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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The Wealthy In Massachusetts Don't Pay Enough In Taxes. We Can Change That WBURHere's something you might not know about liberal Massachusetts: In the past four decades, the commonwealth has seen the third-largest decrease in taxes of ...
2019-04-18 05:06 EDT
No rush - Many Massachusetts residents take the 2 extra days to file taxes Worcester TelegramWORCESTER — How spoiled are the people of Massachusetts?Not only do we have two championship teams (the New England Patriots and the Boston Red ...
2019-04-16 21:37 EDT
Will Massachusetts Enact Opioid, Vaping Taxes? NECNA proposed tax on manufacturers of opioid medications sold in Massachusetts may yet be debated by state lawmakers. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker originally ...
2018-12-19 03:00 EST
Politics: President Trump's Primary Challenge, Climate Change and the Boston City Council Election wgbh.orgFormer Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld is running for the Republican nomination but will President Trump's hold on the GOP block his chances?
2019-04-19 16:56 EDT
Massachusetts House budget puts off decisions on taxes, sports betting Press HeraldBOSTON — A $42.7 billion state budget unveiled by House Democratic leaders on Wednesday proposes additional spending on education but pumps the ...
2019-04-10 17:04 EDT
When Are State Tax Returns Due in Massachusetts? Kiplinger's Personal FinanceMassachusetts is one of several states in which your state income tax return can be filed after April 15.
2019-04-08 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Begins Round Two in Its Fight to Tax Millionaires Inequality.orgAfter a court loss dragged the Fair Share Amendment off the 2018 ballot, activists are back in front of the legislature to demand a fairer tax system.
2019-04-12 19:08 EDT
WGBH News Investigates Gender Diversity In Local Politics With Ambitious Digital Project wgbh.orgLaura Colarusso, WGBH News digital managing editor, and Emily Judem, digital producer, reached out to 351 Massachusetts city and town governments to ...
2019-04-18 06:59 EDT
Finally, it's Tax Day: Here are the 5 things you need to know to file your taxes USA TODAYIt's the last day to file your 2018 taxes before getting into hot water with the Internal Revenue *Service*. If you don't file your federal tax returns on time, you could ...
2019-04-15 00:01 EDT
Filing taxes in Massachusetts: 6 key things to know, from due date to health insurance MassLive.comMassachusetts residents get a little extra time this year to finish up their taxes.
2019-04-12 06:28 EDT
Reaction to Mueller Report Divides Along Partisan Lines The New York TimesIn an era of deep polarization, Mr. Mueller's 448-page report quickly became yet another case study in the disparate realities of American politics.
2019-04-19 21:11 EDT
Massachusetts Legislators All Ears for Millionaires' Tax | NewBostonPost NewBostonPostSupporters of a 4 percent state surtax on million-dollar-plus incomes can expect a largely receptive audience when they appear before a legislative committee ...
2019-04-11 10:43 EDT
Lawmaker proposes Mass. capital gains tax increase The Boston GlobeA state representative from Cambridge wants to raise the state's capital gains tax in order to generate more than $1 billion in new revenue for the state each year ...
2019-04-19 17:20 EDT
Bill Weld officially announces he is challenging Trump for GOP nomination in 2020 CNNFormer Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld announced Monday he is officially entering the race for president, becoming the first Republican to challenge President ...
2019-04-16 08:48 EDT
In Massachusetts, outrage is a matter of geography The Boston GlobeFrom Harvard Square to the birthplace of baseball's Connie Mack, the reaction to Robert Mueller's work was told in a bifurcated tale of two distinctly different ...
2019-04-19 21:39 EDT
'I have been doing my taxes every year,' Lynn immigrant in US on TPS says as he lobbies for path to citizenship MassLive.comJose Palma, a TPS recipient from El Salvador, was joined by politicians across Massachusetts touting the economic contributions he and other immigrants have ...
2019-04-16 16:22 EDT
Cambridge rep eyes capital gains tax hike Wicked LocalBOSTON - A state representative from Cambridge wants to raise the state's capital gains tax in order to generate more than $1 billion in new revenue for the ...
2019-04-19 09:30 EDT
‘This is a disgrace’: Here’s what Mass. politicians are saying after the redacted Mueller report was released Boston.comSpecial counsel Robert Mueller's report, albeit redacted, was released Thursday morning, and Massachusetts politicians were quick to criticize the redactions as ...
2019-04-18 15:16 EDT
Joe Biden Begins Taking Money for a 2020 Presidential Campaign The New York TimesFormer Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has begun accepting financial donations for a 2020 presidential campaign, an unambiguous sign that he intends to ...
2019-04-19 15:31 EDT
Massachusetts Can't Offset All Federal Spending Cuts, DeLeo Warns wgbh.orgThe Massachusetts Legislature and Gov. Charlie Baker last week appropriated $38 million to offset federal spending cuts, and House Speaker Robert DeLeo is ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld announces he’s challenging Trump for Republican 2020 nomination New York Daily NewsThe former Massachusetts governor and perennial political candidate announced Monday that he's going to challenge Trump for the GOP nomination in 2020, ...
2019-04-15 18:44 EDT
6 of our top opinion pieces this week: ICYMI USA TODAYFrom the release of the Muller report to Pete Buttigieg's campaign to criminal justice reforms, here are some of our top columns this week.
2019-04-19 08:00 EDT
Stop & Shop Strike Lingers, Inflicting Its Intended 'Economic Pain' On Owner New England Public RadioIn our look back at news of the week, 31000 employees of grocery chain Stop & Shop continued their strike across New England. The workers left their.
2019-04-19 14:34 EDT
Why Won't Massachusetts Elect More Women? And Is Muellergate The Dems' Benghazi? wgbh.orgYes, Ayanna Pressley unseated Mike Capuano — and yes, four women currently hold statewide elected office. Still, after nearly a year of reporting and analysis, ...
2019-03-26 03:00 EDT
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineSEN. ERIC LESSER of Longmeadow knows what's going to happen this season on Veep, but he's keeping it to himself. Lesser has been working since 2011 as ...
2019-04-05 03:00 EDT
Muslims seek to increase activism in state amid Trump attacks The Boston GlobeAs President Trump's attacks against one of the first Muslim women to serve in Congress continue to reverberate, dozens of Muslims gathered in the sunlit Great ...
2019-04-18 20:05 EDT
Five takeaways on how the 2020 candidates are spending their money The Washington PostDemocratic presidential candidates are spending heavily on building up their digital game, which will be key to surviving the primaries.
2019-04-19 06:21 EDT
Massachusetts Democrats to converge for "campaign institute" | National Politics Journal TimesBOSTON (AP) — Democrats from across Massachusetts are planning to converge in Boston this weekend for a two-day "Democratic Campaign Institute" hosted ...
2019-03-30 10:16 EDT
What Do Americans Think About Weed? Here’s A Major National Poll On Politics And Use. BuzzFeed NewsAmericans overwhelmingly support legalizing cannabis — polls remind us of this trend frequently. But it turns out the country is deeply divided about how, ...
2019-04-19 20:30 EDT
Joe Biden to visit Boston, stand with striking Stop & Shop workers MassLive.comThe thousands of Shop & Stop workers on strike will receive support from a high profile Democrat this week.
2019-04-17 06:27 EDT
Under Investigation for Marketing to Teens, Juul Hires a Powerful Insider in Massachusetts SludgeFormer Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is joining the government affairs team for vape company Juul, a move that comes less than a year after ...
2019-04-08 03:00 EDT
Wynn Resorts' Last Pitch To Save Massachusetts Gaming License ForbesWynn Resorts has a lineup of executives set to testify before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission this week to see if the company is suitable to hold a license ...
2019-03-31 03:00 EDT
House Democrat Demands Six Years of Trump Tax Returns From I.R.S. The New York TimesWASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, using a little-known provision in the federal tax code, formally requested on ...
2019-04-03 03:00 EDT
Still doing your taxes? We have federal and Massachusetts forms, if you need the… Portsmouth Press**Update: all of our emergency numbers are back up and running as usual. Thank you Korey (JKS Technologies) and Lt. Morse (PPD) for your help today**
2019-04-15 12:50 EDT
Activists slam Trump's budget during Tax Day rally in Uphams Corner Dorchester ReporterU.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley and State Senator Jamie Eldridge joined a coalition of activists who called for less military spending and more funding for ...
