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The National Insurance Crime Bureau tracks questionable claims across the country and found the number in the Bay State went from 1,492 in 2010 to 2,346 in 2012 - a 57 percent increase.
SPRINGFIELD - The region's second snowstorm in three days fouled roads, closed schools and government officers and made for difficult driving conditions for most of the afternoon and evening.
Customers visiting four Sullivan Tire & Auto Service locations in Massachusetts for auto service recently were treated to a holiday surprise.
An Irish nanny accused of killing a baby in her care in Massachusetts has asked a judge to grant bail so she can be released from jail while awaiting trial.
While pundits, religious freedom advocates and church-state separatists debate the merits of the so-called "War on Christmas," there was a time in American history when Christmas celebrations - in at least in one local community - were banned entirely.
Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas casino big shot who aims to build a ritzy hotel and gambling palace in Everett, told reporters he'll seek changes to the state's gaming law.
Former Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx was the highest paid private college president in Western Massachusetts in 2011, according to the latest rankings from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
First Wind on Friday signed an agreement to sell the majority of the electricity it plans to generate at its Hancock Wind project near Ellsworth to an electric utility in Massachusetts.
It's always good to have a hobby when you retire, and different people go in different directions.
An advocacy group that is encouraging former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts to launch a Republican challenge next year in neighboring New Hampshire against Sen. Jean Shaheen is going up with a new TV commercial criticizing the Democrat for her support of the federal healthcare law.
Massachusetts officials hope the public will help them gather intelligence on an invasive critter now known to be making its way into Western Massachusetts for the first time after it defoliated thousands of trees along coastal New England.
Harvard University on Monday evacuated four buildings at the heart of its centuries-old campus in Cambridge , Massachusetts, after warning students of unconfirmed reports that explosives had been planted.
A Massachusetts man is charged with felony sexual assault in connection with a relationship he had with a 15-year-old girl, police said.
An unmarried couple fired from their jobs as teachers at a Massachusetts Roman Catholic school after revealing that they were expecting a baby have settled with the school a week after saying they planned to pursue legal action.
In yet another sign that Obamacare could haunt the Dems in 2014 - even here in bluest Massachusetts - GOP gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker has taken a hard right, blasting the state's glitch-ridden Health Connector website as a new conservative rival jumps into the governor's race today.
A Massachusetts commission is considering whether a new toll bridge over the Cape Cod Canal is needed to help reduce traffic backups in the area.