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

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
Blue State Lawmakers Target Wealthy With Progressive Income Tax Hikes That Would Hit Small Business ForbesIllinois and Massachusetts are two blue states that, contrary to conventional wisdom, have relatively low, flat state income tax rates. The new governor of Illinois, ...
2019-02-18 16:20 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
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
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
AG Maura Healey says Massachusetts may join challenge to Trump's emergency declaration MassLive.comMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said Tuesday that her office is looking into what role it could play in a multi-state lawsuit challenging President ...
2019-02-19 13:52 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
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 19:41 EST
Tax Day 2019: When are taxes due? April 15, except in 2 states Business InsiderTaxes are due on April 15 this year, except for in Maine and Massachusetts, where holidays push the tax filing deadline to April 17.
2019-01-23 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
Fairfax accuser Tyson 'will meet' with Massachusetts district attorney's staff to discuss claims: lawyer Fox NewsAn attorney for a woman who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting her in Boston nearly 15 years ago said Wednesday evening that the ...
2019-02-13 12:34 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
Gov. Baker’s budget floats tax changes for retailers, opioid makers Boston Business JournalAs part of his annual budget proposal, Gov. Charlie Baker wants to change the way that retailers hand over sales taxes to the state, create a new tax on opioid ...
2019-01-23 03:00 EST
Bill Weld Has What Any Republican Needs to Primary Trump: He Doesn't Give a Damn EsquireThe former Massachusetts governor is ready for one last leap in the dark.
2019-02-15 10:26 EST
What exactly is Bill Weld up to? Here's what we know so far. Boston.comThe former Massachusetts governor is planning to "make news" this Friday. Read more on Boston.com.
2019-02-13 17:48 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
California Made $300 Million on Legal Cannabis in 2018, and It's LeaflyThe world's biggest, most influential cannabis market generated around $300 million in taxes in its first year of commercial legalization. And it did it with both ...
2019-02-19 16:49 EST
Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 presidential campaign: news and updates Vox.comElizabeth Warren, a senator from Massachusetts, is running for the Democratic nomination for president. She made her announcement in February 2019 in ...
2019-02-19 17:16 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
Massachusetts’ slow roll on funding anti-smoking efforts burns tobacco opponents Boston HeraldThe state isn't spending enough of the $864 million it gets from tobacco-related revenue on helping smokers quit and preventing people from picking up the ...
2019-02-17 00:30 EST
US Rep. Ayanna Pressley to join Presidents' Day protest against Trump's national emergency MassLive.comU.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Boston, will take part in a Presidents' Day protest against President Donald Trump's move to declare a national emergency at the ...
2019-02-18 10:11 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
Massachusetts eyeing more renewable energy-friendly future Fort Worth Star-TelegramWith steps big and small, Massachusetts is working to move toward a more renewable energy-friendly future.
2019-02-16 11:39 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
Maryland Gov. Hogan not ruling out 2020 primary challenge to Trump Fox NewsMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview Wednesday he isn't ruling out a Republican primary challenge to President Trump, saying he's skeptical the ...
2019-02-20 12:21 EST
Trump revives 'Crazy Bernie' nickname as Sanders enters 2020 race Bangor Daily NewsPresident Donald Trump revived the moniker of “Crazy Bernie” on Wednesday as he greeted the entry of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, in the 2020 ...
2019-02-20 10:03 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 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
Charlie Baker could benefit from Bill Weld back in the saddle Boston HeraldIs Bill Weld a stalking horse for Charlie Baker? Could the former Republican governor of Massachusetts be the advance man —knowingly or not — testing the ...
2019-02-20 01:45 EST
Ocasio-Cortez sets new standards The Massachusetts Daily CollegianBy Chloe Lindahl, Collegian Columnist February 20, 2019. Filed under Archives, Columns, National, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines · Share on Facebook.
2019-02-20 00:08 EST
Va. House Dems again call on Fairfax to resign, say law enforcement should investigate WAVY-TVLieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax has dealt with mounting pressure to step down, from both Democrats and Republicans in Virginia, since two allegations of ...
2019-02-19 22:07 EST
Democrat jumps into 7th District race with ‘Medicare for all’ pledge Atlanta Journal ConstitutionA Lawrenceville native inspired by the diverse freshman class that stormed Capitol Hill following last year's midterms is stepping into Georgia's wide-open 7th ...
