders of unpaid toll bills in Massachusetts Hartford CourantMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker wants Connecticut to help his administration collect millions of dollars in unpaid highway tolls, calling for a reciprocity ...
2019-02-03 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Man Holds Onto Hood of Car for Three Miles in Road Rage Incident Slate MagazineA sideswipe 20 miles outside of Boston led to a crazy road rage incident that didn't end until someone pulled out a gun. After a minor traffic accident, there was ...
2019-01-26 03:00 EST
Tax cuts, not credits, the way to attract businesses Boston HeraldWinning requires low taxes and deregulation that benefit every company — whether it's big or small, new to the state or homegrown.
2019-02-22 01:45 EST
With taxes, Charlie Baker is a governor without a party to call home The Boston GlobeWhen Baker promised “nonstop, pedal-to-the-metal, let it rock” in his second term, who knew that meant raising taxes?
2019-01-30 03:00 EST
Read the full transcript of Bill Weld's speech on exploring a 2020 run against Donald Trump Boston.comBill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor and 2016 Libertarian vice presidential nominee, announced that he is establishing an exploratory committee for a ...
2019-02-15 12:18 EST
MassDOT disputes report that it, MBTA are in trouble Boston HeraldA new report says the MBTA and MassDOT are falling billions of dollars behind on funding — though the agencies are saying some of the numbers are wrong.
2019-02-21 21:06 EST
Advocates: Massachusetts must spend more to curb smoking Boston HeraldBOSTON (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates are faulting political leaders in Massachusetts for not spending enough money to help curb smoking in the ...
2019-02-03 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Politics In 2018: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly wgbh.orgSenior Editor Peter Kadzis and political reporter Adam Reilly take stock of the year in politics.
2018-12-21 03:00 EST
ACLU of Massachusetts sues for border wall contract records Fort Worth Star-TelegramThe American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit demanding information about a contract for a section of the border wall that President ...
2019-02-15 17:16 EST
How much will Massachusetts earn from taxes on retail marijuana sales? WCVB BostonMore than two years after Massachusetts voters approved the legal sale and taxation of recreational marijuana, the first approved shops are opening Tuesday.
2018-11-19 03:00 EST
Elizabeth Warren Disclosure Forms Show $300,000 Book Advance, Other Assets The New York TimesSenator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat running for president, received a $300,000 book advance for her latest book, “This Fight Is Our Fight,” ...
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
Washington Post: Warren listed race as 'American Indian' on Texas bar registration CNNMassachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren listed her race as "American Indian" on a State Bar of Texas registration card in 1986, the Washington Post reported ...
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
The Atlantis of western Massachusetts GazetteNETGrowing up in Amherst, Emma June Ayres was fascinated by the history of the Quabbin Reservoir – how four towns were disincorporated, razed and flooded, ...
2019-02-22 15:23 EST
A Look Ahead At Massachusetts Politics In 2019 WBURWBUR pollster Steve Koczela, from the MassINC polling group, and Dorchester Reporter political journalist Jennifer Smith joined Morning Edition to discuss ...
2019-01-03 03:00 EST
Cuomo joins other governors in fight to restore SALT deduction Buffalo NewsWASHINGTON — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo traveled to Washington Friday to unveil a multi-state effort to press President Trump and Congress to fully restore the ...
2019-02-22 19:12 EST
Keller @ Large: Is A Recession On The Horizon? CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) — Jay Ash, the CEO of Massachusetts Competitive Partnership, joined Jon Keller to discuss the economic state of Massachusetts. Ash, formerly ...
2019-01-27 03:00 EST
CONGRESS: Democrats rush to undo years of muffled climate politics E&E NewsHouse Democrats flexed their political muscle yesterday by hosting not one but two hearings on climate change — a double feature that left everyone a little ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
6 Women To Watch In Massachusetts Politics wgbh.orgWomen are running for office in record numbers, in Massachusetts and nationwide. Indeed, the 2018 primaries could redefine the face of Congress, as women ...
2018-08-02 03:00 EDT
Former Massachusetts Gov. Weld says he'll discuss presidential plans in NH on Feb. 15 WMUR ManchesterAmid rampant speculation that he is considering running for president, and most likely as a Republican, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld told WMUR on ...
2019-01-31 03:00 EST
Election integrity is front and center at SGA meeting The Massachusetts Daily CollegianThe meeting included repeated requests to avoid negative campaign practices in the upcoming SGA elections.
2019-02-12 08:17 EST
Minnesota to become a 2020 'Super Tuesday' primary state Star TribuneMinnesota will return to an open primary system next year and participate in Super Tuesday, voting alongside nine other states in a chaotic presidential election ...
2019-02-22 22:15 EST
Massachusetts Income Tax Drops A Little In 2019 New England Public RadioMassachusetts residents will see their income taxes reduced in 2019. While it amounts to hundreds of millions of dollars collectively, it's probably not.
2018-12-26 03:00 EST
Former Ohio governor John Kasich delivers talk at Amherst College The Massachusetts Daily CollegianKasich advocated for living “a life a little bigger than ourselves.”
2019-02-09 03:00 EST
Here’s an overview of the 2018 midterm election results in Massachusetts Boston.comVoters in the state returned an all-Democratic House delegation to Washington, D.C. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-11-07 03:00 EST
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineAT A TIME when people across the state seem to agree that our Commonwealth needs additional resources for public investments, asking those with the highest ...
2018-11-07 03:00 EST
Facing global warming The Massachusetts Daily CollegianIn his State of the Union address, Trump didn't address the one thing that should be on all of our minds: climate change.
2019-02-13 03:00 EST
Online retailers sue to avoid paying millions in Mass. taxes Boston Business JournalA group of online retailers has sued the state in a bid to avoid handing over millions of dollars in sales taxes on purchases made prior to the U.S. Supreme ...
2018-12-27 03:00 EST
What is Massachusetts planning to do with all that marijuana tax revenue? Boston.comIn a recent interview, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he hoped the the tax revenue from marijuana in Massachusetts would be worth the “human toll.” Walsh ...
2018-12-05 03:00 EST
Question 2 asks Massachusetts voters to consider money in politics Fall River Herald NewsIt costs a lot of money to run a successful political campaign.If there's any doubt about it, ask Massachusetts Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, both ...
2018-10-10 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts lawmakers pass Airbnb taxes and regulations MassLive.comBOSTON -- The Massachusetts House and Senate have both voted for a bill that would tax and regulate short-term room rentals like Airbnb. The House voted to ...
2018-07-30 03:00 EDT
Conservatives In Kentucky, Liberals In Massachusetts Try To Bridge Political Divide WBURAfter the 2016 presidential election, conflict resolution expert Paula Green and a group of liberal voters in Leverett, Massachusetts, met in the town's library to ...
