Escape from MA

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

Massachusetts Politics

Massachusetts took in an additional $1.9 billion in taxes in last fiscal year Boston.comState tax collections will need to grow by less than 1 percent in fiscal 2020 to hit the benchmark lawmakers included in the $43.1 billion budget that Governor ...
2019-07-29 03:00 EDT
Trump ratings on economy start to slide Fox News**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Trump ratings on economy start to slide - Warren puts in work for black ...
2019-08-19 14:01 EDT
3 casinos in Massachusetts paid $23M in taxes in first month all open theday.comGambling regulators say Massachusetts took in more than $23 million in taxes during the first full month in which all three of the state's licensed casinos.
2019-08-16 21:38 EDT
Massachusetts among states to consider use of ‘dental therapists’ Boston.comAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack ...
2019-08-18 08:55 EDT
Joe Biden heaps praise on GOP during Massachusetts fundraiser Fox NewsDemocratic 2020 presidential frontrunner Joe Biden praised Republicans as “decent people” at a Massachusetts fundraiser Saturday while touting his ability to ...
2019-08-18 01:39 EDT
Elizabeth Warren isn’t as popular as you’d think in Massachusetts, raising 2020 concerns Vox.comWhy Warren's home-state political standing makes some Democrats nervous, explained.
2019-07-30 03:00 EDT
Elizabeth Warren Apologizes at Native American Forum: 'I Have Listened and I Have Learned' The New York TimesSIOUX CITY, Iowa — Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, speaking at a presidential forum on Native American issues on Monday, offered a direct, ...
2019-08-19 12:14 EDT
Elizabeth Warren unveils gun control plan that pushes for higher taxes on firearms and bullets CNBCPresidential contender Elizabeth Warren on Saturday unveiled her plan to combat gun violence, including proposals to triple the tax applied to firearm sales and ...
2019-08-10 09:00 EDT
WEEI’s Alex Reimer is leaving sports radio to work in politics Boston.comWEEI host and writer Alex Reimer is headed to the State House. After nearly three years providing a liberal point of view on the largely more conservative Boston ...
2019-08-19 15:35 EDT
Elizabeth Warren On How Personal Struggles Inspired Her Politics NPRFor Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, all politics are personal. Her focus on the fragility of the middle class dates back to key moments in her own life.
2019-08-13 17:13 EDT
State budget-writers face uncertainty in forecasting marijuana revenue MassLive.comA new report by Pew Charitable Trust highlights the uncertainty state budget-writers face in forecasting how much money they will raise from newly legal ...
2019-08-19 06:00 EDT
Is Bill Weld the hero Never Trumpers have been waiting for? The Washington PostIt's a long shot, but his audacious presidential bid is intriguing all the same.
2019-08-19 10:09 EDT
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on similar, competing paths Los Angeles TimesThe Democratic primary offers progressive voters a choice between two heroes of the left, Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of ...
2019-08-19 07:00 EDT
Taxes take a permanent holiday in N.H. Boston HeraldThis weekend Massachusetts residents will get a brief taste of the New Hampshire experience. Why? Because for two, very brief days, Bay Staters will be able to ...
2019-08-16 00:48 EDT
Newsletter: Who's taxed and how much: The Proposition 13 debate begins again in California Los Angeles TimesMost California voters were either too young to vote, or not even born, when Proposition 13's tax limits were put into place in 1978.
2019-08-19 07:00 EDT
Trump trade war is ‘nerve-racking’ for Massachusetts manufacturers The Boston GlobeWESTFIELD — To understand how a trade war is playing out beyond stock market gyrations and European economies, take the MassPike west to a part of the ...
2019-08-19 12:51 EDT
Massachusetts Sending Innocent Drug Addicts to Involuntary Prison-Like Facilities NowThisDrug addicts are being sent to prison instead of rehab. In 37 states, relatives can go to court as a final effort to get loved ones suffering from addiction committed ...
2019-07-26 03:00 EDT
Trump Just Gave a Giant Middle Finger to Student Borrowers Everywhere Rolling StoneOne striking phenomenon of the Trump era is the way the president's daily bombast and Twitter furies can overshadow the ways his administration is screwing ...
2019-08-19 15:18 EDT
Cumberland Farms is pushing a ballot question to lift limits on alcohol sales in Massachusetts Boston.comCumberland Farms is currently allowed to sell beer and wine at a small fraction of their 206 stores in Massachusetts. They want it to be possible at all of them, ...
2019-08-09 03:00 EDT
Ranked choice voting could be on the Massachusetts ballot in 2020 Boston.comCould Massachusetts follow in Maine's footsteps next year? Supporters of ranked choice voting are beginning the push for a 2020 ballot question proposing the ...
2019-08-01 03:00 EDT
British Red Arrow fighter jets soar over Boston The Boston GlobeA flock of British fighter jets soared over the city Monday morning, releasing a stream of red, white, and blue smoke, while crowds oohed and aahed at the ...
2019-08-19 10:29 EDT
Customers may have to pay Massachusetts taxes on TV streaming services MetroWest Daily NewsBOSTON — As more and more Massachusetts residents cut the cord and turn to streaming video services instead of cable TV, a Dedham representative has ...
2019-08-04 03:00 EDT
Vandals, Feuding Towns Can't Stop This Massachusetts Cannabis Shop LeaflyJordan Avery dreamed of opening a store in his hometown. A border dispute put him in the spotlight—and then racist vandals struck his shop.
2019-08-09 03:00 EDT
Drug Price Controls Included In $43.1 Billion Budget Accord WBURThe deal puts the state in position to potentially have a budget in place in time for the Legislature to avoid having to approve another stopgap spending measure.
2019-07-22 03:00 EDT
ICE appeals judge's decision blocking immigration arrests at Massachusetts courthouses MassLive.comA federal judge issued a preliminary injunction that blocked federal immigration agents from making arrests at Massachusetts courthouses while a class-action ...
2019-08-16 10:23 EDT
Scaramucci says he's putting together coalition to stop Trump in 2020 CNNAnthony Scaramucci, a former White House communications director who has recently withdrawn his support for President Donald Trump, said Monday that he ...
2019-08-19 08:24 EDT
Many Democrats Love Elizabeth Warren. They Also Worry About Her. The New York TimesEven as she demonstrates why she is a leading presidential candidate, Ms. Warren is facing persistent questions and doubts about whether she would be able ...
2019-08-15 05:01 EDT
Pot revenue stream unpredictable, study finds Middletown PressThe Connecticut General Assembly's failure to approve a package of marijuana-legalization laws means that for the foreseeable future - and maybe until 2023 at ...
2019-08-19 06:00 EDT
Wynn casino pulls in $48.6M in first full month Milford Daily NewsBOSTON - The three casinos in Massachusetts cumulatively generated $81.4 million in revenue last month from hundreds of millions in wagers, with Encore ...
2019-08-17 12:14 EDT
Establishment Politics Isn't Working Today, Says Former Massachusetts Governor BloombergFormer Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick discusses his initiative to bring the nation together and he talks about what the Democrats need to do win back ...
2019-07-23 03:00 EDT
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton introduces himself at Political Soapbox, hopes Iowans will remember him Des Moines RegisterThe congressman from Massachusetts reiterates previous calls for Trump's impeachment in Register Political Soapbox speech at Iowa State Fair.
2019-08-17 16:01 EDT
This 30-year-old Massachusetts mayor is challenging New England’s longest-serving congressman Boston.comHolyoke Mayor Alex Morse was nearly four weeks from being born when Rep. Richard Neal first arrived in Washington, D.C. Now, he's embarking on a bid to ...
2019-07-22 03:00 EDT
Some say faster, cheaper rail service is critical for Providence-to-Boston commuters. But is it realistic? The Boston GlobePROVIDENCE — After living in Providence for a decade, Nicholas Mohamed landed a job as global accounting director at Converse in Boston. But then he ...
2019-08-19 06:00 EDT
‘The perfect way to honor him’: ‘Conrad’s Law’ would criminalize suicide coercion in Massachusetts. Here’s what to know about the bill. Boston.comState lawmakers unveiled a bill Wednesday that would criminalize suicide coercion in Massachusetts with jail time up to five years — a charge they hope will ...
2019-07-25 03:00 EDT
The Massachusetts sales tax holiday is back in August. Here’s what to know. Boston.comEverybody loves a deal. And if there's ever a prime opportunity to scoop one up in Massachusetts — maybe for that new couch or television you've been eyeing ...