2019-02-20 07:01 EST
Like its neighbor, Connecticut Purdue suit targets Sacklers Hartford CourantConnecticut is taking a slightly different approach in its litigation against Purdue Pharma than Massachusetts, whose amended lawsuit against the ...
2019-02-17 06:02 EST
The Latest: Booker talks policy, plays Pac-Man at barcade ABC NewsThe Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times EST):. 11:15 p.m.. Amid music from video games and the ringing of pinball machines and the ...
2019-02-16 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 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
Weld: Trump 'showed contempt for the American people' CNNFormer Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, a potential GOP primary challenger to President Donald Trump, explains why he is concerned about Trump's ...
2019-02-18 10:39 EST
Lamont: CT residents would get 50-percent break on tolls CTPostHARTFORD — A highway tolling system that could raise $800 million a year would include 50-percent discounts for Connecticut residents, according to details ...
2019-02-20 15:21 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
Kamala Harris Pledges To "Compete Hard" in New Hampshire InsideSourcesSenator Kamala Harris, viewed by many political pros as a frontrunner in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, told a Granite State audience that she.
2019-02-19 12:34 EST
Gavin Newsom wants Massachusetts fans ‘crying in their chowder’ over Sunday’s Super Bowl Fresno BeeSunday is Super Bowl LIII and the governors of California and Massachusetts have made a friendly football wager. Will Gavin Newsom wear Patriot colors?
2019-02-02 03:00 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
While Some Vacation, Committee Chairs On Beacon Hill Get Settled And Organized New England Public RadioIt's February school vacation in Massachusetts, and it's the first full week that legislative committees have membership and chairs.
2019-02-18 15:24 EST
All Talk, Little Action: What to Expect on Tax Policy This Year The New York TimesDon't count on big changes. But the heated debates in Congress and on the 2020 campaign trail give clues about legislation to come.
2019-02-15 05:00 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
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
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’s Ideas Could Win The Democratic Primary — Even If She Doesn’t FiveThirtyEightSen. Elizabeth Warren's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination is good news for liberal policy activists. And that's whether she wins the nomination or …
2019-02-20 05:56 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
Elizabeth Warren’s Native American Ancestry Draws a Shrug From These Voters The New York TimesInterviews with three dozen Democrats found exhaustion or lack of interest in the presidential candidate's ancestry, reflecting a disconnect between some voters ...
2019-02-18 12:45 EST
Advocates: Massachusetts must spend more to curb smoking Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates are faulting political leaders in Massachusetts for not spending enough money to help curb smoking in the ...
2019-02-02 03:00 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
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
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
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal 'would be a loser' for Democrats against Trump in 2020, says Barney Frank CNBC"There's an argument that you don't destabilize a society by doing too much change at once," says the former Massachusetts congressman.
2019-02-19 10:24 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
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 00:09 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
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
Analysis | The Trailer: What we learned about Harris 2020 this weekend The Washington PostIn this edition: Kamala Harris on the trail, Beto O'Rourke causing trouble, and a many-way race for mayor of Chicago.
2019-02-17 17:18 EST
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
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
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
It's time for our elected leaders to grow up The Massachusetts Daily CollegianWhen did communication skills go out the window?
2019-02-04 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2020 Dems hit early voting states; Weld explores GOP bid Sacramento BeeSeveral Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, while a Republican has announced he's creating an ...
2019-02-15 21:33 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Two new artists break open their exhibits at UMass museum The Massachusetts Daily CollegianBy Alvin Buyinza, Collegian Staff January 31, 2019. Filed under Archives, Campus News, News, Scrolling Headlines · Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter.
2019-01-31 03:00 EST
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Why did Barack Obama endorse these 2 local Massachusetts candidates? Boston.com"We've gone from relatively unknown to now being known by a former president." Read more on Boston.com.
2018-10-03 03:00 EDT
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
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
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

The MBTA

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
Public meetings to discuss MBTA fare proposals Wicked LocalA series of community meetings are being held to discuss the MBTA fare proposal.A 6.3 percent average fare increase has been proposed, which would take ...
2019-02-20 08:03 EST
MA: MBTA to hold meeting on fare hike, bus route changes MassTransitMag.comSouth Shore MBTA riders will have a chance to weigh in this week on the transit agency's proposal to raise fares, change bus routes and update its 10-year-old ...
2019-02-19 10:52 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
The latest MBTA service updates Boston.comFollow live updates from the MBTA and MBTA Commuter Rail on Boston.com.