2018-11-28 03:00 EST
What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 1 Boston.comQuestion 1 is shaping up to be the most expensive and closely watched ballot measure this year in Massachusetts. The proposed law, which would limit the ...
2018-10-09 03:00 EDT
With Pressley’s win, a political earthquake in Massachusetts politics The Boston GlobeCapping off an improbable rise from the Boston City Council to the threshold of Congress, Ayanna Pressley made history Tuesday night by defeating ...
2018-09-05 03:00 EDT
Here’s the Massachusetts ballot for the 2018 midterm elections Boston.comFrom the candidates to the questions, here's what voters will see at the ballot box. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-11-05 03:00 EST
Massachusetts voters uphold transgender rights law Boston.comMassachusetts voters on Tuesday supported a state law that protects transgender people from discrimination in public accommodations. Read more on ...
2018-11-06 03:00 EST
The Oscars is more than just entertainment The Massachusetts Daily CollegianThe nominations for the Oscars, and the movies that win, impact and reflect the spirit of the times.
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
Massachusetts election results from the 2018 midterms Boston.comWinners will be denoted in bold below as results come in from the Associated Press: Statewide elections. U.S. Senator. Elizabeth Warren, Democrat, incumbent
2018-11-07 03:00 EST
Could the millionaires tax proposal make a comeback in 2019? Boston.comWith transportation and education advocates calling for serious increases in state funding, the progressive coalition Raise Up Massachusetts says it has a ...
2018-12-21 03:00 EST
2020 Dems hit early voting states; Weld explores GOP bid Charlotte ObserverSeveral Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail.
2019-02-15 21:33 EST
Massachusetts ballot Question 2 will almost certainly pass. But what would it actually do? Boston.comThe anti-Citizens United ballot question isn't drawing much attention — or opposition. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-10-17 03:00 EDT
Here are the Mass. governor, Lt. governor, attorney general, and secretary of state primary candidates Boston.comThis is your guide to the state's primary elections. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-08-28 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts tax collections dip below December estimates Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts collected $2.56 billion in taxes in December. That's 14.6 percent less than what the state took in during the previous December, ...
2019-01-05 03:00 EST
Question 1 supporters say the fight for nurse-to-patient staffing limits isn’t over Boston.comThe ballot question may have been firmly rejected by Massachusetts voters, but supporters say they won't stop pushing for nurse-to-patient staffing ratios.
2018-11-06 03:00 EST
Ayanna Pressley officially Massachusetts’ 1st black congresswoman The Boston GlobeIt's official: Ayanna Pressley has completed her quest to become Massachusetts' first black woman elected to the US House of Representatives. The Democrat ...
2018-11-07 03:00 EST
3 things to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 3 Boston.comA first-of-its-kind effort to repeal the state's 2016 transgender rights law is on the ballot this November. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-09-26 03:00 EDT
The Hidden Risk in the Fracking Boom Rolling StoneAt 10:40 a.m. on Monday, January 21st, a pipeline carrying natural gas ruptured in rural Noble County, in southeastern Ohio, producing a fireball that surged 120 ...
2019-02-20 14:46 EST
The Asian-American wave in Massachusetts politics The Boston GlobeThree candidates running in the Third Congressional District represent a larger wave of Asian-Americans running for office in Massachusetts — and across the ...
2018-08-30 03:00 EDT
What does the Supreme Court's Wayfair decision on online sales taxes mean for Massachusetts? MassLive.comBrick-and-mortar retailers have been lobbying Congress for years to overturn a court decision that said online retailers only had to collect the state sales tax in ...
2018-06-21 03:00 EDT
Is change coming to Massachusetts politics this fall? Or maybe not so much? The Boston GlobePollsters and other observers say the elections this fall could bring major change to the political landscape. But it's still unclear that the winds of change will ...
2018-08-12 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts ends fiscal year 2018 with $1.1 billion in extra tax revenue MassLive.comThe Department of Revenue announced Wednesday that the state collected $27.8 billion in taxes in the fiscal year that ended June 30.
2018-07-24 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts could lead way in overturning Citizens United Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Voters in Massachusetts could give an important boost to a movement seeking to amend the U.S. Constitution to restore some limits on ...
2018-11-04 02:00 EST
Keller @ Large: John McCain’s Important Role In Massachusetts Politics CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – The sad news that a great American hero, Sen. John McCain, will forego further treatment for his brain cancer brings back a flood of memories.
2018-08-24 03:00 EDT
Here’s an updating list of the Massachusetts primary election winners Boston.comNominated candidates now head off to the Nov. 6 general elections. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-10-31 03:00 EDT
These are all the U.S. House candidates in Massachusetts Boston.comThere's a packed field of Democrats vying for the party nod in the 3rd Congressional District, a Springfield election that's putting a newcomer up against a ...
2018-08-28 03:00 EDT
Democrats Scrambling To Find New Taxes in Massachusetts Governor's Race NewBostonPostBy Michael P. Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS *SERVICE* When the state's highest court on June 18 knocked off the 2018 ballot a proposed surtax on the wealthy ...
2018-08-08 03:00 EDT
How to separate politics from civics in Massachusetts schools The Patriot LedgerMassachusetts lawmakers are hopeful civics-based education will improve civic engagement among young people. The challenge for administration, schools ...
2018-12-11 03:00 EST
In Blue Massachusetts, Some Striking Redward Shifts wgbh.orgWhen Alice Houghtaling moved to Monroe, Massachusetts in 1972, it was a company town: not big, but bustling, with most activity centered around the paper ...
2018-10-30 03:00 EDT
Controversial politics, early voting fueled turnout in Massachusetts elections Fall River Herald NewsEarly voting and polarizing political views helped fuel robust turnout across Massachusetts, even though fewer people are voting than past decades.More than ...
2018-11-19 03:00 EST
Women shake up political scene in Massachusetts SouthCoastToday.comAyanna Pressley, Nika Elugardo, Rachael Rollins.These are some of the women who shocked the male-dominated political scene in Massachusetts this month, ...
2018-09-08 03:00 EDT
45 Massachusetts towns that pay the highest taxes MassLive.comMassachusetts is the fourth wealthiest state in America. We've already looked at the communities with the highest household incomes, but do those places also ...
2018-07-30 03:00 EDT
Election guide: Here’s what you need to know about Question 2 The Boston GlobeQuestion 2 asks voters to set up a commision of 15 volunteers with the stated goal of researching the role that money plays in Massachusetts politics and then ...
2018-10-29 03:00 EDT
Live blog: Massachusetts election results in the 2018 midterms Boston.comFollow the latest reports below as the results from Election Day come in from around Massachusetts. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-11-06 03:00 EST
Accuracy, citizenship and politics to play role in 2020 census in Massachusetts Enterprise NewsHere we go again.The 2020 U.S. Census, a decennial headcount of every person living in the United States, is still a year away. But local, state and federal ...