2019-08-12 03:00 EDT
A Warren or Sanders presidency could cost Democrats a Senate seat NBC NewsWASHINGTON — Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren has been on a run in the last three months — moving up in the polls, raising nearly $20 ...
2019-07-23 03:00 EDT
Elizabeth Warren blames Trump administration for Vineyard Wind delay Boston.comSen. Elizabeth Warren says the recent move by federal regulators to delay Massachusetts's first offshore wind project is “extremely disappointing.” Late Friday ...
2019-08-14 16:25 EDT
Week In Politics NPRAmerican politics are echoing in the streets of Jerusalem and Hong Kong while fears of a recession are taking hold here at home.
2019-08-17 08:00 EDT
Senior Massachusetts Democrat Facing Challenge From Progress Mayor Alex Morse NowThisWatch Senior Massachusetts Democrat Facing Challenge From Progress Mayor Alex Morse, a Politics video from NowThis.
2019-07-23 03:00 EDT
Encore Boston Harbor Generates 60% of July Revenue in Massachusetts VegasSlotsOnlineThe Massachusetts Gaming Commission has revealed that Encore Boston Harbor generated 60% of the total revenue produced by the state's three casinos in ...
2019-08-19 10:00 EDT
How latest federal court hearing on Temporary Protected Status could affect 12,000 Massachusetts immigrants MassLive.comThe hearing comes after the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California granted a preliminary injunction blocking the deportation of more than ...
2019-08-14 15:02 EDT
Mueller flubs on which president appointed him to prosecutor post in Massachusetts Fox NewsFormer Special Counsel Robert Mueller confused which president appointed him the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts back in the 1980s.
2019-07-24 03:00 EDT
Mass. State Senate Staff Mulls Move To Unionize wgbh.orgSome state Senate staffers are considering organizing a labor union to resolve long-standing conflicts around salaries, job descriptions and hiring decisions.
2019-08-15 17:45 EDT
8 Democratic presidential candidates will participate in CNN climate town hall CNNNine Democratic candidates for president have qualified to participate in next month's Climate Crisis Town Hall, which will air exclusively on CNN platforms.
2019-08-19 09:33 EDT
The Women Running Against Massachusetts Incumbents For Congress wgbh.orgSeveral members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation already have primary challengers, the majority of whom are women.
2019-07-31 03:00 EDT
The Latest: States Vow Suit Over Endangered Species Rollback U.S. News & World ReportWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's changes to the Endangered Species Act (all times local):
2019-08-13 00:33 EDT
12 Notable Members of the Kennedy Family BiographyThe American political family has been devoted to civil *service* for more than a century.
2019-08-12 17:52 EDT
Carbon Taxes Have Failed Globally, But The Left-Leaning Denver City Council Will Vote To Impose One Locally ForbesCarbon taxes have proven to be politically toxic in Canada, Australia, France, and in the U.S., including in blue states where lawmakers should be most inclined ...
2019-08-16 11:04 EDT
The Cost of Dying in All 50 States Yahoo FinanceIf this error is occurring repeatedly, we may be experiencing technical difficulties. We apologize for the inconvenience. Refresh Browser. SS-400-300. There are ...
2019-08-19 05:00 EDT
DC Conference Aims To Give Muslim Americans A Voice In Politics wgbh.orgAsima Silva of Holden, Massachusetts said the gathering was intended to give Muslim Americans around the country a voice in politics.
2019-07-24 03:00 EDT
Assistant House Speaker Ben Ray Lujan backs impeachment inquiry NBC NewsAssistant House Speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., on Monday became the highest ranking House Democrat to call for opening an impeachment inquiry into ...
2019-08-19 13:26 EDT
Ep. 67: Republican Primary Runoff for Attorney General: An In-Depth Look Mississippi TodayMississippi Today political reporters Larrison Campbell and Bobby Harrison interview the two candidates in the Republican Party primary runoff for attorney ...
2019-08-19 07:00 EDT
Arguing the World The New RepublicCan Elizabeth Warren run for president and bring ideas back into our politics, all at the same time?
2019-08-15 06:01 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 03:00 EDT
Democrats' Feud Over Health Care Has Deep Roots Health AffairsThe heated debate over health care during the Democratic presidential debates is only the beginning of what is sure to be a campaign focused on the issues of ...
2019-08-19 09:35 EDT
In legalizing marijuana, Canada did everything differently. Here’s what we can learn The Boston GlobeMONTREAL — Michael Rolli made his first purchase of legal marijuana in Canada earlier this year, walking into a sleek, glass-walled storefront in downtown ...
2019-07-20 03:00 EDT
Brookline To Get Marijuana Retailer In Coolidge Corner Brookline, MA PatchBrookline To Get Second Marijuana - Brookline, MA - If approved, this will be the second marijuana retailer in Brookline.
2019-08-19 11:11 EDT
Hickenlooper Exits as O’Rourke Presses On: This Week in the 2020 Race The New York TimesJohn Hickenlooper said he would give “serious thought” to a Senate run, Beto O'Rourke reset the focus of his campaign and Stacey Abrams laid out her 2020 ...
2019-08-17 05:00 EDT
Michael Bennet Banking on Moderation in Age of Trump U.S. News & World ReportDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Michael Bennet was about as fired up as he ever gets at the Iowa State Fair's Political Soapbox, railing against Bernie Sanders' ...
2019-08-19 14:39 EDT
Retired Pittsfield Cop Makes Mayoral Run In First Political Foray WAMCA political newcomer is hoping to pull an upset in the Pittsfield, Massachusetts mayoral election this fall.
2019-08-19 13:03 EDT
Elizabeth Warren On 2020 Campaign And Need For 'Big, Structural Change' NPRIn an ongoing series, The NPR Politics Podcast is hitting the road and interviewing 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. In this episode, Asma Khalid and ...
2019-08-13 06:15 EDT
Melrose Massachusetts Television programming schedule - News Wicked LocalThursday, July 25Midnight: The Night Shift: Music Talk1 a.m.: NE Music Awards3 a.m.: Memphis Soul Music4 a.m.: Dance Dynamic4:30 a.m.: Beyond D-Day5 ...
2019-07-25 03:00 EDT
Matt Gaetz Goes to Washington The American ConservativeIt's been an odd summer in Washington. For as much chatter as there is over election 2020—make no mistake, friends, we're already in full swing—there is an ...
2019-08-18 20:08 EDT
Worrying economic signs in the heartland point to a recession: The Flyover cleveland.comEconomic indicators in the Midwest are pointing to a recession in the near future.
2019-08-19 10:00 EDT
Massachusetts Advances Its Unique Cannabis Social Equity Program FilterOn July 17, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) approved six organizations to provide technical and financial assistance to budding ...
2019-07-26 03:00 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
Festa and Harris: Massachusetts residents need relief from Rx greed Milford Daily NewsFor decades, Big Pharma has raised drug prices with impunity. Here in Massachusetts, the average annual cost of brand name prescription drug treatment ...
2019-08-12 04:20 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
Elizabeth Warren releases plan to aid Native Americans ahead of closely watched conference CNNSen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday released multiple proposals that aim to address concerns and needs specific to Indian Country, including draft legislation ...
2019-08-16 11:57 EDT
Massachusetts Lawmakers Busy With Taxes, Family Leave -- And Cellphones New England Public RadioMassachusetts Senators on Beacon Hill voted unanimously last week in support of a distracted driving measure to ban hand-held cellphone use.
2019-06-10 03:00 EDT
Weed Taxes Roll Into Massachusetts WBURMassachusetts cities and towns with marijuana businesses are getting revenue from a 3% tax on retail pot sales.
2019-07-08 03:00 EDT
Windfall, they said. Why Massachusetts marijuana taxes are disappointing so far 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 03:00 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 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts homeowners paying more than they should in property taxes Boston 25 NewsMistakes in your property records could cost you a lot of money on your tax bill. But as Boston 25 News discovered, towns are protected by the state from paying ...
2019-06-04 03:00 EDT
Is It Time For New Taxes In Massachusetts? WBURSenate President Karen Spilka, a Democrat, says the entire state tax code needs an overhaul -- and that could include a version of the millionaire's tax or other ...
2019-05-06 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts 'Millionaires Tax' Advances To Next Legislative Session New England Public RadioThe Massachusetts legislature voted overwhelmingly in favor on Wednesday of amending the state constitution to raise income taxes on the wealthy.
