Escape from MA

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

Massachusetts Politics

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Here’s what the Massachusetts delegation is saying about the Mueller report’s findings Boston.comFollowing Attorney General William Barr's summary letter, Bay State Democrats want Mueller's full report to be publicly released. Read more on Boston.com.
2019-03-24 03:00 EDT
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 01:58 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 ...
2019-03-19 21:04 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 18:19 EDT
Congressman Richard Neal covers the 'inside baseball' of politics at UMass The Massachusetts Daily CollegianBetween in depth discussions of public policy, Neal provided anecdotes of his time chairing the House Ways and Means committee.
2019-03-20 09:20 EDT
How do I file an extension on my taxes? USA TODAYMost taxpayers have until April 15 to file their taxes. But you can file for a six-month extension if you need more time.
2019-03-23 08:01 EDT
Politics as Usual Allentown Morning CallPolitics as Usual, a weekly round-up of Pennsylvania's political news.
2019-03-23 03:00 EDT
No, I don't want to live in Massachusetts Bangor Daily NewsIn addition to running a public policy think tank and writing this column every week, I have also been blessed for the last three years to host the morning drive ...
2019-03-06 03:00 EST
Ex-Senator Flake Coming to Tufts to Discuss Politics U.S. News & World ReportMEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen Jeff Flake, one of President Donald Trump's harshest critics from within the GOP, is coming to Massachusetts to talk ...
2019-03-10 12:36 EDT
Attending Ariana Grande's 'Sweetener' tour? Someone may ask if you're registered to vote. NBC NewsAriana Grande's 29-state "Sweetener" tour will offer a voter registration initiative at every stop, making her the latest superstar to try and motivate concertgoers to ...
2019-03-26 04:19 EDT
Janet Mills taps Massachusetts energy leader for top Maine position Bangor Daily NewsGov. Janet Mills has picked a top clean energy official from the Massachusetts government to become her top adviser on energy policy. Mills announced ...
2019-03-04 03:00 EST
CLARK and MCGOVERN push immigration bill — WARREN on REPARATIONS — REVENGE POLITICS —What MARKEY did with KRAFT's CASH PoliticoGOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. It's the final day of winter! CLARK AND MCGOVERN PUSH IMMIGRATION BILL — Reps. Katherine Clark and Jim ...
2019-03-19 06:51 EDT
The States Where the Minority Party Has Major Legislative Clout GoverningIn Massachusetts and Oregon, Democrats hold supermajority control of both legislative chambers. In each state, minority Republicans have been given greater ...
2019-03-16 02:45 EDT
Bill Weld: Meet the Republican Taking on Donald Trump in the Primary Rolling StoneSometimes, in politics, truth is stranger than fiction. As a cub reporter at Mother Jones in the late Nineties, I wrote an article about novels by American politicians ...
2019-03-15 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts primary 2020: Here's the date and what you need to know Boston.comSuper Tuesday is now less than one year away. Massachusetts will hold its next presidential primary on March 3, 2020, and state officials are already gearing up ...
2019-03-04 03:00 EST
Massachusetts mayor recalled -- and re-elected -- amid federal indictments Fox NewsAn embattled Democratic mayor from Massachusetts was re-elected on Tuesday, the same night that voters recalled him from duty amid federal indictments.
2019-03-13 03:00 EDT
Social workers advocate for racial justice, criminal justice reform WWLP.comSocial workers from across the state are advocating for 18 bills, which would address issues including racial justice, workplace discrimination, and criminal ...
2019-03-25 19:37 EDT
Elizabeth Warren explained why she opposes term limits for members of Congress Boston.comThe idea of term limits for members of Congress has shown to have wide support among American voters. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not on board. Proponents of ...
2019-03-25 17:18 EDT
When Are Taxes Due in 2019? TheStreetTax day will be here sooner than you think. Here, we'll discuss when taxes are due for 2019 as well as exceptions for residents of certain states and for certain ...
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
Politics & Other Mistakes: Mills strikes out Daily BulldogManny Machado will receive $300 million over 10 years to play baseball for the San Diego Padres. Bryce Harper got a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies for 13 ...
2019-03-25 10:52 EDT
Biden leads Trump by 7 percentage points in hypothetical 2020 matchup, poll finds USA TODAYFormer Vice President Joe Biden remains the front-runner among the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls – despite not officially entering the race – and he ...
2019-03-24 14:45 EDT
Stephen Lynch goes off on Republicans during Michael Cohen hearing Boston.comRep. Stephen Lynch didn't hold back during the Michael Cohen hearing Wednesday. However, his ire wasn't aimed at Cohen, the former personal attorney of ...
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
US Rep. Jim McGovern, US Sen. Ed Markey call for Mueller report to be made public MassLive.comAt least two members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation voiced concerns Sunday about Attorney General William Barr's synopsis of Special Counsel ...
2019-03-24 19:34 EDT
Lawmakers still lamenting the last loss Boston HeraldMassachusetts lawmakers are filing legislation that would force presidential candidates to disclose their taxes. It is a misguided attempt to take the edge off the ...
2019-03-21 01:01 EDT
Newsom seeks to halt parole for some murderers and serious offenders. What does that signal? Los Angeles TimesGov. Gavin Newsom, despite support for prison reform, has sought to block parole releases of murderers and serious offenders at a rate much higher than former ...
2019-03-26 08:00 EDT
Poll: Elizabeth Warren trails in Iowa, ties President Donald Trump in 2020 general election matchup MassLive.comDespite trailing other Democrats in Iowa ahead of the state's early presidential caucuses, Elizabeth Warren is among a handful of 2020 White House challengers ...
2019-03-25 12:43 EDT
John T. Driscoll, longest-serving Massachusetts Turnpike Authority chairman, dies at 93 The Boston GlobeEarly in his political career, John T. Driscoll had no trouble garnering more votes than any opponent named John Kennedy — dispensing with them two at a time ...
2019-03-19 19:43 EDT
Should 16 year olds be able to vote? The Massachusetts Daily CollegianConsider public opinion, maturity, education, enlistment and the biology of voting.
2019-03-26 00:04 EDT
Elizabeth Warren Proposes Breaking Up Tech Giants Like Amazon and Facebook The New York TimesThe Massachusetts senator, who is running for president, announced a regulatory plan aimed at breaking up large tech companies and “unwind tech mergers ...
2019-03-08 03:00 EST
No one wins Saturday Powerball. Jackpot now fourth-largest in history at $750M The ColoradoanIf you were to win the three-quarters of a billion dollars Powerball jackpot, how much would you owe Uncle Sam in taxes? Who has won in the past?
2019-03-24 17:31 EDT
Beto O'Rourke is getting all the attention, but Elizabeth Warren's economic policy proposals are leading the 2020 pack CNBCWarren's plans represent what many financially squeezed voters say they want: a clear and comprehensive accounting of how a would-be president would ...
2019-03-25 08:00 EDT
Massachusetts congressional delegation split on Elizabeth Warren's 2020 presidential bid MassLive.comAlthough U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren formally entered the 2020 White House race earlier this month, not all of members of Massachusetts' congressional ...
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
Trooper sentenced to supervised release in overtime probe Raleigh News & ObserverA suspended state trooper has been sentenced to one day in prison and one year of supervised release after pleading guilty in the Massachusetts State Police ...
2019-03-25 17:52 EDT
Here's what Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Stephen Lynch said during the Michael Cohen hearing The Boston GlobeMassachusetts Democrats Ayanna Pressley and Stephen Lynch got their share of hits in, and BU graduate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raised questions about ...
