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.

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How to separate politics from civics in Massachusetts schools MetroWest Daily NewsMassachusetts lawmakers are hopeful civics-based education will improve civic engagement among young people. The challenge for administration, schools ...
2018-12-11 00:01 EST
What is Massachusetts planning to do with all that marijuana tax revenue? Boston.comWith the state's new legal recreational weed industry poised to grow, here's a look at the money it collects on pot sales and where it actually goes.
2018-12-05 20:31 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
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
Easthampton mayor among Massachusetts municipal officials on 'economic and cultural exchange' trip to Israel MassLive.comThe Jewish Community Relations Council is paying for the $4500 trip.
2018-12-11 19:21 EST
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
Vermont group recommends taxing marijuana at a higher rate than Massachusetts BurlingtonFreePress.comThe report sets out a framework for marijuana sales in Vermont.
2018-11-16 03:00 EST
Massachusetts delegation eyeing reins of power in US House Journal TimesBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts holds only nine of 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, but after eight years in the political wilderness the state's ...
2018-12-08 11:25 EST
Consumers deserve to know companies' political affiliations The Massachusetts Daily CollegianCompanies should be open about their involvement in politics, even if it results in controversy.
2018-12-11 00:07 EST
An uncompromising wall divides U.S. politics Boston HeraldBecause, like it or not, our political differences have achieved Seinfeld status: They're real—and they are spectacular.
2018-12-12 06:47 EST
Massachusetts Senate 'prepared to take action' on National Grid lockout MassLive.comA National Grid crew from Fredonia, N.Y. repair power lines that were brought down from the effects of Superstorm Sandy, in Port Washington, N.Y. in November.
2018-12-10 08:47 EST
Creation of Citizens Commission next step in Massachusetts’ effort to regulate corporate campaign donations MassLive.comSupporters of a ballot question creating a citizens commission to oppose the Citizens United court decision rally in Boston on Oct. 19, 2018. ( Shira Schoenberg ...
2018-12-11 13:13 EST
Massachusetts campaign finance law on union donations appealed to U.S. Supreme Court MassLive.comAttorneys for the Goldwater Institute asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up its challenge of a Massachusetts campaign finance law that bans political ...
2018-12-05 13:38 EST
POLITICS: Elizabeth Warren on climate change: Who knows? E&E NewsElizabeth Warren has a huge following. But as the Massachusetts senator prepares for a likely presidential run, there are growing questions about what she ...
2018-12-05 07:38 EST
New recreational marijuana stores to open 'every couple of weeks' in Massachusetts MassLive.comWhile hundreds braved the cold rain and snow Tuesday for the chance to legally buy marijuana, the Cannabis Control Commission was back to work processing ...
2018-11-21 03:00 EST
Pelosi Rebel Seth Moulton Gets Pushback at Massachusetts Town Hall Roll Call Rep. Seth Moulton, one of a handful of Democrats leading the crusade against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's bid to reclaim the speaker's gavel when ...
2018-11-20 03:00 EST
Correction: Ways and Means Chair Story | Massachusetts News U.S. News & World ReportBOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Democrat poised to take over leadership of the powerful U.S. House Ways and Means Committee in January says the ...
2018-11-28 03:00 EST
Third retail pot shop set to open in Salem, Massachusetts Fort Worth Star TelegramA third retail marijuana shop is set to open in Massachusetts.
2018-12-11 18:24 EST
UMass poll: Massachusetts is heading in the right direction, U.S. is not MassLive.comThe UMass Amherst poll found that 68 percent of voters believe "things in Massachusetts are generally going in the right direction" but 68 percent believe the ...
2018-11-27 03:00 EST
Is It Time For The State To Shed Its Taxachusetts Nickname? Woburn, MA PatchTaxachusetts No More? - Woburn, MA - A new report shows the state's reputation of high taxes is no longer valid, but that may not be a good thing, according to ...
2018-11-20 03:00 EST
A Look At Voter ID Laws And Recounts In Massachusetts wgbh.orgOnerous voter I.D. requirements in other states are making national news. What are the rules here in Massachusetts?
2018-11-27 03:00 EST
Boston city councilors consider marijuana, liquor store zoning"When we're dealing with an emerging industry, zoning is very key to health, and that's where we have the most influence." Read more on
2018-12-11 20:13 EST
Deval Patrick explains why he won't run for president in 2020 Boston.comThere are a lot of potential Democratic candidates thinking about running for president in 2020. Deval Patrick is no longer one of them. The former ...
2018-12-06 09:21 EST
Massachusetts marijuana dispensaries sold $400k worth of weed during first day of recreational sales Washington TimesThe only two dispensaries licensed to sell recreational marijuana in Massachusetts reported a combined total of more than $400000 in sales during their first ...
2018-11-23 03:00 EST
Ex-Massachusetts Speaker lashing out at Bureau of Prisons The StateEx-Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi lashed out at the federal Bureau of Prisons during his first interview since being granted compassionate ...
2018-12-05 19:47 EST
State Sen. President Karen Spilka says she's committed to addressing Western Mass. issues on Beacon Hill MassLive.comDespite recent shakeups to Western Massachusetts' representation on Beacon Hill, the state's new Senate leader stressed Tuesday that she's committed to ...
2018-12-11 17:16 EST
Massachusetts Rep. Lynch now supports Pelosi in reversal The StateMassachusetts U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch says he now supports Rep. Nancy Pelosi as House speaker, breaking away from a group of Democratic ...
2018-12-09 00:07 EST
Best states to be rich 2019 MoneyRates.comSome states make it easier to build and protect wealth than others. This study looks at income, tax burden and crime statistics to determine which states are best ...
2018-12-12 01:15 EST
She’ll always be a Democrat to her core The Boston GlobeAll these years later, it's difficult to pinpoint exactly when the political bug that happily infected Jean Moulton all of her adult life sunk its teeth so deeply into her.
2018-12-11 12:29 EST
Where the Massachusetts delegation stands on Nancy Pelosi Boston.comFrom the 1st to the 9th congressional district, every one has now taken a position. Read more on
2018-11-26 03:00 EST
Pelosi Opponent Moulton Stares Down Potential Primary Challenge Roll Call Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton positioned himself as a chief antagonist to Nancy Pelosi when he joined with other Democrats to oppose her bid to reclaim ...
2018-12-11 16:46 EST
Secret Recording Case: Federal Judge Rules in Favor of James O'Keefe and Project Veritas Breitbart NewsA federal judge ruled that Americans have the right to secretly record public officials while they are fulfilling their duties in public.
2018-12-11 07:51 EST
Capitol Watch Podcast: Commercial pot is now available in Massachusetts. Here's what that means for Connecticut. Hartford CourantCourant reporter Rebecca Lurye gives Capitol Watch an inside look at opening day in Northampton, Mass., where long lines greeted one of the state's two pot ...
2018-11-28 03:00 EST
Deval Patrick Won’t Run in 2020, Citing ‘Cruelty’ of the Process The New York TimesDeval Patrick, the former two-term Democratic governor of Massachusetts, said Thursday morning that he would not be a candidate for the Democratic ...
2018-12-05 00:35 EST
Massachusetts still very blue, but moderates hold clout The StateMassachusetts in 2018 lived up to its national reputation as a solidly blue state, once again electing an all-Democratic congressional delegation with more ...
2018-11-17 03:00 EST
Should Massachusetts institute a tax on vehicle miles traveled? The Boston GlobeYES. 25zoargue -- Michael Widmer, the YES voice. (Handout). Michael Widmer. Michael Widmer. Former longtime President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers ...