2019-01-14 03:00 EST
The Massachusetts Primary Election Is on Tuesday. Here’s What to Watch. The New York TimesThe marquee race in Massachusetts on Tuesday features two progressive Democrats battling it out to represent John F. Kennedy's old congressional district, the ...
2018-09-04 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker responds to conservative group urging voters to blank ballot on him MassLive.comA group of Massachusetts conservatives is urging voters to treat Gov. Charlie Baker the same way the Swampscott Republican treated President Donald Trump: ...
2018-10-23 03:00 EDT

The MBTA

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MassDOT disputes report that it, MBTA are in trouble Boston HeraldA new report says the MBTA and MassDOT are falling billions of dollars behind on funding — though the agencies are saying some of the numbers are wrong.
2019-02-21 21:06 EST
MBTA update would connect Arlington Center with Sullivan Square Wicked LocalAs the MBTA considers nearly 50 updates to its bus line *service*, Arlington could see new transportation options, including new *service* to Arlington Center.
2019-02-22 13:56 EST
MBTA fare hike: Commuters weigh in on proposed increase at first public meeting Boston 25 NewsFor the first time, the community got its chance to weigh in on MBTA proposed rate hikes at a meeting Tuesday night in Chelsea, Mass.
2019-02-19 19:14 EST
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineLYFT IS TAKING ANOTHER DETOUR from its bread-and-butter *service* of offering people rides in cars with a new option to link its customers to Boston's existing ...
2019-02-20 16:30 EST
Driver flees after crash with MBTA bus in Somerville The Boston GlobeThe motorist cut into the path of the Route 90 bus, made contact and then abandoned their vehicle, the MBTA said.
2019-02-20 19:59 EST
MBTA Red Line experiencing slight delays The Boston GlobeCommuters had to wait an additional 10 to 15 minutes for Red Line trains Wednesday morning.
2019-02-20 06:37 EST
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh: MBTA needs to explain why it's raising fares before 6.3 percent hike MassLive.comBoston Mayor Marty Walsh says the MBTA needs to “explain to the public” why its raising fees, before the proposed fare hike goes into effect. “If the T wants to ...
2019-02-20 13:11 EST
Longer Commutes in Quincy Due to MBTA Station and Parking Lot Closures Up To BostonTo start with the positive—there are a ton of improvement projects underway at the MBTA. That said, until these projects are complete, many commuters are ...
2019-02-22 15:18 EST
Power restored to all MBTA lines The Boston GlobePower was restored to all MBTA subway lines by 8:05 p.m., and signal problems have been fixed, said an agency spokesman.
2019-02-08 03:00 EST
MBTA says eliminating North Shore express routes will improve bus service The Boston GlobeIt may seem counter-intuitive, but the idea is to run more frequent *service* by freeing buses from downtown traffic.
2019-02-09 03:00 EST
Several Public Meetings On MBTA Fare Hike Proposal Scheduled wgbh.orgThe MBTA has scheduled several public meetings to discuss proposed fare hikes.
2019-02-17 14:56 EST
MBTA says it needs to raise fares by 6.3 percent this summer The Boston GlobeSubway rides would cost an additional 15 cents, bus rides would go up by a dime, and the popular monthly pass would rise $5.50 to $90 under a proposal ...
2019-01-28 03:00 EST
The MBTA had some hilarious responses to critics on Twitter during the Super Bowl The Boston GlobeSay what you will about the transit agency — but when it came to firing back online, the T was this weekend's true champion.
2019-02-04 03:00 EST
The MBTA is likely experiencing its highest ridership ever on the commuter rail today due to the parade Boston.comThe MBTA is likely experiencing its highest ridership ever on the commuter rail Tuesday as New England Patriots fans across New England travel into Boston for ...
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
Get ready: The MBTA’s next fare hike is probably on its way The Boston GlobeOfficials are scheduled to discuss fare proposals at a Monday meeting of the T governing board.
2019-01-26 03:00 EST
Judge Finds Man Guilty of Accosting, Attacking Muslim Woman on MBTA NECNA Massachusetts man has been found guilty of violating a Muslim woman's civil rights when he accosted and attacked her on an MBTA train. In a jury-waived ...
2019-02-14 12:05 EST
MBTA estimating record ridership as 1.5 million fans flock to Patriots' parade WCVB BostonThe MBTA and the operator of the commuter rail system, Keolis, are urged patience as the system strained to move what could be the largest number people to ...
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
MBTA proposes changes to bus routes that service North Shore - Itemlive Daily ItemThe agency has proposed changes to more than five dozen bus routes that promise to increase regularity and improve dependability. Dubbed the Better Bus ...
2019-02-01 03:00 EST
MBTA commits to linking Red and Blue lines — eventually The Boston GlobeThe long-proposed rail link got a boost Monday, but it may still be years before it's built.
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
MBTA Tests New Way to Prevent Flooding NECNA year after Boston's Aquarium Station flooded during a historic high tide in the city, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is testing a new way to ...
2019-02-17 12:09 EST
Major disruption affects several MBTA Green Line stations WCVB BostonA significant problem on the MBTA Green Line suspended *service* Sunday afternoon between several Boston stations.
2019-02-04 03:00 EST
Lawmakers want MBTA to scrap fare hikes | Local News Gloucester Daily TimesBOSTON — Lawmakers are pushing back against the MBTA's proposal to hike fares by $32 million, saying the increases would hurt low-income riders and ...
2019-02-12 19:00 EST
Live updates as ‘power problems’ delay MBTA service Boston.comA Twitter List by jd_waller. TOPICS: Commute MBTA Local. Want to see what readers are saying about our stories? Check out the conversations on ...
2019-02-08 03:00 EST
Commuters raise their concerns about bus routes, fare hikes at MBTA forum in Lynn - Itemlive Daily ItemLYNN — More than two dozen commuters raised their concerns at the MBTA forum Thursday night at North Shore Community College. Riders questioned ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
Record single-day ridership on MBTA commuter rail WCVB BostonAn estimated 250000 people packed the system on Tuesday as Boston held the Patriots' Super Bowl victory parade.
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
MBTA projects $8B in capital spending over next five years Boston Business JournalThe MBTA projects investing roughly $8 billion over the next five years on capital projects, covering long-term highway improvements and the much-anticipated ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
Strike affecting MBTA The Ride program averted WCVB BostonA potential strike that threatened to impact *service* for The RIDE program, which serves disabled people who cannot access fixed-route transportation, has been ...
2019-02-10 03:00 EST
MBTA's open house seeks to address the future of the Commuter Rail Boston 25 NewsWondering what the future holds for the Commuter Rail? An open house hosted by the MBTA will be able to answer your questions and address community ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
MBTA overtime spending spiked last year The Boston GlobeThe T spent more on overtime last year than it did in 2015, when record-breaking snowfall drove up the agency's labor costs.