2019-02-28 03:00 EST
Sen. Bernie Sanders draws enthusiastic crowd to Fort Mason in San Francisco San Francisco ChronicleThousands of people attended a rally by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, independent-Vt., in San Francisco's Fort Mason on Sunday.
2019-03-24 19:15 EDT
Voters in New Hampshire fill in blanks on O'Rourke candidacy ABC News(The Associated Press) Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke addresses a gathering during a campaign stop at a restaurant in Manchester, N.H., Thursday ...
2019-03-23 18:05 EDT
Raising Florida’s smoking age from 18 to 21 gains support in Senate Tampa Bay TimesA Senate committee on Monday approved a bill that would increase the minimum smoking age in the state from 18 to 21. The proposal (Senate Bill 1618), filed ...
2019-03-25 16:37 EDT
Longtime Boston pollsters for Healey, Warren launch new firm Boston Business JournalChris Anderson, a pollster for Fox News and Attorney General Maura Healey, and Matthew Shelter, who has worked for 30 years at Kiley & Co., have a new ...
2019-03-06 03:00 EST
Is The Kennedy Family Really Cursed? The Cheat SheetThe Kennedy family is one of the most well known families in America. While they may be known for their family fortune, they are also known for tragedy. Is the ...
2019-03-25 19:34 EDT
Students from Bay Path University tour the Massachusetts State House WWLP.comA group of students from Bay Path University got a full tour of the State House Thursday, before meeting with Longmeadow State Senator Eric Lesser to talk ...
2019-03-07 03:00 EST
Five reasons to support marijuana legalization in Connecticut and five reasons to oppose it Hartford CourantState lawmakers are considering a number of bills that would set the ground rules for a legal marijuana industry in Connecticut. Here are some of the pros and ...
2019-03-24 06:06 EDT
Ford, Carter, H.W. Bush ― Now Bill Weld Wants To Add Trump To That List HuffPostPresidents who recently lost re-election bids all faced a primary challenger. The ex-governor wants the same for Trump.
2019-03-25 06:45 EDT
AIPAC speakers make thinly veiled jabs at Ilhan Omar in wake of comments deemed anti-Semitic Fox NewsAlthough not mentioned by name, Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota was a ghost in the crowd at American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference in ...
2019-03-24 22:17 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
The Green New Deal isn't as radical as you think The Massachusetts Daily CollegianBy Matt Berg, Collegian Columnist March 4, 2019. Filed under Archives, Columns, Headlines, National, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines · Share on Facebook.
2019-03-04 03:00 EST
Eight New Taxes in Massachusetts Coming At You From Beacon Hill NewBostonPostAt least eight new taxes have appeared on Beacon Hill recently, either as proposals or (in one case) enacted policy. Most have appeared in public during the.
2019-01-27 03:00 EST
Trump’s Republican challengers: In it, but maybe not to win it Los Angeles TimesAt least one brave Republican, and maybe three, will run against President Trump next year. Why? They think Republican voters deserve an alternative.
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
A Look Ahead At Massachusetts Politics In 2019 WBURWBUR pollster Steve Koczela, from the MassINC polling group, and Dorchester Reporter political journalist Jennifer Smith joined Morning Edition to discuss ...
2019-01-03 03:00 EST
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
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
Teachers, administrators ask Correia to reconsider Coogan, Costa removals Fall River Herald NewsFALL RIVER -- The executive board of two unions that represent about 1000 Fall River Public Schools employees voted unanimously last week to ask Mayor ...
2019-03-25 18:49 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
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineAT A TIME when people across the state seem to agree that our Commonwealth needs additional resources for public investments, asking those with the highest ...
2018-11-07 03:00 EST
Crypto Skeptic Massachusetts Secretary Creates Fintech Advisory Group CointelegraphThe Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is reportedly creating a fintech advisory group.
2019-03-08 03:00 EST
Whitcomb: Raimondo Sticking with Deloitte; Chained Thayer Street; Wind and Nukes; Cleaning up Harbor GoLocalProvRobert Whitcomb's weekly examination of everything that is important. Only Whitcomb offers such a collection of insights on the global and local issues that ...
2019-03-24 06:07 EDT
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 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
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
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
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
Here’s the Massachusetts ballot for the 2018 midterm elections Boston.comFrom the candidates to the questions, here's what voters will see at the ballot box. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-11-05 03:00 EST
Massachusetts 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
Massachusetts Carbon Tax Bill Has 100-Plus Sponsors on Beacon Hill – All Democrats NewBostonPostA bill that would tax carbon dioxide emissions from oil, natural gas, and coal in Massachusetts has 107 co-sponsors in the 200-member state Legislature – all of.
2019-02-11 03:00 EST
Massachusetts voters uphold transgender rights law Boston.comMassachusetts voters on Tuesday supported a state law that protects transgender people from discrimination in public accommodations. Read more on ...
2018-11-06 03:00 EST
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
A voter’s guide to the 2018 Massachusetts elections Boston.comVoters will head to the polls across Massachusetts on Tuesday, Nov. 6, to elect a host of candidates to state and federal offices. Among several closely-watched ...
2018-11-05 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
What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 1 Boston.comQuestion 1 is shaping up to be the most expensive and closely watched ballot measure this year in Massachusetts. The proposed law, which would limit the ...
2018-10-09 03:00 EDT
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
Massachusetts ballot Question 2 will almost certainly pass. But what would it actually do? Boston.comThe anti-Citizens United ballot question isn't drawing much attention — or opposition. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-10-17 03:00 EDT
Editorial: With Ayanna Pressley's win, a political earthquake in Massachusetts politics The Boston GlobeCapping off an improbable rise from the Boston City Council to the threshold of Congress, Ayanna Pressley made history Tuesday night by defeating ...
2018-09-05 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts tax collections dip below December estimates Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts collected $2.56 billion in taxes in December. That's 14.6 percent less than what the state took in during the previous December, ...
2019-01-05 03:00 EST
3 things to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 3 Boston.comA first-of-its-kind effort to repeal the state's 2016 transgender rights law is on the ballot this November. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-09-26 03:00 EDT
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 candidates running for statewide offices in the Massachusetts primaries Boston.comThis is your guide to the state's primary elections. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-08-28 03:00 EDT
Taxes, Taxes, Taxes: Governor Charlie Baker's New $42.7 Billion Budget NewBostonPostBy Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS *SERVICE* Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker filed a $42.7 billion budget on Wednesday that features the biggest ...
2019-01-24 03:00 EST
Governor's Tax Increases Raise Eyebrows of Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation Head NewBostonPostThe size of Governor Charlie Baker's proposed tax increases has the head of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation concerned. "I would say we're not ...
2019-02-18 03:00 EST
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
Tax Day 2019: When Is the Last Day to File Taxes? Kiplinger's Personal FinanceMost taxpayers must file federal income tax returns by April 15. However, there are some exceptions to the familiar tax filing deadline.
2019-01-08 03:00 EST
Tax Day 2019: When are taxes due? April 15, except in 2 states Business InsiderTaxes are due on April 15 this year, except for in Maine and Massachusetts, where holidays push the tax filing deadline to April 17.
2019-01-23 03:00 EST
Here are the basics on the bill to reform how Massachusetts schools are funded Boston.comThe new education bill would change the Chapter 70 formula for how Massachusetts schools are funded to increase spending for some disadvantaged students.
2019-01-11 03:00 EST
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
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
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
Primary elections 2018: Massachusetts, explained Vox.comIn deeply blue Massachusetts, primary night is often more important than the November general election. This is very apparent during Tuesday night's elections, ...