2018-11-23 03:00 EST
As her DNA test still reverberates, Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s political operation shows fissures The Washington PostAs time nears for the Massachusetts senator to decide on a presidential bid, a long-term Warren aide considers other options.
2018-12-07 19:04 EST
MBTA general manager Luis Ramirez is out after just 15 months The Boston GlobeThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's general manager, Luis Ramirez, abruptly left his job after just 15 months, state officials announced Tuesday, ...
2018-12-11 10:05 EST
2020 Democrats Face a Vexing Issue: Big Money From the Rich The New York TimesWhile Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders would likely disavow super PACs, candidates from donor-rich states like New York and California would face a ...
2018-12-11 14:57 EST
Target to pay $3M to resolve Massachusetts Medicaid claim CityNews VancouverMINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that it violated rules of Massachusetts' Medicaid program. Federal and ...
2018-12-11 11:30 EST
From the Adamses to the Clintons: The most influential US political families in history, ranked Business InsiderWe picked out today's most impressive American dynasties and ranked them, considering historical legacy, current influence, and estimated wealth.
2018-12-11 01:44 EST
St. Susanna Parish: Massachusetts Church Puts Baby Jesus in a Cage for Controversial Nativity Scene Inside EditionA Massachusetts church put a twist on the normal nativity scene and placed a baby Jesus figurine in a cage in attempt to “mirror” recent immigration issues.
2018-12-07 09:47 EST
Baker: Massachusetts Will Create Hate Crime Database NECNGov. Charlie Baker says the state will create a new website to track reports of hate crimes. Baker on Monday also asked police departments across ...
2018-11-26 03:00 EST
'Absolutely Brutal': Why White House Runs Aren't For Everyone NPRDeval Patrick passed on running for president this week, saying the campaign process is too "cruel." He's right — there are a lot of downsides to running for ...
2018-12-09 06:00 EST
If you're looking for new podcasts, look no further! The Massachusetts Daily CollegianBy Taeko Gupta, Collegian Correspondent December 10, 2018. Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture, Headlines, Scrolling Headlines · Share on ...
2018-12-10 00:00 EST
Is politics a good Thanksgiving dinner conversation? WWLP.comShare the meal- not your opinions: a new Quinnipiac University poll found that people want to avoid discussing politics over dinner on Thanksgiving by a 2-1 ...
2018-11-21 21:48 EST
Top spending Massachusetts PACs linked with labor unions The StateEight of the top ten Massachusetts political action committees that spent thousands in the months leading up to Election Day were representing the interests of ...
2018-11-18 11:51 EST
Peabody Award winner speaks about US-Iran relationship The Massachusetts Daily CollegianBest-selling author discusses the relationship between the U.S. and Iran.
2018-12-06 00:08 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
Feds find 'blatant disregard' for veteran safety at VA nursing home among the nation's worst USA TODAYBOSTON – Staffers at the Department of Veterans Affairs nursing home in Brockton, Massachusetts – rated among the worst VA nursing homes in the country ...
2018-11-14 03:00 EST
Question 2 asks Massachusetts voters to consider money in politics MetroWest Daily 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
Baby Jesus locked in cage for church nativity scene. ‘It makes the point.’ The Herald-SunDedham, Massachusetts, church St. Susanna Parish drew controversy after unveiling a nativity scene showing baby Jesus in a cage. The pastor said it was ...
2018-12-05 11:12 EST
Pelosi should lead by stepping back The Massachusetts Daily CollegianGiving newcomers a seat isn't a risk, it's an opportunity.
2018-12-04 21:43 EST
The election may be over, but your work isn't The Massachusetts Daily CollegianAs the final results from last Tuesday trickle in, lawn signs are removed from front yards and “I Voted!” stickers are peeled off of jackets, the finality of the election ...
2018-11-13 03:00 EST
We’ve seen the future of Massachusetts politics, and it’s female The Boston GlobeAyanna Pressley, Maura Healey, and Michelle Wu have shown us the future, and Massachusetts politics will never be the same.
2018-09-05 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
Massachusetts ballot Question 3: Here's what you need to know 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
2018-09-26 03:00 EDT
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
2018-11-07 03:00 EST
From Navy to politics, Bush served usa Boston HeraldLeaders around the world are mourning the death of George H.W. Bush, a war hero, the patriarch of an American political dynasty and the nation's 41st ...
2018-12-02 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
The candidates running for statewide offices in the Massachusetts primaries Boston.comThis is your guide to the state's primary elections. Read more on
2018-08-28 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
Massachusetts ballot Question 1, the nurse-staffing issue: What to know 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
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 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
Here's how Charlie Baker is voting on the 3 Massachusetts ballot questions Boston.comGov. Charlie Baker may be voting for the Republican ticket in next month's elections, but his positions on the state's ballot questions are a bit more of a mixed ...
2018-10-18 03:00 EDT
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
2018-10-17 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
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
Major cuts in income, sales taxes rejected by Massachusetts House Worcester TelegramBOSTON - The House rejected a pair of major tax cuts on Monday, including one that may be headed for this year's ballot.Without debate or opposition, the ...
2018-04-23 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
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
Why did Barack Obama endorse these 2 local Massachusetts candidates?"We've gone from relatively unknown to now being known by a former president." Read more on
2018-10-03 03:00 EDT
Here are the results of the Massachusetts primary elections Boston.comNominated candidates now head off to the Nov. 6 general elections. Read more on
2018-10-31 03:00 EDT
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
'Being There:' Ignorance is Bliss The Massachusetts Daily CollegianBy Jackson Walker, Collegian Correspondent November 29, 2018. Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture, Movies, Scrolling Headlines · Share on ...
2018-11-29 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
2018-11-05 03:00 EST
Question 3: 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
How Taxes Will Change For MA Residents In 2018 Boston, MA PatchHow Taxes Will Change For MA In 2018 - Boston, MA - A new report looks at how individual incomes taxes will change because of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
2018-04-22 03:00 EDT
Americans deserve equal access to voting The Massachusetts Daily CollegianLong lines and malfunctioning machines restrict access to the polls.
2018-11-15 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Democrat Jay Gonzalez spar over taxes, transportation in 1st debate MassLive.comFILE - This combination of 2018 file photos show Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jay Gonzalez, left, and Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, right ...
2018-10-09 03:00 EDT
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineGOV. CHARLIE BAKER has an R next to his name, but many Republicans don't think it belongs there. Ed Lyons, a Republican activist who is a big fan of Baker, ...
2018-08-06 03:00 EDT
Tax debate returns to Legislature after SJC strikes down Massachusetts millionaire's tax MassLive.comLawmakers are negotiating with business groups and liberal advocacy groups over several other ballot questions, including one that would lower the state sales ...
2018-06-19 03:00 EDT
Who are the US Senate candidates in Massachusetts? Boston.comRepublicans have a three-way race for the Sept. 4 primary election. Democrat Elizabeth Warren is unopposed. Read more on
2018-08-21 03:00 EDT
Tax holiday: Yes, Massachusetts will have a sales tax-free weekend in 2018 Boston.comFor the first time since 2015, it looks like Massachusetts will have a sales tax holiday after all. Read more on
2018-08-01 03:00 EDT
Here are the 3 ballot questions Massachusetts will vote on this November Boston.comAnd then there were three. Massachusetts voters looked like they were going to have a lot to choose on this November. Eight ballot questions appeared to be ...
2018-07-09 03:00 EDT
Mass GOP chair departs amid Republican turmoil Boston HeraldMass GOP Chairwoman Kirsten Hughes has decided not to seek a fourth term, and internal politics could determine her successor now that Gov. Charlie Baker ...