2019-01-24 03:00 EST
MBTA donates ad space to promote support for murder victims Boston HeraldMBTA bus and train riders will soon see signs and billboards aimed at raising awareness of trauma inflicted on Boston's women of color who may have suffered ...
2019-02-08 03:00 EST
On the Record: Revere's mayor on linking MBTA Red and Blue Lines WCVB BostonRevere Mayor Brian Arrigo discusses the potential impact of linking the Red and Blue lines, in addition to other regional issues.
2019-02-17 11:31 EST
Patriots fans, commuters overwhelm MBTA causing delays, frustration WWLP.comThe states public transportation system was overwhelmed with Patriots fans Tuesday, leaving people stranded at T stops for close to an hour.
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
MBTA recommends Red-Blue line subway connector tunnel Boston 25 NewsBoston area transit officials say they are committed to connecting two city subway lines, a move advocates say will benefit the entire region.
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
MBTA fare hike nickels and dimes riders The Boston GlobeThe answer to the transit system's real problems are another round of pension reforms and cutting overtime, not balancing the budget on the backs of riders.
2019-01-31 03:00 EST
MBTA considers six possible futures for Mattapan trolley WCVB BostonAfter nearly eight decades of *service*, the historic trolleys may be nearing the end of their *service*.
2019-01-31 03:00 EST
MBTA To Recommend Replacing 70-Year-Old Trolleys On Ashmont-Mattapan Line WBURMBTA leadership is taking preliminary steps to replace the existing fleet of 70-year-old cars on the Mattapan High Speed Line over the next decade.
2019-01-28 03:00 EST
Violent crime on MBTA dropped 5 percent in 2018, remains at ‘historic lows’ The Boston GlobeViolent crime in 2018 on the MBTA declined from the previous year, and such crimes have remained at “historic lows” over the last three years, thanks to the ...
2019-01-30 03:00 EST
Pedestrian Struck by MBTA Bus in Malden NECNA pedestrian was struck by an MBTA bus Thursday afternoon in Malden, Massachusetts. The crash happened at the intersection of Commercial and Centre ...
2019-01-31 03:00 EST
Boston City Councilor Says MBTA Should Be Free NBC10 BostonOne Boston city councilor is proposing MBTA fares be eliminated in response to a recent announcement by the T they want to hike their prices. Michelle Wu ...
2019-02-01 03:00 EST
MBTA bus decals pay tribute to Rosa Parks WWLP.comMBTA buses are rolling into Black History Month bearing a new tribute to Rosa Parks.
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
Long-stalled Red Line projects back on track, MBTA says The Patriot LedgerConstant construction has made for a difficult commute for those who rely on the Red Line to get around every day, but the end is in sight for at least some ...
2019-01-25 03:00 EST
Area legislators rap proposed MBTA hike Worcester TelegramBOSTON - More than a dozen members of the Central Massachusetts Caucus in the Statehouse have written a letter in opposition to increasing fares for the ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
MBTA police detail 2 arrests, 1 summons made during Patriots’ parade Boston.comMBTA Transit Police arrested two people, summonsed another, and made “multiple ejections for disorderly behavior” during the Patriots' Super Bowl victory ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
Editorial: The MBTA needs more than fare hikes Boston Business JournalWhile most people agree the T needs more money for upgrades, penalizing the hundreds of thousands of commuters who depend on the T every day shouldn't ...
2019-01-30 03:00 EST
Hey MBTA, don’t forget Kendall Square! The Boston GlobeJust following a major leadership transition, the MBTA had a big news week. T officials opened the week with an announcement that, while *service* remains ...
2019-01-31 03:00 EST
MBTA Green Line D Branch Train Derails on Patriots' Parade Day NECNAn MBTA Green Line train carrying about 45 passengers derailed Tuesday morning, causing *service* to be suspended. MBTA officials said the incident ...
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
MBTA works to boost CharlieCard use in Chelsea The Boston GlobeThe MBTA recently launched an initiative with Chelsea to increase the availability of CharlieCards to local residents who rely on public transportation.
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
UPDATED: MBTA Says RIDE Service Should Not Be Disrupted This Week framinghamsource.comUPDATED 10:13 a.m. Monday. ***. ” I'm pleased that both sides have reached an agreement that will allow critical RIDE services to continue. While ratification is ...
2019-02-10 03:00 EST
Editorial: The MBTA is right to prioritize the Red-Blue line tunnel Boston Business JournalThis week, the MBTA prioritized a long overdue project that will help with longstanding congestion and delays on the subway: connecting the Red and Blue ...
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
Dot, Roxbury riders give MBTA an earful about fares, services Dorchester ReporterResidents brought their concerns about MBTA services, including a proposed fare hike, directly to T officials, including General Manager Steve Poftak, at a ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
MBTA Officials Push For Another Round Of Fare Hikes WBURThe move would increase fares by an average of 6.3 percent across the system.
2019-01-28 03:00 EST
Mattapan-Ashmont trolley riders react to MBTA plan Dorchester ReporterOn board, riders offer opinions on the revamp After they heard on Monday about the ten-year preliminary plan to phase out the 70-year-old trolleys on the ...
2019-01-29 03:00 EST
Patriots fans encouraged to take MBTA for parade WMUR ManchesterThe New England Patriots are being feted in Boston after defeating the Los Angeles Rams to claim their sixth Super Bowl title.
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
Week In Review: Purdue Pharma, Opioids, And The MBTA WBURHost Jamie Bologna speaks with our Week In Review panelists about Attorney General Maura Healey's lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, ...
2019-02-01 03:00 EST
Car Stuck On MBTA Green C Line Tracks, Again Brookline, MA PatchBROOKLINE, MA — It happened again. A car found its way up onto the tracks of the C line in Brookline near St. Paul Street, prompting delays in the area and a ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
See how much more riding the MBTA would cost under proposed fare hike The Boston GlobeBelow is a list of fare and pass types and how they would change under a proposal unveiled Monday. If approved by officials later this winter, the new fares ...
2019-01-28 03:00 EST
As State, MBTA Ease Community Path Obstacles, Final Decision On Route Set For Feb. 25 The BelmontonianIn a significant concession to help push a final decision on a preferred route for the Belmont segment of a 102-mile bike trail, representatives from the MBTA and ...
2019-01-31 03:00 EST
Rep. Madaro is Appointed Vice Chair of Transportation East Boston Times-Free PressWith a major international airport, highway, toll plaza and the MBTA Blue Line in his district, it made sense for Speaker Robert DeLeo to appoint Rep. Adrian ...
2019-02-22 12:18 EST
Riders Upset Over MBTA Fare Hike Plan CBS BostonThe MBTA on Monday announced plans for a 6.3 percent rate hike that would go into effect on July 1. WBZ-TV's Lisa Gresci reports.