2018-09-04 03:00 EDT
Here’s an updating list of the Massachusetts primary election winners Boston.comNominated candidates now head off to the Nov. 6 general elections. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-10-31 03:00 EDT
Governor Baker seeks big real estate sales tax hike to fund climate programs The Boston GlobeGovernor Charlie Baker, a Republican who once campaigned against raising taxes, unveiled a proposal Friday to hike the tax on Massachusetts real estate ...
2019-01-19 03:00 EST
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 voter guide: What you need to know about Question 2 The Boston GlobeQuestion 2 asks voters to set up a commision of 15 volunteers with the stated goal of researching the role that money plays in Massachusetts politics and then ...
2018-10-29 03:00 EDT
The 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
Charlie Baker announces bill to legalize sports gambling in Massachusetts Boston.comGov. Charlie Baker announced Thursday that he plans to file legislation to legalize bets on professional sports in Massachusetts, following the Supreme Court ...
2019-01-17 03:00 EST
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
What to know about Massachusetts's new Airbnb law Boston.comThe new law to tax short-term rentals aligns Massachusetts with most other states in the country.
2019-01-16 03:00 EST
Charlie Baker and Jay Gonzalez met in their first debate. Here’s what happened. Boston.comThe Republican governor and his Democratic challenger sparred on everything from public transportation and taxes to abortion rights and criminal justice.
2018-10-09 03:00 EDT
Ex-Massachusetts Governor to Challenge Trump for GOP Nod U.S. News & World ReportBEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, has become ...
2019-02-15 03:00 EST
Massachusetts study points to Connecticut as “sobering example” of tax failure Yankee InstituteA withering assessment of Connecticut's economic and fiscal problems was used by The Pioneer Institute — a think-tank based in Boston — as an example of ...
2018-06-19 03:00 EDT
Live blog: Massachusetts election results in the 2018 midterms Boston.comFollow the latest reports below as the results from Election Day come in from around Massachusetts. Read more on Boston.com.
2018-11-06 03:00 EST
Mass. lawmakers officially revive ‘millionaires tax’ proposal Boston Business JournalTwo Massachusetts lawmakers have proposed legislation that would amend the state constitution to impose a surtax on residents who make more than $1 ...
2019-01-18 03:00 EST
Keller @ Large: John McCain’s Important Role In Massachusetts Politics CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – The sad news that a great American hero, Sen. John McCain, will forego further treatment for his brain cancer brings back a flood of memories.
2018-08-24 03:00 EDT
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

The MBTA

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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 14:35 EDT
MBTA Orange Line Car Rollout Delayed Until Summer WBURThe MBTA has announced it will delay putting a new fleet of Orange Line cars into *service* — again. The cars were initially supposed to be rolled out in January, ...
2019-03-25 12:33 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 ...
2019-03-25 21:38 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 10:14 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 23:33 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 10:47 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 14:53 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 10:25 EDT
Busy Somerville bridge to be demolished, rebuilt for MBTA project WCVB BostonThe Broadway Bridge in Ball Square will be shut down Friday to be demolished and replaced as part of the MBTA's Green Line Extension Project.
2019-03-22 18:05 EDT
MBTA Moves Forward with Plans to Eliminate Ridership Fare — The Heights The HeightsThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) plans to implement a completely cashless fare collection system over the next two years.
2019-03-21 22:28 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 10:40 EDT
This Twitter account tells you the general mood of MBTA riders by the hour The Boston GlobeThe Twitter bot, called @MBTA_Mood, scans tweets and then analyzes them to gauge how commuters are feeling.
2019-03-13 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 21:30 EDT
Will MBTA fare hike prod state to take action? The Boston GlobeWas this the fare hike finally heard on Beacon Hill? The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's board of directors last week approved a 5.8 percent fare ...
2019-03-17 20:35 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 19:11 EDT
On first day of recreational marijuana sales in Greater Boston, MBTA Green Line 'D' Branch starts repairs, interrupted service MassLive.comAs the New England Treatment Access Brookline business prepares for its first recreational marijuana sales on Saturday, the company is encouraging visitors to ...
2019-03-22 14:32 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 16:15 EDT
MBTA to resume Blue Line service on Monday morning The Boston GlobeRegular MBTA Blue Line *service* resumed Monday morning, days after a 9-alarm fire at an East Boston casket company disrupted transportation along the line, ...
2019-03-17 21:31 EDT
The Circular Conversation Around The MBTA's Future wgbh.orgA severe lack of planning surrounding the development and funding of the T has been on display during the recent public debates about MBTA fare hikes.
2019-03-18 07:16 EDT
State Lawmakers Say MBTA Hikes Unfair In Light Of Fare Evasion WBURState senators on Thursday slammed the MBTA's rollout of proposed fare hikes, arguing that outreach about the increases was insufficient and that the transit ...
2019-03-08 03:00 EST
MBTA Board Votes In Favor Of Fare Hike Proposal, With Some Changes WBURThe plan would raise fares by an average of about 6 percent. But the board also voted to keep bus fares and discount fares flat.
2019-03-11 03:00 EDT
Bridge Work Marks Milestone on MBTA Green Line Extension Engineering News-RecordDemolition on the first of three Somerville bridges being rebuilt for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's $2.3-billion Green Line Extension was ...
2019-03-20 11:17 EDT
MBTA Fare Hike Could Make Traffic Worse, Transportation Advocate Says wgbh.orgChris Dempsey of the group Transportation for Massachusetts says he believes the MBTA fare hike sends the wrong message, and could make Boston traffic ...
2019-03-12 03:00 EDT
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineMICHELLE WU AND PAUL REGAN took very different positions on the MBTA fare increase, but they both agree on the big picture needs of the transit authority.
2019-03-18 10:00 EDT
MBTA is urged to shield bus riders, seniors, students from fare hikes The Boston GlobeBus riders, senior citizens, and students may yet see a reprieve from the MBTA fare hike, after members of the transit system's board of directors asked it to ...
2019-03-05 03:00 EST
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 11:48 EDT
Editorial: MBTA a hangout for homeless Boston HeraldThe MBTA has enough problems. The fact that those who ride the T have been so beset upon by the homeless that they've filed more than 130 complaints in the ...
2019-03-06 03:00 EST
Editorial: MBTA fare hikes hurt subway set Boston HeraldThe MBTA is raising fares, which has riders very upset and may ultimately drive them away.
2019-03-13 03:00 EDT
Your MBTA bus ride may get a lot faster, but be prepared for fare inspections The Boston GlobeActivists and the MBTA are haggling over how to design a fair but effective system as they prepare for the benefits of a new fare collection setup.
2019-02-28 03:00 EST
Read MBTA police's summary of St. Patrick's Day parade-related incidents Boston.comMBTA Transit Police officers took eight people into custody related to Sunday's St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston and “intercepted” dozens more ...
2019-03-18 15:03 EDT
Editorial: MBTA and universities should create a 'free' college student pass program The Boston GlobeBoston is the ultimate college town, and the MBTA and universities should create a “free” student pass program similar to what the City of Boston crafted with the ...
2019-03-18 00:01 EDT
Rail News - MBTA releases long-term investment plan. For Railroad Career Professionals Progressive Rail RoadingRailroad industry news about: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, MBTA, Fiscal and Management Board, Focus40, investment plan, rapid transit, ...
2019-03-22 11:01 EDT
Blue Line service restored after massive blaze WCVB BostonThe MBTA resumed *service* Monday on the Blue Line between Airport and Wonderland stations on Monday morning. However, riders are warned to allow for ...