2018-11-29 03:00 EST
Who are the US House candidates in Massachusetts? Boston.comThe 3rd District has quite a few contenders — and it's not the only race drawing attention. Read more on
2018-08-28 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
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
What you need to know about the 'grand bargain' that Charlie Baker just signed into law Boston.comThe so-called "grand bargain" bill will ultimately raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour, implement a guaranteed paid family and medical leave program, ...
2018-06-28 03:00 EDT
Politics In The News: Massachusetts Primary Election NPRMassachusetts holds its primary on Tuesday. David Greene talks to Frank Phillips, Boston Globe State House bureau chief, and NPR congressional ...
2018-09-04 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
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
The WGBH News Guide To Massachusetts' 2018 Ballot Questions wgbh.orgGet all the info you need on this year's ballot questions covering nurse staffing levels, campaign finance and transgender rights.
2018-10-21 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Democrats Strain to Stand Out in Rare Open-Seat Race Roll Call Voters in north-central Massachusetts will cast ballots Tuesday in one of the cycle's most crowded primaries. Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas is retiring after five ...
2018-09-01 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts politicians react to resignation of Jeff Sessions Boston.comAttorney General Jeff Sessions resigned from his post Wednesday, per the request of President Donald Trump. Read more on
2018-11-07 03:00 EST
Watch the moment Ayanna Pressley learned she won Boston.comThe Boston city councilor defeated incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano in Tuesday's Democratic primary election in Massachusetts's 7th Congressional District.
2018-09-05 03:00 EDT
Ayanna Pressley is officially Massachusetts's first black congresswoman Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley didn't campaign to make history, but she did on Tuesday, officially becoming Massachusetts' first black woman elected to the ...
2018-11-07 03:00 EST
Poll: Massachusetts dislikes Trump's job performance more than any other state Boston.comNo other state dislikes how President Donald Trump has handled the presidency more so than Massachusetts, a recent poll found. Read more on
2018-08-15 03:00 EDT


New DEMS say party should DO MORE on RACE — MBTA chief OUT —Third POT SHOP opens SATURDAY PoliticoGOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. NEW LAWMAKERS SAY DEMS HAVE LONG WAY TO GO ON RACE — Despite an election that featured historic gains ...
2018-12-12 07:10 EST
MBTA general manager out after just 15 months WCVB BostonMBTA general manager Luis Ramirez is leaving the agency after a little over one year on the job. He will be replaced by Steve Poftak.
2018-12-11 12:07 EST
The MBTA’s weekend commuter rail discount went well. But now it’s over The Boston GlobeA $10 weekend pass led to more revenue on the commuter rail, but officials have been forced to pause the program.
2018-12-10 16:15 EST
Hoping MBTA vows to improve stay on track Boston HeraldWe are assured by the MBTA that infrastructure investment and improved employee training will improve the T's performance. The proof will be in the riding.
2018-12-11 02:38 EST
Signal problems, cracked rails caused Red Line delays The Boston GlobeThe MBTA apologized Tuesday after commuters on the Red Line experienced delays because of signal problems and track issues near the Kendall/MIT Station.
2018-12-11 10:06 EST
Commuter Rail discount could return after study, MBTA says Boston 25 NewsWeekend discounts on the Commuter Rail are now over, but the MBTA says they could make a return.
2018-12-11 08:28 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 22:56 EST
Train derails on MBTA Green Line WCVB BostonShuttle bus *service* is being provided for commuters.
2018-12-10 16:34 EST
Mass. officials have big ideas — and big decisions — for the MBTA commuter rail The Boston GlobeHow often should trains run? How much should a ride cost? And who's going to operate it, anyway?
2018-12-05 18:23 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 16:43 EST
Police: Quincy man smashed MBTA train window with his head because phone call ‘made him angry’ Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - A Quincy man accused of smashing an MBTA train window with his head told responding officers he did it because he was mad at someone, ...
2018-12-10 12:38 EST
MBTA subway ridership is dropping . . . except on the Blue Line The Boston GlobeRidership on the Blue Line keeps growing even as it drops elsewhere in the system.
2018-11-28 03:00 EST
Five people injured in crash with MBTA bus, 2 cars The Boston GlobeAll five injuries are non life-threatening, and there was only one passenger on board the bus.
2018-12-06 18:53 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 06:50 EST
Nobody knows why there’s a fake tree at Park Street station — and the MBTA didn’t put it there The Boston GlobeMaybe riders will never know. But they're certainly curious.
2018-12-05 13:40 EST
Changes at two MBTA garages start Wednesday - News The Patriot LedgerBRAINTREE − There will be fewer spaces in the garage at Quincy Adams station and new parking spaces will be available near Braintree station starting on ...
2018-12-05 22:11 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
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
Rider drags Christmas tree onto Red Line at rush hour. Fellow commuter unimpressed The Boston GlobeTransit officials are reminding commuters to “use sound judgment” and think of other riders.
2018-12-11 09:27 EST
An Orange Line Conductor Stopped a Rush-Hour Train, Made “Uncommon Remarks” Boston magazineThe MBTA is investigating after an Orange Line conductor stopped a rush hour train and made “uncommon remarks” to passengers Monday morning.
2018-12-10 14:18 EST
The MBTA has a new watcher The Boston GlobeBusiness and transit groups are teaming up to rate the MBTA every year on its promise to whittle away at a multibillion-dollar fix-it list.
2018-11-15 03:00 EST
Video captures MBTA bus hitting car that was pushed into pedestrian WCVB BostonSurveillance video shows a chain-reaction crash that started when an MBTA transit bus collided with a vehicle that was pushed into a pedestrian.
2018-12-06 18:46 EST
MBTA Reaffirms Accessibility Goals with Amended Agreement framinghamsource.comThe following is a press release from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. ***. BOSTON – Yesterday, the MBTA and the Boston Center for ...
2018-12-05 07:50 EST
No bonus — yet — for MBTA general manager The Boston GlobeState officials have put off a decision on whether to award the general manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority a bonus for his first year at the ...
2018-11-16 03:00 EST
MBTA tallies drop in ridership Boston HeraldFewer people are taking the T, which is falling short of revenue projections this year by millions of dollars.
2018-11-27 07:00 EST
With CRRC in Springfield ready to deliver 1st MBTA Orange Line cars, China trade war worries loom MassLive.comSPRINGFIELD -- CRRC, the Chinese rail car manufacturer with a new factory in East Springfield, hopes the 90-day truce in the U.S.-China trade war announced ...
2018-12-05 15:33 EST
Old Orange Line cars gear up for their final rides The Boston GlobeSweet retirement is just around the corner for the nearly 40-year-old train sets that rumble each day from Malden to Jamaica Plain.
2018-11-26 03:00 EST
Engine fire on MBTA commuter rail train forces evacuation at Hanson station Boston 25 NewsAn MBTA commuter rail train on the Kingston/Plymouth line was evacuated during Thursday morning's commute after an apparent engine fire caused the train to ...
2018-11-30 03:00 EST
IMHO: The MBTA'S Newest Excuse wgbh.orgJim Braude on how the MBTA sugarcoats just how late they always are: Hoping passengers don't notice!
2018-12-06 19:15 EST
MBTA, city reach compromise on fence | Haverhill Eagle-TribuneHAVERHILL — A local business owner says he is grateful for the community's support after the MBTA altered its plans for a controversial fence that would have ...
2018-11-26 03:00 EST
Braintree restricts parking near MBTA gate - News The Patriot LedgerThe restrictions limit parking on two Braintree streets close to the Quincy Adams MBTA station.
2018-11-28 03:00 EST
Keolis: Wheel Came Off MBTA Commuter Rail Train, Causing Derailment CBS BostonWALTHAM (CBS) – An MBTA commuter rail train derailed near the Belmont-Waltham line Tuesday morning. Fitchburg line train 404 left Wachusett around 6:20 ...