2019-06-13 03:00 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
Massachusetts legislature votes to tax millionaires another 4% GazetteNETBOSTON – The House and Senate held a constitutional convention and approved 156-37, (House approved 121-33, Senate approved 35-4), a proposed ...
2019-05-09 03:00 EDT
Voters open to higher taxes to level education inequality in Mass., poll says The Boston GlobeA Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll released Tuesday indicates that voters are eager to revamp how the state funds its education system.
2019-06-11 03:00 EDT
Resignations, Fiery Politics Close Out The Massachusetts Fiscal Year New England Public RadioFiscal year 2019 went out like a lion in Massachusetts with resignations and fiery politics. But without that full-year budget, does that mean we're in.
2019-07-01 03:00 EDT
Nation's First Carbon Tax Could Be Enacted In Massachusetts ForbesAs Democrats talk about climate change on the 2020 campaign trail, state lawmakers in Massachusetts are poised to pass the nation's first carbon tax. A new ...
2019-07-18 03:00 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 03:00 EDT
Governor's Tax Increases Raise Eyebrows of Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation Head | NewBostonPost 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 tax receipts surge by more than $1B GazetteNETBOSTON – Massachusetts taxpayers showered state government with a nearly $1 billion windfall in April, altering state budget dynamics and making it possible ...
2019-05-06 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 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Democrats Keen on Major Tax Increases, But Maybe Not This Year | NewBostonPost NewBostonPostBy Chris Lisinski STATE HOUSE NEWS *SERVICE*. Democratic leaders in both branches are now saying it's unlikely the Massachusetts Legislature will pursue ...
2019-04-10 03:00 EDT
Millionaires' Tax Gets AO.K. From Massachusetts State Legislators, 147- | NewBostonPost NewBostonPostBy Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS *SERVICE*. The Massachusetts Legislature voted overwhelmingly in favor of amending the state constitution to raise ...
2019-06-12 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts lawmakers advance 'millionaire tax' amendment Associated PressBOSTON (AP) — The Legislature advanced a constitutional amendment Wednesday calling for an additional tax on the state's highest earners, while skirting ...
2019-06-12 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Legislature — again — passes constitutional amendment to create 'millionaire's tax' MassLive.comIt is the first major milestone in a process that will take until 2022 to raise taxes on the wealthiest state residents.
2019-06-12 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts Near Bottom When It Comes To 'Tax Freedom,' Think Tank Says | NewBostonPost NewBostonPostThe symbolic date when Massachusetts residents are said to start working for themselves instead of merely paying their tax burden to government is coming up ...
2019-04-18 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
Weed Taxes Roll In To Massachusetts Cities And Towns New England Public RadioMassachusetts cities and towns with marijuana businesses are getting revenue from a three percent tax on retail pot sales. The top cannabis tax earner in ...
2019-07-03 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
Lawmakers Delay Payroll Taxes For Paid Leave Program In Massachusetts WAMCGov. Charlie Baker has signed a bill to delay the start of a payroll tax to fund paid family and medical leave benefits for all Massachusetts workers.
2019-06-17 03:00 EDT
Keller @ Large: State Of Taxes In Massachusetts CBS BostonEileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, joined WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller. 2 months ago ...
2019-06-23 03:00 EDT
SCOOP: Achievement First talking charter school expansion in Providence today The Boston GlobeBoard members for the Achievement First Mayoral Academy are planning to discuss the idea of expansion at a retreat today.
2019-08-19 14:52 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
New Rules — And Taxes — On Short-Term Rentals Go Into Effect In Mass. WBURThe law, which goes into effect Monday, applies a 5.7% tax to short-term housing rentals -- the same lodging tax hotels already have.
2019-07-01 03:00 EDT

The MBTA

Police investigating overnight shooting near Mattapan MBTA station Boston 25 NewsPolice are investigating an apparent overnight shooting that happened near the MBTA station in Mattapan.
2019-08-19 05:15 EDT
MBTA rolls out new Orange Line trains Boston HeraldAfter decades of riding the same Orange Line trains to get around, commuters boarded the newest fleet of cars on Wednesday, happy to see progress on a ...
2019-08-14 14:37 EDT
Police: Bank robbery suspect flees on MBTA bus, offers operator money to keep driving Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsREVERE, MASS. (WHDH) - A Revere bank robbery suspect who jumped on MBTA bus Monday in an attempt to evade capture tried to pay the operator ...
2019-08-19 16:15 EDT
OTR: Michelle Wu calls scheduled MBTA shutdowns 'extreme' WCVB BostonThe Boston city councilor has taken on the T, especially when it came to the recent fare hike.
2019-08-18 13:18 EDT
MBTA ferry passenger tells of rider ‘flying’ through air after grounding Boston HeraldFour people were injured Friday morning after a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority ferry ran aground, according to MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo ...
2019-08-16 20:04 EDT
MBTA Announces Upcoming Weekend Closures on Red, Green, Orange Lines Boston magazineThe MBTA plans to shut down key portions of the Red, Orange, and Green Lines over the weekends this fall to repair tracks and clean several stations.
2019-08-12 12:24 EDT
MBTA plans to shut down core sections of subway lines on fall weekends for repairs The Boston GlobeFacing intense pressure to speed repairs to its aging system, the MBTA intends to shut down core sections of the heavily traveled Red and Orange Lines, plus ...
2019-08-11 18:00 EDT
Suspects in shooting near MBTA bus stop arrested; victim in critical condition, police say WCVB BostonTwo suspects wanted in connection with a shooting near an MBTA bus stop by the Dorchester-Roxbury neighborhood line have been arrested, according to the ...
2019-08-17 17:43 EDT
Moving To Clean Buses Will Mean Big Infrastructure Changes, MBTA Says WBURResearchers said infrastructure changes to support an all-electric bus fleet could cost close to $1 billion.
2019-08-08 03:00 EDT
Captain of MBTA ferry that ran aground placed on leave pending investigation Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - The captain of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority ferry that ran aground in Boston Harbor on Friday morning has been placed ...
2019-08-17 17:34 EDT
Renovated MBTA Station opens WCVB BostonAfter an extended closure, an MBTA station in Quincy reopened Friday.
2019-08-16 12:18 EDT
The Green Line Extension Has MBTA Officials “Very Worried” Boston magazineGLX representatives announced Monday that the shift-over of the Lowell commuter rail tracks is two months behind schedule.
2019-08-13 11:38 EDT
This Is a New One: Police Say a Man Sprayed Bear Repellent on the Red Line Boston magazinePolice say a man sprayed bear repellent into a Red Line train car on Tuesday evening for no particular reason. He's now facing charges.
2019-08-14 10:54 EDT
Quincy commuters cheer reopening of MBTA’s Wollaston Station The Boston GlobeQUINCY — Red Line riders, weary from lingering delays caused by the June train derailment and disruptive construction projects, gazed with amazement and ...
2019-08-16 13:22 EDT
20-year-old shot near MBTA bus stop in critical condition, police say WCVB BostonBoston police said a 20-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was shot at an MBTA bus stop in Dorchester on Friday afternoon. According to ...
2019-08-16 19:48 EDT
A Goose Flew into an MBTA Bus Windshield and Injured Its Driver Boston magazineAn MBTA busdriver has been released from the hospital after he was injured when a goose flew into the vehicle's windshield in Newton.
2019-08-12 12:10 EDT
Newly Renovated MBTA Wollaston Station Reopens NBC10 BostonMBTA Red Line commuters can now enjoy the newly renovated Wollaston Station after a $36 million project to upgrade it was completed. The Quincy-based ...
2019-08-16 06:30 EDT
Red Line Service Should Be Fully Restored by October, MBTA Officials Say Boston magazineMBTA officials say Red Line repairs will likely continue into October as work to restore the trains' signals, switches, and bungalows continues.
2019-08-05 03:00 EDT
MBTA ferry ran aground in Boston Harbor, four injuries reported WCVB BostonThe ferry ran aground near Long Island, officials said.
2019-08-16 18:06 EDT
MBTA: Actions of operator under investigation in Green Line derailment Boston.com*Service* on a section of the Green Line's D branch was suspended on Wednesday morning for more than five hours after a train derailed during the morning ...