2019-04-18 17:31 EDT
Former Mass. AG Martha Coakley joins e-cigarette company JUUL The Boston GlobeMartha Coakley, who developed a reputation as a fierce consumer advocate as attorney general of Massachusetts, has taken a full-time job with Juul Labs, the ...
2019-04-02 03:00 EDT
Baker Signals Discomfort With Push To Expand Abortion Access In Massachusetts wgbh.orgGov. Charlie Baker said Monday that women's access to reproductive health care is not up for negotiation in Massachusetts, but suggested he would oppose an ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
Judge: Curators of historic house liable for taxes The Salem NewsTOPSFIELD — A Salem Superior Court judge has ruled that the town of Topsfield is entitled to collect back property taxes from the caretakers of a historic, ...
2019-04-18 16:58 EDT
Here’s what the Massachusetts delegation is saying about the Mueller report’s findings Boston.comFollowing the delivery of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited summary of his investigation into Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election to ...
2019-03-25 03:00 EDT
Capital gains eyed by state rep. as way to boost revenue Sentinel & EnterpriseBOSTON -- A state representative from Cambridge wants to raise the state's capital gains tax in order to generate more than $1 billion in new revenue for the ...
2019-04-19 10:36 EDT
Massachusetts woman charged with running illegal cannabis business Dayton Daily NewsA Massachusetts woman was arrested and charged in connection with a black-market marijuana delivery *service*. >> Read more trending news · Deana Martin ...
2019-04-02 03:00 EDT
‘One of your top 20 choices’: Democratic presidential candidates find breaking out of record field is tough The Washington PostDES MOINES — By the time Rep. Eric Swalwell of California announced he was running for the Democratic presidential nomination, he was the 18th person to ...
2019-04-19 06:00 EDT
'Schools all across Massachusetts are suffering': Teachers, workers call for lawmakers to pass 'millionaires tax' MassLive.comThe Revenue Committee has a hearing on a bill proposing a “millionaire's tax,” which would impose a 4 percent income tax increase on households that make ...
2019-04-11 15:18 EDT
Gov. Charlie Baker named one of world's greatest leaders by Fortune MassLive.comThe state budget for fiscal 2020, as presented by Gov. Charlie Baker, seen here, has a budget hearing scheduled in Springfield on March 19, 2019,. 0.
2019-04-19 11:13 EDT
When Is Tax Day in 2019? TheStreetTax Day is on April 15 in 2019 - here's how that date made it on the taxman's calendar.
2019-03-26 03:00 EDT
Trump’s Takeover of the Republican Party Is Almost Complete The New York TimesThe Trump campaign has helped install allies atop the most significant state parties, and has urged them to discourage conservative criticism of the president.
2019-04-03 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Is Now the 16th State to Ban Conversion Therapy Out MagazineMassachusetts has become the latest state to ban the use of conversion therapy on minors. Monday night, Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill into law making ...
2019-04-08 19:29 EDT
Warren on term limits: They make lawmakers 'more dependent than ever on the lobbyist' CNNDemocratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she does not support term limits in Congress while speaking at a town hall in New Hampshire on ...
2019-03-24 03:00 EDT
The 'God factor' - Politics WORLD News GroupWASHINGTON—Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is openly courting religious voters on the left and encouraging his opponents to do the same.
2019-04-18 16:48 EDT
NH Primary Source: US Rep. Seth Moulton expected to enter presidential race early next week WMUR ManchesterMOULTON BOOKS POLITICS AND EGGS APPEARANCE. U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts is headed toward an announcement that he'll run for ...
2019-04-17 12:09 EDT
All the 2020 Presidential Candidates' Tax Returns MONEYThe 2020 presidential race is officially underway, and that means it's time to talk tax returns. President Donald Trump notwithstanding, almost all major party ...
2019-04-19 14:49 EDT
Union Carpenters Rally with Lynn Leaders, Protest $2.6 Billion Stolen in Construction Tax Fraud Lynn JournalThe New England Regional Council of Carpenters and Local 339 hosted a demonstration at Lynn City Hall on Thursday April 11. Their event illuminated the ...
2019-04-19 21:44 EDT
Massachusetts makes its play for toy maker Hasbro Fort Worth Star-TelegramState economic development officials in Massachusetts are considering trying to lure Rhode Island-based toy company Hasbro across the border.
2019-04-19 15:04 EDT
Week In Politics: The Redacted Mueller Report Is Out KWITAUDIE CORNISH, HOST: It's time for our regular week in politics segment, and this week we're joined by our regulars David Brooks of The New York Times - hey ...
2019-04-19 17:55 EDT
2020 first-quarter fundraising totals released: Live updates CNNToday is the last day for campaigns to file Federal Election Commission disclosure reports with full details of their fundraising. Follow here as we learn the ...
2019-04-16 15:13 EDT
Democrats weighing several presidential contenders for 2020 support YouGov USSenator Bernie Sanders leads among Democrats under the age of the 30.
2019-04-19 11:37 EDT
EDITORIAL: Massachusetts must do more to expand legal marijuana sales Daily Free PressA Milton woman was recently accused of conspiring to sell 220 pounds of marijuana through an illegal, online delivery company called Northern Herb, according ...
2019-04-18 20:03 EDT
Bill Weld Won't Be The Republican Nominee. But He Could Still Stop Trump WBURWeld may not deprive Trump of the nomination, writes Rich Barlow, but he can make it more likely Democrats win the White House in 2020.
2019-03-28 03:00 EDT
Karl Rove can't see Bill Weld taking primary run past NH Fox NewsThe architect of former President George W. Bush's presidential campaigns said Tuesday he isn't optimistic about Bill Weld's chances in the presidential election ...
2019-04-16 18:18 EDT
Warren approaches breakout with black voters POLITICOThe Massachusetts Democrat's policies and focus on racial inequality have sparked intense interest from black activists.
2019-04-19 14:02 EDT
Massachusetts Marijuana Regulator Talks Social Equity And The Presidential Election Marijuana MomentAs more states enter the growing landscape of legal marijuana, jurisdictions are taking on the responsibility of addressing social justice and equity for ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
An interview with FiveThirtyEight's Clare Malone The Massachusetts Daily CollegianMalone talked about how the news media has covered the opening weeks of the 2020 campaigns and what she would like to see from journalists going forward.
2019-03-28 03:00 EDT
Bernie Sanders leads Joe Biden in Emerson national poll of 2020 contenders USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders finished ahead of Joe Biden in the first major national poll of the year that did not find the former vice president leading ...
2019-04-16 10:34 EDT
Polarization has infected the American public The Massachusetts Daily CollegianOpinion: We need a solution to the historically high partisanship we have today, writes Derek Hunter.
2019-04-09 00:17 EDT
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
Fox News Poll: Interest in 2020 already at Election Day levels Fox NewsMore than three-quarters of voters are already interested in the 2020 presidential election, including over half, 52 percent, who are “extremely” interested, ...
2019-04-18 17:56 EDT
Should N.J. ditch changing clocks for Daylight Saving Time? It could happen. NJ.comDelaware lawmakers introduced the proposal, which also calls for neighboring states — including New Jersey — to make the switch.
2019-04-20 07:05 EDT
Columnist Lindsay Sabadosa: Working to demystify how the state budget takes shape GazetteNETOn April 10, House members received something we've all been waiting for: the House Ways and Means budget. I have long talked about how our budget ...
2019-04-20 00:22 EDT
Eight New Taxes in Massachusetts Coming At You From Beacon Hill | NewBostonPost 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
When it comes to Massachusetts liberals and taxes, more’s the merrier Boston HeraldWe need new revenue sources in the Commonwealth,” said Sen. Joseph Boncore of Winthrop, the Senate chairman of the Legislature's Transportation ...
2019-03-14 03:00 EDT
'We need big, systemic change': Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren rallies supporters in Salt Lake City Salt Lake TribuneThis is a “perilous time for our country," Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren told a crowd of more than a thousand as she began her speech in a ...
2019-04-17 23:47 EDT
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
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
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
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
Trump's Republican primary challenger calls him a 'one man crime wave' after Mueller report INSIDER"That is obstruction of justice and the President is fortunate that in substance Bob Mueller gave him a mulligan," former Gov. William Weld said.
2019-04-19 13:43 EDT
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
Massachusetts collected $2.79 billion in taxes in January Boston HeraldBOSTON — Massachusetts collected $2.79 billion in taxes in January. That's about $195 million or 6.5 percent below predictions and $180 million — or 6.1 ...