2019-01-28 17:21 EST
Editorial: The MBTA's trolley plan is a reasonable compromise Dorchester ReporterPhoto by Yukun Zhang Two years ago, MBTA management commissioned a study to determine the best route forward for the Ashmont-Mattapan trolley line.
2019-01-30 03:00 EST
Braintree "smart growth" plan criticized The Patriot LedgerPlans to create a "smart growth" district around the Braintree MBTA station were presented at a planning board meeting Thursday night.
2019-02-21 23:29 EST
Authorities searching for person who abandoned cat at MBTA station Boston 25 NewsThe Animal Rescue League of Boston's Law Enforcement Department is asking for the public's help in finding the person responsible for abandoning a cat at an ...
2019-01-24 03:00 EST
MBTA Better Bus Kick-Off Chelsea RecordSteve Poftak, who has been the MBTA General Manager for about a month, expresses his commitment to Chelsea during the inaugural Chelsea Transportation ...
2019-02-01 03:00 EST
MassHousing books show lobster dinners, parties and pricey hotels Boston HeraldThe state agency charged with creating affordable housing has racked up tens of thousands of dollars in spending for parties, junkets and pricey meals, records ...
2019-01-29 03:00 EST
Natick man arrested for viciously beating his dog, MBTA police say MetroWest Daily NewsBOSTON — A Natick man has been arrested and charged with viciously whipping his dog with a leash, according to MBTA Transit police.Michael Webb, 26, has ...
2019-01-24 03:00 EST
MBTA Proposes Fare Hike: Find Out How Much Rates Could Rise WHAV NewsA possible MBTA fare increase would see ticket prices jump starting in July. (Courtesy file photograph/MBTA) Seeking to contain its budget deficit in the face of ...
2019-01-30 03:00 EST
Pedestrian struck by car in Norfolk The Boston GlobeThe person was in good condition at an area hospital Friday evening, police said.
2019-02-22 20:55 EST
Better Bus Mobile Meeting Makes Landing at Sullivan Station Charlestown Patriot BridgeIf one is going to have a meeting about improving the bus, then there would be no better place to have that meeting than on a bus. The MBTA's Better Bus ...
2019-02-22 02:39 EST
Newton takes action to prevent influx of rats Wicked LocalWhile only one of three reported rat sightings in Nonantum has been confirmed so far this year, that statistic will likely go up as the seasons change.“It's very ...
2019-02-22 17:14 EST
Obituaries 02-21-2019 Winthrop TranscriptAngelo Console. Retired barber. Angelo A. Console of Overlook Drive, Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Feb.15.
2019-02-22 06:15 EST
Feb. 22: Next Week At The BPL Studio wgbh.orgHi All,. If you're a regular T rider or are just interested in the future of public transportation in metro Boston, stop by our studio this Wednesday and every ...
2019-02-22 16:47 EST
WARREN headlines big N.H. dinner — How STATE FUNDING impacts higher ed — Diversifying the POT industry PoliticoGOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. TGIF. WARREN HEADLINES N.H. DINNER — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is headlining a key Democratic fundraiser in New ...
2019-02-22 07:22 EST
Christine Lavin and Don White to play Me & Thee in March Wicked LocalDon White and Christine Lavin will be performing a double bill at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse on Friday, March 1, in one of only two co-bills planned for 2019.
2019-02-22 14:54 EST
Transit Police Looking For Suspect In Salem Lewdness Incident Salem, MA PatchPolice Looking For Suspect In Lewdness Incident - Salem, MA - The MBTA Police released a surveillance photo of a man wanted in connection to an incident at ...
2019-02-20 18:39 EST
Fixing the MBTA may require big service disruptions The Boston GlobeTransit riders could be in store for big *service* disruptions as the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority prepares to boost maintenance spending in the ...
2019-01-08 03:00 EST
MBTA weekend discount will come back to commuter rail The Boston GlobeAfter a brief hiatus, the MBTA is bringing back a popular fare discount starting this Saturday that gives riders unlimited commuter rail trips during weekends for ...
2019-01-02 03:00 EST
MBTA wrapping up weekend commuter rail discount The Boston GlobeAbout 180000 of the $10 all-weekend fares were sold during a six-month test.
2018-12-07 03:00 EST
MBTA General Manager Luis Ramirez Out After 15 Months on the Job NECNMBTA General Manager Luis Ramirez is out a little more than a year after being named to the position. Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO ...
2018-12-11 03:00 EST
The MBTA’s weekend commuter rail discount went well. But now it’s over The Boston GlobeBy all accounts, discounting commuter rail fares on the weekend was a big success. But now it's over — and it's not clear if or when it will return. Over the past six ...
2018-12-10 03:00 EST
Steps taken toward new visitor parking sticker program in Malden Wicked LocalCity-wide resident sticker parking in Malden may have just taken one step closer towards becoming a reality.At its Feb. 19 meeting, the Malden City Council's ...
2019-02-22 15:14 EST
Ramirez Replaced As GM After 15 Months Leading MBTA wgbh.orgSteve Poftak, a member of the T's control board, will replace Luis Ramirez, just a year after Ramirez was hired.
2018-12-12 03:00 EST
MBTA accepts blame for incidents, still needs Commuter Rail boss Boston HeraldMBTA oversight officials are calling on the T to take better control over the commuter rail by investigating last week's problems and by getting a move on in hiring ...
2018-12-04 03:00 EST
MBTA conductor gives history lesson with every ride WCVB BostonWhen your commute puts you on Murph's MBTA train -- you're sure to learn something. Tim Murphy fills his ride with facts about Boston and the MBTA.
2019-01-04 03:00 EST
Train derails on MBTA Green Line WCVB BostonShuttle bus *service* is being provided for commuters.
2018-12-10 03:00 EST
Is a fire just a mechanical issue? How the MBTA alerts riders about problems The Boston GlobeAfter two recent incidents, riders say the T was not offering enough detail through its *service* alerts about what, exactly, was going on.
2018-12-03 03:00 EST
MBTA sinks $6M a year into costly ferry services Boston HeraldThe T will have to pay millions more a year to float ferry commuters after the agency awarded a new contract that hikes the cost by 40 percent — an increase one ...
2018-10-30 03:00 EDT
MBTA plans all-electronic fare collection The Salem NewsBOSTON — The MBTA is losing tens of millions of dollars a year because of riders not paying fares, including many who are freeloaders on the commuter rail ...
2019-01-09 03:00 EST
MBTA gets on board with buses Boston HeraldThe T last year embarked on its "Better Bus Project," an initiative that likely will result in an entire redesign of the bus system, changing around many routes.
