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3 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that prosecutors must reduce a first-degree murder conviction or grant a new trial to a woman who set a fire that killed a mother of four.
4 hrs ago | WWLP
Vermont State Police say a 25-year-old Massachusetts man has died of injuries suffered while riding on an expert section of biking trails in Waterbury .
5 hrs ago | Patch.com
Health care costs every man, woman and child in Massachusetts on average $7,550 per year, according to a landmark report.
5 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
While consumers saw their health insurance premiums and benefit levels stabilize in 2013, overall state spending on health care in Massachusetts climbed to over $50 billion and efforts to move away from fee-for-service care "stalled," according to a new report.
10 hrs ago | Business Journal
A development team has paid $8.8 million for 380 Commonwealth Ave., known as the Harvard Club annex building, located in Boston's Back Bay.
11 hrs ago | MassLive.com
On the first weekend in which students either returned or arrived for their first year at area institutions, police arrested 13 on alcohol charges, including two for operating under the influence of alcohol.
11 hrs ago | Patch.com
The National Weather Service said there was a chance of thunderstorms for eastern and central Massachusetts after 2 p.m. As of 2 p.m., strong storms were moving across the Quabbin Reservoir and through the Gardner area in central Massachusetts.
13 hrs ago | WWLP
Three Massachusetts colleges have sued the state Department of Revenue, claiming the agency unfairly denied them millions of dollars in tax credits for environmental cleanup work done on contaminated properties.
13 hrs ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times
Massachusetts voters will decide several hotly contested statewide and district primary races when they go to the polls on Tuesday, Sept.
16 hrs ago | Vineyard Gazette Online
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 07:50 pm
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