2019-02-06 03:00 EST
Massachusetts 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
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
Former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld announces plan to challenge President Trump for Republican nomination The Washington PostFormer Massachusetts governor Bill Weld told an audience in New Hampshire on Friday that he will try to take on President Trump in the 2020 Republican ...
2019-02-15 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.comMassachusetts voters will head to the ballot box on Tuesday, Nov. 6, to weigh in on several state and federal elections. These are the candidates and initiatives ...
2018-11-05 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
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
Tax Day 2019: When's the Last Day to File Taxes? Kiplinger's Personal FinanceFederal income tax returns are due April 15 for most taxpayers. However, some people have a little extra time. Are you one of them?
2019-04-11 09:03 EDT
Windfall, they said. Why Massachusetts marijuana tax collections are disappointing The Boston GlobeThree months in to recreational pot sales, Massachusetts' marijuana stores had sold less per resident than those in Nevada, Colorado, and California, according ...
2019-03-20 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts lawmakers pass conversion therapy ban ThinkProgressOn Thursday, the Massachusetts Senate passed legislation that bans conversion therapy for minors — putting it just one step away from joining a number of ...
2019-03-29 03:00 EDT
Here’s an overview of the 2018 midterm election results in Massachusetts Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, weighing a possible White House run, defeated two challengers Tuesday, while Republican Gov.
2018-11-07 03:00 EST
Massachusetts ballot Question 2 will almost certainly pass. But what would it actually do? Boston.comQuestion 2 supporters aren't quite popping champagne yet. But with less than three weeks until Election Day, they're unarguably well-positioned. Perhaps the ...
2018-10-17 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Airbnb regulations set to take effect in July 2019 Curbed BostonMany hosts of short-term rentals in Massachusetts through sites such as Airbnb will have to pay the same 5.7 percent state tax as hotels and will have to register ...
2018-12-28 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Will Tax and Regulate Airbnb Next CityA previous effort failed in July of 2018, but a compromise bill made it into law.
2019-01-02 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Lawmakers Ponder E-Taxes As Budget Deadline Nears New England Public RadioThe Supreme Court sided with South Dakota in its legal battle with a Boston based online retailer. The ruling last week basically paved the way for a.
2018-06-25 03:00 EDT
3 things to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 3 Boston.comIn 2016, Massachusetts enacted a milestone transgender rights law ensuring that individuals could use public restrooms and locker rooms according to their ...
2018-09-26 03:00 EDT
Accuracy, citizenship and politics to play role in 2020 census in Massachusetts Enterprise NewsHere we go again.The 2020 U.S. Census, a decennial headcount of every person living in the United States, is still a year away. But local, state and federal ...
2019-01-14 03:00 EST
Massachusetts voters uphold transgender rights law Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts voters on Tuesday supported a state law that protects transgender people from discrimination in public accommodations, ...
2018-11-06 03:00 EST
Could the millionaires tax proposal make a comeback in 2019? Boston.comWith transportation and education advocates calling for serious increases in state funding, the progressive coalition Raise Up Massachusetts says it has a ...
2018-12-21 03:00 EST
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
Question 1 supporters say the fight for nurse-to-patient staffing limits isn’t over Boston.comQuestion 1 may have been firmly rejected by Massachusetts voters, but supporters say they won't stop pushing for nurse-to-patient staffing ratios. “All patients ...
2018-11-06 03:00 EST
Gov. Baker Just Signed A Tax Increase. But He Doesn't Want You To Call It That WBURIn what amounts to a piece of ridiculous rhetorical legerdemain, writes Tom Keane, Baker says a tax isn't a tax if it relates to some “new *service*."
2018-07-03 03:00 EDT

The MBTA

Bicyclist's camera captures MBTA bus running red light WCVB BostonJust hours after a woman was hit and killed by an MBTA bus, a local commuter and self-described urban cycling advocate recorded video of a bus running a red ...
2019-04-19 17:08 EDT
A bicyclist smashed an MBTA bus window, transit police say Boston.comTransit police are looking to question a bicyclist who allegedly smashed an MBTA bus window near Essex Street and South Street in Downtown Boston.
2019-04-17 16:19 EDT
Correction: MBTA Retirees story Hastings TribuneBOSTON (AP) — In a story April 16 about benefits to retirees of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, The Associated Press erroneously reported on ...
2019-04-19 09:58 EDT
Police ID woman, 60, struck, killed by MBTA bus in Chelsea WCVB BostonA woman was struck and killed early Thursday by a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus in Chelsea.
2019-04-18 17:50 EDT
One in three MBTA retirees last year was under 55, putting another strain on pension fund The Boston GlobeNearly one-third of the employees who retired from the MBTA last year were under the age of 55, and dozens were still in their 40s, adding to the flow of younger ...
2019-04-15 20:02 EDT
Delays of up to 30 minutes reported on MBTA's Orange Line The Boston GlobeOrange Line riders can expect to see delays of up to 30 minutes Tuesday evening because of Boston Fire Department activity on the tracks at Ruggles Station.
2019-04-16 17:09 EDT
Boston Marathon 2019: MBTA schedule The Boston GlobeOfficials are urging Boston Marathon attendees to take public transportation April 15. Here's how to navigate the MBTA.
2019-04-12 16:52 EDT
Brush Fire Causes Delays on MBTA Commuter Rail's Needham Line NBC10 BostonA brush fire is causing major delays on the Needham Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail. Crews from Needham and Westwood responded to a large brush fire ...
2019-04-17 17:54 EDT
East Boston woman fatally struck by MBTA bus in Chelsea Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsCHELSEA, MASS. (WHDH) - A 60-year-old East Boston woman was struck and killed by an MBTA bus at an on-ramp to the Tobin Bridge in Chelsea on ...
2019-04-18 18:42 EDT
Panagore lands $230K MBTA job Cape Cod TimesProvincetown Town Manager David Panagore named chief administrative officer for public transportation agency.
2019-04-19 17:02 EDT
60-year-old woman killed by MBTA bus WCVB BostonA woman was struck and killed early Thursday by a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus in Chelsea.
2019-04-18 08:28 EDT
A Third of MBTA Retirees Under 55 NBC10 BostonAbout one-third of the nearly 200 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority employees who retired last year and began receiving a pension were younger ...
2019-04-18 05:43 EDT
Cleaner stations? The MBTA wants an app for that The Boston GlobeOne day, T commuters may able to log a complaint online with the MBTA about, say, a broken tile on the station floor or a foul odor in the elevator, and follow the ...
2019-04-12 10:49 EDT
Advocates Say MBTA Riders Need Accessibility Now, Not Later WBURDespite improvements, 84 percent of the MBTA's bus stops have at least one significant barrier to accessibility, like a curb with no ramp. More than 30 commuter ...
2019-04-03 03:00 EDT
Rockport talks homes around MBTA station | Local News Gloucester Daily TimesROCKPORT — Although a housing development near Rockport's MBTA stop is years away from opening, members of the Rockport Planning Board have ...
2019-04-15 18:55 EDT
Letter to the Editor: MBTA funding woes need answers - Itemlive Daily ItemIt's been noted recently in different media outlets that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has estimated it loses as much as $42 million in revenue ...
2019-04-16 17:22 EDT
MBTA promising action after commuter rail train derailment WCVB BostonThe MBTA is promising action after a train derailment earlier this week that snarled the commute on the rails.
2019-04-11 03:00 EDT
Debate Over New Funding For MBTA 'Can't Wait,' Advisory Board Member Says WBURThe MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board unanimously approved a $2.1 billion budget Monday. But members also renewed calls for new forms of ...
2019-04-09 06:55 EDT
'Human error' eyed in Fairmount Line MBTA commuter train derailment WCVB Boston*Service* resumed Wednesday on the Fairmount Line of the commuter rail after a low-speed upright derailment of a commuter train Tuesday night just outside ...
2019-04-10 15:04 EDT
Many MBTA Stops Still Inaccessible, Despite Investments WBURA system-wide survey found that four out of five bus stops across the MBTA network have at least one "significant barrier," such as a missing curb ramp or a ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
Should the MBTA be free? The Boston GlobeYES. Dina Margaret Samfield. Shirley Democratic Town Committee chair; member of Indivisible Nashoba. The two greatest challenges in the 21st century are ...