2019-01-02 03:00 EST
How Trump’s trade war with China could impact the MBTA Boston.comThe MBTA is on the verge of replacing its current Orange and Red Line fleets with hundreds of sleek new train cars. However, President Donald Trump's trade ...
2018-12-19 03:00 EST
Could rail cars spy on US officials? MBTA awards subway car contract to Chinese company Worcester TelegramWASHINGTON — The warnings sounds like the plot of a Hollywood spy thriller: The Chinese hide malware in a subway rail car's security camera system that ...
2019-01-08 03:00 EST
MBTA looks to stop ‘cascading failures’ from disrupting service systemwide Boston HeraldThe MBTA is looking into the issue of "cascading failures" and the systemwide impact of breakdowns as a rocky two weeks of *service* continued this weekend ...
2018-12-09 03:00 EST
Advocates demand diversity on MBTA control board Boston HeraldAdvocates don't want the open seat on the MBTA control board to be filled by just another guy from the suburbs. "We fully hope and expect that that seat ...
2018-12-18 03:00 EST
5 ways the MBTA will change during 2019 WCVB BostonWhether you love the MBTA, hate it or love to hate it, 2019 promises to be a big year for the agency.
2018-12-29 03:00 EST
Traffic, Traffic Everywhere Revere JournalA recent national report confirmed what those of us in the Greater Boston area have known all-too-well for all-too-long: That by some measures, traffic ...
2019-02-22 08:39 EST
'We Want to Make it More Reliable': New MBTA General Manager Has Big Plans NECNMBTA General Manager Steve Poftak has been on the job for just three weeks, but he says he knows the challenges that lie ahead and already has big plans to ...
2019-01-21 03:00 EST
MBTA brings back discounted commuter rail weekend fare WCVB BostonThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is bringing back its popular $10 commuter rail weekend fare. Under the program that resumes Saturday, riders ...
2019-01-05 03:00 EST
Old Orange Line cars gear up for their final rides The Boston GlobeMEDFORD — The end is in sight for the old war horses of the Orange Line, but first the MBTA needs them to make a few more runs. With the first of more than ...
2018-11-26 03:00 EST
MBTA buses to include homage to Rosa Parks Curbed BostonAll buses in the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority system will have to include a sticker either on the front left window or on the LED fixture honoring the ...
2019-01-10 03:00 EST
20 minutes for one bus, 2 minutes for the next: Why some MBTA trips run back-to-back The Boston GlobeIt's one of the most irritating experiences a bus rider can have: After standing on the side of the road for 15 or 20 minutes, the bus finally comes plowing up to the ...
2018-11-26 03:00 EST
The Appointment Of A New MBTA GM Signals A Shift In Philosophy wgbh.orgThe dismissal of MBTA General Manager Luis Ramirez was a course correction to keep Gov. Charlie Baker's transit reform efforts on track. It also signals a ...
2018-12-16 03:00 EST

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Meet Three Of Massachusetts' Newest State Legislators wgbh.orgCallie speaks with three of Massachusetts' newly elected state representatives about their paths to office, inspirations and goals for their districts.
2019-02-22 17:13 EST
Massachusetts could receive Hydro-power from Canada, but could cost customers WWLP.comBOSTON (WWLP) - After a failed proposal with the state of New Hampshire to transport clean energy from Canada -- Massachusetts is seeking an alternate ...
2019-02-22 19:11 EST
Bald eagles becoming common sight in western Massachusetts WWLP.comIf you live or travel along the Connecticut River you may have spotted some pretty large birds sitting in the trees. They're bald eagles and they're becoming a ...
2019-02-22 15:48 EST
Massachusetts gas explosions cost utility more than $1B WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsThe natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts last September have cost Columbia Gas more than $1 billion.
2019-02-22 10:38 EST
Massachusetts Residents Urged To Check Plants For Invasive Lanternfly CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – Check your potted plants! Massachusetts agricultural officials say an invasive pest called the spotted lanternfly has been found in Boston.
2019-02-22 11:22 EST
Massachusetts Boy, 9, Dies After Hitting Tree at Montana Ski Resort NBC10 BostonA 9-year-old boy died after hitting a tree at a ski resort in southwest Montana. Gallatin County sheriff's officials say the Carlisle, Massachusetts boy's father ...
2019-02-22 17:29 EST
Remains of Massachusetts pilot who crashed during WWII ID'd Star TribuneThe remains of an airman whose plane crashed during a bombing run in World War II have been identified.
2019-02-22 12:07 EST
Times Past: Put to the test at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center The RecorderThe Massachusetts Mental Health Center was a weird place, with plenty of bizarre experiences for young student nurses. The location was in the Back Bay ...
2019-02-22 13:57 EST
Report: Massachusetts has the 8th highest utility rates in the country Boston 25 NewsWhen winter blows in, gas and electric rates usually jump. That's especially true in Massachusetts and across New England.
2019-02-21 22:31 EST
Sound Craft Seltzer Co. Expands Distribution to Massachusetts Brewbound.comSEATTLE — Sound Craft Seltzer Co. is now available to licensed bars and retailers throughout Massachusetts thanks to its distribution partnership with Atlantic ...
2019-02-22 09:00 EST
3rd child flu death reported in Massachusetts Boston.comThe state Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday that the latest child to die of the flu was a girl from Middlesex County. Read more on Boston.com.
2019-02-20 09:22 EST
Massachusetts Man Sentenced to Prison for Child Rape U.S. News & World ReportWORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to up to eight years in state prison for child rape.
2019-02-22 12:35 EST
Massachusetts speaker proposes $1B for energy efficiency grants Journal RecordMassachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo has unveiled a plan to spend $1 billion over the next 10 years to help cities and towns adopt new technology ...
2019-02-22 17:02 EST
Two Massachusetts lawmakers want to ban youth tackle football Boston.comState representatives Paul A. Schmid III and Bradley H. Jones Jr. have filed "An Act for No Organized Head Impacts to Schoolchildren." Read more on ...
2019-02-22 09:43 EST
Massachusetts Department of Transportation issues weekend travel advisory with strong winds WCVB BostonThe Massachusetts Department of Transportation is advising the public that the National Weather *Service* is forecasting wintry weather for Saturday night into ...
2019-02-22 21:51 EST
Massachusetts city agrees to clean up pollution it’s been sending into Connecticut River and Long Island Sound Hartford CourantRaw sewage released by the City of Holyoke, Mass., has been flowing down the Connecticut River and into Long Island Sound for decades, but that kind of ...
2019-02-21 17:03 EST
Massachusetts Planned Parenthood leader says 'Our doors will stay open' despite new Title X regulations MassLive.comDr. Jennifer Childs-Roshak is president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts and Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of ...
2019-02-22 18:01 EST
Massachusetts Driving Test One Of Most Difficult In Nation, Study Says CBS BostonWALTHAM (CBS) – Passing your driving test in Massachusetts is no easy accomplishment. A new study by Siegfried & Jensen, a personal injury law firm in Utah ...