2019-08-07 03:00 EDT
One in custody after pepper spray used on Red Line, MBTA says Boston.comOne person has been placed in custody following reports of someone using pepper spray on a Red Line train at Andrew Station Tuesday evening, MBTA ...
2019-08-13 20:32 EDT
Here’s how you can give the MBTA a piece of your mind Curbed BostonAnd maybe get a free monthly LinkPass in the process.
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
Young Man Hit, Killed By MBTA Commuter Rail Train In Belmont CBS BostonBELMONT (CBS) – A young man was hit and killed by an MBTA commuter rail train in Belmont Monday morning. Transit police said it happened around 6:20 ...
2019-08-19 07:40 EDT
MBTA proposes shutdown plan WCVB BostonThe MBTA says weekend shutdowns are necessary to improve *service* on the rails.
2019-08-12 12:15 EDT
Normal Red Line service expected to resume in October, MBTA says The Boston GlobeRepairs to the MBTA Red Line are expected to continue into October, the agency said in a new timeline of the extensive work on the signal and switching ...
2019-08-03 03:00 EDT
MBTA highlights Red Line repairs The Boston GlobeCrews have completed “major signal work” on the Red Line following a disastrous June derailment at JFK/UMass Station in Dorchester, and further work is ...
2019-08-09 03:00 EDT
CommonWealth Magazine CommonWealth magazineTHE MASSACHUSETTS LEGISLATURE must free the MBTA from overly restrictive procurement methods and the T must dramatically increase its project and ...
2019-08-13 13:58 EDT
Advocates Call For Reduced MBTA Fares For Low-Income Riders WBURThe call comes after fare hikes took effect earlier this month.
2019-07-22 03:00 EDT
Raw Video: MBTA Ferry Runs Aground In Boston Harbor CBS BostonVideo from passenger John Silva shows foggy conditions where an MBTA ferry ran aground in Boston Harbor. 21 hours ago ...
2019-08-16 09:05 EDT
MBTA weekend shutdowns planned to speed subway improvements Wicked Local MedfordHundreds of thousands of MBTA subway commuters will see multiple weekends of *service* disruptions and diversions in the coming months, a sacrifice that T ...
2019-08-16 16:27 EDT
Dear MBTA, here’s why everyone’s confused about the Red Line repair schedule WCVB BostonA spokesman says there's confusion over the schedule for repairs and the timelines given for *service* improvements.
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
Man Arrested For Punching MBTA Bus Driver In The Face ’10 To 12 Times’ CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) — A Silver Line bus driver was punched multiple times by a rider Friday night, Transit Police said. Garcia Lewis, 43, of Mattapan allegedly ...
2019-08-12 12:02 EDT
Two wounded in shooting near Mattapan Station WCVB BostonBoston EMS officials said they took one victim to the hospital from the area of 477 River Street in Mattapan.
2019-08-19 06:57 EDT
State traffic report cites MBTA woes, congestion Boston HeraldA major congestion report released today confirms what everyone already knows: that traffic is bad in the state, but the study identifies a number ways to offer ...
2019-08-08 03:00 EDT
Unprecedented MBTA shutdowns aimed at improving service WCVB BostonThe extensive closures will go into effect this fall on the Green, Orange and Red lines.
2019-08-12 22:16 EDT
Clean MBTA bus fleet will require new infrastructure Worcester Business JournalReplacing the MBTA's entire bus fleet with all-electric vehicles will be a key step toward limiting the impacts of climate change, but how exactly the transit ...
2019-08-08 03:00 EDT
MBTA weighing more frequent commuter rail service Dorchester ReporterSeveral options to improve the efficiency and reliability of the commuter rail were recapped during a transit meeting on Monday amid renewed calls from Boston ...
2019-08-01 03:00 EDT
MBTA to announce shutdown plan WCVB BostonThe MBTA is getting ready to unveil an unprecedented plan that will have an impact on thousands of riders to fix *service* on the rails.
2019-08-12 05:49 EDT
Thieves smash 10 car windows, steal tires at downtown Attleboro MBTA lot The Sun ChronicleATTLEBORO — Police are investigating overnight break-ins at the MBTA commuter rail parking lot in downtown that may be the work of organized thieves.
2019-08-13 20:30 EDT
To fix issues, MBTA must cut hiring restrictions: report Boston HeraldThe MBTA's effort to make progress on its capital improvement plan and recover from derailments, system-failures and deferred maintenance is going to ...
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
2 arrested on warrants after alleged sex act behind Government Center Station Boston.comA Fall River man and Boston woman were arrested on warrants Friday morning near Government Center Station after a “concerned citizen” reported an alleged ...
2019-08-09 03:00 EDT
MBTA Announces Extensive Weekend Closures for Repairs NECNThe MBTA is getting aggressive about repairs, and that means riders on the Orange, Red and Green lines will be seeing station closures on weekends this fall.
2019-08-12 17:52 EDT
Young woman stabbed on MBTA bus in Dorchester Boston.comA young woman was stabbed late Wednesday afternoon on an MBTA in Dorchester, according to transit police. The woman, who is around 18 years old, ...
2019-08-07 03:00 EDT
MBTA Considering Weekend T Shutdowns To Speed Up Repairs CBS BostonThe MBTA is considering a major move to speed up repairs - weekend shutdowns that could impact thousands of riders. WBZ-TV's Kristina Rex reports.
2019-08-12 17:12 EDT
Baker Offers Telecommute Tax Credit, Increased MBTA Funding To Fight Congestion CBS BostonSTATEHOUSE, Boston, July 25, 2019 (State House News *Service*) – Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled plans for $18 billion in long-term transportation spending, ...
2019-07-25 03:00 EDT
At South Attleboro MBTA Station, Rust And Rot On Commuter Bridge Post Safety Concerns CBS BostonSOUTH ATTLEBORO (CBS) – MBTA riders who get on at the South Attleboro Commuter Rail station say the stairs and overhead walkway they use to get to their ...
2019-08-02 03:00 EDT
Report Flags Impediments To MBTA Improvements wgbh.orgRestrictive procurement requirements and a lack of high-level staffing for capital projects hamstring the MBTA's ability to deliver much-needed improvements, ...
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
MBTA unveils unprecedented shutdown plan to fix service WCVB BostonThe weekend closures this fall will affect the Green, Red and Orange lines.
2019-08-12 17:18 EDT
Weekend station closures planned to help speed MBTA repairs Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (AP) — State transportation officials have signed off on weekend closures of key portions of subway lines in the fall to speed up desperately needed ...
2019-08-13 04:59 EDT
Damage From June Derailment Will Be Fixed By October, MBTA Says CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS/AP) — Transit officials say it will likely be October before all repairs are completed to signals that were damaged when a Red Line train derailed ...
2019-08-04 03:00 EDT
Fire Breaks Out Briefly On MBTA Commuter Rail Train In Canton CBS BostonCANTON (CBS) – A mechanical issue caused flames to shoot from the engine of an MBTA commuter rail train at Canton Junction Thursday night. It happened ...
2019-07-25 03:00 EDT
MBTA police: Officer assaulted after call for drugged, naked man WCVB BostonA Revere man is facing several charges after MBTA Transit police responded to a call about a naked man that ended up with an officer being assaulted.
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
While most MBTA traffic goes into Boston, some passengers take train west to Worcester Worcester TelegramOne passenger boarded the 8:13 a.m. commuter rail train headed for Worcester Monday morning from Westboro Station. The full parking lot and empty platform ...
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
Video shows MBTA Transit Police officer using cruiser to help out friend WCVB BostonAn MBTA Transit Police officer is under fire for using a cruiser to help a friend with her commute during morning rush hour.
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
“Unacceptable:” Gov. reacts to MBTA Transit Police officer profiled by 5 Investigates WCVB Boston5 Investigates first reported about the unauthorized free ride with lights and sirens the officer gave her friend on the morning of the Red Line derailment back...
2019-08-08 03:00 EDT
Some say faster, cheaper rail service is critical for Providence-to-Boston commuters. But is it realistic? The Boston GlobePROVIDENCE — After living in Providence for a decade, Nicholas Mohamed landed a job as global accounting director at Converse in Boston. But then he ...
2019-08-19 06:00 EDT
Newton Rail Station Improvements Get Green Light From MBTA Board Newton, MA PatchNewton Rail Station Improvements Get Green Light - Newton, MA - The MBTA advanced design plans for major renovations at three commuter rail stations in ...
