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Lightning strikes the Mount Tom range behind Veterans Park and St. Jerome's Church in Holyoke.
The bill would let police disperse one or more individuals who are substantially impeding access to a clinic.
Governor Deval Patrick will sign a bill on Thursday banning the possession and sale of shark fins in the state, officials announced Wednesday.
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island will pay $150,000 to settle data breach allegations that affected more than 12,000 Massachusetts patients.
Open a child's lunch box and you're likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines.
A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher is scheduled to appear in court on unrelated charges that he assaulted a worker at a youth detention facility.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline next year's Desert Town Hall speakers series in Indian Wells, it was announced Tuesday.
The New York state Division of Military and Naval Affairs says a two fighter jets from a Massachusetts Air National Guard unit will be conducting an air defense exercise over parts of four Northeastern states.
The national debate over an unprecedented wave of Central American young people entering the country illegally is more of a practical challenge in places like Lynn, a former industrial city outside Boston that's thousands of miles from the U.S.-Mexico border.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, left, talked to his running mate Paul Ryan as Ann Romney waved after her husband conceded the 2012 presidential race.
In an interview broadcast Sunday, James Carville, longtime Democratic consultant and former adviser to Bill Clinton, said believes Hillary Clinton will run for president again in 2016.
The Fiscal Year 2015 budget for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which was signed into law earlier in the week, included a broad prohibition on clinical laboratory self-referrals.
From mayors to state representatives and state senators, more than 30 elected officials from across Massachusetts have now expressed their support for Market Basket employees asking their colleagues to join them in the Market Basket boycott.
Azamat Tazhayakov was charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy, with prosecutors saying he agreed with a friend's plan to remove Tsarnaev's backpack containing altered fireworks from his dorm room a few days after the 2013 bombing.
A new Gallup Poll finds that more than eight in 10 Americans believe the country would be better governed by people with business and management experience, possibly giving a leg up to any future candidates for president or Congress who come from the private sector.
Five of the Bay State's nine US representatives - Richard Neal, James McGovern, Joseph Kennedy, Michael Capuano, and Stephen Lynch, all Democrats - are running unopposed in this fall's midterm contests, with no challengers in either the primary or general election.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:46 am
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