2018-11-27 03:00 EST
Massachusetts transportation officials delay decision on $32,000 bonus for MBTA general manager Luis Manuel Ramirez MassLive.comMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's transportation chief and the head of the MBTA are agreeing to put off a decision on a potential $32000 bonus.
2018-11-15 03:00 EST
Haverhill man allegedly urinates on floor of MBTA commuter rail train Boston.comKeith Comeau, 38, was standing in front of around 30 to 40 passengers at the time, police said. Read more on
2018-12-04 11:30 EST
Bloomberg BloombergOn the Tuesday, December 11 edition of Bloomberg Baystate Business we talked with Raj Pathak of Morgan Stanley about the markets. Harvard Business ...
2018-12-11 18:44 EST
MBTA ridership, revenue taking a dip WCVB BostonOfficials are concerned that MBTA ridership and revenue are taking at dip.
2018-11-27 03:00 EST
Transportation Secretary Calls 2 MBTA Issues In One Week ‘Unacceptable’ CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts' Transportation Secretary is calling two MBTA mishaps “unacceptable,” and demanding accountability. Stephanie Pollack said ...
2018-11-29 03:00 EST
Ridership down, pension liability up at MBTA The Daily News of NewburyportBOSTON – The rising cost of MBTA pensions has board members concerned about the long-term stability of the retirement program for an agency where ...
2018-11-26 03:00 EST
MBTA's Ramirez Leaves, Nameless Graves In Waltham, "The Friend" WBURHost Callum Borchers speaks with Richard Davey, former MBTA general manager, about the MBTA's annocement that Luis Ramirez will be stepping down as ...
2018-12-10 17:02 EST
Dover officials continue push for recreational path - News MetroWest Daily NewsDOVER — Selectmen have compared the process to lease the former Bay Colony rail bed from the MBTA to “pushing a big boulder up a hill.”Last week ...
2018-12-11 15:18 EST
Gate Closed for Decades Opens for Better Access to Quincy Adams MBTA Station NECNA pedestrian gate behind an MBTA station in Quincy, Massachusetts, has opened, making access to public transportation easier for neighbors. Due to concerns ...
2018-12-03 03:00 EST
Ridership Down On the MBTA, Except For the Blue Line Banker & TradesmanThe rising cost of MBTA pensions has board members concerned about the long-term stability of the retirement program for an agency where ridership over the ...
2018-11-27 11:42 EST
MBTA Commuter Rail Back on Schedule a Day After Derailment NECNThe MBTA Commuter Rail trains are back on scheduled Wednesday, a day after a train carrying approximately 800 passengers derailed in Waltham. Tuesday ...
2018-11-27 03:00 EST
MBTA turns to solar arrays at South Shore train stations The Patriot LedgerHINGHAM — With temperatures stuck in the upper 20s Thursday morning, many of the commuters waiting for trains at the West Hingham station could be found ...
2018-11-17 03:00 EST
A man allegedly indecently assaulted a girl selling cookies to benefit the Humane Society at an MBTA station Boston.comMark Hurd, 56, was arrested after an investigation. Read more on
2018-11-29 03:00 EST
Springfield's CRRC begins testing Orange Line cars for Boston's MBTA (photos, video) MassLive.comIt is the first public glimpse of Springfield-built rail cars that will start shipping out to Boston in the week or so before Christmas. And the sight of those cars will ...
2018-11-16 03:00 EST
On camera: Pedestrian hit by car rear-ended by MBTA bus WCVB BostonThe crash occurred at the intersection of Hyde Park Ave. and Canterbury St., Boston Fire officials said.
2018-12-06 15:35 EST
BPD investigating after teen shot near Jackson Sq MBTA stop Boston 25 NewsBoston Police are investigating after a teenage girl was shot near the Jackson Square MBTA stop in Jamaica Plain.
2018-11-13 03:00 EST
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineTHE MBTA'S OVERSIGHT BOARD took some tentative steps on Monday to begin exploring the transit authority's role in a fast-changing “mobility marketplace” ...
2018-12-03 03:00 EST
MBTA committee considers help for reverse commuters, electrification Boston Business JournalIncreased frequency to help reverse rail commuters and converting from diesel to electric trains were among the ideas put into motion at the MBTA's Rail Vision ...
2018-11-15 03:00 EST
Editorial: MBTA must make Keolis accountable Boston HeraldThe debacle on the MBTA's Fitchburg commuter rail train exemplifies serious shortcomings on the part of Keolis, the extent of which need to be investigated.
2018-11-29 03:00 EST
MBTA ridership down, pension liability up at budget-challenged T Boston Business JournalThe cost of pensions at the MBTA has climbed 50 percent since 2015, and now account for 23 percent of payroll expenses.
2018-11-27 03:00 EST
Man on tracks struck and killed by MBTA commuter train in Waltham The Boston GlobeA person was struck by an MBTA commuter rail train in Waltham, forcing Keolis Commuter Services to halt some *service* on the Fitchburg Line.
2018-11-13 03:00 EST
EDITORIAL: Long haul requires plenty of patience with MBTA, Keolis Lowell SunAn accident waiting to happen. That seems to sum up the state of the MBTA's 12 commuter rail lines. Despite the introduction of new locomotives and ...
2018-11-30 07:28 EST
MBTA GM refuses to comment on Commuter Rail engine fire WCVB BostonFirefighters put down the fire, but the MBTA is still facing a firestorm. On two consecutive mornings, major malfunctions have wreaked havoc on the Commuter ...
2018-11-29 03:00 EST
MBTA promises improvements after commuter rail incident WCVB BostonAt a panel discussion Tuesday night, an MBTA official said the state now spending three times the annual money it has in the past on repairs to the system.
2018-11-27 03:00 EST
Mechanical issues plague MBTA as winter approaches The Suffolk JournalThe MBTA is slowly returning to normal *service* after a week of delays, breakdowns and accidents as the cold weather tests the system's resilience. Last week ...
2018-12-05 15:48 EST
MBTA police request manners Boston HeraldThe MBTA Transit Police sense something in the area of basic manners is afoot among riders.The agency this week tweeted a user-submitted photo of a T rider ...
2018-11-23 03:00 EST
MassDOT, MBTA Officials Offer Thanksgiving Travel Guidance NBC10 BostonThe holidays are a time for family, reflection and, of course, travel. MassDOT officials joined the Massachusetts Bay Authority Transportation on Monday to ...
2018-11-19 03:00 EST
Organizations join forces to oversee MBTA compliance with goals Daily Free PressThe Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Conservation Law Foundation and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Advisory Board will jointly ...
2018-11-18 03:00 EST
MBTA Announces Patriots Train Schedule for Sunday's Game at Gillette GoLocalProvMBTA's operating partner, Keolis Commuter Services, is reminding Patriots fans that train *service* is available to and from Gillette Stadium for Sunday's game ...
2018-12-01 03:00 EST
Police: Fare evader hurled racial epithets, threw rock at MBTA bus driver Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsDEDHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - A 21-year-old Dedham man who attempted to board an MBTA bus without paying is facing assault charges after authorities say he ...
2018-11-29 03:00 EST
Commuters Delayed For Hours After MBTA Train Derails In Waltham CBS BostonPassengers were frustrated by how long it took for another train to come and pick them up Tuesday morning. WBZ-TV's Gary Brode reports.
2018-11-27 12:24 EST
Advocates: Better MBTA key to faster airport access Boston HeraldMore reliable, efficient public transportation is key to curbing Boston's bottlenecks of airport-bound traffic as both the city and Logan grow, advocates say.