2019-02-12 13:46 EST
MBTA Owes $30,000 in Unpaid Snow Shoveling Tickets Up To BostonBoston, MA - According to a new report by CBS Boston, the MBTA owes about $30,000 to the city for Boston Public Works violations. Their most ticketed offense?
2019-02-19 19:22 EST
The global trade war makes a local stop: Springfield The Boston GlobeThe US Trade Representative has denied tariff relief to CRRC, the Chinese government-backed company assembling the T's new subway cars at a massive ...
2019-02-15 21:04 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 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
Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu petitions to stop MBTA fare hike MassLive.comBoston City Councilor Michelle Wu is circulating a petition to stop the proposed 6.3 percent MBTA fare hike. “There is no time left to delay in addressing climate ...
2019-02-16 14:52 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 increases capacity, HOV opens early ahead of Tuesday's winter storm WCVB BostonTransportation agencies are increasing capacity ahead of a messy winter storm that is expected to hit just in time for the Tuesday evening commute. The MBTA ...
2019-02-12 08:22 EST
Commuter rail trains 'shockingly' on time, according to riders WCVB BostonCommuter rail riders told WCVB that they were surprised about the trains running on schedule during Tuesday's winter storm.
2019-02-12 17:45 EST
I-Team: State Agencies Not Paying Boston Snow Shoveling Fines CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – If you live around here, you've got your snowstorm routine down to a science, from the boots to space savers and snow removal. By now, you ...
2019-02-14 23:19 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
Mayor, developer discussing new parking garage for downtown Attleboro The Sun ChronicleATTLEBORO — Mayor Paul Heroux said Tuesday he's in talks with a private developer who could bring to fruition the long-held hope of city officials to build a ...
2019-02-19 21:00 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
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'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 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
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
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 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
'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
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
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
MBTA bus decals pay tribute to Rosa Parks The Patriot LedgerBOSTON — MBTA buses are rolling into Black History Month bearing a new tribute to Rosa Parks.In keeping with a law signed last month, the buses are now ...
2019-02-05 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
Lawmakers protest proposed MBTA fare hike WCVB BostonThere is a new push to scrap the MBTA's proposed fare hike.
2019-02-08 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
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
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
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineTHANKS TO A BILL signed in January, the MBTA is displaying a permanent decal or utilizing LED boards on buses to recognize civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
2019-02-07 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
5 Investigates: Missing woman, 23, possibly seen at MBTA station with unknown man WCVB BostonPolice believe Olivia Ambrose got off the MBTA in Charlestown at Community Station around midnight with an unknown man, sources tell 5 Investigates.
2019-01-22 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
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
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
Man Charged With ‘Viciously’ Whipping Dog At Ashmont MBTA Station CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – A man is under arrest after Transit Police say he “viciously” whipped his dog with its leash at the Ashmont Station. It happened Tuesday just ...
2019-01-23 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
MBTA trains will add capacity Tuesday afternoon for snowstorm MassLive.comAn MBTA Employee walks along the platform next to an idle transit train at the Leachmere T station in Cambridge, Mass., Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015.
2019-02-11 17:36 EST
Forget fare hikes — make the T free The Boston GlobeWe need bold proposals to make public transit the most reliable, convenient, and affordable transportation option.
2019-01-31 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
MBTA Riders Take to Social Media to Vent About Icy Conditions on Commute NECNCold weather across New England is causing problems for many after last weekend's storm brought snow and sleet that has since turned to ice. MBTA riders ...
2019-01-22 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
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
If Rosa Parks rode a bus in Boston today, she’d see nearly the same segregation she fought The Boston GlobeThere are no signs enforcing segregated seating on buses anymore. But structural barriers and institutional neglect ensure that de facto segregation, by race ...
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
Jim Hand: A rough MBTA ride for Patriots fans The Sun ChronicleThousands of people were inconvenienced Monday when the commuter rail system was overwhelmed by fans trying to get to the Patriots victory parade in ...
2019-02-08 22:45 EST
MBTA To Build Parking Garage At North Quincy: Public Meeting Quincy, MA PatchMBTA To Build Parking Garage At North Quincy - Quincy, MA - The existing spaces will be replaced with 852 garage spaces for MBTA commuters, along with ...
2019-01-24 03:00 EST
MBTA: Leave extra time because of bitter cold WCVB BostonThe MBTA is advising riders to leave extra time Tuesday because of cold-related delays.
2019-01-22 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
Better Bus Project Includes 47 Proposals to Existing Routes, Including Combining 34/34E Jamaica Plain NewsIt's been close to a decade since the MBTA made significant changes to its bus network, but changes are coming, and they'd like to hear from you about the ...