2019-08-13 16:10 EDT
Too Hot For The T? Here Are Some Of The Ads The MBTA Rejected WBURWhat do the JFK Library, online dating company OkCupid, a local poetry nonprofit and a book called "White Fragility" have in common? They've all had ads ...
2019-07-30 03:00 EDT
Springfield-built MBTA Orange Line cars going into service WWLP.comSix new MBTA Orange Line trains, which were manufactured at CRRC's Springfield facility, will go into *service* in Boston Wednesday.
2019-08-13 05:40 EDT
Goose flies into, shatters MBTA bus windshield Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - A goose flew into an MBTA bus in Boston on Sunday, shattering the windshield. The incident happened in the area of Massachusetts and ...
2019-08-12 05:40 EDT
MBTA Chief Mum on Plans for Surprise $23M Banker & TradesmanThe budget the legislature sent to Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday allocates an extra $23 million to the MBTA, but the T's general manager was hesitant Tuesday ...
2019-07-24 11:51 EDT
Boston residents demand "fair fares" from the MBTA LiberationOn July 22, the Green Justice Coalition led a rally to demand “fair fares” for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The MBTA has consistently failed ...
2019-07-26 03:00 EDT
Man Struck And Killed By MBTA Orange Line Train WBURTransit police say a man stumbled and fell before being struck and killed by a subway train at State Street station in Boston Saturday morning.
2019-08-04 03:00 EDT
MBTA bus driver sent to the hospital after goose flies into windshield The Boston GlobeAn MBTA bus driver was sent to the hospital after a goose flew into the bus windshield on Sunday morning in Newton, officials said.
2019-08-11 18:23 EDT
Red Line service expected to return to normal in October, MBTA says Curbed BostonNormal *service* is expected to return to the Red Line between Broadway and JFK/UMass in Boston on August 15, following weeks of repairs after a June 11 ...
2019-08-05 03:00 EDT
Study: Ride services eroding MBTA revenue base Worcester Business JournalThe MBTA went without more than $20 million last year in potential fare revenue from riders who decamped from the ailing public transit network for ride-hailing ...
2019-07-25 03:00 EDT
Pedestrian Hit by MBTA Bus NBC10 BostonA pedestrian was hit by an MBTA bus Thursday night in Boston. The crash took place near in the area of Huntington Avenue and Fenwood Road in Mission Hill ...
2019-08-08 03:00 EDT
Volunteers Want MBTA, National Grid To Protect Gloucester Civil War Cemetery From Invasive Weed CBS BostonGLOUCESTER (CBS) – Fighting to preserve history in a Gloucester cemetery, using a weed-whacker. And it's a battle against nature. Now the volunteers trying ...
2019-07-26 03:00 EDT
MBTA Red Line delays will extend into October Wicked LocalSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 5, 2019....MBTA officials who initially said delays on the Red Line would continue "at least through Labor Day" are now ...
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
Man struck, killed by MBTA Orange Line train WCVB BostonA man was struck and killed by an MBTA Orange Line train early Saturday morning, according to transit police. Officials said officers received a call at 12:14 a.m. ...
2019-08-03 03:00 EDT
Walsh, state officials meet to talk MBTA service WCVB BostonBoston Mayor Martin Walsh had a "very honest, straightforward conversation" Tuesday with Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack and MBTA General ...
2019-07-23 03:00 EDT
MBTA, MassDOT eyed in capital spending meeting WCVB BostonThere's a new push to improve major transportation agencies in the Bay State. After the RMV and the MBTA have come under fire, a key House committee will ...
2019-07-23 03:00 EDT
MBTA police say woman assaulted disabled person at Harvard Square station WCVB BostonMBTA police are looking to identify a woman they said assaulted a disabled person this week at Harvard Square Station.
2019-08-02 03:00 EDT
Man killed by MBTA Commuter Rail train in Woburn early Friday morning MassLive.comTransit police superintendent Richard Sullivan says it happened at Woburn's Mishawum station.
2019-08-09 03:00 EDT
Pembroke man arrested on suspicion of OUI after car blocks MBTA busway WCVB BostonA Pembroke man was arrested after he parked his car in a way that blocked an MBTA busway, transit police said. Around 11:50 p.m. Saturday, officers were ...
2019-08-05 03:00 EDT
Letter to the Editor: MBTA says bus route changes benefit riders - Itemlive Daily ItemThe Item's Aug. 7 story about a Lynn resident upset about the MBTA's bus routes changes offered little attention to the significant benefits many Lynn area bus ...
2019-08-12 23:56 EDT
‘Something has to be done’ Walsh throws support behind MBTA plan to speed up reapairs Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh spoke about the new plan laid out by the MBTA to speed up much-needed repairs at an event Tuesday. “I think that as ...
2019-08-13 16:57 EDT
Mother turns in daughter in MBTA attack on disabled person WCVB Boston"If I could tell the person face-to-face that she did this to face-to-face that I'm sorry, I would," the suspect's mother told NewsCenter 5.
2019-08-05 17:52 EDT
MBTA police charge South Boston woman with spitting on disabled person Boston HeraldMBTA cops have arrested a South Boston women suspected of spitting on a disabled person on the subway.
2019-08-05 03:00 EDT
MBTA Green Line train derails; operator error to blame WCVB BostonSince the start of 2018, trains and equipment operated by the MBTA have derailed 14 times, based on a count of WCVB's reporting.
2019-08-07 03:00 EDT
First MBTA Orange Line train with CRRC-built cars enter service Railway TechnologyThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in the US has introduced the first Orange Line train into *service* featuring six new CRRC-built cars.
2019-08-15 20:00 EDT
MBTA Rolls Out 6 New Orange Line Trains NBC10 BostonThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority rolled out six new Orange Line trains Wednesday as part of a plan to eventually replace the entire fleet with 152 ...
2019-08-14 19:35 EDT
Timeline: What's happened since the Red Line derailed Boston.comA lot, and little, can happen in a two-month span. In the two months since the Red Line derailed on the morning of June 11, *service* has not yet returned to its ...
2019-08-16 15:59 EDT
Uber and Lyft Cost the MBTA $20 Million a Year, a New Study Says Boston magazineA Metropolitan Area Planning Council report says Uber and Lyft rides cost the MBTA $20 million in revenue each year, and pump 163300 metric tons of carbon ...
2019-07-23 03:00 EDT
MBTA general manager gives update on Red Line repairs Dorchester ReporterRepairs on the Red Line, where a derailed train wiped out key infrastructure on June 11, are moving along, although *service* delays will continue. MBTA General ...
2019-07-22 03:00 EDT
MBTA Trains May Operate at Reduced Speeds During Heat Wave NBC10 BostonWhile harsh temperatures and a heat wave continue to linger in Boston for a fourth day, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority warns some trains may ...
2019-07-31 03:00 EDT
MBTA rail passengers face delays due to 'equipment swaps' during Tuesday commute The Boston GlobeThe delays started shortly after *service* began.
2019-07-23 03:00 EDT
18-year-old female stabbed on MBTA bus MassLive.comTransit police are investigating after a woman was stabbed after an altercation on an MBTA bus.
2019-08-08 03:00 EDT
Local woman fights for better MBTA access The Daily News of NewburyportNEWBURYPORT — Tired of having to regularly endure a 2½-hour commute home from Boston, a local woman with cerebral palsy took her concerns directly to ...
2019-07-29 03:00 EDT
Hotel? Museum? Builders pitch ideas for court properties The Salem NewsSALEM — Four development teams have been tapped to draw up their visions for the Superior Court and County Commissioner buildings on Federal Street, ...
2019-08-19 09:35 EDT
The Ads The MBTA Didn't Want Us To See WBURWBUR obtained a number of of rejected ads through a public records request -- filed after the T rejected, and then accepted, ads for the women's co-working ...
2019-07-30 03:00 EDT
MBTA Proposes Shutting Down Service for Repairs NBC10 BostonTop officials at the MBTA are considering closing a few lines during weekends to make repairs to the much-needed *service*.
2019-08-12 08:28 EDT
MBTA Cancels East Boston Easement Rights Bid That Attracted Millennium Partners BisnowMassDOT and the MBTA have called off a planned sale of East Boston easement rights to Cargo Ventures, following transit advocate criticism.
2019-07-23 03:00 EDT
Five things you need to know today, and specialty food shops face Trump tariffs Boston Business JournalHappy Monday! Here are the five most important things you need to know in Boston business news to get your day started, and how specialty food shops are ...