2018-11-13 03:00 EST
Getting Lynn and out easier: MBTA studying transit options Boston HeraldThe MBTA plans to take a new, hard look at how you get in and out of Lynn — including the long-awaited Blue Line extension.“We're still waiting for the Blue ...
2018-11-14 03:00 EST
MBTA Police Seeking Public's Help in Assault Investigation NECNThe MBTA Transit Police is asking for the public's help in identifying two people connected with an assault and battery investigation.
2018-11-24 03:00 EST
MBTA expert weighs in on Boston's questions The Suffolk JournalOn Nov. 8, the Civic Series Organization (CSO) held an educational discussion titled “Why Aren't We Moving? An Inside Look at the MBTA” at Alley Powered by ...
2018-11-14 03:00 EST
Police: Man indecently assaulted woman several times while on MBTA bus Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsNEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A Newton man is facing charges after authorities say he indecently assaulted a woman several times while on an MBTA bus last ...
2018-11-14 03:00 EST
Salem Says Its Ready For Pot Shop Opening Salem, MA PatchSalem Says It's Ready For Pot Shop Opening - Salem, MA - The store set up an online reservation system in hopes of minimizing opening-day lines and crowds.
2018-12-11 14:19 EST
Letters: Mass. transit system is at a moment of transition The Boston GlobeEmily Reichert and Quincy Miller's op-ed on the success of bus rapid transit in Mexico City and how BRT might help Boston is most welcome (“Take the bus,” ...
2018-12-08 00:00 EST
Keller @ Large: Rider With Christmas Tree On Crowded Red Line Lands On Naughty List CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – The holiday season is in full swing, and isn't it great? The streets and subways packed with excited shoppers, the smell of pine needles in the ...
2018-12-12 06:15 EST
The South End Is Boston's Next Hub For Innovation – No Aerial Gondola Necessary BisnowDevelopers in the South End are ready to push the neighborhood out from under Kendall Square and the Seaport's shadow.
2018-12-11 12:13 EST
Cambridge startup to work with TSA to help recover devices forgetten at the airport The Boston GlobeRejjee Inc.'s lost-and-found database is designed to help you recover that phone or laptop you forgot while rushing through security.
2018-12-12 05:35 EST
Living sculptures aid migratory birds in city parks amNewYorkCentral Park and Prospect Park are globally recognized as havens for a variety of migratory birds. But just like every other New Yorker who stops for coffee ...
2018-12-09 18:08 EST
More accurate bus predictions coming to MBTA The Boston GlobeThe T has hired a company to produce more accurate estimates of bus arrival times.
2018-10-03 03:00 EDT
New technology could radically reshape MBTA fare policies The Boston GlobeAs officials prepare to put a new fare system in place, they're also thinking about major changes to how they charge riders for trips.
2018-10-16 03:00 EDT
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
Dropped trips down as MBTA considers redesign of bus network The Patriot LedgerBOSTON — Having cut the number of dropped bus trips almost in half in the last three months, MBTA officials on Monday detailed for its board what the agency ...
2018-09-24 03:00 EDT
Hatchet-wielding MBTA trolley operator charged with attacking two men Boston 25 NewsAn MBTA employee is behind bars after trying to attack two men with a hatchet.
2018-10-17 03:00 EDT
MBTA’s digital countdown clocks will now tell you if a train is ‘stopped’ and how far away it is The Boston GlobeCurrently, the countdown clocks can claim a train is “X minutes” away — and remaining stuck that way — when it's actually nowhere in sight.
2018-08-27 03:00 EDT
Keolis, MBTA hit pause on fare gates for commuter rail The Boston GlobeThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has delayed a plan to install fare gates at commuter rail platforms that would have required riders to prove they ...
2018-10-01 03:00 EDT
All Aboard! River Hawks Ride Free on Commuter Rail UMass LowellIncoming freshmen, from left, Ruby Nguyen, Cathy Huynh and Francesca Louis-Jean catch the Lowell MBTA commuter rail back to Boston after a visit to campus ...
2018-09-06 03:00 EDT
Downtown superstation? MBTA imagines future transit for Boston area WCVB BostonMassachusetts transportation officials have unveiled a draft of an investment plan designed to imagine the future of Boston area transit over two decades into t...
2018-08-02 03:00 EDT
10 Places to Go for $10 with the MBTA Weekend Pass | BU Today BU TodayTen places to visit for just $10 with the MBTA's Commuter Rail weekend passes, now offered through December 9.
2018-10-09 03:00 EDT
Signal problem? MBTA takes aim at prime cause of delays with new signal system. The Boston GlobeThe T awarded a $218 million contract to replace aging signals on the Red and Orange lines.
2018-10-01 03:00 EDT
MBTA will replace North Station drawbridges, eliminating a chokepoint The Boston GlobeBy building a wider bridge with six rail lines, the project will allow an increase the number of platforms available for commuter-rail passenger *service*.
2018-10-15 03:00 EDT
MBTA boosting subway, commuter rail service for Red Sox parade Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - In preparation for the Red Sox World Series victory parade, the MBTA will be enhancing *service* on Wednesday. To accommodate the tens ...
2018-10-30 03:00 EDT
The Weekender: December 13 to 16 | BU Today BU TodayLooking for some fun things to do this weekend? Check out “The Weekender,” our weekly guide of places to eat, shop, and go.
2018-12-12 00:02 EST
MBTA employee accused of stealing $450000 in bus fares Boston HeraldA T employee is accused of stealing more than $450000 from fare collection boxes he was supposed to repair, the Attorney General's office anno.
2018-09-13 03:00 EDT
MBTA offers retail space in Lynn and Swampscott for bid - Itemlive Daily ItemThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has put three Lynn and Swampscott retail locations at their respective commuter rail stations out to bid, ...
2018-10-21 03:00 EDT
'It's Frustrating': Commuters Complain of MBTA Bus Route NECNIt is one of the most popular bus routes for the MBTA, but passengers contend the 111 ranks as one of the worst you can take into Boston. Complaints of delays ...
2018-10-03 03:00 EDT
New fall/winter MBTA commuter rail schedule announced MetroWest Daily NewsBOSTON – The fall/winter commuter rail schedule will go into effect on Monday, Oct. 29, according to announcement Keolis Commuter Services (Keolis), the ...
2018-10-22 03:00 EDT
MBTA parking rates changing for first time in over 10 years WCVB BostonWeekday prices at many of the busiest garages will be increased, the MBTA said.
2018-08-27 03:00 EDT
At Baker-Gonzalez debate, MBTA, taxes among talking points Berkshire EagleBOSTON — Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and his Democratic challenger, Jay Gonzalez, sparred on everything from public transportation and ...
2018-10-09 03:00 EDT
Elderly woman assaulted at Harvard MBTA, police say WCVB BostonAn elderly woman was punched in the back of the head Friday evening at the MBTA's Harvard Sq. station, according to transit police. Jada Campbell, 23, of ...
2018-11-05 03:00 EST
Power Outage Causes Delays on 3 MBTA Lines NBC10 BostonThree MBTA experienced delays Thursday night because of a power outage in downtown Boston.
2018-08-30 03:00 EDT
MBTA closing Alewife garage for the weekend for emergency repairs WCVB BostonThe MBTA is closing the Alewife garage through the weekend to continue making repairs to the crumbling concrete inside the building, the agency announced ...
2018-08-10 03:00 EDT
For the first time in 10 years, the MBTA balanced its operating budget MassLive.comMBTA officials say getting rid of the budget deficit will help them with their trust deficit with riders frustrated as they face the varying levels of *service* they ...
2018-08-13 03:00 EDT
MBTA partners with Boston schools to engage students in science, technology Dorchester ReporterIn Massachusetts, jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are plentiful—but the number of Boston students on track to enter ...