2019-02-20 02:24 EST
Trial Starts for Man Accused of Accosting, Attacking Muslim Woman NECNA bench trial for a Massachusetts man facing civil rights and assault charges is now underway at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Prosecutors said Sean Devlin, ...
2019-02-13 17:56 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
MBTA to hold public meeting regarding fare proposal Shrewsbury PostAfter fifteen members of the Central Massachusetts Caucus submitted a bipartisan letter to the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board, the Transportation ...
2019-02-14 08:28 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
MBTA GM proposes 6.3 percent fare increase over 3 years WCVB BostonThe hike could bring in more than $32 million in additional revenue to fund operational or capital needs.
2019-01-28 03:00 EST
MBTA GM: Power cable failure led to ‘challenging’ commute, $170M in upgrades planned Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - A faulty power cable is to blame for the significant delays that snarled commuters on three subway lines during the evening commute on ...
2019-02-11 17:49 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 proposes removing Hingham center bus loop Wicked LocalAn MBTA "Better Bus Project" proposes eliminating the Hingham Center bus loop from Route 220.
2019-01-31 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
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
Bitter cold slows Tuesday commute as delays at Logan mount The Boston GlobeThe bitterly cold morning is causing delays at Boston's Logan International Airport where some arriving flights are delayed at their departure points an average of ...
2019-01-22 03:00 EST
Red Line service delayed due to passenger under train at Broadway Station Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - *Service* on the Red Line was temporarily interrupted Tuesday after a passenger ended up underneath a train at Broadway Station.
2019-01-22 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
Olivia Ambrose Found Alive In Charlestown; Man Charged With Kidnapping CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – A 23-year-old woman who went missing from a Boston bar on Saturday night has been found alive and a man has been charged with ...
2019-01-22 03:00 EST
Tariff Relief Denied For Chinese-Owned Factory In Springfield, Massachusetts WAMCThe trade war between the U.S. and China continues to imperil manufacturing jobs in western Massachusetts. Chinese government-owned railcar maker CRRC ...
2019-02-19 18:10 EST
A Noodle Bar Is in the Works for East Boston Eater BostonChef Matt McPherson plans to open the Noodle Bar by Iterum Foods.
2019-02-20 13:45 EST
Algorithms can lead to more efficient public transit. Here's how you may already be helping. News@NortheasternRiders of Boston's public transportation system use the Transit app to plan trips, get real-time information on *service*, and set alerts for departure times.
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
Your Neighborhood Could Be Harming Your Health NECNThe ride along the MBTA's Route 1 bus is only five miles. But the health difference for those living in the neighborhoods along that stretch is huge. Starting in ...
2019-02-18 14:55 EST
Should The T Be Free? | Radio Boston WBURBoston City Councilor Michelle Wu says the MBTA should work on a plan for free public transportation to address "economic mobility, racial equality and climate ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
Editorial: Michelle Wu’s idea of carbon-free is wallet expensive Boston HeraldCity Councilor at-large Michelle Wu wants to make MBTA ridership free of charge.
2019-02-02 03:00 EST
Green Line service resumes after platforms evacuated at Park Street station Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - The Green Line platforms at the Park Street MBTA station were evacuated Thursday night. Firefighters could be seen outside the entrance ...
2019-01-24 03:00 EST
How to Speed Up the Slow Green Line B Branch? Fewer Stops | BU Today BU TodayIf it seems to you like Green Line B Branch trolleys, as they chug up and down Commonwealth Avenue, stop every 10 feet for one reason or another, you're not ...
2019-02-13 01:11 EST
The Weekender: February 21 to 24 | BU Today BU TodayMidterms are around the corner. So take some time this weekend to relax with friends and explore the city. Looking for some ideas of what to do? Check out our ...
2019-02-20 00:08 EST
Belmont fire log: Feb. 9-14 Wicked Local BelmontSaturday, Feb. 910:30 p.m.: Personnel responded to a hazmat release investigation with no hazmat at a residence on Acorn Park Drive. Personnel responded to ...
2019-02-20 11:25 EST
T automated fare collection system expected to be completed by May 2021 Curbed BostonThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority expects to complete the T's switch to an automated fare collection system by May 2021, but will begin rolling it ...
2019-02-07 03:00 EST
Guatemalan, Honduran native a champion of AIDS, HIV awareness in Lynn - Itemlive Daily ItemLYNN — The three-month visit Verny Samayoa planned to Boston in 1982 turned into a permanent stay for the Guatemalan and Honduran native who over the ...