2019-04-11 16:29 EDT
MBTA offers unlimited commuter rail pass for $15 on Marathon Monday The Boston GlobeThe T's Framingham commuter rail line parallels the Marathon route. Also, all subway lines and the Silver Line will run additional *service* before and after the ...
2019-04-08 03:00 EDT
MBTA Student Discount to Increase by Nearly 350% Thanks to UMass Green Party Chapter The Mass MediaDuring the Undergraduate Student Government Elections this semester, there was a ballot question that asked students if they supported the formation of a fund ...
2019-04-15 19:39 EDT
MBTA takes action after train derailment WCVB BostonThe MBTA is promising action after a train derailment earlier this week that snarled the commute on the rails.
2019-04-11 05:49 EDT
Latest derailment has MBTA, Keolis vowing change Boston HeraldThe MBTA says it hauled in the people in charge of its Commuter Rail contractor for a meeting after yet another derailment and has staffers working with the ...
2019-04-10 21:16 EDT
MBTA weighing more bus shelters, digital tracking Worcester Business JournalMBTA officials hope to double the number of bus shelters in place and ensure that almost every stop has a digital tracking panel as part of a broader effort to ...
2019-04-09 10:57 EDT
The MBTA is hiring for two social media jobs — and one pays $120,000 The Boston GlobeIn an attempt to beef up its online presence and better interact with commuters, the MBTA has posted jobs for a manager of social media and director of social ...
2019-03-25 03:00 EDT
MBTA, Commuter Rail continue battle against uncollected fares Boston HeraldPaying riders are crying no fair at the T and its Commuter Rail as the organizations continue to grapple with the issue of uncollected fares, vowing to fix the ...
2019-04-04 03:00 EDT
Lawmakers to MBTA: Delay fare hikes until Tobin Bridge project complete Boston 25 NewsMassachusetts state lawmakers are calling on the MBTA to delay commuter fare hikes until after the Tobin Bridge repair project is complete.
2019-04-09 19:37 EDT
Boston Marathon 2019: Route, start time, street closures, MBTA info Metro USExpect several streets to be closed Monday for the marathon. Leave your car at home.
2019-04-10 15:15 EDT
Dear MBTA: One columnist's application for the T's social media job The Boston GlobeEven I wouldn't tackle this job. But I do have some ideas that could help.
2019-03-29 03:00 EDT
MBTA reports delays on Red Line during Monday morning commute The Boston GlobeRed Line commuters faced delays Monday morning because of a disabled train with mechanical problems near the Harvard MBTA stop, according to the transit ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
Delays on MBTA Orange Line NBC10 BostonThere were delays Tuesday on the MBTA's Orange Line due to an investigation on the tracks in Boston. The transit organization said shortly after 5 p.m. that ...
2019-04-16 17:18 EDT
MBTA’s new boss talks plans to woo riders back on board Boston HeraldSteve Poftak wants you back. The MBTA's new general manager has a plan to woo riders by making the beleaguered MBTA cleaner, faster, more reliable and ...
2019-03-26 03:00 EDT
State & Region Briefs The RecorderReport: State adds jobs in March, unemployment steady at 3% BOSTON — State officials say Massachusetts added more than 4000 jobs in March while the ...
2019-04-19 23:09 EDT
MBTA Kicks Off $25M ‘Station Brightening’ Campaign CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) — It's spring cleaning, MBTA style. They're sprucing up some of the stations, getting ready for the new season. And some riders say that can't ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
Police: ‘Angry’ Boston man threw brick through MBTA bus windshield Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston man is facing a malicious destruction of property charge after police say he smashed an MBTA bus windshield with a brick Monday ...
2019-04-16 13:50 EDT
MBTA's Orange Line trains bumped again, this time until summer The Boston GlobeOrange Line riders are going to have to wait until summer for their eagerly awaited new ride. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said Monday that ...
2019-03-25 03:00 EDT
It's official: Pair sets Guinness world record for fastest time traveling to every MBTA station The Boston GlobeAlex Cox and Dominic DiLuzio are now in the record books.
2019-03-22 03:00 EDT
MBTA stations to undergo spring cleaning to remove smells, boost lighting Boston 25 NewsBOSTON - Spring cleaning is about to get underway in the subway, of all places. The MBTA is pulling out the power washers and preparing to put forth a ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
Improving The MBTA Will Come At A Price — Maybe From Drivers wgbh.orgLawmakers are finally committed to passing legislation this session that could revamp the MBTA and make it easier for drivers to get into Boston. But the solve ...
2019-03-21 03:00 EDT
MBTA: New system to gauge reliability - News MetroWest Daily NewsBOSTON - MBTA officials plan to develop a new way to measure *service* reliability on public transit, saying the metric they have used since 2016 does not fully ...
2019-04-02 03:00 EDT
Man is punched, falls onto train tracks at Orange Line MBTA station The Boston GlobeA Brighton man was arrested after he allegedly punched a man in the head and made him fall onto the tracks at an MBTA Orange Line station earlier this week.
2019-03-29 03:00 EDT
MBTA Commuter Rail Train Derails Near North Station: Officials NECNAn MBTA commuter rail train was involved in a low-speed upright derailment Tuesday morning near North Station, according to transit authorities. Commuter rail ...
2019-04-02 03:00 EDT
The MBTA is renaming Yawkey Station after another nearby street Boston.comYawkey Way is no more, and soon so will be Yawkey Station — at least in name. Following last year's name change of nearby Yawkey Way to Jersey Street, the ...
2019-03-28 03:00 EDT
Take the E-train? MBTA mulling electric locomotives The Boston GlobeThe T would test the electric vehicles on the Providence commuter rail line, where Amtrak already runs electric trains.
2019-03-21 03:00 EDT
MBTA Releases Identity Of Man Hit By Train In Wilmington Wilmington, MA PatchWILMINGTON, MA — The man hit and killed by a MBTA commuter rail train in Wilmington Saturday night was 60-year-old Michael Murphy, according to MBTA ...
2019-04-11 11:28 EDT
MassDOT and the MBTA to Partner with Transportation Network Companies to Support More Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles framinghamsource.comThe following is a press release from MassDOT & MBTA submitted to the SOURCE. ***. BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
Fire on tracks at Malden Center MBTA station extinguished, Orange Line experiences delays WCVB BostonCrews are assessing damage and working on repairs.
2019-04-02 03:00 EDT
Downed Tree Prompts Shuttle Bus to Replace Service on MBTA Green Line NECNShuttle buses will replace *service* on the MBTA Green Line D Branch on Wednesday for several stops after a tree fell on some wires. MBTA Director of ...
2019-04-04 03:00 EDT
Live MBTA service alerts and updates Boston.comA Twitter List by jd_waller. TOPICS: Commute MBTA. Want to see what readers are saying about our stories? Check out the conversations on Boston.com's ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
New MBTA service checker shows average wait-times for trains Boston Business JournalThe dashboard shows average wait-times for Red, Blue, Green and Orange Line trains.
2019-03-26 03:00 EDT
Downed tree causes delays on MBTA WCVB BostonA downed tree is causing delays on the MBTA's Green Line.
2019-04-07 03:00 EDT
Think you can outpace the MBTA? You've got a chance to prove it Boston.comIt's a battle of man versus machine on Saturday, when a group of runners will challenge the MBTA to their destination. Marathon Sports and Brooks Running ...
2019-04-09 03:00 EDT
Brooks unveils MBTA-themed Boston Marathon shoes Boston 25 NewsBrooks has unveiled its running shoe to celebrate this year's Boston Marathon and it's all about the MBTA.
2019-03-27 03:00 EDT
Woman Rescued From Under MBTA Green Line Train NECNA woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries Thursday after being trapped under an MBTA train in Boston. The crash took place at Heath Street station.
2019-03-21 03:00 EDT
Norfolk state rep wants details from MBTA on Chinese-built trains The Sun ChronicleNORFOLK — State Rep. Shawn Dooley is demanding to know if the parts for MBTA trains being assembled in Springfield are actually being built by low-wage ...
2019-03-21 03:00 EDT
MBTA cop charged with beating homeless man is already collecting pension WCVB BostonAn MBTA cop accused of beating a homeless man is collecting a pension and will keep pocketing that money whether he is convicted or not.
2019-03-21 03:00 EDT
Busy Somerville bridge to be demolished, rebuilt for MBTA project WCVB BostonDetours will be in place during the work, which is expected to last until March 2020.