2019-03-18 05:33 EDT
MBTA unveils first of 10 commuter rail locomotives undergoing facelift The Boston GlobeThe first of 10 refurbished commuter rail locomotives, overhauled in a $30 million initiative by the MBTA, was unveiled Thursday in Somerville after a year of ...
2019-02-28 03:00 EST
Legislators speak out against MBTA fare hike | News Andover TownsmanANDOVER — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's latest request for a fare increase drew opposition from state legislators Thursday night.
2019-03-14 03:00 EDT
MBTA lagging on some strategic goals Boston 25 NewsDespite steady progress toward achieving most of its goals for improvement, the MBTA is lagging on several infrastructures- and customer-related benchmarks ...
2019-03-06 03:00 EST
T fare increases will lead to service improvements: MBTA general manager Curbed BostonThe latest round of T and commuter-rail fare increases are necessary to improve *service*, according to Steve Poftak, general manager of the Massachusetts Bay ...
2019-02-25 03:00 EST
MA: MBTA fares increase and so do cries for accountability MassTransitMag.comThe 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 ...
2019-03-22 10:11 EDT
Door problems appear to be latest issue causing MBTA delays Boston 25 NewsDoor problems appear to be the latest thing preventing MBTA subway riders getting to and from their destinations on time.
2019-03-01 03:00 EST
With traffic so bad, is now really the time to raise MBTA fares? The Boston GlobeWith the costs of driving mostly stable and transit ridership in decline, will higher prices on the T only make traffic worse?
2019-02-25 03:00 EST
MBTA is pushed to study air rights development at Cabot Yard The Boston GlobeThe most valuable piece of untapped real estate near downtown Boston might just be made of thin air.
2019-03-01 03:00 EST
MBTA Control Board Members Speak In Favor Of New Revenue Sources WBURMembers of the MBTA financial oversight board are calling for additional revenue-raising measures even after voting to increase transit fares this week.
2019-03-15 03:00 EDT
MBTA signals deal with Alstom, Barletta Hornell Evening TribuneBOSTON, Mass. — A new partnership promises to bring additional work to several Alstom plants across the country, according those based in Hornell.This week ...
2019-03-07 22:51 EST
New England Casket Co. fire: Neighborhood evacuated, MBTA shuts down portion of Blue Line MassLive.comFire officials say long night ahead expected as crews continue to battle massive fire.
2019-03-16 03:00 EDT
MBTA gets mostly passing grades in advocate report card The Boston GlobeBut the transit agency may struggle to meet major goals in future years, according to a coalition of groups.
2019-03-08 03:00 EST
Struggling MBTA pension fund took $150 million hit in 2018 The Boston GlobeLosses on investments, layered on top of payouts to retirees and beneficiaries, meant the MBTA fund took in less than half of the $275 million that flowed out of ...
2019-02-25 03:00 EST
Pedestrian struck, killed by MBTA Commuter Rail train in Beverly WCVB BostonA man was struck and killed Saturday evening by a commuter rail train in Beverly, police said.
2019-03-16 03:00 EDT
Homeless on the MBTA: Riders cite ‘frightening and unpleasant’ situations Boston HeraldThe MBTA has become a refuge for the homeless causing friction with riders, ghggfoul stenches, public drinking and “frightening and unpleasant” situations.
2019-03-04 03:00 EST
Legislators fight MBTA fare hikes Worcester TelegramBOSTON - The MBTA proposal to hike fares on subways, trains and commuter rail is causing an uproar throughout greater Boston, and among Worcester-area ...
2019-03-03 03:00 EST
MBTA acknowledges homelessness concerns in trains and stations Boston HeraldThe MBTA — after initially denying that homeless people using the T as a refuge is a cause for concern — said in the wake of a Herald report on rider complaints ...
2019-03-05 03:00 EST
City Councilors Call to Eliminate Bus Route 28 Fare — The Heights The HeightsBoston City Councilors Michelle Wu and Kim Janey ordered a hearing regarding eliminating the ridership fare for the MBTA bus route 28 City Council meeting.
2019-03-21 22:26 EDT
MBTA riders to Massachusetts transportation officials: Fix 'abysmal service' before raising the cost to ride MassLive.comDozens of people, including transit activists, public officials, religious leaders, and residents testified, raising nearly every complaint the transportation authority ...
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
MBTA Crews Restore Blue Line Service in Boston Following Fire and Flood Engineering News-Record*Service* resumed on March 18 for the Boston MBTA Blue Line following disruption from a fire that raged for two days at an East Boston casket company, forcing ...
2019-03-20 10:58 EDT
MBTA Proposes Fare Hikes To Start in Summer 2019 | News Harvard CrimsonCambridge residents discussed a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority proposal to raise fares for a range of public transportation options, including rail ...
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
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 15:28 EDT
Editorial: MBTA pension system operates like a Ponzi scheme The Boston GlobeAs MBTA proposes yet another fare hike, it's time the agency and union officials reform an unsustainable pension system that's being balanced on the backs of ...
2019-02-25 03:00 EST
MBTA Transit Officers Charged In Connection With Beating Of Homeless Man WBURProsecutors say a former transit police officer who allegedly beat a homeless man and two sergeants who allegedly tried to cover up the excessive use of force ...
2019-03-06 03:00 EST
Elected officials blast planned MBTA fare hikes BayStateBannerAt a public meeting hosted by the MBTA last week, elected officials and commuters slammed the transportation agency's recent proposal of a 6.3 percent ...
2019-03-06 03:00 EST
MBTA fares could go up in July and transit advocates aren't happy Boston Business JournalElected officials and public transit advocates are gearing up to register their displeasure with a proposed 6.3 percent fare increase that MBTA officials are ...
2019-02-26 03:00 EST
WU takes on the MBTA — PRESSLEY ready to question COHEN — BAKER's housing agenda PoliticoGOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. EXCLUSIVE: WU TAKES ON THE MBTA — When the MBTA huddles to hear from the public about a fare increase ...
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
MBTA fare hike meeting turns into impromptu public hearing in Worcesters Union Station lobby Worcester TelegramWORCESTER - What MTBA officials had hoped would be a "community meeting" Wednesday night on a proposed fare increase was turned instead into an ...
2019-03-06 03:00 EST
Michelle Wu's latest campaign push: Fare-free MBTA Dorchester ReporterCan the state afford to move to a fare-free transit system? Boston City Councillor Michele Wu thinks so. “Fare-free transit is about the idea that we should be ...
2019-03-07 03:00 EST
Doom and gloom over MBTA's pension system is an overreaction The Boston GlobeWorkers and the MBTA contribute to the pension fund based on a formula, not happenstance.”
2019-03-04 03:00 EST
MBTA Seeks Input on Proposals Revere JournalSeeks Input on Proposals As part of its Better Bus Project the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) is seeking opinions from bus riders on three new ...
2019-03-07 03:00 EST
EDITORIAL: MBTA, universities must provide cheaper transportation for college students Daily Free PressThe Boston Globe recently wrote an editorial proposing the MBTA create a free college student pass program, in which college students would have free or ...
2019-03-21 21:19 EDT
Emerson to work with MBTA for a cheaper semester pass Berkeley BeaconThe college plans to work with the MBTA to create an exclusive, discounted semester pass for fall 2019 following a proposed fare increase on Jan. 21 for public ...
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
All quiet as MBTA opens Blue Hill Avenue Station Boston HeraldThe wind made more noise than passengers, who were largely absent Monday afternoon, at the MBTA's gleaming new Blue Hill Avenue Station on its opening ...