2019-02-19 22:37 EST
Letters: Inequities in T service run along same rails as housing injustice The Boston GlobeNestor Ramos makes an important point about ongoing inequities in T *service* that prevail despite the Rosa Parks decals and signs affixed to MBTA buses ...
2019-02-14 00:00 EST
Facebook accused of acting like 'digital gangster' in UK report WNWO NBC 24WASHINGTON (SBG) - When you log into your social media account, you may be baring it all. And when you do, your data and your privacy may be hijacked ...
2019-02-19 16:21 EST
Autopsy: Pen not properly closed when lion killed intern FoxReno.comBURLINGTON, N. C. (AP) — An autopsy report says an intern at a North Carolina animal preserve was killed by a lion whose pen wasn't properly closed.
2019-02-20 08:24 EST
Attlboro man pleads not guilty in Weymouth carjacking The Patriot LedgerDEDHAM — An Attleboro man accused of stealing a car at gunpoint in Weymouth last fall has pleaded not guilty.Jacob E. Garvin was arraigned Tuesday in ...
2019-02-19 16:09 EST
Weymouth councilors grant tax break for Landing project The Patriot LedgerWEYMOUTH — A developer trying to get a long-stalled project in Weymouth Landing off the ground will receive a tax break from the town.Town council on ...
2019-02-19 21:51 EST
Quincy College named military-friendly school The Patriot LedgerThe designation by Victory Media, is awarded to the top 15 percent of about 8800 colleges, universities and trade schools in the country they deem as doing the ...
2019-02-19 17:00 EST
Tesla's top lawyer leaves after only 2 months on the job ABC St. LouisTesla's top lawyer is leaving the company after only two months on the job. Tesla said in a prepared statement Wednesday that General Counsel Dane ...
2019-02-20 11:23 EST
Fed-Up Lawmakers Reach For Solutions To Eastie Traffic WBURA series of bills would require the state to conduct an in-depth traffic study, implement a pilot program to change the Sumner Tunnel's tolls based on travel time ...
2019-02-20 10:08 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

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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
5 weather maps that explain the snowy, wintry mix heading to Massachusetts Wednesday night MassLive.comTake a look at when snow will start and end in the next 24 hours.
2019-02-20 07:25 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
Third child in Massachusetts dies from flu this season The Boston GlobeA girl from Middlesex County has died from the flu, the third such pediatric death in Massachusetts this season, state authorities confirmed on Tuesday.
2019-02-19 17:23 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
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
2 Massachusetts men to be sentenced for Maine drug killing WWLP.comTwo Massachusetts men are due to be sentenced for a drug-related killing in northern Maine.
2019-02-20 06:22 EST
Spring 2019 forecast for western Massachusetts WWLP.comAfter all the snow we've had recently, and the up-and-down weather this winter, many locals are looking forward to a warm spring.
2019-02-19 16:07 EST
Storm packing snow, ice, rain to arrive in Massachusetts on Wednesday night Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - Another winter storm packing snow, rain, and ice is expected to arrive in Massachusetts late Wednesday night. Snow showers will begin ...
2019-02-19 18:04 EST
PHOTOS: Super Snow Moon in western Massachusetts WWLP.comThe February full moon is most commonly known as the Snow Moon due to the typically higher snowfall amounts that occur in February.
2019-02-19 14:56 EST
Massachusetts' Red Flag Gun Law: Saving lives or threatening civil rights? Boston 25 NewsDozens of guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition have been taken from people in Massachusetts considered a danger to themselves or others.
2019-02-18 21:49 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
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 fines United Planners $100,000 in real estate scam case InvestmentNewsMassachusetts securities regulators have fined United Planners Financial Services of America $100,000 for failure to supervise one of its brokers, Thomas T.
2019-02-19 15:45 EST
Massachusetts family reunited with dog found in Bethel WGMEPORTLAND (WGME) – A Massachusetts family was reunited with their dog after it disappeared and somehow wound up in Bethel, Maine. Kaiser went missing in ...
2019-02-18 22:33 EST
Massachusetts men to be sentenced for drug killing in Maine Boston HeraldHOULTON, Maine (AP) — Two Massachusetts men are due to be sentenced this week for a drug-related killing in northern Maine.
2019-02-19 12:26 EST
Natural gas hookups off limits in more Mass. towns Boston Business JournalAs proposals to build new pipelines and related infrastructure meet opposition from community leaders and environmental activists across Massachusetts, gas ...