2018-10-25 03:00 EDT

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Concerts coming to Massachusetts in 2019 MassLive.comHere's a look at shows from the Berkshires to Boston.
2018-12-12 05:05 EST
Massachusetts doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter in opioid death Boston.comWOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts doctor has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient who overdosed on opioids he ...
2018-12-11 16:48 EST
Chariho embarks on action plan to match test results in Massachusetts The Westerly SunWOOD RIVER JCT. — Members of the Chariho School Committee had their first discussion Tuesday of the latest standardized test results, released by the state ...
2018-12-12 00:30 EST
Leaders of Massachusetts gas companies in hot seat at State House hearing WWLP.comA panel of Massachusetts gas company executives was questioned about their safety practices during a hearing at the State House on Tuesday.
2018-12-11 18:49 EST
Full list of Massachusetts median household incomes by town The Boston GlobeThe highest earners in Massachusetts live in Dover, according to new Census data, with a whopping $204018 median household income reported.
2018-12-11 08:08 EST
Steve Carell still remembers his Massachusetts wedding day perfectly Boston.comIt's been more than 23 years since Acton native Steve Carell and his wife, Nancy Carell, exchanged vows back in August 1995. But the actor remembers their ...
2018-12-10 03:00 EST
What you need to know about the opening of the third recreational marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts Boston.comEastern Massachusetts is getting its first recreational marijuana dispensary this weekend. But things are going to run a little bit differently than they did at the ...
2018-12-11 18:51 EST
State legislators meet to discuss inequality issues in western Massachusetts WWLP.comState Senate President Karen Spilka and Sen-elect Jo Comerford were among the state and community officials who met at the Food Bank of Western ...
2018-12-11 17:49 EST
Which college presidents in Massachusetts were paid more than a million dollars? MassLive.comAs the cost of tuition at colleges continues to rise, some question how much those at the top are paid.
2018-12-12 05:55 EST
Teen rescues dog from burning car in Massachusetts parking lot | WSB-TV WSB AtlantaAlex Gabriel of Massachusetts was grocery shopping at the Market Basket in Haverhill when a car in the parking lot burst into flames.
2018-12-12 10:56 EST
Massachusetts Has A Northborough, Southborough And Westborough. Why No Eastborough? wgbh.orgThe answer to Richard's question is a tale of colonial expansion and the division of large swaths of land into smaller ones. But there is also a more complicated ...
2018-12-12 08:53 EST
Massachusetts girl asks Santa to change dad's work shift instead of asking for toys NEWS10 ABCA 10-year-old girl from Springfield has a selfless request for Santa this Christmas: to change her dad's work shift!
2018-12-11 14:34 EST
8th Massachusetts State Trooper Arrested in OT Scandal; 2 Others to Plead Guilty NBC10 BostonAn eighth state police trooper was arrested on Wednesday and two previously charged retired troopers agreed to plead guilty in connection with the ongoing ...
2018-12-12 10:01 EST
Easthampton mayor among Massachusetts municipal officials on 'economic and cultural exchange' trip to Israel MassLive.comThe Jewish Community Relations Council is paying for the $4500 trip.
2018-12-11 19:21 EST
Target to pay $3M to resolve Massachusetts Medicaid claim KTRETarget Corp. has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve allegations that it violated rules of Massachusetts' Medicaid program.
2018-12-11 12:19 EST
Creation of Citizens Commission next step in Massachusetts’ effort to regulate corporate campaign donations MassLive.comSupporters of a ballot question creating a citizens commission to oppose the Citizens United court decision rally in Boston on Oct. 19, 2018. ( Shira Schoenberg ...
2018-12-11 13:13 EST
20,000 Children Are Uninsured In Massachusetts, Study Finds wgbh.orgAccording to a new report from Georgetown University, the number of uninsured children in Massachusetts is up for the first time in years.
2018-12-09 18:59 EST
Western Massachusetts man killed following tree-cutting accident in Amherst MassLive.comA 38-year old Easthampton man died of injuries he sustained while cutting down a tree on Flat Hills Road in Amherst, around 9 a.m. Tuesday.
2018-12-11 16:25 EST
Massachusetts gas prices still on the decline GazetteNETBOSTON — The cost of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts is down another 2 cents.AAA Northeast's latest price survey released Monday found self-serve, ...
2018-12-10 16:11 EST
Massachusetts residents have until Dec. 23 to get covered Athol Daily NewsBOSTON – Massachusetts residents who do not have health insurance or need to take action to #StayCovered have until Dec. 23 to enroll or renew coverage ...
2018-12-12 10:22 EST
Friendly's parent buys back restaurant real estate across Massachusetts, but mum on reason MassLive.comAmong the purchases are Friendly's that remain open and one that closed last week: 65 Sumner Ave. in Springfield's Forest Park neighborhood.
2018-12-11 11:30 EST
Federal Court Rules You Have the Right to Record the Cops—Even in Secret SlateThe Boston Police Department actually instructs officers that they may arrest people who secretly record them performing their duties in public.
2018-12-11 16:11 EST
$10.8 million grant announced to upgrade railroads in western Massachusetts WWLP.comCongressmen Richard Neal and James McGovern have announced a nearly $11 million grant to upgrade the main line of the New England Central Railroad ...
2018-12-11 20:00 EST
Comcast offers discounted Internet to town in Massachusetts; town says no PhillyVoice.comComcast offered to bring widely-available cable broadband Internet access to a tiny Massachusetts town at, a discount. The town said no, thanks.
2018-12-11 16:32 EST
Massachusetts State Ban on Secretly Recording Officials Struck Down Courthouse News ServiceBOSTON (CN) – A federal judge ruled Monday that the Massachusetts law barring the secret recording of government officials is unconstitutional. The ruling was ...
2018-12-10 22:00 EST
Massachusetts pilot who crashed during WWII accounted for Boston HeraldThe Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Tuesday that 1st Lt. Allen R. Turner, of Brookline, was accounted for in September.
2018-12-11 18:03 EST
Massachusetts pilot from Brookline who crashed during WWII accounted for MassLive.comThis World War II-era photo provided by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency shows U.S. Army Air Forces pilot 1st Lt. Allen R. Turner, of Brookline, Mass.
2018-12-11 12:15 EST
Police seek driver in deadly hit-and-run in Massachusetts Boston.comWEST BOYLSTON, Mass. (AP) — State police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old woman who was hit by two vehicles on Interstate 190 in West Boylston ...
2018-12-09 10:00 EST
Massachusetts delegation eyeing reins of power in Washington The Westerly SunBOSTON — Massachusetts holds only nine of 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, but after eight years in the political wilderness the state's ...
2018-12-09 00:15 EST
Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthouses WESTERNMASSNEWS.comBOSTON (AP) — Dozens of retired state and federal judges called Wednesday on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people ...
2018-12-12 08:41 EST
For Massachusetts city and town officials eyeing marijuana businesses, this forum seeks to demystify the new industry MassLive.comWith two marijuana retail shops open and more on the way, city and town officials across Massachusetts are weighing traffic concerns, crowd control and other ...
2018-12-09 06:30 EST
Massachusetts Senate 'prepared to take action' on National Grid lockout MassLive.comA National Grid crew from Fredonia, N.Y. repair power lines that were brought down from the effects of Superstorm Sandy, in Port Washington, N.Y. in November.
2018-12-10 08:47 EST
Hackers Steal $800,000 from Massachusetts College NECNA Massachusetts community college is beefing up its cybersecurity after hackers stole $800000 through an infected email. Cape Cod Community College ...