2019-08-19 05:45 EDT
Time to Capitalize on Momentum for the MBTA's Capital Investment Plan Banker & TradesmanGreater Boston is experiencing economic growth unlike ever before in our history. Our ability to attract capital, businesses, talent and visitors makes us one of the ...
2019-07-28 05:03 EDT
MBTA warns ‘extreme heat’ in the forecast could impact train speeds, tracks Boston.comCommuters should prepare for hot — and potentially slow — travel on the T on Wednesday. The MBTA issued an advisory warning that due to the “extreme ...
2019-07-31 03:00 EDT
MBTA Welcomes New Electric Buses NGT NewsThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has unveiled the first three of five electric bus prototypes for its Silver Line. With support from.
2019-08-02 03:00 EDT
Cambridge, Boston mayors call on MBTA to invest $9M for improved Red Line service Wicked LocalBoston Mayor Martin Walsh had a "very honest, straightforward conversation" Tuesday, July 23, with Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack and MBTA ...
2019-07-31 03:00 EDT
Person With Disabilities Spit on, Assaulted on MBTA, Police Say NBC10 BostonSomeone spit on and assaulted a person with a disability on the T at Harvard Square in Cambridge on Wednesday morning, transit police said Friday. Police are ...
2019-08-02 03:00 EDT

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Massachusetts plastic bag ban is now tied up in Beacon Hill The Boston GlobeAs more and more cities across the state and country ban plastic shopping bags, a statewide ban came closer to reality in Massachusetts last month. The only ...
2019-08-19 09:39 EDT
Deadly mosquito-borne virus found in second Massachusetts resident, state health officials say Fox NewsA second Massachusetts resident has been diagnosed with the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, state health officials announced late ...
2019-08-19 08:42 EDT
Heavy rainfall, damaging winds possible in parts of Massachusetts Monday MassLive.comA wave of storms are possible across Massachusetts Monday. The National Weather *Service* said a few strong thunderstorms are possible late afternoon ...
2019-08-19 11:59 EDT
Tesla restarts its solar-panel business, offers rental plans in Massachusetts WCVB BostonTesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them. Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk announced the ...
2019-08-19 08:22 EDT
Heat advisory issued for parts of Massachusetts MassLive.comThe National Weather *Service* issued a heat advisory for multiple counties in Massachusetts Monday.
2019-08-19 05:19 EDT
Peek Inside The Most Expensive Listing In Massachusetts Haute ResidenceThere are lots of luxury homes hitting the market in Massachusetts, but there is only one that can claim the title of the most expensive listing. Meet Woodland ...
2019-08-19 09:51 EDT
Trump trade war is ‘nerve-racking’ for Massachusetts manufacturers The Boston GlobeWESTFIELD — To understand how a trade war is playing out beyond stock market gyrations and European economies, take the MassPike west to a part of the ...
2019-08-19 12:51 EDT
Massachusetts Democratic Politics Lost Its Mind Over the Weekend Esquire.comCOMMONWEALTH—A point of personal privilege—Democratic politics here in the Commonwealth (God save it!) lost a bit of its mind over the weekend.
2019-08-19 11:45 EDT
Sharks prompt swimming bans at Massachusetts beaches Boston.comORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — Shark sightings prompted Massachusetts officials to close two beaches to swimming. The first sighting was off Nauset Beach in ...
2019-08-17 11:19 EDT
Severe thunderstorm warning issued in Massachusetts WCVB BostonA severe thunderstorm warning was issued in parts of Massachusetts, according to the National Weather *Service*. The warning was issued for parts of Worcester ...
2019-08-18 19:13 EDT
Report: Massachusetts schools best in the nation — again SouthCoastToday.comFor the second year in a row, Massachusetts schools are tops in the nation.At least that was the result of a recently-released study from the personal finance ...
2019-08-18 10:10 EDT
Second human EEE case confirmed in Massachusetts; 10 new communities at critical risk WCVB BostonA second human case of Eastern equine encephalitis virus infection has been confirmed in Massachusetts, according to the state's Department of Public Health.
2019-08-17 18:23 EDT
Massachusetts transit agency considers fare-free buses New Haven RegisterWORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts public transit agency is considering a fare-free bus system. The Telegram & Gazette reports that the Worcester ...
2019-08-19 15:29 EDT
Massachusetts High Schooler, 18, Marks 10 Years Of Helping Orphans With New Website ForbesThis year, 18-year-old Sophia Gustafson, of Massachusetts, commemorates a decade of her own nonprofit organization, Hope For All.
2019-08-18 16:07 EDT
Why Are Town Line Signs In Massachusetts Shaped Like A Book? wgbh.orgHere at the Curiosity Desk, we love nothing more than digging for answers to the everyday mysteries that catch your eye. And recently, Sarah Rambacher — a ...
2019-08-13 18:32 EDT
Out-of-state drivers take notice: Massachusetts to notify other states of 45,000 driving violations here MassLive.comTransportation officials in Massachusetts owe officials in other states some mail. Specifically, 45000 letters.
2019-08-15 11:32 EDT
Massachusetts real estate transactions for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties: August 18, 2019 edition. MassLive.comAgawam. Christopher J. Conant and Brianna R. Conant to Taylor C. Demerski and Corey T. Boileau, 32 Coronet Circle, $220,000. Cig4 LLC, to William J.
2019-08-18 06:15 EDT
Woman struck, injured, by boat propeller in Massachusetts New Haven RegisterWAREHAM, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a woman swimming in Massachusetts waters was taken to the hospital after with a severe injury being struck by a boat ...
2019-08-19 11:41 EDT
Whoa: Massachusetts Newspaper Drags Warren Through The Wringer For Attacking Law Enforcement TownhallThe Boston Herald on Friday penned an editorial blasting Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) for her repeated attacks on law enforcement. The editorial ...
2019-08-18 18:05 EDT
EDM Wednesday Briefing: Second EEE Case Confirmed in Massachusetts EDM DigestEmergency and disaster management briefing for August 19, 2019: A prairie dog colony in Colorado has been infected with the plague; Caesium-137 was ...
2019-08-19 14:50 EDT
Massachusetts’ tax-free weekend: Everything you need to know The Boston GlobeThe state's tax-free weekend is once again upon us, and if you are looking to save a bit of cash, here's what you need to know about the sales-tax holiday.
2019-08-14 07:47 EDT
Massachusetts runners are the fastest in the country, according to a study of marathon results Boston.comA massive new study says that Massachusetts is outpacing the country in, well, pace. According to a survey of the results from more than 16,000 marathons in ...
2019-08-13 05:00 EDT
Massachusetts Electric Car Rebate Program to End in September The Heartland InstituteA rebate program designed to spur electric vehicle sales in Massachusetts is likely to end in September. A rebate program designed to spur electric vehicle ...
2019-08-19 01:40 EDT
Joseph Kennedy mulling primary challenge to Markey in Massachusetts | TheHill The HillRep. Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) reportedly commissioned a survey to see how well he would fare in a primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.)
2019-08-17 15:03 EDT
AAA: Gas Prices 19 Cents Higher A Year Ago in Massachusetts framinghamsource.comFRAMINGHAM – Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down one cent this week, according to AAA Northeast, which has an office in Framingham. AAA's August ...
2019-08-19 11:45 EDT
Meth has taken hold in Massachusetts The Boston GlobeMethamphetamine, an illegal drug that has long plagued the West and Midwest, has finally taken hold in Massachusetts, posing a daunting new challenge to a ...
2019-08-13 15:28 EDT
Massachusetts Voters May Finally Get a Chance To Repeal the State's Awful Cap on Beer and Wine Sales ReasonFor too long, state lawmakers have played favorites with booze laws. Will they finally let voters decide where they can buy?
2019-08-17 04:30 EDT
Jewish organizations seek state funds to upgrade security WESTERNMASSNEWS.comBOSTON (AP) — Jewish organizations in Massachusetts are seeking state grants for security upgrades such as advanced surveillance cameras, cement ...
2019-08-19 15:54 EDT
Report: Bacteria poses serious risk at Massachusetts beaches Boston HeraldGreat white sharks have been driving beachgoers out of the water on the Cape, but an environmental advocacy group reports there is another serious threat on ...