2019-02-25 03:00 EST
Teens Allegedly Cause $7,000 Worth Of Damage To Commuter Rail Train On St. Patrick’s Day CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – Things got rowdy on the MBTA this St. Patrick's Day. Transit police reported fighting, drinking and thousands of dollars worth of damage to a ...
2019-03-18 13:47 EDT
MBTA board member says transit agency may be leaning too hard on riders Boston Business JournalReducing the MBTA's budget deficit next year and improving *service* will be possible thanks to new revenue from proposed fare increases, according to the ...
2019-03-05 03:00 EST
Boston mayor's transportation plan targets rideshare, MBTA, speeding WCVB BostonThe mayor want to lower speed limits on neighborhood streets and change where rideshare vehicles pick up passengers.
2019-03-07 03:00 EST
Several MBTA Trains Under Delay Amid Snowstorm NECNSeveral MBTA lines are under a delay Monday morning following a powerful snowstorm that blanketed the region overnight. About 10 delays and a couple of ...
2019-03-04 03:00 EST
Live MBTA service updates and alerts Boston.comFollow the very latest from the MBTA on Boston.com.
2019-03-04 03:00 EST
This state rep used a can of AriZona Iced Tea to make a point about why the MBTA shouldn't raise fares The Boston GlobeDuring a vexed public hearing Wednesday night in regard to the MBTA's plan to raise fares, state Representative Tommy Vitolo used a canned beverage to ...
2019-02-28 03:00 EST
Are Transit Fares Fair? wgbh.orgPublic meetings hosted by the MBTA have featured many variations of one complaint: riders don't want to pay more for less.
2019-03-01 03:00 EST
Bloomberg BloombergOn the Thursday, March 21 edition of Bloomberg Baystate Business we talked with Bloomberg Opinion columnist Max Nisen about the Alzheimer's drug trial that ...
2019-03-21 18:36 EDT
MA: MBTA: Blue Line service back up and running MassTransitMag.comMBTA workers have the Blue Line up and running Monday after a weekend of cleanup related to flooding from the fire at the nearby New England Casket Co.
2019-03-19 10:54 EDT
BRUCE AYERS: MBTA commuters deserve more reliable options The Patriot LedgerThe MBTA recently held a public meeting to unveil plans for the construction project at the North Quincy Station, which began two weeks ago.After attending this ...
2019-03-05 03:00 EST
MBTA Green Line resumed from Lechmere to North Station The Boston GlobeMBTA Green Line trolley *service* was replaced with shuttle buses between North Station and Lechmere during the afternoon rush hour on Friday. *Service* was ...
2019-03-02 03:00 EST
Snowstorm Preparation And Planning Underway For MBTA, Road Crews CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) — Preparations for Monday's early morning storm were underway hours beforehand. Travel impacts during the morning commute were a key ...
2019-03-03 03:00 EST
Chamber and Officials Hear from MBTA Lynn JournalNorth Shore business leaders know transportation is the key to the area's economic future and on Tuesday, through the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, they ...
2019-03-15 12:36 EDT
MBTA update on Red Line Braintree branch parking SampanWollaston Station & Quincy Center Garage Demolition Projects staff sent an update from the MBTA on parking at the stations along the Braintree Branch.
2019-03-18 23:30 EDT
Raging fire at East Boston business prompts evacuations, MBTA disruption WCVB BostonBoston firefighters ordered evacuations and the suspension of Blue Line *service* as they worked to extinguish an inferno burning in the East Boston Casket ...
2019-03-15 18:42 EDT
Sen. Cindy Friedman encourages MBTA to rescind proposal Wicked LocalThe following article was submitted to the Lexington Minuteman. Sen. Cindy F. Friedman, D-Arlington, recently submitted a letter opposing the Massachusetts ...
2019-03-08 15:12 EST
Bowdoin MBTA Station Reopen After Firefighters Investigate Smoke Boston, MA PatchBOSTON — Bowdoin Square T stop is back open after it closed for about an hour earlier as firefighters investigated a report of smoke. MBTA officials tell Patch ...
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
Alstom to provide signaling technology to MBTA Red, Orange Lines Railway Track & StructuresAlstom will provide new signaling technology for use on the Red and Orange Lines of the Boston subway system, as the Massachusetts Bay Transportation ...
2019-03-04 03:00 EST
Behind the MBTA's Increased Fares NECNWhy did the MBTA raise prices? Jim Rooney of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce digs into that, plus House Speaker Robert Deleo's speech to the ...
2019-03-15 03:00 EDT
Boston: Unanimous opposition to MBTA fare hike at public hearing World Socialist Web SiteThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is planning to impose fare increases averaging 6.3 percent on its bus, subway and commuter rail riders ...
2019-03-02 03:00 EST
MBTA's Better Bus Project could boost low-income communities The Huntington NewsBoston commuters spend an average of 164 hours stuck in traffic per year, making Boston the most congested city in the country, according to the INRIX Global ...
2019-02-28 03:00 EST
Gears turning on BEACON HILL — Stop & Shop STRIKE — Should the MBTA raise fares? PoliticoGOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. GEARS TURNING ON BEACON HILL — As we enter the final week of February, there's no doubt the new legislative ...
2019-02-25 03:00 EST
Framingham Legislators Address School Funding, MBTA Rates, More Framingham, MA PatchFramingham Legislators Address School Funding, MBT - Framingham, MA - State legislators representing Framingham made an appearance at the City Council ...
2019-03-20 11:01 EDT
Brookline Joins MBTA Youth Pass Program Brookline, MA PatchBrookline joins MBTA Youth Pass program - Brookline, MA - Soon young people in Brookline who quality can get a special reduced fare MBTA Youth Pass.
2019-02-27 03:00 EST
Tobin Bridge construction project to cause 'significant traffic' in Chelsea; MBTA offering some free bus services MassLive.comImprovements on the Tobin Bridge are likely to have severe traffic impacts for those north of Boston.
2019-03-15 03:00 EDT
Uncertainty over planned improvements to Natick Center commuter rail stop MetroWest Daily NewsThere is urgency to start construction to improve the Natick Center commuter rail stop. However, when, and if, construction starts is uncertain.
2019-03-07 03:00 EST
MBTA Control Board Votes to Hike Rail, Subway Fares U.S. News & World ReportBOSTON (AP) — Commuters may soon find out if they will have to pay more to ride the commuter rail, subway, and buses in the Boston area.
2019-03-11 17:07 EDT
New Green Line train makes rush-hour debut Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - The MBTA's new Green Line train was added to rush-hour *service* for the first time on Monday. MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo posted video ...
2019-03-25 09:06 EDT
MBTA addressing concerns about homeless population in stations WCVB BostonThe MBTA is promising new action about concerns involving Boston's homeless population in MBTA stations.
2019-03-06 03:00 EST
Few problems as Greater Boston gets its first recreational pot shop Boston Business JournalNew England Treatment Access said there were few traffic issues during the start of recreational marijuana sales at the Brookline dispensary on Saturday.
2019-03-25 15:28 EDT
Owl Delays MBTAs Green Line In Brookline Brookline, MA PatchOwl Delays MBTA's Green Line In Brookline - Brookline, MA - The MBTA did, in fact, give a hoot Friday.
2019-03-02 03:00 EST
MA: MWRTA offers new Rte. 20 shuttle, phone app for riders MassTransitMag.comDelays are common for passengers on the MBTA's Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line. And while they're a minor annoyance for some, an extra two ...