2019-02-21 05:50 EST
Massachusetts Gaming Commission to Settle Steve Wynn Lawsuit Up To BostonEverett, MA - The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is one step closer to finalizing a gaming license for Encore Boston Harbor, the casino scheduled to open ...
2019-02-22 07:12 EST
Hadley residents put out petition to change Massachusetts' state seal and motto WWLP.comTwo Hadley residents have put out a petition that recommends Massachusetts change its state seal and motto.
2019-02-20 19:53 EST
The Atlantis of western Massachusetts GazetteNETGrowing up in Amherst, Emma June Ayres was fascinated by the history of the Quabbin Reservoir – how four towns were disincorporated, razed and flooded, ...
2019-02-22 15:23 EST
Massachusetts AG weighs lawsuit over emergency declaration WWLP.comAttorney General Maura Healey is weighing legal action against the Trump administration following President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national ...
2019-02-20 06:32 EST
Overnight 'wintry mess' of snow, freezing rain expected in Massachusetts this weekend MassLive.comIn this graphical map, the National Weather *Service* shows when snow is likely to start falling across Massachusetts, between midnight and 3 a.m., on Sunday, ...
2019-02-22 06:56 EST
UMass Lowell looks for home win vs Hartford WESTERNMASSNEWS.comHartford (14-13, 7-5) vs. UMass Lowell (14-14, 6-7). Costello Athletic Center, Lowell, Massachusetts; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST. BOTTOM LINE: UMass Lowell ...
2019-02-22 06:45 EST
Astronomical high tide, storm surge could cause minor coastal flooding in Massachusetts MassLive.comStorm surge and high tides left portions of Lynn Shore Drive entirely flooded one day after a nor'easter, on March 3, 2018. ( Kristin LaFratta ...
2019-02-20 15:06 EST
Momenta: 4Q Earnings Snapshot | Massachusetts WESTERNMASSNEWS.comCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MNTA) on Friday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $8.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same ...
2019-02-22 06:47 EST
Men's basketball dishes Massachusetts double-digit loss GW HatchetMen's basketball entered Wednesday's matchup against Massachusetts without a single win in February. The team was riding a four-game losing streak but ...
2019-02-21 03:40 EST
Officials: Plane had fuel tank issues before fatal crash WESTERNMASSNEWS.comMETHUEN, Mass. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says a plane crashed into an apartment building in Massachusetts, killing a former mayor, ...
2019-02-22 12:32 EST
Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting prostitute WESTERNMASSNEWS.comJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a ...
2019-02-22 19:59 EST
Teen girls, ages 14 and 15, charged with robbing bank WESTERNMASSNEWS.comFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts have charged teenage girls ages 14 and 15 with robbing a bank. Fall River police say the 14-year-old girl ...
2019-02-22 12:40 EST
Trojan Horse Legislation Could Derail Single-Payer in Massachusetts TruthoutA devious piece of legislation quietly introduced in Massachusetts on January 18 appears on its surface to usher forward the fight for single-payer health care in ...
2019-02-20 11:49 EST
Mass. judge sides with Amazon-backed startup in Optum lawsuit over employee Boston Business JournalA federal judge has ruled that a new Amazon-backed health care startup should not be blocked from hiring an employee from Optum, asking the sides to come ...
2019-02-22 16:46 EST
Police Commissioner Retires From Troubled Department | Massachusetts News U.S. News & World ReportSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The police commissioner in Massachusetts' third-largest city is retiring amid misconduct scandals and a federal civil rights ...
2019-02-22 11:21 EST
Boston College Lacrosse Cruises Past Massachusetts - The Heights The HeightsEleven different players found their way onto the scoresheet, as Boston College lacrosse eased past Massachusetts 25-14 Thursday afternoon.
2019-02-21 20:42 EST
Massachusetts GOP chief hits ‘socialist’ and ‘corrupt’ Democrats Boston HeraldTaking a cue from President Trump, Massachusetts Republican Party chief Jim Lyons slammed Democrats for "pushing a socialist agenda" and called the ...
2019-02-19 20:08 EST
Massachusetts investment adviser fined over alleged real estate scheme Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Secretary of State William Galvin says the state has entered into a consent order with a Massachusetts investment adviser agent accused of ...
2019-02-18 11:32 EST
How Massachusetts Will Pilot An Addiction Treatment Rating System WBURThis Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. More than 28,000 Americans died from overdosing on ...
2019-02-18 13:45 EST
Wayfair: 4Q Earnings Snapshot | Massachusetts WESTERNMASSNEWS.comBOSTON (AP) — Wayfair Inc. (W) on Friday reported a loss of $143.8 million in its fourth quarter. The Boston-based company said it had a loss of $1.59 per ...
2019-02-22 07:19 EST
Massachusetts high school football player, 17, among 2 dead in Maine snowmobile accidents Fox NewsA Massachusetts school community is grieving Monday after news emerged that Troy Marden – a 17-year-old varsity football player – was one of two victims in a ...
2019-02-18 09:17 EST
Loyola looks to sweep BU | Massachusetts WESTERNMASSNEWS.comLoyola (Md.) (10-18, 6-9) vs. Boston University (12-16, 5-10). Case Gym, Boston; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST. BOTTOM LINE: Loyola (Md.) goes for the season ...
2019-02-22 06:45 EST
Police monitoring of sex offender's home cost city $100K WESTERNMASSNEWS.comPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Providence Public Safety Department says it spent more than $100000 for police details at the home of a registered sex ...
2019-02-22 11:45 EST
Massachusetts right to counsel legislation gains urgency amid rising number of evictions Curbed BostonSupporters say such a law—on the books now in New York City and San Francisco—would curb displacement and save the state money.
2019-02-20 06:02 EST
Martha's Vineyard Gingerbread Houses – Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts Atlas ObscuraDiscover Martha's Vineyard Gingerbread Houses in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts: This candy-colored storybook village originated as a 19th-century Methodist ...
2019-02-18 11:02 EST
Boston police officer wounded in shootout with motorist WESTERNMASSNEWS.comBOSTON (AP) — Police say a Boston police officer has been wounded during an exchange of fire with a motorist during a traffic stop in the city's Roxbury ...
2019-02-22 07:42 EST
Massachusetts dog reunited with owner after 8 month, 175-mile journey WIVB.com - News 4A dog that went missing in Massachusetts months ago has been reunited with its family after being found in Maine, 175 miles away.
2019-02-18 10:35 EST
Snow hits western Massachusetts for third time in eight days WWLP.comParking bans were in effect in Longmeadow, Chicopee and Easthampton and Ludlow Wednesday night, but not in West Springfield.
