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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney applauds as former House Speaker Newt Gingrich answers a question during a Republican primary debate at St. Anselm College.
Given the borderless freedom of the Internet, online gaming is almost inevitable, according to Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is holding a daylong forum Tuesday on Internet gambling, which is currently legal in New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware.
There is a common factor in the 12 fire-related deaths in Massachusetts this year: the lack of working smoke detectors in the homes where victims were killed, the state fire marshal said Friday.
AMHERST - A crosschecking of the list of those arrested Saturday at the "Blarney Blowout" with the University of Massachusetts student directory reveals a curious thing: more than half of those arrested do not appear to be UMass students.
Springfield Central High School student Courtney Stewart was named Massachusetts's 2014 Poetry Out Loud Champion Sunday at Boston's Old South Meetinghouse, repeating his victory from 2013.
For the seventh time in his more than seven years in office, Gov. Deval Patrick plans to lead a delegation on an international trade mission meant to strengthen the state's global trade partnerships.
As casinos start to open in Massachusetts, Rhode Island is bracing itself for a $422 million sucking sound as revenue that currently pours into Twin River in Lincoln and Newport Grand in the City by the Sea could end up going instead to our neighbor up north.
A dog tag a Massachusetts man lost as he stormed ashore at Anzio during the Allied invasion of Italy in 1944 has finally been returned, 70 years later.
The chancellor of the University of Massachusetts' Amherst campus says student behavior at the pre-St.
A controversial new ruling from the Massachusetts high court on Wednesday has many people outraged - and calling for a change.
Past and present collided on Sunday when former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney ran into Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, his running mate in the 2012 election.
The United States set a world record in the 4x400 meters relay on Sunday to cap a dominating performance throughout the world indoor championships.
A Fall River man says he was recording a police officer who was out of control, but instead, he was arrested and his cell phone was seized.
Mitt Romney hasn't had a week this good in a while. A week this good in the media, anyway.