2019-03-25 11:00 EDT
Police arrest Dorchester man accused of biting MBTA passenger at North Station Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - A Dorchester man was arrested Thursday after allegedly biting an MBTA passenger at North Station, officials said. Officers responding to a ...
2019-02-28 03:00 EST

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Massachusetts To Fund Planned Parenthood Even If Federal Government Doesn't NewBostonPostThe three political leaders of Massachusetts state government say they plan to make sure abortion clinics that also provide contraception to poor people.
2019-03-25 22:47 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 05:58 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 18:24 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 12:00 EDT
Price of gasoline in Massachusetts continues to rise San Francisco ChronicleBOSTON (AP) — The average cost of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts is up another 6 cents, and has now leapt 16 cents in the past six weeks.
2019-03-25 14:44 EDT
Wayfair to open first full-service retail store in Massachusetts MarketWatchWayfair Inc. said Tuesday it will open its first full-*service* brick-and-mortar retail store in Massachusetts. The new store, to be located in Natick, is...
2019-03-26 07:39 EDT
Police respond to report of shots fired at Massachusetts hotel KCTV Kansas CityPolice have responded to report of an active shooter at a hotel on Route 9 in Natick, Massachusetts.
2019-03-26 06:01 EDT
First Massachusetts state trooper sentenced in overtime scandal Boston HeraldThe first state trooper to be sentenced in the major overtime fraud scandal got just one day in prison -- time served -- after admitting he stole more than $7000, ...
2019-03-25 20:22 EDT
Massachusetts Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges the Family of a US Navy Veteran or Shipyard Worker with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer in Massachusetts to Call Them for Direct Access to Attorney Erik Karst - Get Serious About Compensation PRNewswireBOSTON, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Mesothelioma Victims Center is one of the best branded sources on the Internet when it comes to ...
2019-03-26 08:35 EDT
Massachusetts bill would free local retirement systems to divest from fossil fuels Energy News NetworkThe legislation stems from a 2017 dispute over divestment between state regulators and a city retirement system.
2019-03-26 00:59 EDT
Here’s what the Massachusetts delegation is saying about the Mueller report’s findings Boston.comFollowing Attorney General William Barr's summary letter, Bay State Democrats want Mueller's full report to be publicly released. Read more on Boston.com.
2019-03-24 03:00 EDT
What would go on a new Massachusetts state flag? Curbed BostonThere is a movement underway to alter the current banner, which some say is woefully disrespectful to Native Americans and needlessly violent.
2019-03-22 06:26 EDT
Antisemitic vandalism at Massachusetts cemetery more widespread - police The Jerusalem PostAt least 59 gravestones were vandalized with swastikas and anti-Semitic epithets at the Hebrew Cemetery in Fall River, Massachusetts,
2019-03-26 06:50 EDT
Massachusetts sailor who died at Pearl Harbor accounted for after 78 years Boston.comPITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A sailor from Massachusetts who died when the Japanese sank the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 has ...
2019-03-22 14:39 EDT
Tick season begins in Massachusetts WWLP.comEASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - Ticks are mostly just an annoyance when you're trying to enjoy the outdoors, but they can also be harmful to you and your ...
2019-03-23 12:45 EDT
Reception planned for Massachusetts woman killed in Ethiopia crash Boston.comSHEFFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The parents of a Massachusetts woman who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash earlier this month are planning a reception to honor ...
2019-03-23 11:36 EDT
Post to Close Massachusetts Cereal Plant this Summer Powder Bulk SolidsA Post Holdings plant in Massachusetts that produces Barbaras brand cereal is slated for closure this summer. Image courtesy of Flickr user jeepersmedia.
2019-03-25 21:02 EDT
Origins of Massachusetts' state seal GazetteNETEdmund H. Garrett, a well-known 19th-century illustrator and painter, was charged with making revisions to the state seal in 1885, though he left intact the most ...
2019-03-22 16:02 EDT
Massachusetts lawmakers weighing three bills updating education funding formula Boston HeraldThe Joint Committee on Education is considering three major pieces of legislation meant to address the state's education funding formula, which hasn't been ...
2019-03-22 22:39 EDT
NH man charged with stabbing Massachusetts state trooper faces September trial Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (AP) — A New Hampshire man charged with stabbing a Massachusetts state trooper after a multi-state car chase is heading to trial later this year.
2019-03-25 12:58 EDT
How Much Should Massachusetts Pay To Close Gaps Between Rich and Poor Students? wgbh.orgThree different bills scheduled for a legislative hearing Friday differ on the funding prescribed for districts that educate large numbers of low-income students.
2019-03-21 20:17 EDT
Beyond Massachusetts, states struggle to limit marijuana behemoths The Boston GlobeMassachusetts is not the only state struggling to limit the dominance of large marijuana companies. Maryland bars companies from owning more than one store, ...
2019-03-21 12:40 EDT
Colorful artworks capture home, from Mumbai to Massachusetts The Boston GlobeMAYNARD — All the places we have been simmer in the stew of our imaginations. Siddharth Choudhary grew up in India and lived in Mumbai, Paris, and Hong ...
2019-03-20 17:02 EDT
Should Massachusetts cap the number of ride-sharing drivers? The Boston GlobeRead two views and vote in our informal online poll.
2019-03-22 16:08 EDT
Why Has Massachusetts Short Changed Low Income College Students? wgbh.orgAs a state that prides itself on the excellence of its higher education, Massachusetts falls far behind the rest of the country in aiding low-income students.
2019-03-21 09:14 EDT
Massachusetts' Highest Court Rules Workers At Bean Sprout Factory Owed Overtime WAMCA recent ruling from the highest court in Massachusetts is being hailed as an important victory for workers' rights.
2019-03-25 10:53 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 ...
2019-03-19 21:04 EDT
GA stories spotlighted in Massachusetts economic impact study AOPA PilotEconomic growth of airports in Massachusetts has had “a very positive impact” on surrounding communities in the last five years, according to a new economic ...
2019-03-20 15:55 EDT
Snow to hit Massachusetts overnight into Saturday; Up to 8 inches expected in parts of Berkshires MassLive.comWednesday may have marked the start of spring, but a winter storm is heading towards Massachusetts.
2019-03-22 11:25 EDT
Massachusetts gets failing grade on lead in school drinking waters MassLive.comMassachusetts brought home a "D" on its latest report card in responding to lead drinking water in schools, an issue that spurred lawmakers to propose requiring ...
2019-03-22 08:44 EDT
Congressional lawmakers to hold town halls across Massachusetts this week MassLive.comSeveral members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation will address constituents during town hall-style events planned to take place across the state this ...
2019-03-21 13:58 EDT
Massachusetts unemployment at 3 percent, better than national average MassLive.comMassachusetts gained 6,600 jobs in February and its unemployment rate fell a tenth of one percentage point to 3 percent. That makes the unemployment rate in ...
2019-03-22 12:21 EDT
Massachusetts sailor who died at Pearl Harbor accounted for Boston HeraldPITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A sailor from Massachusetts who died when the Japanese sank the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 has ...
2019-03-22 11:06 EDT
Massachusetts man saved by 2 officers after losing arm in industrial accident WSB AtlantaA Massachusetts man is alive thanks to the quick response from two police officers.
2019-03-23 04:04 EDT
Improving safety measures for disabled elders in Massachusetts WWLP.comThe Department of Public Health is working on improving safety measures for disabled elders in Massachusetts after a report from the Attorney General's office ...
2019-03-22 15:47 EDT
Swastikas, other anti-Semitic graffiti defaces Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts NBC NewsSwastikas, other anti-Semitic graffiti deface the Hebrew Cemetery in Fall River, Massachusetts. Authorities are investigating it as a possible hate crime.
