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Tighter conservation measures for striped bass are on the table for discussion this month as fisheries managers and fishermen continue to grapple with a worrisome decline in the popular saltwater sport fish.
Tonight will be mostly cloudy and humid with lows in the upper 60s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was among the candidates, politicians and labor activists who convened at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston for the Labor Day Breakfast.
Students Avdit Kohli, Yan Olshevskyy, and Yajur Gulati carried mattresses down Commonwealth Avenue to their new apartment in Allston Monday.
The new bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield has made his first trip to the Berkshires and promises he'll return.
The John Adams Courthouse in Boston, seat of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Each year in Massachusetts hospitals, hundreds of patients are injured because of serious medical errors and other safety problems.
Workers across the state are looking forward to bigger paychecks in the coming years.
How can a state with so many elected Democrats also have a majority of independents? Political experts disagree on why a rock-solid blue state has so many unenrolled voters.
With the help of Middlesex Community College Service-Learning students, seventh- and eighth-graders at Bartlett Community Partnership School presented a variety of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, projects in Lowell's first Middle School District Science & Engineering Fair.
Just minutes before golfers teed off in the 39th annual Lori Lajoie Charity Golf Tournament at Worcester Country Club last week, Ray and Coco Lajoie looked to the skies.
A state tax amnesty program kicks off on Labor Day, put into place by a provision in the 2015 state budget that allows penalties and late fees to be waived when back taxes are paid off by Halloween.
With the casino industry showing signs of retrenchment, voters in Massachusetts may do something that voters nowhere else have done, at least in the last century: slam on the brakes on casino gambling.
Sir Harold Kroto, 1996 Nobel Prize Laureate in chemistry, has backed calls for a ban on the teaching of creationism in Scottish schoolsPhotograph: Getty Sir Harold Kroto, Sir Richard Roberts and Sir John Sulston have signed a petition lodged at the Scottish Parliament calling for guidance to be introduced for teachers.
The Boston Public Garden was created in 1837 and features flowers, plants, monuments, fountains, the Lagoon, and the Swan Boats that have been operating for more than 100 years.
The deadline for medical marijuana dispensary applications expired Thursday night.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 06:55 am
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