2019-03-22 03:00 EDT
MBTA repair work could snarl Brookline recreational pot shop opening Boston Business JournalThe state's first recreational cannabis dispensary on an MBTA rapid transit line is set to open Saturday, but the train won't be running.
2019-03-21 03:00 EDT
Robert Arthur ‘Bob’ Lane of Tewksbury, at 75, BPL and MBTA worker Boston HeraldRobert Arthur "Bob" Lane of Tewksbury died Thursday, March 21. He was 75. Born and raised in Dorchester, he was a graduate of Dorchester High School.
2019-03-24 03:00 EDT
MBTA to build, improve bus shelters to increase ridership Daily Free PressThe Blandford Street bus stop on Commonwealth Avenue. The MBTA is planning to add more bus shelters and benches in an attempt to increase ridership in its ...
2019-04-11 20:28 EDT
MBTA Renames Yawkey Way Commuter Rail Station To Lansdowne framinghamsource.comBOSTON – Effective Monday, April 8, Yawkey Station on the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line will be renamed Lansdowne Station. Following the ...
2019-03-28 03:00 EDT
What You Need To Know For The 2019 Boston Marathon WBURThe 123rd Boston Marathon is less than a week away, and as usual, thousands of spectators will gather around the race route to watch. Here's what you need to ...
2019-04-11 03:00 EDT
MBTA getting ready to replace 120-year-old train bridge in Roslindale Square Universal HubThe MBTA plans to begin replacing the bridge that carries the Needham Line over Robert Street at the Roslindale Village train station early next year.
2019-04-12 15:20 EDT
Medford sends letter to MBTA asking for reversal of changes to Route 325-326 bus service Wicked LocalMayor Stephanie M. Burke submitted a letter to Steve Poftak, General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, asking the MBTA to reconsider recent ...
2019-03-25 03:00 EDT
MBTA Pushes Back Rollout of New Orange Line Cars Banker & TradesmanRollout of new Orange Line trains has been delayed once again, officials said Monday, with public use now likely to begin during the summer to allow additional ...
2019-03-26 03:00 EDT
Pot shop customers urged to use MBTA, public transit WCVB BostonThe newest recreational marijuana store in Massachusetts will be the closest yet to the city of Boston.
2019-03-22 03:00 EDT
Weld's PRIMARY PLANS — Could RENT CONTROL return? — SPRING CLEANING at the MBTA PoliticoGOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. WELD'S PRIMARY PLANS — Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld says he's leaning toward challenging President ...
2019-03-26 03:00 EDT
Noisy MBTA repairs start Monday - News - Newton TAB - Newton, MA Wicked LocalThe MBTA is scheduled to begin noisy overnight work on the Green Line track and signal replacement project this Monday, April 8. Crews will begin near the ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
MBTA Renames Yawkey Station as Lansdowne Station — The Heights The HeightsYawkey Station will be renamed as the Lansdowne Station, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced on Thursday. Lansdowne was ...
2019-03-31 03:00 EDT
Foxborough train service pushed back to fall The Boston GlobeThe launch of the MBTA's new commuter rail *service* to Foxborough now faces a hefty delay to fall 2019 because of work needed to bring older tracks up to ...
2019-03-27 03:00 EDT
Report: MBTA Having Trouble Retaining Staff Banker & TradesmanThe MBTA has an employee shortage, unable to replace as many as 500 employees who have departed since 2015, although this year the trend appears to be ...
2019-04-02 11:28 EDT
MBTA Officers Deny Beating Homeless Man Boston, MA PatchMBTA Officers Deny Beating Homeless Man - Boston, MA - Prosecutors said an officer beat a homeless man with a baton and assaulted him during a sham ...
2019-03-26 03:00 EDT
'Human error' eyed as cause in Fairmount Line MBTA commuter train derailment WCVB Boston*Service* has resumed Wednesday on the Fairmount Line of the commuter rail after a low-speed upright derailment of a commuter train Tuesday night just outside ...
2019-04-10 17:13 EDT
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineTHE MBTA has a hiring problem. Since fiscal 2015, the transit authority hasn't been able to hire enough employees to offset the number of workers leaving the ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
Brighton Man Arrested, Accused Of Assault At Green Street MBTA Jamaica Plain, MA PatchBrighton Man Arrested After Assault At Green St - Jamaica Plain, MA - Police accused the man of punching a man and knocking him 5-feet down onto the tracks.
2019-03-29 03:00 EDT
Anticipating Tobin Bridge traffic blowback, select board to consider town-only parking in MBTA lot The Local Ne.wsIPSWICH — With a construction project set to restrict traffic on the Tobin Bridge for the next two years, selectperson Linda Alexson has suggested that the ...
2019-03-31 03:00 EDT
Wild Bee Species Critical To Pollination In New England Are On The Decline CBS BostonWATCH WBZ News Update: Woman Killed By MBTA bus; Biden To Visit Stop & Shop Workers; Warm And Wet Weather. 21 hours ago ...
2019-04-18 12:48 EDT
Milton residents hear MBTAs plans for trolley line The Patriot LedgerMILTON — Town residents got some insight regarding the fate of the Mattapan Trolley line during a meeting Tuesday night at the Milton Council on Aging.
2019-04-02 03:00 EDT
First recreational pot shop accessible by MBTA opens Saturday WCVB BostonOne of the first companies to sell recreational marijuana in Massachusetts is preparing to open another location for recreational sales, and this one will be the ...
2019-03-22 03:00 EDT
MassDot Launches Pilot Program to Expand Handicap Accessible Transport The HeightsThe program provides financial incentives to the companies in attempt to increase the availability of wheelchair accessible vehicles.
2019-04-10 11:12 EDT
All you need to know about 2019 Boston Marathon WCVB BostonThe 123rd Boston Marathon takes place Monday, as thousands of runners and spectators will gather in the city on Patriots' Day. Here is what you need to know ...
2019-04-13 17:18 EDT
Bridge demolitions begin for MBTA's Green Line Extension project Railway Track & StructuresContractors have begun demolishing the first of three bridges in Somerville, MA., that will be rebuilt for the MBTA's Green Line Extension project (GLX) ...
2019-03-25 03:00 EDT
Troubled Danvers Taverns Bartender Is An Ex-MBTA Police Officer Danvers, MA PatchTroubled Tavern's Bartender Is An Ex-Cop - Danvers, MA - Ken Berg resigned from the MBTA Transit Police in 2017 after being accused of submitting fraudulent ...
2019-03-21 03:00 EDT
MBTA fares increase and so do cries for accountability Wicked LocalThe watery dawn breaks through a thin cloud cover, brightening the darkness, but failing to fully illuminate it, and commuters shuffle, trot and quickly walk toward ...
2019-03-20 03:00 EDT
Patriots' Day 2019: What's open and what's closed across Massachusetts MassLive.comPatriots Day is a state holiday in Massachusetts, Maine (which was a part of the Bay State until the early 19th century) and Wisconsin. Starting in 2018, Patriots ...
2019-04-12 05:00 EDT
The Wealthy In Massachusetts Don't Pay Enough In Taxes. We Can Change That WBURHere's something you might not know about liberal Massachusetts: In the past four decades, the commonwealth has seen the third-largest decrease in taxes of ...
2019-04-18 05:06 EDT
Community Meeting On Robert Street Bridge Project Planned Patch.comCommunity Meeting On Robert Street Bridge Project - Roslindale, MA - The MBTA is planning to share more info about the bridge demolition and replacement ...
2019-04-12 10:50 EDT
LISTEN: Wicked Local Round Up - MBTA railorads fare hikes Wicked Local North of BostonJoin Ipswich Chronicle's Dan Mac Alpine as we discuss proposed hikes to MBTA fares. While you're here, but sure to check out Wicked Local North's other ...
2019-03-27 03:00 EDT
Encore Boston Harbor to have 'robust' water taxi system to casino, daily shuttle services to 2 MBTA stops MassLive.comThe Everett casino and resort will offer a free shuttle *service* to the Wellington and Malden Center MBTA Orange Line stations and bus stops.
2019-03-25 03:00 EDT
Forest Hills Doesn't Have a Bluebikes Station…But It Will… Jamaica Plain NewsYou would think that one of the major MBTA stations, a hub of transportation for the area if you will, would have a Bluebikes station. But alas, Forest Hills doesn't ...