2019-03-20 21:00 EDT
Massachusetts has highest rate of underage drinking Boston HeraldUnderage drinking can damage young, developing brains and according to a new study, Massachusetts has the highest rate of underage drinking in the country.
2019-03-23 21:06 EDT
How Massachusetts Pays For Its Schools wgbh.orgAs school districts around Massachusetts struggle to balance their budgets, lawmakers are considering changing the state's formula for funding schools. Gov.
2019-03-05 03:00 EST
'No data' to support safe injection sites in Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker says MassLive.comGov. Charlie Baker reiterated his opposition to safe injection sites during an interview on WGBH Thursday afternoon saying “there was nothing” in the ...
2019-03-21 13:31 EDT
Trooper Sentenced to Supervised Release in Overtime Probe U.S. News & World ReportBOSTON (AP) — A suspended state trooper has been sentenced to one day in prison and one year of supervised release after pleading guilty in the ...
2019-03-25 17:51 EDT
How Massachusetts Can Help Fix The Doctor Burnout Crisis WBURTwo bills before the Legislature would let doctors be doctors, and allow Massachusetts to once again lead our country toward a better health care system, writes ...
2019-03-20 05:01 EDT
This Enslaved Woman Sued for Her Freedom and Helped End Slavery in Massachusetts HistoryIn 1780, the proclamation “all men are born free and equal,” rang out from the central square in the small town of Sheffield in western Massachusetts. The line.
2019-03-22 17:18 EDT
Sign of the times: Rethinking the Massachusetts state seal in 2019 GazetteNETFor the past 239 years, Massachusetts residents have lived in a state with a seal and a flag depicting a Native American man, a sword and the state motto written ...
2019-03-22 15:51 EDT
Rain, snow likely Thursday, Friday in Massachusetts MassLive.comStorms are heading towards Massachusetts this week.
2019-03-20 07:15 EDT
Active Shooting Reported in Massachusetts' Hotel, One Person Allegedly Injured Sputnik InternationalNEW: Hotel guests being allowed back into the hotel. @MassStatePolice say after further investigation, no one was injured. They still have not located the ...
2019-03-26 06:24 EDT
Massachusetts Blue Ribbon calf sale being held at the Big E this weekend WWLP.comWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Calf sale is being held at the Mallory Complex at the Big E Saturday. Proceeds from the ...
2019-03-22 15:42 EDT
Are Massachusetts politicians any closer to a consensus on education reform? Pathway to updating education funding formula still isn't clear MassLive.comLawmakers, state officials and educators agree that the 25-year-old state education funding formula needs to be updated, especially to account for the needs of ...
2019-03-24 08:14 EDT
Foundation Donates Alerting Technology to Massachusetts Schools RadioResource Media GroupThe Safety Alerts for Education Foundation (SAFE) announced that it is donating its Safety Alerts for Education emergency alerts platform to all Massachusetts ...
2019-03-25 14:29 EDT
Women are scarce on many Massachusetts public boards, report finds MassLive.comOn the state's 50 most prominent public boards and commissions, women are just 22 percent of the CEOs, 34 percent of board chairs and 39 percent of board ...
2019-03-19 16:52 EDT
Meet The Leaders Of Massachusetts' Youth Climate Strike WBURMassachusetts students will cut class Friday to demand action on climate change. Meet the two high school students leading the effort.
2019-03-15 03:00 EDT
Once Offered for $90M, This Massive Massachusetts Mansion Is Now $38M SF GateA massive estate in Brookline, MA, custom-built for Reebok founder Paul Fireman recently had a hefty $31 million price cut. Known as Woodland Manor, the ...
2019-03-19 15:15 EDT
This Michigan beer might be the best IPA available in Massachusetts Boston.comSeveral years ago, I had a coworker who, to lighten the mood toward the end of a difficult meeting, would say, “If it were easy they'd call it beer.''It's a goo.
2019-03-23 05:00 EDT
What does opioid prescription levels being down mean for western Massachusetts? WWLP.comSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The White House on Tuesday said opioid prescription levels have decreased by 25 percent. They also pointed out a slowing in ...
2019-03-21 18:38 EDT
World War II memorial in Massachusetts vandalized with oil, officials say Fox NewsAuthorities in Massachusetts are investigating who was behind an act of vandalism on Monday at a World War II memorial that left the site covered in an oily ...
2019-03-19 11:37 EDT
Bear family moved from Massachusetts highway median Boston.comTEMPLETON, Mass. (AP) — A portion of a Massachusetts highway was shut down while state wildlife officials moved a family of bears that had set up a den in ...
2019-03-14 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Sends Men to Prison for Addiction Treatment, But Not Women. A Lawsuit Says That’s Discriminatory - Hit & Run : Reason.com ReasonBRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS/NewscomMassachusetts is the only state in the U.S. that sends people to prison for addiction treatment, and it only does so for ...
2019-03-19 15:45 EDT
Massachusetts Bill Would Ban Tackle Football Until After Seventh Grade The New York TimesLess than a month after the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl, a group of Massachusetts lawmakers has proposed a bill that would ban organized youth ...
2019-03-01 03:00 EST
American Red Cross called to 17 emergencies in western Massachusetts last week WWLP.comMultiple fires have ravaged several homes and taken lives in western Massachusetts this past week.
2019-03-19 23:08 EDT
Gunman in 2016 Rhode Island killing pleads guilty | Massachusetts WESTERNMASSNEWS.comPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A reputed gang member has pleaded guilty to shooting a young father from Rhode Island who was found dead inside his crashed ...
2019-03-26 08:16 EDT
Report: Massachusetts cities and towns post strong tax growth Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — A new report says cities and towns in Massachusetts experienced their strongest revenue gains in a decade during a recent 12-month period.
2019-03-10 04:00 EDT
State police: Massachusetts man struck several vehicles on I-93 in NH before rolling over his car Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsLONDONDERRY, N.H. (WHDH) - A Massachusetts man struck several vehicles and rolled over his car on Interstate 93 in Londonderry, New Hampshire ...
2019-03-25 11:53 EDT
Massachusetts child rape case fugitive found in Alabama WSFAPutting nearly 1200 miles between himself and law enforcement in Bristol County, Massachusetts, wasn't far enough away, it turns out, for fugitive Brian Jesus ...
2019-03-19 13:50 EDT
The Status of Cannabis in Massachusetts Press HeraldRecreational use of cannabis is now legal in Massachusetts. This is a massive victory for personal freedom and a clear sign of progress for those still in dire ...
2019-03-18 10:31 EDT
Slippery roads possible Sunday with snow, freezing rain in Massachusetts MassLive.comCommunities in western and central Massachusetts will see 2-4 inches of snow on Sunday.
2019-03-09 03:00 EST
Boston takes on Cleveland, seeks to break 4-game skid WESTERNMASSNEWS.comBoston Celtics (43-31, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (19-55, 14th in the Eastern Conference). Cleveland; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT.
2019-03-26 03:05 EDT
Teens help rescue man who fell into pond WESTERNMASSNEWS.comATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Two 15-year-old boys have helped rescue a man who fell into a pond in Massachusetts. Authorities say the man was sitting on a ...
2019-03-25 12:07 EDT
Massachusetts state troopers reported to have set ticket quotas Bangor Daily NewsA group of Massachusetts state troopers who patrolled the turnpike were directed to issue a certain number of tickets while on duty or risk losing out on lucrative ...