2019-02-20 22:45 EST
Massachusetts youths rally for education, jobs and prison reform Boston HeraldNearly 100 youths from across the commonwealth, with support from U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley, state Rep. Liz Miranda and Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollins, ...
2019-02-21 18:08 EST
Police: Massachusetts man accused of kidnapping his son found in Mexico WWLP.comPolice in Massachusetts say a man accused of kidnapping his 1-year-old son has been located in Mexico.
2019-02-18 19:58 EST
Northeastern seeks revenge on Towson | Massachusetts WESTERNMASSNEWS.comTowson (10-18, 6-9) vs. Northeastern (17-10, 11-4). Matthews Arena, Boston; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. EST. BOTTOM LINE: Towson goes for the season sweep ...
2019-02-22 07:00 EST
'Civics Bee' puts knowledge of lawyers, others to the test Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklyThe Massachusetts Bar Association hosted its sold-out “Civics Bee” on Feb. 13, raising more than $15,000 to benefit iCivics. The event pitted 16 teams of four ...
2019-02-22 10:44 EST
Warnings, advisories issued as snow makes for messy commute in Massachusetts Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - Commuters working on Presidents Day had to deal with slippery driving conditions as several inches of snow fell in Massachusetts Monday ...
2019-02-18 05:09 EST
Grow Your Greatest: Tips & Tricks for Massachusetts Cannabis Growers LeaflyTwo longtime growers at Easthampton cannabis producer INSA share the Massachusetts-specific grow tips they've cultivated over the years.
2019-02-19 17:55 EST
Massachusetts Police Chiefs Want Feds to Help Stem Flow of Opioids OfficerMerrimack Valley police chiefs say choking off the fentanyl supply in their communities will require federal action as the deadly opiate continues to pour onto ...
2019-02-22 13:29 EST
ACLU of Massachusetts sues for border wall contract records Boston HeraldBOSTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit demanding information about a contract for a section of the wall along ...
2019-02-16 07:50 EST
In Letters, Whitey Bulger Fondly Recalled Old Days, Alcatraz U.S. News & World ReportBOSTON (AP) — Letters written by Whitey Bulger provide a glimpse into the murderous Boston gang boss' mundane life in prison and treatment by other ...
2019-02-22 08:56 EST
[Webinar] Massachusetts Paid Family Leave Act: What Employers Need to Know - March 7th, 2:00pm ET JD SupraThe Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave recently released draft regulations on paid family and medical leave. The state agency is holding a ...
2019-02-22 13:56 EST
N.C. lawsuits follow former LStar CEO to Massachusetts The Patriot LedgerDEDHAM — Legal troubles that started in North Carolina for the embattled former CEO of the company leading the redevelopment of the former South ...
2019-02-19 17:30 EST
Woman Killed in Massachusetts Highway Crash NECNOne woman was killed Saturday night when her car crashed on a Massachusetts highway. State police say the single-vehicle crash happened around 7:40 p.m. ...
2019-02-16 22:39 EST
Rain expected Friday across Massachusetts MassLive.comShowers are likely across Massachusetts on Friday.
2019-02-15 06:58 EST
State Senator Files Bill To Lure New Residents To Western Massachusetts wgbh.orgSen. Eric Lesser has filed a bill that aims to nudge Boston-based workers to settle in the western part of the state.
2019-01-25 03:00 EST
Massachusetts brewer buys Connecticut farm Boston.comCHARLTON, Mass. (AP) — A small but highly-regarded Massachusetts craft beer brewer has purchased a working farm in Connecticut where it plans to grow ...
2019-02-09 03:00 EST
Anthony Weiner Released From Federal Prison In Massachusetts CBS BostonAYER, Mass. (AP) — Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact ...
2019-02-18 00:01 EST
Distribution Roundup: Rhinegeist Enters Nashville; Sweetwater Goes Statewide in Massachusetts Brewbound.comRhinegeist Heads to Nashville. Rhinegeist Brewery has partnered with craft-focused wholesaler Bounty Beverage and will begin selling its offerings in Nashville, ...
2019-02-19 14:52 EST
These maps show how much snow Massachusetts could get on Tuesday The Boston GlobeSnow is expected around noon and could be heavy at the start before changing to sleet and freezing rain. Driving may be difficult, forecasters said.
2019-02-11 03:00 EST
Massachusetts man gets prison for attempt at sex with teen Boston.comQUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been convicted of trying to buy sex from someone he believed was a 16-year-old girl. Anthony McCaffrey was ...
2019-02-12 12:22 EST
First-in-nation marijuana program to redress war on drugs hits delay The Boston GlobeMassachusetts' first-in-the-nation program to help people affected by the war on drugs join the cannabis industry hit a delay Thursday, as officials said they need ...
2019-02-08 03:00 EST
Judge sentences Massachusetts man to 35 years for County murder fiddleheadfocus.comA superior court justice sentenced a Massachusetts man Wednesday to 35 years in prison for robbing and killing an Oakfield man more than two years ago.
2019-02-20 13:08 EST
Mayflower II restoration on schedule for Pilgrim anniversary WESTERNMASSNEWS.comMYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — The restoration process for the Mayflower II is going according to schedule. The Day reports that the director of maritime preservation ...
2019-02-22 11:27 EST
Reduced tax refunds surprise Massachusetts taxpayers Fall River Herald NewsGreg Tully is 71 years old and for the first time in his working life he will not receive a federal tax refund.“Last year we got $631 back. This year we owed around ...
2019-02-18 11:29 EST
Family-friendly February break day trips in Massachusetts Boston.comDiscover five Massachusetts day trips chock-full of family-friendly fun during February break 2019. Read more on Boston.com.
2019-02-09 03:00 EST
Satanic Temple files complaint at MCAD Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklyThe Satanic Temple has filed a discrimination complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination against the Boston City Council after being ...
2019-02-22 10:45 EST
Holy Cross seeks revenge on Lehigh | Massachusetts WESTERNMASSNEWS.comHoly Cross (14-14, 5-10) vs. Lehigh (18-8, 11-4). Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST. BOTTOM LINE: Holy Cross seeks revenge on ...
2019-02-22 12:30 EST
How to talk with your children about tragic accidents WESTERNMASSNEWS.comLUDLOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Ludlow community continues to mourn the loss of two young children who were killed in a three-car accident this week.
2019-02-22 17:42 EST
Bluebird: 4Q Earnings Snapshot | Massachusetts WESTERNMASSNEWS.comCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Bluebird Bio Inc. (BLUE) on Thursday reported a loss of $149 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Cambridge, ...
2019-02-21 18:17 EST
Massachusetts Will Likely Wait To Recoup Unpaid Conn. Tolls WBURMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker wants Connecticut to help his administration collect millions of dollars in unpaid highway tolls, calling for a reciprocity ...
2019-02-03 03:00 EST

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