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2 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Traffic stops may be going high tech in Massachusetts. The Boston Globe reports, http://bit.ly/1BObBFn , that police departments are planning to phase out those handwritten citations that officers give to motorists with instant electronic tickets.
4 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago
This week, ABC News spoke with Matthew Continetti, editor in chief of the Washington Free Beacon, to discuss President Obama, Iraq and 2016.
Mostly cloudy skies this morning will open up to partly sunny skies later in the day, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown says New Hampshire should vote him back into the U.S. Senate because he voted for Romneycare in Massachusetts: Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown on Thursday touted his votes for Romneycare, the Massachusetts health care plan adopted under former Gov. Mitt Romney, at a forum held to criticize Obamacare.
The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire say an "agreement in principle" is at hand to sell Market Basket to ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.
The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire issued a joint statement Friday saying they are optimistic a deal will be reached this weekend to sell the company to Arthur T. Demoulas.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced that the first human case of West Nile Virus has been reported in the state this year.
Massachusetts enacted a new retainage law that will require owners, prime contractors and subcontractors to pay retainage according to the law's terms on a construction contract if: the construction contract is a prime contract between private parties, entered on or after November 6, 2014, or a subcontract arising under such prime contract; What ... (more)
The Boston Globe reports: Voter support for more charter schools in Massachusetts appears to be weak, according to a new Boston Globe poll, highlighting a politically risky situation for charter school supporters if they pursue a ballot question.
A recent study by Tufts nutritionists of the food brought from home by over 600 Massachusetts students found room for improvement.
Wellesley Police Chief Terry Cunningham, Town Executive Director Hans Larsen, Director of Public Health Lenny Izzo and the DPW's Mike Pakstis gave us a call to answer some of the questions Swellesley readers have been asking today about the water warning that followed discovery of a positive E. coli test at a town reservoir .
US President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press on the death of American journalist James Foley at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts August 20, 2014.
The state's high school graduates led the nation this year in scoring on the ACT college readiness assessment test, according to results released Wednesday.
The State's department of public health is only a few steps away from awarding medical marijuana dispensary licenses.
Don't worry if you didn't make it to Fenway this summer - Boston's hottest rivalry is off the field.
An independent group says an incident in which debris peeled off a highway overpass and smashed the windshield of a car traveling below should serve as a warning about the need to fix crumbling roads and bridges in Massachusetts.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:27 pm
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