2018-12-09 16:04 EST
No rush to Real ID in Massachusetts - News The Patriot LedgerMassachusetts residents planning to renew their driver's licenses in the new year may want to consider getting a Real ID, as 2019 marks the final year before the ...
2018-12-10 13:03 EST
Massachusetts residents struggle to access mental health care, study finds MassLive.comAudrey Shelto is president of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. The foundation released a new study on access to mental health care.
2018-12-11 00:01 EST
Massachusetts firefighter dies after battling apartment fire Boston.comWORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts firefighter injured while battling an early morning blaze in an apartment building has died.Worcester Fire Chief ...
2018-12-09 10:35 EST
What is Massachusetts planning to do with all that marijuana tax revenue? Boston.comWith the state's new legal recreational weed industry poised to grow, here's a look at the money it collects on pot sales and where it actually goes.
2018-12-05 20:31 EST
CDC: Massachusetts only state with widespread flu activity MassLive.comMassachusetts is the sole state reporting geographically widespread flu activity for the week ending Dec. 1, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...
2018-12-10 15:31 EST
Columbus cannabis retailer Green Growth Brands acquires Massachusetts medical marijuana licensee Columbus Business FirstColumbus' Green Growth Brands has reached a $4.2 million deal to acquire Just Healthy LLC, which is licensed to open a medical marijuana dispensary and ...
2018-12-11 14:34 EST
Massachusetts Police Ask Residents to Share Security Camera Footage Security TodayAfter a resident has registered with the department, Brookline Police will only ask to see their video footage if the department is investigating specific crimes that ...
2018-12-12 04:06 EST
Couple Offers Reward to Find Person Who Killed Their Dog U.S. News & World ReportThe Massachusetts couple whose dog was shot and killed in the woods is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of the person who killed their ...
2018-12-12 10:26 EST
Massachusetts Superior Court Grants Hologic Preliminary Injunction in Trade Secrets Lawsuits Business WireMARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that a Massachusetts Superior Court granted a preliminary ...
2018-12-12 08:10 EST
Solar required on new commercial buildings in Massachusetts town pv magazine USAWatertown, Massachusetts now requires solar power with all new commercial construction and retrofits of structures greater than 10000 sq feet - as well all ...
2018-12-10 09:25 EST
For first time in state's history, Massachusetts Attorney General sues agencies for not complying with public records law MuckRockAfter a two-year legal battle, a Suffolk County District Judge has ordered three District Attorneys in Massachusetts to release records to The Boston Globe ...
2018-12-12 10:53 EST
Your Holiday Guide To Brews Made In Massachusetts WBURTis' the season for the swirl of cocktail parties, Secret Santas, Yankee Swaps and family gatherings. Choosing *fresh*, local beer as gifts or for the holiday table ...
2018-12-10 05:06 EST
Gambling In Massachusetts Has Not Had Negative Impact, Study Finds wgbh.orgA new study has found that the slots parlor in Plainville, Massachusetts has not led to an increase in problem gambling or crime and has had economic benefits.
2018-12-07 11:01 EST
Cannabis Control Commission set to take over medical marijuana oversight in Massachusetts MassLive.comThe Cannabis Control Commission, which oversees the recreational marijuana industry, will assume oversight of Massachusetts' medical marijuana industry ...
2018-12-06 14:08 EST
Massachusetts marijuana: Sales hit $2.6 million in second week of open retail pot shops MassLive.comThe two stores open in Massachusetts are New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Northampton and Cultivate in the Worcester County town of Leicester.
2018-12-04 14:41 EST
Which Massachusetts school districts reported the highest discipline rates? MassLive.comBy Michelle Williams | MassLive. The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recently released its 2017-2018 student discipline ...
2018-12-07 05:28 EST
Police: Massachusetts woman dies in weekend crash in Granby Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsGRANBY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a Massachusetts woman died in a three-vehicle crash over the weekend. Granby Police Capt. William Tyler ...
2018-12-10 14:38 EST
Frigid weekend ahead for Western Massachusetts WWLP.comSPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) -- The winter solstice is right around the corner on December 21, the shortest day of the year when the sun will set at 4:22 p.m..
2018-12-08 12:47 EST
Massachusetts marijuana: What's legal, what's against the law for weed in pot-friendly Massachusetts? MassLive.comMarijuana is legal in Massachusetts for people 21 and older, but there are strict laws.
2018-12-03 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Launching Statewide Campaign Against Stoned, Drunk Driving CBS BostonSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 10, 2018 (State House News *Service*) — State public safety officials Monday are launching a statewide public information ...
2018-12-10 09:24 EST
UMass gambling survey shows economic gains, shifting views in Massachusetts MassLive.comPeople on the slots at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, Ma. on opening day in June 2015. A report presented to the state Gambling Commission shows the ...
2018-12-06 16:15 EST
Massachusetts Bald Eagle Population Rebounding With State Help wgbh.orgThe number of bald eagles nesting in Massachusetts appears to be steadily growing amid three decades of efforts to re-establish a natural population of the ...
2018-12-03 03:00 EST
Massachusetts State Judge Suspected Of Aiding An Immigrant To Flee ICE wgbh.orgMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is calling for the temporary removal of a state judge who allegedly helped an undocumented immigrant to evade immigration ...
2018-12-04 08:39 EST
Study: Taunton is 6th safest city in Massachusetts WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsTAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — A new study found two local cities are some of the safest in Massachusetts. Fall River ranked at 21st safest and Taunton ranked at ...
2018-12-06 17:17 EST
Massachusetts Delegation Is Eyeing Reins Of Power In U.S. House WBURMassachusetts holds only nine of 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, but after eight years in the political wilderness the state's all-Democrat ...
2018-12-08 12:05 EST
Massachusetts extends electric vehicle rebate program | Local News Gloucester Daily TimesEds: APNewsNow. BOSTON (AP) — The state of Massachusetts is extending its electric vehicle rebate program through the middle of next year.
2018-12-09 13:20 EST
Ex-Massachusetts speaker DiMasi lashes out at Bureau of Prisons The Boston GlobeSalvatore DiMasi called the bureau ''a rogue agency'' during an interview Wednesday on WGBH.
2018-12-05 19:44 EST
Mysterious Oil Spill on Massachusetts’ Charles River Spurs Major Emergency Response EcoWatchAn oil spill on Massachusetts' Charles River drew a major emergency response Wednesday night, as several fire trucks and emergency vehicles, including a ...
2018-12-07 07:49 EST
Rest homes in Mass. keep closing as financial pressures mount The Boston GlobeWhen it closes on Dec. 1, the financially troubled Somerville Home will become the 100th rest home to shut down in Massachusetts in the past two decades.
2018-11-19 03:00 EST
Recreational marijuana sales begin in Massachusetts, first on the East Coast The Boston GlobeStores in Leicester and Northampton opened Tuesday, becoming the first ones to sell recreational marijuana on the East Coast, two years after Massachusetts ...
2018-11-20 03:00 EST
Coldest temperatures of the season, isolated snow showers move into Massachusetts MassLive.comTemperatures registered in the teens and 20s across Massachusetts at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. (National Weather *Service*). By Kristin LaFratta | ...
2018-12-08 08:49 EST
Want to see holiday lights in Massachusetts? Here's where to go MassLive.comOur favorite holiday light displays in Massachusettts.
2018-12-05 05:00 EST
Dozens of western Massachusetts agencies to receive gifts donated to Toys for Tots WWLP.comTuesday morning, the U.S. Marines volunteers will collect the thousands of toys donated during the 22News Toys for Tots drive.
2018-12-10 20:05 EST
Boy, 12, slashed by knife at Massachusetts middle school Turn to 10WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a student at a Massachusetts middle school received superficial wounds when he was slashed with a knife wielded by ...