2019-03-19 12:33 EDT
Celebrity bartending event raises money for the Western Massachusetts Boy Scouts WWLP.comMayor Domenic Sarno, Councilman Michael Fenton, and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood were behind the bar.
2019-03-21 21:32 EDT
Massachusetts man pleads guilty in 2016 homicide Turn to 10A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty in a 2016 homicide. The Pawtucket Police Department announced Alexander Dejesus, 25, pled guilty to the shooting ...
2019-03-25 15:17 EDT
Driver accused of heading wrong way on Interstate 93 WESTERNMASSNEWS.comSALEM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire state police have charged a man with driving the wrong way on Interstate 93 in Salem.
2019-03-25 14:17 EDT
Prison visitation policies could change in Massachusetts WWLP.comThe state's Black and Latino Legislative Caucus is working on a bill to help Massachusetts inmates, and their families.
2019-03-20 19:07 EDT
Massachusetts lists forgotten bank accounts, other unclaimed items Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — State Treasurer Deb Goldberg says about one in every ten Massachusetts residents is owed money but may not know it. The treasurer's office ...
2019-03-02 03:00 EST
Gas prices continue to rise in RI, Massachusetts WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Higher demand and decreasing oil stocks have helped drive up the average cost of a gallon of gas in Rhode Island 6 cents.
2019-03-18 16:10 EDT
Hundreds of activists gather to support conversion therapy in Massachusetts WWLP.comThe Massachusetts Family Institute is leading the opposition efforts for a bill that would ban sexual orientation counseling for minors.
2019-03-20 19:24 EDT
Should Massachusetts Change How Residents Vote? wgbh.orgFall River Mayor Jasiel Correia's recall and immediate re-election on Tuesday is bringing advocates for electoral reform to call for change in the state's voting ...
2019-03-13 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts man pleads not guilty in death of infant Boston.comSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man whose 8-month-old daughter died days after he brought her to the hospital with severe injuries is now ...
2019-03-15 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts AG's Office Aims To Clamp Down On Wage Theft wgbh.orgMore than 1000 Massachusetts workers were victims of wage theft last year.
2019-02-26 03:00 EST
New England Patriots players will lobby for Massachusetts education funding bill MassLive.comDevin McCourty, Duron Harmon and Jason McCourty will speak at a legislative hearing in support of the PROMISE Act.
2019-03-19 09:22 EDT
Massachusetts High Court Narrows Warrantless Searches NewBostonPostBeing seen going into residential building with a gun doesn't provide police with enough justification to search an apartment without a warrant, the.
2019-03-17 09:46 EDT
Middlesex DA Puts Together Cold Case Unit | Massachusetts News U.S. News & World ReportWOBURN, Mass. (AP) — Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has established a Cold Case Unit in her office to investigate unsolved homicides, missing ...
2019-03-25 15:21 EDT
Massachusetts SJC rules employees at Chang & Sons farm in Whately are entitled to overtime MassLive.comBOSTON — The state's highest court on Friday reversed a lower-court ruling and decided that employees at a Franklin County farm are entitled to be paid ...
2019-03-15 03:00 EDT
The Best of the Best Adult-Use Cannabis in Massachusetts LeaflyAs the number of open dispensaries finally begins to ramp up, Massachusetts cannabis consumers—as visitors from other states—face a dizzying array of ...
2019-03-07 03:00 EST
Massachusetts Cultural Council wants more taxpayer money amid lavish spending Boston HeraldThe free-spending Massachusetts Cultural Council is leaning on taxpayers for another $2 million budget hike -- even as staffers continue to ring up hefty tabs for ...
2019-03-17 03:00 EDT
St. Albans man killed by his own pickup truck on Massachusetts highway Lewiston Sun JournalCANTON, Mass. (AP) – Massachusetts State Police say a Maine man struck and killed by his own pickup truck on a highway near Boston may have suffered ...
2019-03-19 09:57 EDT
Editorial: Massachusetts can do more to fight human trafficking The Boston GlobeThe attention on modern-day brothels should renew a push to tighten anti-human-trafficking laws in Massachusetts and serve as a reminder for law enforcement ...
2019-03-12 03:00 EDT
Search for Massachusetts Man on Mount Washington Trails Suspended NECNA search for a Massachusetts man missing since March 10 has led investigators to look for clues on Mount Washington trails in New Hampshire, but so far, none ...
2019-03-19 08:15 EDT
Map: Here are the latest snowfall totals in Massachusetts Boston.comForecasters predicted between 3 and 5 inches, and that was true for many communities. See the snowfall map on Boston.com.
2019-02-28 03:00 EST
Purdue Pharma seeks dismissal of lawsuit in Massachusetts CNNPurdue Pharma wants a lawsuit dismissed that accuses the company of profiting from the opioid crisis by aggressively marketing OxyContin.
2019-03-04 03:00 EST
Massachusetts woman killed in Maine snowmobile crash Boston.comWAYNE, Maine (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has been killed in a snowmobile crash in Maine. The Maine Warden *Service* says 56-year-old Martha Carroll of ...
2019-03-03 03:00 EST
Shoppers report seeing a ghost roaming the aisles of a Massachusetts grocery store Yahoo LifestyleTypically, the scariest thing you'll encounter at a grocery store is long lines at the checkout or an expired coupon. For shoppers in Wilmington, Mass. it's an ...
2019-03-23 14:22 EDT
CVS to change on-hold music after Massachusetts doctor pleads with company to change it Fox NewsDr. Steven Schlozman, a Massachusetts doctor, is getting his wish after he pleaded with CVS to change its on-hold jingle.
2019-03-09 03:00 EST
2 Massachusetts unclaimed $100000 lottery prizes about to expire Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Two people who bought lottery tickets in Massachusetts nearly a year ago may be sitting on $100,000 and not even know it. A lottery ...
2019-03-02 03:00 EST
Pet Project 2019: Animals available for adoption in Massachusetts on March 20 MassLive.comThese animals are available for adoption in shelters across Massachusetts.
2019-03-20 06:30 EDT
Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts vandalized with swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti | TheHill The HillMore than 30 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts were vandalized with swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti over the weekend.
2019-03-19 10:51 EDT
Saturday snowfall to range from 2 to 5 inches in Massachusetts MassLive.comJust after 7 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather *Service* released this snowfall prediction map. Massachusetts will see 2 to 5 inches of snow. 7. By Melissa ...
2019-03-02 03:00 EST
Snow, freezing rain, sleet likely this weekend across Massachusetts MassLive.comA wintry mix will hit Massachusetts this weekend bringing up to three inches of snow to parts of the state.
2019-03-08 03:00 EST
These are the hidden titans of Mass. marijuana The Boston GlobeFirst in a series. Robert Leidy, scion of a wealthy Palm Beach family, struck a serious pose that night before officials in the small town of Athol. In a dark suit and ...
2019-03-21 11:37 EDT
Ready for more? Storm bringing snow across Massachusetts Sunday night into Monday morning MassLive.comSnow will start to fall Sunday night across the state with an expected high of 8 inches of snow to accumulate in some parts of Massachusetts by Monday morning.
2019-03-03 03:00 EST
Infanticide in Massachusetts NewBostonPostKnow that I am still in Alexandria … I ask and beg you to take good care of our baby son, and as soon as I receive a payment I shall send it up to you. If you.
2019-03-05 03:00 EST
Property tax relief in western Massachusetts, are you eligible? WWLP.comIf a homeowner meets certain requirements, their city or town may offer exemptions on their property tax. For homeowners on a fixed income, property taxes can ...
2019-03-22 16:46 EDT

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