2019-02-19 12:38 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 ...
2019-02-17 03:00 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
Map: Snowfall totals in Massachusetts, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 Boston.comThe preliminary results are in. The National Weather *Service* posted a map Monday morning with observed total snowfall as of 8 a.m. Northern Plymouth County ...
2019-02-18 11:14 EST
Parking bans around western Massachusetts WWLP.comWestern Massachusetts is expected to get between two to four inches of light snow overnight Sunday and some cities and towns are putting parking bans in ...
2019-02-17 09:51 EST
Massachusetts plow driver accused of spraying Trump protesters with slush WGMEFALMOUTH, MA -- Protesters demonstrating against President Donald Trump in Falmouth, Massachusetts, on Monday are accusing a plow driver of intentionally ...
2019-02-20 07:26 EST
Massachusetts bill would require tipped workers be paid minimum wage Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — A push is on to require that tipped workers in Massachusetts be paid at least the minimum wage. State Sen. Patricia Jehlen of Somerville and ...
2019-02-16 08:52 EST
Police: Dispute over pillow sparked fatal stabbing of teen WESTERNMASSNEWS.comFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A 16-year-old Massachusetts boy charged with fatally stabbing his 17-year-old cousin during a dispute that started as an argument ...
2019-02-20 09:58 EST
Massachusetts eyeing more renewable energy-friendly future Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — With steps big and small, Massachusetts is moving toward a future in which the state relies increasingly on renewable energy. One step came ...
2019-02-16 11:38 EST
Man Who Says Officer Lied Could See Charges Dismissed U.S. News & World ReportBARRE, Vt. (AP) — A Massachusetts man could see his felony drug charges dismissed over his claim that a police chief in Vermont lied in his affidavit.
2019-02-20 12:30 EST
Test Identify Drug Found in Jail Toilet as Fentanyl U.S. News & World ReportMIDDLETON, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say a bag of drugs recovered from a toilet at a Massachusetts jail contained fentanyl and not heroin as initially thought.
2019-02-20 14:25 EST
Hampshire College Makes 1st Round of Layoffs | Massachusetts News U.S. News & World ReportAMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts college that announced plans to seek a merger partner before it reaches a financial crisis has announced its first ...
2019-02-20 12:00 EST
How sports betting could change gambling in Massachusetts Enterprise NewsIn an age of online shopping, bill paying and, potentially soon, sports gambling, playing the state Lottery still relies on cash, papers and conducting business ...
2019-02-19 09:01 EST
Mom Says Daughter Was Hospitalized Before Arson Arrest U.S. News & World ReportATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — The mother of a Massachusetts college student charged with setting fires in her dormitory says she was hospitalized for an ...
2019-02-20 13:44 EST
Historic ‘Berkshire Cottage’ on 59 Acres in Western Massachusetts Mansion GlobalIn the late 1800s and early 1900s, some of America's wealthiest families built grand mansions in and around Lenox and Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
2019-02-18 07:40 EST
Lygos Partners with Leading Materials Scientists at the University of Massachusetts to Expand Applications of its Bio-Malonic™ Acid Product Family Business WireBERKELEY, Calif. & AMHERST, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lygos, Inc., a full-stack producer of petroleum-free specialty chemicals that deliver high-value ...
2019-02-20 08:00 EST
Massachusetts' strong restaurant industry depends on diners (Outlook 2019 Viewpoint) MassLive.comBy Robert Luz, Massachusetts Restaurant Association. One of the great benefits of my job is that I get to talk frequently with restaurant owners from across the ...
2019-02-17 05:11 EST
Warnings, advisories issued as snow makes for messy commute in Massachusetts Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - Commuters are experiencing slick roads as several inches of snow falls in Massachusetts Monday morning. Flakes began falling late ...
2019-02-18 05:09 EST
Massachusetts Franchise Bill Filed Brewers AssociationSenate Docket 1434 seeks to allow small brewers (defined as under 6 million barrels) to terminate a distributor without cause and with less than the current ...
2019-02-20 00:10 EST
Here’s how much snow fell across Massachusetts Boston.comBefore the freezing rain began to fall in Massachusetts, more than a few inches of snow had accumulated across the state from the storm that entered the region ...
2019-02-13 08:55 EST
Massachusetts’ slow roll on funding anti-smoking efforts burns tobacco opponents Boston HeraldThe state isn't spending enough of the $864 million it gets from tobacco-related revenue on helping smokers quit and preventing people from picking up the ...