2019-04-19 07:15 EDT
Mattapan Station revamp gets $1.8m boost Dorchester ReporterA $1.8 million state grant will help fund a much-anticipated plan to convert a parking lot at Mattapan Station into a mix of affordable housing and retail space.
2019-04-10 11:40 EDT
MassDOT Encourages Patriots' Day and Marathon Monday Travelers to Plan Ahead framinghamsource.comThe following is a press release from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) submitted to SOURCE. ***. BOSTON – The Massachusetts ...
2019-04-10 03:00 EDT
Boston ‘Well Prepared’ For Marathon, Spectators Reminded ‘This Is A Family Day’ CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was joined by Police Commissioner William Gross and MBTA Chief of Police Kenneth Green to explain Boston ...
2019-04-12 12:05 EDT
Providence/Stoughton line train cancelled The Boston GlobeA train on the Providence/Stoughton line was canceled by Keolis Commuter Services during the Tuesday morning commute.
2019-04-16 06:32 EDT
The Weekender: April 18 to 21 | BU Today BU TodayLooking for something fun to do? How about a dazzling visual experience set to the music of Prince or a visit to Boston's annual Anime convention?
2019-04-17 00:03 EDT
What To Know About The Tobin Bridge Construction Project WBURA massive Tobin Bridge construction project that began Monday is expected to bring headaches to commuters as traffic is cut down to just two lanes.
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT

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In Massachusetts, outrage is a matter of geography The Boston GlobeFrom Harvard Square to the birthplace of baseball's Connie Mack, the reaction to Robert Mueller's work was told in a bifurcated tale of two distinctly different ...
2019-04-19 21:39 EDT
Mass. marijuana shops prep for first high holiday with recreational sales Boston Business JournalSeveral Massachusetts marijuana shops are prepping for their first high holiday since recreational marijuana was broadly legalized and they received clearance ...
2019-04-19 06:24 EDT
Massachusetts makes its play for toy maker Hasbro WWLP.comState economic development officials in Massachusetts are considering trying to lure Rhode Island-based toy company Hasbro across the border.
2019-04-19 19:36 EDT
Massachusetts cities are working to reduce pedestrian crashes WWLP.comCity officials across Massachusetts are working to save pedestrians.
2019-04-19 18:38 EDT
As 4/20 Approaches, Massachusetts Urges Responsible Marijuana-Related Recreation CBS BostonSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, APRIL 19, 2019 (State House News *Service*) – Saturday will be the first April 20th with legal and accessible marijuana for sale in ...
2019-04-19 13:59 EDT
River flooding expected in some part of western Massachusetts this weekend WWLP.comSOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WWLP) - This weekend's expected rain could cause the Connecticut River to overflow its banks in some parts of western ...
2019-04-19 17:57 EDT
Stop & Shop Strike: Joe Biden Addresses Striking Employees In Massachusetts NPRFormer Vice President Joe Biden told a rally in Dorchester, Mass., Thursday that the 31,000 Stop & Shop workers on strike in New England are part of a ...
2019-04-18 16:40 EDT
Flood watch issued for Central, Western Massachusetts with 1-3 inches of rainfall in forecast MassLive.comThe National Weather *Service* issued a flood watch for much of Massachusetts ahead of storms expected to hit the state this weekend.
2019-04-19 07:09 EDT
Springfield, Massachusetts could have the model for saving a South Bend middle school WSBT-TVThe answer for saving South Bend's Navarre Middle School may be in Massachusetts. Navarre received a failing grade from the state the past 6 years. Now ...
2019-04-19 18:41 EDT
These are best reasons to live in Massachusetts MassLive.comFrom our top-notch schools to burgeoning craft beer scene, these are the things we love most about Massachusetts.
2019-04-18 10:01 EDT
Congressional Delegation Announces $61 Million in AmeriCorps Funding For Massachusetts framinghamsource.comThe following is a media release from Sen. Ed Markey's office. Markey is one of two U.S. Senators elected to represent Massachusetts in Washington DC. ***.
2019-04-19 17:50 EDT
Massachusetts Proposes PFAS Cleanup Standards The National Law ReviewMassachusetts proposed groundwater cleanup standards for PFAS significantly lower than the federal health advisory as part of its long-expected proposed ...
2019-04-19 18:01 EDT
Massachusetts Preps for First (Legal) 420 CheddarFor the first 420 with legalized recreational cannabis in Massachusetts, the fledgling industry is gearing up for big crowds and a focus on edibles. Amanda ...
2019-04-19 13:15 EDT
Massachusetts Doctor Arrested for Paying 14-Year-Old for Sex NECNA Massachusetts doctor was arrested for allegedly paying a 14-year-old boy for sex. Sujan Kayastha, 37, was arrested following a four-month-long investigation ...
2019-04-18 12:10 EDT
Massachusetts: Paid Family and Medical Leave Notices The National Law ReviewThe Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released template notices employers may use to fulfill the notice requirement to employees and ...
2019-04-19 18:01 EDT
Report: Massachusetts adds jobs in March, unemployment steady at 3 percent Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (AP) — State officials say Massachusetts added more than 4,000 jobs in March while the overall unemployment rate held steady at 3%. The state office ...
2019-04-19 12:25 EDT
Lyft offers $4.20 off rides in Massachusetts on 4/20 in collaboration with NETA, Mass. Chiefs of Police Association MassLive.comRide-hailing *service* Lyft, in a collaboration with the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association and popular marijuana retailer New England Treatment Access, ...
2019-04-17 13:42 EDT
There is hope for Massachusetts farms even with declining numbers, survey says WWLP.comA new survey found the number of farms is declining in Massachusetts, but the value of the farms that remain is going up.
2019-04-18 19:15 EDT
Massachusetts adviser charged for failed $8 million pot scheme Boston HeraldA Massachusetts investment adviser is accused of bilking investors out of $8 million for his medical marijuana shops that never opened, according to ...
2019-04-17 21:01 EDT
Massachusetts, Connecticut Delegations Weigh In On Mueller Report New England Public RadioUpdated 4:38 p.m. U.S. senators representing Massachusetts and Connecticut, all Democrats, are weighing in on the release of special counsel Robert Mueller.
2019-04-19 12:59 EDT
The Wealthy In Massachusetts Don't Pay Enough In Taxes. We Can Change That WBURHere's something you might not know about liberal Massachusetts: In the past four decades, the commonwealth has seen the third-largest decrease in taxes of ...
2019-04-18 05:06 EDT
You're looking to save Massachusetts media? Include its makers and look beyond nonprofit Cambridge DayState legislators have a bill pending to look at what's wrong with journalism and maybe how to fix it, because, as co-sponsor Rep. Lori Ehrlich said, “As our ...
2019-04-19 17:12 EDT
Massachusetts Man Who Sent Letters With White Powder to Trump Sons, Others Gets Probation KTLA Los AngelesA Massachusetts man who sent threatening letters with white powder to President Donald Trump's sons, Antonio Sabato Jr., Sen. Debbie Stabenow and a law ...
2019-04-19 23:37 EDT
Redacted Mueller Report Is Slammed By Massachusetts Senators Warren and Markey Up To BostonBoston, MA– U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Ed Markey (D-MA) are urging action after the release of the long-awaited and heavily redacted Mueller ...
2019-04-19 12:30 EDT
Yahoo Sports' top 2019 NFL draft prospects: Massachusetts WR Andy Isabella Yahoo Sports5-foot-9, 188 pounds. The lowdown: The transformation of Isabella from high school track standout to NFL prospect is one of the 2019 NFL draft class' best ...
2019-04-19 21:51 EDT
Officer shot twice in arm outside Massachusetts nightclub Boston.comSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is under arrest for allegedly shooting a Springfield Police officer in the arm outside a nightclub.
2019-04-14 13:20 EDT
'Save Youth Football Rally' comes to Massachusetts NFL.comWith help from former New England Patriots linebacker Andre Tippett, Massachusetts Football Alliance leads "Save Youth Football Rally" on Tuesday afternoon.
2019-04-16 17:45 EDT
Study: Oregon Has Cheapest Cannabis In Legal States, Massachusetts Highest GanjapreneurOregon has the cheapest cannabis of the 10 state-legal marketplaces at an average of $210 per “high-quality” ounce of flower; Massachusetts marks the other ...
2019-04-19 08:42 EDT
Rain storm and high winds bring down trees, wires in Massachusetts The Boston GlobeTrees and wires came down early Monday morning as rain poured down and wind whipped across Massachusetts, the National Weather *Service* said.