2018-12-06 15:04 EST
25 Massachusetts cities and how they rank on safety this year MassLive.comHow Massachusetts' cities ranked for safety in 2018.
2018-12-03 03:00 EST
Virtual Job Fair: Broadcasting careers in Massachusetts WWLP.comThere're plenty of opportunities in front and behind the mic. Start your career today!
2018-12-04 15:27 EST
Study: Massachusetts human services workers are female, minority and poor MassLive.comThe median wage for a home care worker is $27376, compared to $40557 for all other Massachusetts industries.
2018-12-05 14:00 EST
Massachusetts Rep. Lynch now supports Pelosi in reversal Boston HeraldBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch says he now supports Rep. Nancy Pelosi as House speaker, breaking away from a group of ...
2018-12-09 07:02 EST
Hilarious 'Christmas Vacation' scene recreated in Massachusetts Turn to 10Is that Clark Griswold driving through Massachusetts? Yup! Chris Cabral, of Assonet, thought it would be fun to recreate a scene from the iconic holiday movie, ...
2018-12-06 17:46 EST
Gatorade Football Players of the Year from Massachusetts Boston HeraldEverett's Mike Sainristil recently became the sixth player from his school to be named the Gatorade Player of the Year for Massachusetts. Here is the complete ...
2018-12-07 12:18 EST
Massachusetts judge, under scrutiny for possible role in immigrant's escape from ICE, should be benched, Gov. Charlie Baker says MassLive.comA Massachusetts district court judge who is reportedly under federal investigation should not be handling criminal cases while a review is underway, Gov.
2018-12-03 03:00 EST
Judge rejects challenge to Massachusetts’ winner-take-all election system Boston HeraldBOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the winner-take-all system Massachusetts uses to assign its Electoral College ...
2018-12-07 12:21 EST
Massachusetts doctors going the startup route The Boston GlobeAfter spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on elite medical schools, they believe they can do more to improve health care by being entrepreneurs.
2018-11-26 03:00 EST
Bald eagle population rising in Massachusetts WWLP.comThe bald eagle population is rising in Massachusetts. The number of bald eagles continues to grow since they disappeared from the Commonwealth in the early ...
2018-12-04 17:25 EST
Ex-Massachusetts Speaker lashing out at Bureau of Prisons WWLP.comFormer Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has lashed out at the federal Bureau of Prisons saying the agency doesn't provide needed health care ...
2018-12-06 17:34 EST
Massachusetts man facing criminal charges in high-speed chase is held on bail Press HeraldA Massachusetts man who led Maine State Police on a high-speed chase through multiple towns last week remained in jail Sunday evening on criminal charges ...
2018-12-09 19:33 EST
Massachusetts still very blue, but moderates hold clout Boston.comMass. in 2018 lived up to its national reputation as a solidly blue state, once again electing an all-Dem congressional delegation. Read more on
2018-11-17 03:00 EST
Turco Sworn In, Replacing Bennett As Massachusetts Public Safety Chief New England Public RadioMassachusetts Governor Charlie Baker welcomed new Public Safety Secretary Tom Turco to his cabinet on Thursday and bid farewell to outgoing secretary ...
2018-12-06 17:19 EST
Peace on Earth? Massachusetts church again using controversial nativity scene Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFor the second year in a row, Saint Susanna's Parish in Dedham is ringing in the Christmas seas...
2018-12-04 20:19 EST
Massachusetts lawmakers approve benefit bill for locked-out utility workers MassLive.comWith locked out National Grid workers facing the loss of unemployment benefits in January, the Massachusetts House on Thursday approved and sent to the ...
2018-12-06 17:06 EST
Massachusetts Man Who Married 6 Women to Help Them Skirt Immigration Laws Will Not Go to Prison: Federal Prosecutors KTLA Los AngelesA Massachusetts man who entered into six sham marriages to help foreign-born women skirt U.S. immigration laws has avoided prison. Federal prosecutors say ...
2018-12-05 20:36 EST
Beavers stroll into a Massachusetts convenience store FOX 13 News, Tampa BayFITCHBURG, Mass. (FOX 13) - Apparently, even beavers need a quick snack. In Massachusetts, two beavers were caught on surveillance video strolling ...
2018-12-04 07:07 EST
Massachusetts man shoots, kills pit bull that bit him in bed Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsYARMOUTH, MASS. (WHDH) - A Massachusetts man shot and killed a pitbull on Sunday after police say the dog attacked and repeatedly bit him when he tried ...
2018-12-03 03:00 EST
A Look At Voter ID Laws And Recounts In Massachusetts wgbh.orgOnerous voter I.D. requirements in other states are making national news. What are the rules here in Massachusetts?
2018-11-27 03:00 EST
Massachusetts gas down a nickel per gallon Sentinel & EnterpriseBOSTON (AP) -- The average price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts continues to plunge, down another nickel in the past week.
2018-12-04 07:15 EST
Photos: Recreational marijuana sales begin in Massachusetts Boston.comCultivate in Leicester and New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Northampton became the first pot shops to open in the state Tuesday morning.
2018-11-20 03:00 EST
These maps show how much snow Massachusetts could get in Thursday’s nor’easter The Boston GlobeParts of Massachusetts could see up to several inches of snow by Friday as a nor'easter bears down on the region starting Thursday night.
2018-11-14 03:00 EST
Massachusetts' public safety secretary steps down Boston 25 NewsMassachusetts' public safety secretary, Daniel Bennett, is stepping down, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday afternoon.
2018-12-04 18:39 EST
Cold-stunned turtles flown from New England to Florida Keys WESTERNMASSNEWS.comMARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 32 cold-stunned Kemp's ridley sea turtles rescued off New England's coast have arrived in the Florida Keys to warm up at ...
2018-12-12 05:20 EST
Massachusetts' SMART program fills up fast pv magazine USAThe new program has already been over-subscribed for 25 kW or larger projects in two of five utility *service* areas, and is nearly full in a third.
2018-12-04 11:03 EST
Massachusetts Briefs Sentinel & Enterprise2 seriously injured in school bus crash BERKLEY (AP) -- Authorities say a school bus carrying adults and children went off the road and crashed into the woods ...
2018-12-03 12:03 EST
Massachusetts police chief cancels Israel training trip The Times of IsraelCouncilor with dual US-Israeli citizenship opposed ADL-organized counterterrorism seminar.
2018-12-07 02:15 EST
Massachusetts Mourns The Loss Of President George H.W. Bush wgbh.orgAs the nation mourns the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, some in Massachusetts are paying their respects at the Milton house where his life began.
2018-12-03 03:00 EST
UMass women's basketball prepares defensively for Wednesday matchup versus Boston University The Massachusetts Daily CollegianAfter beating Incarnate Word on Friday, the Minutewomen look to improve to 7-4 on the season against the Terriers.
2018-12-12 00:09 EST
Massachusetts man takes ailing dog on cross-country road trip for one last adventure CBS NewsTo make their last months together happy, Paul Heroux decided to take his dog Mura on a road trip — all 8500 miles, just the two of them.
2018-12-10 18:56 EST
Source: Ex-Mass. Gov. Patrick to skip 2020 White House race Boston HeraldFormer Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts will soon announce he won't launch a 2020 presidential campaign, according to three sources familiar ...
2018-12-05 10:02 EST
WATCH: Beavers wander into Massachusetts convenience store - Trending & Viral WTHRFITCHBURG, Mass. (WTHR) - A pair of curious critters ditched the wildlife for the nightlife at a convenience store in Massachusetts. Surveillance cameras were ...
2018-11-30 03:00 EST

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