2019-02-17 00:30 EST
Who is Bill Weld? Former Massachusetts governor launches bid for GOP presidential nomination Boston 25 NewsFormer Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld last week became the first Republican to announce plans to challenge President Donald Trump for the 2020 Republican ...
2019-02-18 11:06 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
Trading places in Massachusetts Eagle-TribuneANDOVER. 6 Blueberry Cir: Christian J. Baker to Mark S. and Christine M. Barsanti, $1,147,500. 5 David Dr: Michael H. and Deborah B. Miller to Kevin and ...
2019-02-19 16:50 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
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 19:41 EST
Great white shark spotted in Jupiter identified as Salty the Shark from Massachusetts TCPalmA shark enthusiast Twitter account based out of Massachusetts identified the shark seen by divers off Jupiter by similar markings in photos.
2019-02-18 21:07 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
Pepe's pizza opening second location in Massachusetts WTNH.comNEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana is spreading the pizza love by bringing its famed New Haven-style pizza to a second location ...
2019-02-15 18:35 EST
Ex-Massachusetts Governor to Challenge Trump in GOP Primary TIMEWilliam Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts is the first Republican to announce a challenge to President Trump in the 2020 primaries.
2019-02-15 09:25 EST
Rain expected Friday across Massachusetts MassLive.comShowers are likely across Massachusetts on Friday.
2019-02-15 06:58 EST
Massachusetts MAGA, Trump supporters see familiar pattern in Smollett fallout Boston HeraldActor Jussie Smollett's claims that Trump fans targeted him with a brutal hate crime continued to fall apart over the weekend -- and local MAGA supporters say ...
2019-02-17 22:10 EST
Despite significant snow this week, western Massachusetts is still behind for the season WWLP.comA winter storm brought us several inches of snow and ice earlier this week. But we're still behind for the season but winter isn't over yet.
2019-02-15 17:59 EST
Increase in people traveling throughout western Massachusetts for the three day weekend WWLP.comPresidents Day weekend has long been a popular time to go skiing, and lots of people from our area will head to Vermont and New Hampshire.
2019-02-15 22:46 EST
Hundreds attend funeral for Massachusetts WW2 veteran with no living family WWLP.comPrivate First Class James McCue, a Massachusetts veteran, died last week with no living family, but hundreds of strangers attended his funeral.
2019-02-15 20:39 EST
Ready or not, winter weather has returned to western Massachusetts WWLP.comWinter has returned to Massachusetts. After several days of above-average temperatures to start the month of February, this looks and feels more like it.
2019-02-12 19:21 EST
School closings and delays for Massachusetts for Wednesday, Feb. 13 MassLive.comThis list will be updated as schools announce closures and delays.
2019-02-12 13:04 EST
School delays and closings for Massachusetts for Thursday, Feb. 7 MassLive.comThe following schools have announced closures or delays for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 due to the potential for icy conditions.
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
Showers likely across Massachusetts Friday MassLive.comFollowing this week's storms, more precipitation is on the way.
2019-02-14 05:41 EST
Missing Massachusetts woman found alive; kidnapping suspect arrested USA TODAYBoston police found a 23-year-old woman reported missing over the weekend alive on Tuesday and arrested a suspect for kidnapping her.
2019-01-22 03:00 EST
Massachusetts receives average ranking on recent report of safest states for seniors WWLP.comMassachusetts was ranked right in the middle in a new study ranking the safest states for seniors.
2019-02-13 23:28 EST
Where UFOs have been reported in western Massachusetts WWLP.comSixty-five UFO sightings in Massachusetts were reported to the National UFO Reporting Center last year.
2019-02-15 12:15 EST
1st legal marijuana stores are open in Massachusetts, but industry is far from mature MassLive.comThe first legal recreational sale of marijuana took place Nov. 20 at New England Treatment Access in Northampton. These are NETA employees making test ...
2019-02-11 03:00 EST
How Do Illegal Drugs Like Fentanyl Find Their Way To Massachusetts? wgbh.orgPresident Trump continues making the case for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, saying it's the only way to stop the flow of undocumented immigrants and ...
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
‘Worst part of this job’: How Massachusetts superintendents decide to call a snow day Boston.comSuperintendents and leaders across Massachusetts share the process they go through when determining if school will be canceled or not. Read more on ...
2019-01-22 03:00 EST
Increase in winter-related injuries due to recent storm across western Massachusetts WWLP.comSPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) -- Winter storms can play a huge role in our health. Baystate Medical Center's Dr. Joseph Schmidt told 22News they're treating ...