2019-08-13 20:15 EDT
Driver charged in jogger's hit-and-run death arraigned WESTERNMASSNEWS.comUXBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts driver charged with striking and killing a jogger and then leaving the scene has been held on $250000 bail.
2019-08-19 12:35 EDT
Overturned boat on the Merrimack River in Massachusetts Turn to 10Five people are safe, after their boat overturned in the Merrimack River in the northern part of Massachusetts. The Coast Guard says a 21-foot charter boat ...
2019-08-17 22:23 EDT
Amid Some GOP Gripes, A Staycation For Massachusetts Gov. Baker New England Public RadioIt appears the message from Massachusetts tourism officials worked: Governor Charlie Baker is staycationing. He's on vacation at least through this week.
2019-08-19 04:12 EDT
Massachusetts Tax-Free Weekend: What To Know Boston, MA PatchMassachusetts' Tax-Free Weekend: What To Know - Boston, MA - This weekend is a break from paying the state 6.25 percent sales tax on most purchases.
2019-08-17 12:40 EDT
Jeffrey Epstein associate's link to picturesque Massachusetts town shocks residents Press HeraldEventually, one resident asked him what he was up to. He was a reporter, the man said, working on a story related to the convicted pedophile and accused sex ...
2019-08-17 16:02 EDT
Garry, Tran back petition to prevent Massachusetts from becoming sanctuary state Lowell SunState Rep. Colleen Garry of Dracut and Sen. Dean Tran of Fitchburg are among a group of officials who support a new ballot initiative aimed at trying to prevent ...
2019-08-16 07:42 EDT
Massachusetts has first human EEE case in 6 years; 9 communities at critical risk WCVB BostonA human case of Eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in Massachusetts, the first in the state in six years, according to the Massachusetts ...
2019-08-11 17:12 EDT
Massachusetts man still critical after Bedford motorcycle crash The Union LeaderBEDFORD — Police have identified a Massachusetts man who was critically injured when his motorcycle was rear-ended by another vehicle on Route 101 ...
2019-08-17 16:52 EDT
Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday Coming This Weekend CBS BostonBOSTON (AP) — Shoppers in Massachusetts and Connecticut will be getting a break from sales taxes in the coming days. The two-day sales tax holiday in ...
2019-08-16 10:23 EDT
'Golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts;' Severe thunderstorm watch issued for most of Massachusetts MassLive.comThe National Weather *Service* issued a severe thunderstorm watch for multiple counties across the state Monday.
2019-08-19 15:14 EDT
Massachusetts RMV suspends 869 more drivers two months after deadly N.H. motorcycle crash USA TODAYBOSTON — The magnitude of the mistakes at the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles keeps getting worse two months after a deadly motorcycle crash in ...
2019-08-16 12:43 EDT
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game | Massachusetts WESTERNMASSNEWS.comBRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:
2019-08-19 12:58 EDT
Here are the recreational marijuana shops open in Massachusetts The Boston GlobeThe following is a list of all recreational marijuana stores as of Aug. 6. Find out which stores have received licenses or submitted applications here. For more ...
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
From Massachusetts, a key player in suffrage fight The Boston GlobeOn the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage, here's a quick primer on Lucy Stone, a Massachusetts native and one of the pivotal figures in the US women's ...
2019-08-15 15:28 EDT
We have a Republican Party in Massachusetts that accepts losing as a way of life (Letters) MassLive.comI called the Massachusetts Republican Party in Boston over the last couple of months and they don't even have a candidate who will run against Ed Markey for ...
2019-08-15 12:23 EDT
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine Makes Significant Changes to Regulations Governing Licensure and Practice of Medicine JD SupraThe Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine (BORM) recently approved significant changes to regulations governing the licensure and practice of ...
2019-08-19 11:24 EDT
Where Are The Worst Drivers In Massachusetts? CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts may have a reputation for bad driving. But now we have a closer look where those drivers are exactly. A new study by Quote ...
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
Is Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell in Massachusetts? The Boston GlobeGhislaine Maxwell, longtime companion and confidante of the late wealthy criminal Jeffrey Epstein, has reportedly been living in Manchester-by-the-Sea.
2019-08-14 18:05 EDT
'Codfather' settlement means magnate will never fish again WESTERNMASSNEWS.comThe federal government says it has settled its civil case against a fishing magnate known as The Codfather, saying he will never be allowed to return to U.S. ...
2019-08-19 12:46 EDT
Massachusetts high school football preseason primer Boston HeraldWe'll look at 10 interesting storylines which could go a long way in shaping the landscape of the MIAA and ISL football seasons in Massachusetts.
2019-08-16 06:18 EDT
Traffic congestion has reached a ‘tipping point’ in Massachusetts, state officials say The Boston GlobeIt's no surprise to commuters: gridlock has gotten worse since 2013 and reached a point where it reduces access to jobs, according to a new report from the state ...
2019-08-08 03:00 EDT
Here's everything to know about Massachusetts 2019 tax free weekend WCVB BostonRetail items of up to $2500 purchased in Massachusetts for personal use on these two days will be exempt from sales tax.
2019-08-16 18:44 EDT
Massachusetts among states to consider use of ‘dental therapists’ Boston.comAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack ...
2019-08-18 08:55 EDT
Massachusetts man infected with EEE now in coma, family says WCVB BostonA man in Massachusetts infected with the state's first case of Eastern equine encephalitis since 2013 is in a coma, according to family members.
2019-08-13 17:00 EDT
What you need to know about tax-free weekend deals WCVB BostonThe Massachusetts sales tax holiday is happening this weekend, Aug. 17 and Aug. 18.
2019-08-16 18:37 EDT
Cannabis-related poison control calls for Massachusetts kids doubled after medical pot legalized Science DailyAfter medical marijuana became legal in Massachusetts, cannabis-related poison control calls involving the commonwealth's children and teenagers doubled, ...
2019-08-16 13:06 EDT
Massachusetts man with deadly mosquito-borne virus in coma, daughter says Fox NewsA Massachusetts man who was diagnosed with a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus known as Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus is reportedly in a ...
2019-08-13 10:20 EDT
Does Massachusetts Have Strict Gun-Ownership Requirements, Low Firearm-Death Rates? Snopes.comAttention turned to gun-violence prevention measures in the wake of a spate of mass shootings in the U.S. in August 2019.
2019-08-09 15:06 EDT
140% Increase in Cannabis-Related Poison Control Calls for Massachusetts Kids After Medical Pot Legalized SciTechDailyUMass Amherst public health researcher says findings highlight the need to better protect youth from high-potency products. After medical marijuana became ...
2019-08-19 10:11 EDT
Thanks, Massachusetts, you freed a predator Boston HeraldWayne Chapman boasted about raping as many as 100 children, and fantasized about killing and cannibalizing children, but he's now a free man, thanks to a ...
2019-08-09 03:00 EDT
Qdoba Fined $400K for 1,000+ Child Labor Violations in Massachusetts NBC10 BostonA popular Mexican-style fast food chain is facing more than $400000 in fines for over 1000 child labor law violations in Massachusetts. Qdoba has been cited ...
2019-08-14 16:04 EDT
Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for parts of western Massachusetts WWLP.com(WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert for this afternoon into the early evening with scattered thunderstorms expected, a few of which ...
2019-08-19 05:36 EDT
Qdoba Fined $409,400 for Child Labor Violations in Massachusetts Eater BostonSan Diego-based burrito chain Qdoba has incurred nearly half a million dollars in fines from Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's office for violating ...
2019-08-15 11:07 EDT
Massachusetts marijuana regulators hit Curaleaf with record $250,000 fine The Boston GlobeMassachusetts marijuana regulators on Thursday slapped one of the country's biggest marijuana companies with a record-high fine, saying it broke state rules ...
2019-08-08 03:00 EDT
3 things to know about the results — and recommendations — from the Massachusetts traffic study Boston.comTraffic congestion in the Boston area is bad. In fact, by some measures, it's the worst in the country. And it's not getting any better, according to a long-awaited ...
2019-08-08 03:00 EDT
Quality Beveridge of Taunton buys Williams Distributing of Chicopee, making it leading supplier of Anheuser-Busch beers in Massachusetts MassLive.comQuality Beverage will *service* more than 130 cities and towns in Bristol, Hamden, Hampshire, Norfolk, Middlesex, and Worcester counties.