2019-04-15 14:19 EDT
Massachusetts man indicted in Nebraska for allegedly interfering with flight crew Lincoln Journal StarA grand jury in Nebraska has indicted a 37-year-old Mansfield, Massachusetts, man on allegations that he interfered with a flight attendant on a 2017 flight.
2019-04-18 18:00 EDT
Involuntary Commitment For Addiction Treatment Raises Troubling Questions : Shots - Health News NPRThousands of Massachusetts residents have been committed to treatment for addiction against their will. Some families say locking up addicts in prison isn't ...
2019-04-20 07:10 EDT
Study: Massachusetts marijuana prices slightly above national average Boston 25 NewsPeople who purchase marijuana in Massachusetts will be paying slightly above the national average, according to a recent study on the average price of ...
2019-04-17 17:49 EDT
Letting Unsecured Gun Get Stolen Is Enough To Lose License To Carry, Massachusetts Court Rules – Even After 50 Years of Incident-Free Gun Ownership | NewBostonPost NewBostonPostA state appeals court has upheld the latitude of local police chiefs to decide who can and can't carry a handgun in Massachusetts, overturning two lower-court ...
2019-04-19 17:25 EDT
Prosecutors Say Massachusetts State Police Unit Had 2 Quota Systems NBC10 BostonFederal prosecutors say troopers in a troubled Massachusetts State Police unit had a second illegal quota system for issuing traffic tickets. Last month, the U.S. ...
2019-04-18 14:18 EDT
NH teacher who worked at Massachusetts camp accused of sexually assaulting child in court WCVB BostonA New Hampshire teacher accused in a sexual assault on a child while the teacher was employed at a summer camp in Massachusetts was in court.
2019-04-17 17:19 EDT
Massachusetts GOP governor signs bill banning gay conversion therapy | TheHill The HillMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) on Monday signed a bill banning gay conversion therapy for minors in the state.
2019-04-08 17:56 EDT
Arena football: Mardy Gilyard provides veteran presence for Massachusetts Pirates Worcester TelegramWORCESTER — Youth was served in the Massachusetts Pirates' season opener. On a platter, that is. The defending National Arena League champion Carolina ...
2019-04-19 00:01 EDT
Massachusetts man injured in fatal mall shooting WCVB BostonPolice say a man apparently fatally shot a Pennsylvania woman and wounded a Massachusetts man outside an outlet mall near Great Smoky Mountains ...
2019-04-17 05:23 EDT
Tax deadline is April 17 in Massachusetts WWLP.comSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Monday 4/15 is the deadline to file your 2018 federal tax return, but that deadline is extended for Massachusetts residents.
2019-04-15 16:54 EDT
Reinventing a Life, and a House, in Massachusetts The New York TimesFor the founder of a New York City gym, the rocky coast north of Boston offered an opportunity for a second act — and a new home to reflect that.
2019-04-09 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Wants to Regulate Private Colleges That Might Close. Is That a Good Idea? The Chronicle of Higher EducationIn an era of more small-college closures, Massachusetts is akin to ground zero. Mount Ida and Newbury Colleges both shut down in the past 18 months.
2019-04-16 21:01 EDT
Gas prices on the rise in western Massachusetts WWLP.comGas prices in western Massachusetts have risen significantly in the past week; increasing five cents per gallon during that short time, according to the price ...
2019-04-15 16:10 EDT
Two 19-year-old Lawrence, Massachusetts men sent to prison for fentanyl trafficking Eagle-TribuneCONCORD — Two 19-year-old Lawrence, Massachusetts men have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for participating in a fentanyl trafficking conspiracy.
2019-04-18 19:37 EDT
Editorial: The next frontier for gun control legislation in Massachusetts The Boston GlobeMassachusetts prides itself for taking gun control seriously, and has the results to prove it. The state's gun mortality rate is the second-lowest in the country: 3.7 ...
2019-04-06 03:00 EDT
Flags in Massachusetts ordered to half-staff to honor Sgt. Rachel R. McKay, 23-year-old who died at Fort Gordon in Georgia newyorkupstate.comMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered flags at state buildings flown at half-staff on Thursday in honor of Sgt. Rachel R. McKay, a Marblehead native.
2019-04-16 11:29 EDT
NH teacher accused of sexually assaulting student held in Massachusetts jail WMUR ManchesterA judge ordered Wednesday that a Concord High School teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student will remain in a Massachusetts jail.
2019-04-17 18:59 EDT
Wynn Resorts' Last Pitch To Save Massachusetts Gaming License ForbesWynn Resorts has a lineup of executives set to testify before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission this week to see if the company is suitable to hold a license ...
2019-03-31 03:00 EDT
Senior advocates: 35 Massachusetts nursing homes at risk of closing this year MassLive.comThe biggest problem, advocates say, is inadequate reimbursement from MassHealth, which leaves nursing homes operating at a financial loss.
2019-04-08 18:48 EDT
Correction: MBTA Retirees story | Massachusetts WESTERNMASSNEWS.comBOSTON (AP) — In a story April 16 about benefits to retirees of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, The Associated Press erroneously reported on ...
2019-04-19 09:58 EDT
Western Massachusetts runners competing in 123rd Boston Marathon WWLP.comA group of western Massachusetts residents boarded a bus Monday morning to travel to Hopkinton to compete in the 123rd Boston Marathon.
2019-04-15 06:58 EDT
GUEST VIEW: Massachusetts abortion legislation is deeply troubling SouthCoastToday.comThe Massachusetts State Legislature will consider passing into law two deeply troubling bills this legislative session. They are identical in text but differ slightly in ...
2019-04-16 14:33 EDT
For Some In Massachusetts, Ghosts Are A Serious Business wgbh.orgOn the heels of a "ghost sighting" in a Market Basket, we take a peek inside the world of local ghost hunters.
2019-04-17 11:11 EDT
EYES TO THE SKY: Space walk anniversary, better light for Massachusetts | theberkshireedge.comMount Washington — Astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped down the ladder of Apollo 11's lunar module, “Eagle”; as his boot touched the surface of the Moon, ...
2019-04-15 00:16 EDT
Rent control, long shunned, is back on the table in Massachusetts The Boston GlobeA battle is brewing on Beacon Hill over a longstanding contentious issue in housing: rent control. A group of House lawmakers is getting ready to file a bill that ...
2019-03-25 03:00 EDT
Search begins for Ms. Massachusetts Senior America Reminder PublicationsWhat does a well-made cookie have in common with a contestant in the Ms. Massachusetts Senior America pageant?
2019-04-11 11:01 EDT
Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld is running for president and will seek 2020 Republican nomination over President Donald Trump MassLive.comWeld was the Massachusetts governor from 1991 to 1997.
2019-04-15 17:44 EDT
Massachusetts Confirms Year's First Case Of Measles wgbh.orgMassachusetts public health officials have confirmed the state's first case of the measles this year and say people who have not been immunized who visited the ...
2019-04-02 03:00 EDT
Litigation Trend: Massachusetts Debt Collection Regulation The National Law ReviewMassachusetts courts have seen an increase in putative class action complaints asserting violations of the Massachusetts Debt Collection Regulations MDCR ...
2019-04-19 16:08 EDT
2 men charged after ‘brutal’ beating of pregnant woman in Massachusetts WWSBQUINCY, MA (WCVB/CNN) - Prosecutors argue two young adults, who were charged with aggravated assault and battery on a pregnant woman, could pose a ...
2019-04-15 06:04 EDT
Man Accused of Interfering With Flight Attendant Is Indicted U.S. News & World ReportOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal grand jury in Nebraska has indicted a Massachusetts man on allegations that he interfered with a flight attendant, causing the ...
2019-04-19 12:21 EDT
Regional transit authorities in crisis: Western Massachusetts copes with inadequate funding BU News ServiceBy Lillian Ilsley-Greene BU News *Service*. Each year, the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority serves over 600,000 people. Tory Dixon, an advocate at Stavros ...
2019-04-19 09:12 EDT
Renovated ranch in Massachusetts one of the most popular real estate listings nationwide MassLive.comA home in Massachusetts was one of the top 10 most viewed listings nationwide.
2019-04-19 10:11 EDT
Patriots' Day 2019: What's open and what's closed across Massachusetts MassLive.comPatriots Day is a state holiday in Massachusetts, Maine (which was a part of the Bay State until the early 19th century) and Wisconsin. Starting in 2018, Patriots ...