2019-02-13 15:41 EST
Lacrosse player's head is too big for Massachusetts college team, hopes to have one made for him Daily MailAlex Chu, a 19-year-old freshman at Wheaton College, has been on the sidelines of his lacrosse team because his head is too big for the helmets. He learned ...
2019-02-19 13:19 EST
Massachusetts DOT estimates a new highway exit could cost $37.8 million Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsWESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation estimates a proposal to build a new Massachusetts Turnpike exit will cost between ...
2019-02-13 08:41 EST
Massachusetts Democrats push bill to allow more late-term abortions Washington ExaminerMassachusetts Democrats are pushing a sweeping bill to allow more third-trimester abortions, meaning the commonwealth would join New York in having some ...
2019-02-06 03:00 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
I-TEAM: Dozens of nurses licenses suspended, revoked in western Massachusetts WWLP.comWhen your loved one is staying at a hospital or rehab center, you assume they're in good hands. The I-Team found dozens of incidents that indicate that might ...
2019-02-14 18:00 EST
Columbia Gas Of Massachusetts President Says He'll Retire, 11 Weeks After Saying He'd Stay WBURColumbia Gas of Massachusetts said Friday that its embattled president, Steve Bryant, will retire. Bryant had resisted calls for his resignation in the wake of the ...
2019-02-15 14:45 EST
Massachusetts Opioid Lawsuit Contains Details On Purdue Pharma : Shots - Health News NPRThe Massachusetts attorney general alleges that the family behind Purdue Pharma knew that OxyContin was causing overdoses, yet continued to cash in.
2019-02-01 03:00 EST
Massachusetts will likely wait to recoup unpaid Conn. tolls Boston HeraldHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker wants Connecticut to help his administration collect millions of dollars in unpaid highway tolls, ...
2019-02-03 03:00 EST
Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld Says He Can Beat Trump in 2020 BloombergFormer Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld discusses his plans to run for president in 2020. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: ...
2019-02-19 14:21 EST
Massachusetts driver killed in crash on I-95 in Maine Press HeraldWELLS – Law enforcement officials say a Massachusetts driver died hours after being ejected from an SUV that hit a guardrail and flipped on Interstate 95 in ...
2019-02-05 03:00 EST
Massachusetts regulators propose efforts to protect students from unexpected college closures Inside Higher EdMassachusetts takes a swing at regulating small colleges at risk of shutting down in order to better protect students. Institutions at risk would have to be public ...
2019-01-23 03:00 EST
Road Rage Incident Leaves Man Clinging to SUV Driving Down Massachusetts Highway TIMEA road rage incident left a man clinging to the hood of an SUV zooming down a Massachusetts highway on Friday, reports say.
2019-01-27 03:00 EST
Massachusetts woman begins jail sentence for texting suicide conviction WDIV ClickOnDetroitA Massachusetts woman who sent her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself was jailed Monday on an involuntary ...
2019-02-11 15:16 EST
Second Mass. child dies from flu-related complications, officials say The Boston GlobeThe death of the 4-year-old girl from Framingham was released on the same day that officials confirmed the passing of 12-year-old Aaron Zenus, a student in ...
2019-02-01 03:00 EST
Massachusetts man pleads not guilty in Maine swimmer's death Bangor Daily NewsA Massachusetts man pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges in connection with a Camden woman's death on Damariscotta Lake in Jefferson ...
2019-02-12 15:14 EST
Massachusetts Board Of Higher Education Considers Identifying Failing Colleges WBURThe Massachusetts Board of Higher Education is considering a proposal that would allow the Department of Higher Education to intervene when private, ...
2019-01-22 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Supreme Court upholds conviction in texting suicide case CBS NewsBoston — Massachusetts' highest court has upheld the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a young woman who encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself ...
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
Massachusetts correction officers say K-2 drug in prisons is making them sick WCVB BostonIt's a man-made chemical, a dangerous synthetic cannabinoid and the latest drug of choice for inmates.
2019-02-14 18:34 EST
Massachusetts police blast 'Let It Go' during extreme cold WTNH.comPolice in Massachusetts were having a little fun with the extreme temperatures over the holiday weekend.
2019-01-21 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Head Start program asking lawmakers for $15 million in funding WWLP.comThe Massachusetts Head Start program is seeking $15 million to help children and families across the state.
2019-02-12 19:10 EST

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