3 hrs ago
Fitch Affirms University of Mass Building Auth (Commonwealth Guaranteed) 2011-2 Revs at 'F1+'
The long-term rating on the bonds, 'AA+' with a Stable Rating Outlook, continues to reflect the full faith and credit guaranty of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
12 hrs ago
Medical News Today
Outcome In Head And Neck Cancer Predicted By Genetic Diversity Within Tumors
Main Category: Cancer / Oncology Also Included In: Genetics ; Ear, Nose and Throat Article Date: 21 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT A new measure of the heterogeneity - the variety of genetic mutations - of cells within a tumor appears to predict treatment outcomes of patients with the most common type of head and neck cancer .
17 hrs ago
Mass. to switch to electronic Tobin Bridge tolls
Massachusetts transportation officials are planning a series of meetings to inform drivers about plans to switch to an all-electronic tolling system on the Tobin Bridge.
Mon May 20, 2013
Gomez, Markey OK June 5 Mass. US Senate debate
Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey have agreed to their first debate in Massachusetts' contentious special U.S. Senate election.
NY man faces child abuse charges in Mass.
A former Arlington man charged with sexually molesting children at the town's Boys and Girls Club in the 1970s has a court appearance.
Sun May 19, 2013
Genetic diversity within tumors predicts outcome in head and neck cancer
A new measure of the heterogeneity - the variety of genetic mutations - of cells within a tumor appears to predict treatment outcomes of patients with the most common type of head and neck cancer.
Tech firms are the guiding stars for the Mass. economy
They make life-saving medicines and voice recognition software. They lease cellphone towers and produce industrial sensors.
How concentrated is Mass. health market? Now you can take a look. - Health Stew - Boston.com
Check out a great new resource on the Massachusetts health care system from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts : the Massachusetts Health Care Delivery System Map .
Mass. Senate To Consider Hundreds Of Amendments To $34B Budget
The budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 calls for an increase of $1.4 billion, or about 4.4 percent, over the current year.
Cape Cod Times
Where there's smoke...
Dennis' decision May 7 to create a medical marijuana dispensary zone put it among a select group of Massachusetts towns trying to take on the state's new law, even as the state itself continues to iron out the details.
Sat May 18, 2013
Mass. lawmaker: Recoup benefits from terrorists
A Republican lawmaker is pushing for a law allowing Massachusetts to recoup public benefits given to anyone later convicted of using of a weapon of mass destruction.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Providence Journal
Rhode Island native named new president of Stonehill College
The Rev. John Denning, a native Rhode Islander and the current vice-president for student affairs at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., has been named the college's 10th president, it was announced Friday.
Construction sector contracted in Mass., U.S. in April
Construction employment in the Bay State slipped by 600 jobs in April, a shift that tracked closely to a modest decline nationally.
Mass. woman accused of killing wife seeks bail
A Massachusetts woman awaiting retrial in the 2010 strangulation and beating death of her wife has asked a judge to free her on bail.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Mass. health insurers report mixed 1Q results
The four largest health insurers in Massachusetts have reported mixed first-quarter financial results, with two posting income gains, one registering lower earnings, and one reporting a loss.
Mass. Unemployment Rate Unchanged, But Jobs Lost
The Massachusetts unemployment rate held steady in April, while preliminary estimates show the state losing 1,400 jobs during the month.
Thu May 16, 2013
Mass. Gov. Patrick continues Ireland trade mission
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the ongoing commitment to expanding opportunities for economic development and job creation between Massachusetts and Ireland.
Cape Cod Times
Cape weather: Sun will reign supreme
The National Weather Service is warning of elevated fire weather conditions this afternoon as gusty west winds of 30-40 mph throughout southeastern Massachusetts combine with low relative humidity.
Insurance News Net
Mass. Math Underscores Importance Of Tax Exclusions For Health Coverage
The "Massachusetts experiment" in health care reform shows the importance and value of federal tax breaks in providing incentives for businesses to offer employees coverage, according to health care policy experts.
IRS official backs out of Mass. law graduation
A high-ranking Internal Revenue Service official at the center of a scandal into revelations that the agency improperly scrutinized conservative groups has bowed out of her commitment to deliver the keynote address at a Massachusetts law school's commencement.