2019-04-12 05:00 EDT
Map: Here are all the Stop & Shop locations in Massachusetts The Boston GlobeThe supermarket company operates 134 stores statewide, according to its website.
2019-04-11 03:00 EDT
1st Massachusetts farmers moving toward approval to grow marijuana outdoors MassLive.comThe Cannabis Control Commission approved the first two provisional licenses for companies — Theory Wellness and BCWC — that plan to grow marijuana ...
2019-04-06 03:00 EDT
No rush - Many Massachusetts residents take the 2 extra days to file taxes Worcester TelegramWORCESTER — How spoiled are the people of Massachusetts?Not only do we have two championship teams (the New England Patriots and the Boston Red ...
2019-04-16 21:37 EDT
Massachusetts legal pot sales sparking illicit marijuana market Boston HeraldMassachusetts police say they are seeing a thriving underground marijuana market, which is booming four months after the launch of legal pot sales -- as ...
2019-04-07 03:00 EDT
Bear suspected in death of 400-pound horse in Massachusetts Boston.comHINSDALE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts family is mourning the death of their small horse that officials suspect was killed by a black bear. The Berkshire ...
2019-04-09 03:00 EDT
2 killed, Massachusetts man hurt in apparent random shooting at Tennessee mall WWLP.comSEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Pennsylvania woman was killed, a Massachusetts man was injured and an East Tennessee man killed himself in what is ...
2019-04-16 16:26 EDT
Minor river flooding expected in western Massachusetts WWLP.comMeteorologist Nick Bannin explains why we could get some minor spring river flooding soon.
2019-04-15 11:05 EDT
The Massachusetts Lottery Is Getting A Tech Upgrade WBURThe Massachusetts Lottery will replace its IT system Sunday -- for the first time in 20 years.
2019-04-14 09:20 EDT
Study Maps Suspicious Opioid Prescribing In Massachusetts WBURA new study found that suspicious prescribing is "only one factor" explaining the differences in opioid overdoses and death rates across the state.
2019-04-12 17:29 EDT
What would go on a new Massachusetts state flag? Curbed BostonThere is a movement underway to alter the Massachusetts state flag. The current standard depicts, on both sides, the state seal on a white background. The seal ...
2019-03-22 03:00 EDT
NWS: Flood watch issued for western Massachusetts GazetteNETNORTHAMPTON — A flood watch will be in effect in western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut from Friday evening into late Saturday. Rain totals are ...
2019-04-19 09:05 EDT
John Cena, WWE icon and Massachusetts native, eyed to star in 'Suicide Squad' sequel MassLive.comThe West Newbury native and Springfield College graduate has appeared in several films.
2019-04-18 08:10 EDT
Massachusetts is tricky during a census. Next year may be even harder The Boston GlobeMassachusetts is a traditionally hard-to-count state during census time, and it could be even harder to tabulate on the 2020 Census.
2019-04-02 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts millennials have it the best, report says Curbed BostonAmerica's largest living generation can apparently live it up in the commonwealth—despite the housing costs, the congestion, and sundry other expenses.
2019-04-09 03:00 EDT
Friendly’s closes 23 more locations in the Northeast, including in Massachusetts Boston.comFriendly's has closed 23 more restaurants around the Northeast, including three in the company's home state of Massachusetts, according to a letter sent to ...
2019-04-08 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts State Police to conduct drunken driving checkpoint in Hampden County MassLive.comThe checkpoint will be held over Easter weekend. The exact location is not disclosed.
2019-04-16 20:29 EDT
Buttigieg campaign getting a Massachusetts boost from Grossman The Boston GlobeSteve Grossman, the former Democratic National Committee chairman and three-time statewide candidate, is endorsing Pete Buttigieg for president.
2019-04-11 15:27 EDT
Should Massachusetts Change How It Funds Its School Districts? wgbh.orgAs school districts across the state struggle to balance their budgets, legislators are considering changes to how the state funds its schools. This debate over ...
2019-03-25 03:00 EDT
Suspect in Homicide Found Dead in Prison Hospital | Massachusetts News U.S. News & World ReportBOSTON (AP) — A suspect in a Massachusetts homicide has been found dead in his prison hospital room of an apparent suicide.
2019-04-19 12:27 EDT
Study tracks racial disparities in Massachusetts marijuana arrests MassLive.comFor every type of marijuana offense, black people are more likely to be arrested than would be expected based on their share of the population,
2019-04-05 13:56 EDT
Attorney General Releases Report on Rehabilitation of Abandoned Massachusetts Properties framinghamsource.comThe following is a press release from the Massachusetts Attorney General's office submitted to SOURCE. ***. BOSTON – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura ...
2019-04-16 13:35 EDT
Heavy rain, snow to hit parts of Massachusetts Tuesday into Wednesday MassLive.comIt may be spring, but a winter storm is set to hit Massachusetts this evening.
2019-04-02 03:00 EDT
Should Massachusetts bring back rent control? Curbed BostonVoters rejected it in 1994. Now some, including state lawmakers, are floating rent control as a solution to the Boston area's notoriously expensive housing ...
2019-03-29 03:00 EDT
Western Massachusetts auto detailers volunteer to clean historic planes WWLP.comThey may work with cars on a day-to-day basis, but for a group of local auto detailers, the sky is the limit!
2019-04-16 10:44 EDT
Survey: Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs Are Massachusetts’ Favorite Easter Candy CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) — Easter is just days away and a new survey says one holiday treat is way more popular than the rest. RetailMeNot found 29 states, including ...
2019-04-17 09:07 EDT
State police ID man killed in western Massachusetts rollover Boston.comHOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — State police have identified a man killed in a late-night rollover in western Massachusetts that also injured a woman and a child in his ...
2019-04-13 15:15 EDT
Two men accused of beating sick pregnant woman in Massachusetts WTKR News 3Two teens allegedly mocked and brutally attacked a pregnant woman outside a Massachusetts post office, according to WHDH.
2019-04-14 11:21 EDT
Massachusetts CIO Leaves for the Company that Makes Roombas Government TechnologyDennis McDermitt led IT for the commonwealth for four years but has moved on to the private sector. Spokespeople for Massachusetts and McDermitt's new ...
2019-04-12 14:53 EDT
Trump’s threatened migrant influx would strain Massachusetts sanctuary cities, experts say Boston HeraldSanctuary cities such as Somerville, Cambridge and Boston would be overwhelmed if President Trump follows through on his threat to flood them with detained ...
2019-04-15 19:19 EDT
How's The Recreational Marijuana Roll Out Going In Massachusetts? WBURMany say the open recreational pot shops are located so out of the way and the product is so expensive that much of the marijuana market remains underground ...
2019-04-01 03:00 EDT
Should Massachusetts continue its film tax credit? The Boston GlobeYES. Gary Crossen. General manager of New England Studios in Devens. The state's film tax credit, in place since 2006, is a success and promises greater ...
2019-04-05 03:00 EDT
Two teens accused of beating sick pregnant woman in Massachusetts WGN TV ChicagoQUINCY, Mass. — Two teens allegedly mocked and brutally attacked a pregnant woman outside a Massachusetts post office, according to WHDH. Tyrese D.
2019-04-14 09:20 EDT
Strong winds to hit Massachusetts Wednesday MassLive.comThe National Weather *Service* has issued a wind advisory for much of Massachusetts, cautioning of strong winds on Wednesday.
2019-04-03 03:00 EDT
When is Patriots' Day 2019? Why Massachusetts, Maine and Connecticut celebrate this uniquely New England holiday MassLive.comPatriots' Day, which celebrates the battles of Lexington and Concord that began the Revolutionary War, is a holiday unique to Massachusetts, Maine and ...
2019-04-09 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts pulls controversial question on race from state tests NEWS10 ABCEducation officials in Massachusetts are tossing out a standardized test question after students say it left them feeling traumatized.
2019-04-08 07:58 EDT
Massachusetts Legislators All Ears for Millionaires' Tax | NewBostonPost NewBostonPostSupporters of a 4 percent state surtax on million-dollar-plus incomes can expect a largely receptive audience when they appear before a legislative committee ...
2019-04-11 10:43 EDT
Massachusetts rent control floated as solution to Boston-area housing crunch Curbed BostonLegislation would allow cities and towns to set their own tenant protections—including caps on rent, something voters rejected in 1994.
2019-03-26 03:00 EDT

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