2019-08-19 12:10 EDT
Massachusetts artist wins deCordova museum’s $35,000 Rappaport Prize: ‘This is a life-changer for me’ The Boston GlobeDaniela Rivera , a Boston area artist who explores ethical issues through large-scale architectural installations, has won the 2019 Rappaport Prize. The $35,000 ...
2019-08-13 20:01 EDT
The essential guide to buying and consuming pot in Massachusetts The Boston GlobeCurious about legal weed but feeling a little intimidated about visiting a retail outlet? Our handy guide answers all of your questions so you can stock up with ...
2019-08-06 03:00 EDT
Alex Reimer is leaving WEEI to go work for a Massachusetts state senator Awful AnnouncingAfter almost three years at Boston-area sports radio station WEEI, Alex Reimer is exiting for a communications job with a Massachusetts state senator.
2019-08-19 14:11 EDT
Sharks have closed beaches 40 times in Massachusetts this summer WCVB BostonIf you think Cape Cod beaches are seeing a slew of shark-related closures lately -- you're right.
2019-08-12 07:19 EDT
Massachusetts man and a Pennsylvania woman win Mount Washington climb GazetteNETPINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts man and a Pennsylvania woman won the grueling bicycle race up Mount Washington, the highest peak in the ...
2019-08-18 18:59 EDT
If you don’t already own a home in Massachusetts, it may be too late The Boston GlobePrices of both single-family homes and condominiums hit record highs last month — which is typically one of the busiest of the year — according to figures out ...
2019-07-24 03:00 EDT
MSPCA warns dog owners about toxic Cyanobacteria blooms in Massachusetts Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7NewsBOSTON (WHDH) - The MSPCA is reminding dog owners to keep their pups out of ponds with green film on the surface after state health officials issued ...
2019-08-14 09:09 EDT
ICE appeals judge's decision blocking immigration arrests at Massachusetts courthouses MassLive.comA federal judge issued a preliminary injunction that blocked federal immigration agents from making arrests at Massachusetts courthouses while a class-action ...
2019-08-16 10:23 EDT
Two Potomac Horse Fever Cases Confirmed in Massachusetts TheHorse.comThe Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) has confirmed two cases of Potomac horse fever (PHF)—one in Essex County and one in ...
2019-08-16 15:03 EDT
Massachusetts senior care community joins Carmelite health care network Crux: Covering all things CatholicA leading senior care and wellness community in Massachusetts has become a member of the Carmelite System, a Catholic not-for-profit health network ...
2019-08-17 01:35 EDT
Joe Biden heaps praise on GOP during Massachusetts fundraiser Fox NewsDemocratic 2020 presidential frontrunner Joe Biden praised Republicans as “decent people” at a Massachusetts fundraiser Saturday while touting his ability to ...
2019-08-18 01:39 EDT
Strong thunderstorms moved through western Massachusetts Saturday evening WWLP.comA line of strong and even severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain, gusty winds an a lot of lightning to western Massachusetts Saturday night.
2019-08-17 21:55 EDT
Some say faster, cheaper rail service is critical for Providence-to-Boston commuters. But is it realistic? The Boston GlobePROVIDENCE — After living in Providence for a decade, Nicholas Mohamed landed a job as global accounting director at Converse in Boston. But then he ...
2019-08-19 06:00 EDT
1 killed in crash involving police cruisers from two Massachusetts towns MassLive.comOne person was killed in a Friday evening crash involving officers from multiple Massachusetts police departments.
2019-08-10 11:10 EDT
New Orange Line cars rare good news for transportation in Massachusetts Curbed BostonThe first six of 152 new Orange Line cars rolled out of Wellington Station on August 14, a rare bit of good news for a state transportation infrasturcture that's been ...
2019-08-15 05:36 EDT
Massachusetts traffic: Here's why the idea of managed lanes is catching on Boston.comLast week's study on traffic in Massachusetts presented a number of potential solutions for the Boston area's congestion problem. However, there was one idea ...
2019-08-14 05:00 EDT
Maine gained independence from Massachusetts 200 years ago. Here’s how they’re celebrating. The Boston GlobeMaine, “the colony of a colony,” will kick off celebrations Tuesday for the 200th anniversary of its statehood and independence from Massachusetts.
2019-07-29 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts players all fall short of match play at US Amateur The Boston GlobeMichael Thorbjornsen and Matt Parziale both collapsed on the second day at Pinehurst, while Mass Am champ Steven DiLisio also struggled.
2019-08-13 18:27 EDT
Massachusetts police release video of distracted driving crash, hours before another happens in same spot Fox NewsAuthorities in Massachusetts shared dashcam video of a dramatic crash to highlight dangers of distracted driving on Tuesday, only to have a similar crash ...
2019-08-14 07:53 EDT
Massachusetts teacher dies in fall at Vermont horse event WCVB BostonA Vermont horse organization said a Massachusetts woman died after she was injured in a fall from her horse while warming up for a jumping competition in the ...
2019-08-14 13:49 EDT
Family of Mass. man infected with EEE says he is in coma WCVB BostonHis friends say he is a well-known and beloved resident of a small, rural town.
2019-08-13 16:59 EDT
Former Massachusetts GOP candidates concerned over party’s ‘troubling’ spending Boston HeraldFifteen former Republican candidates are speaking out about the rift between the Massachusetts GOP and Gov. Charlie Baker's political team — saying they're ...
2019-08-14 20:16 EDT
Is there an end in sight to Massachusetts housing crisis? The Patriot LedgerGov. Charlie Baker declared a housing crisis in Massachusetts in 2018, but residents have been feeling the effects for more than a decade. While speaking to a ...
2019-07-26 03:00 EDT
Gun Laws In Massachusetts, New Hampshire Explained CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) — Mass shootings often prompt gun law debates and reflection. Massachusetts is known for some of the toughest gun laws in the country, while ...
2019-08-05 03:00 EDT
See how many breweries you can check off with the 'Brew To Do List' MassLive.comThe Brew To Do List is a checklist of 151 breweries currently in Massachusetts.
2019-08-16 12:09 EDT
Massachusetts Has The Best Public School Systems In America, Report Says CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts public schools are getting top marks again in a new report. For the fourth year in a row, WalletHub says the Bay State has the ...
2019-07-29 03:00 EDT
Boston Celtics rookie Tacko Fall signs several taco-related items at Massachusetts meet and greet Fox NewsIt was really only a matter of time. Boston Celtics rookie Tacko Fall, who is still vying for an official roster spot, appeared to be a fan favorite at a meet and greet ...
2019-08-15 07:52 EDT
Massachusetts registry holds annual low number plate lottery Boston HeraldBOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is holding its annual lottery for much sought-after low number vehicle license plates.
2019-08-10 03:00 EDT
Massachusetts To Sue Trump Administration Over Rollback Of Endangered Species Act CBS BostonBOSTON (CBS/AP) — Massachusetts and California say they'll go to court to fight the Trump administration's overhaul of the Endangered Species Act.
2019-08-12 15:35 EDT
Massachusetts Bill Would Outlaw Practice Of Declawing Cats CBS BostonBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing a ban on the practice of declawing cats. Supporters of the measure say declawing is cruel and painful.
2019-07-21 03:00 EDT
Former St. Louis priest accused of abuse was Massachusetts state education official STLtoday.comST. LOUIS — One of 64 men recently named by the St. Louis Archdiocese for having at least one substantiated allegation of clergy sexual abuse of a minor, ...
2019-08-16 08:00 EDT
WATCH: Massachusetts woman shares video of encounter with great white shark WJW FOX 8 News ClevelandPROVINCETOWN, Massachusetts — When a Massachusetts woman got up close and personal with a great white shark during a boat trip with some family ...
2019-08-12 03:42 EDT
MSPCA warns pet owners of harmful blue-green algae in Massachusetts Boston 25 NewsPets, especially dogs, love jumping into the closest body of water, but pet owners are being urged to watch out for a silent threat.
2019-08-14 05:34 EDT
Scent of unburnt marijuana exclusively is not grounds to search warehouse, SJC rules The Boston GlobeThe smell of unburnt marijuana alone is not probable cause to search a warehouse in Massachusetts, unless other evidence points to illegal activity that could ...
2019-08-12 13:44 EDT
Florida teenager, 13, impaled by beach umbrella while vacationing in Massachusetts Fox NewsA 13-year-old Florida boy was hospitalized Friday after he was impaled by an umbrella at a Massachusetts beach, authorities said.
2019-08-10 03:00 EDT

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