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This Sunday on 22News InFocus our panel of guests represent organizations that work everyday to find ways to improve land use, and ensure clean water and air protections in Massachusetts. They also are behind initiatives that will provide cleaner and less expensive energy, and less dependence ...
Officials say whale-related points of interest stretch from Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod to Pittsfield in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. They'll include nearly 40 museums, historic sites, education centers and other attractions that help tell the story of Massachusetts through its connection ... mammal

BOSTON (AP) -- More details about the case against the estranged husband of former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg could emerge when Bryon Hefner makes his first court appearance. Hefner is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday in Suffolk Superior Court on charges of ...
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts' highest court will decide the fate of a judge who admitted to having an affair with a clinical social worker that included sexual encounters at the courthouse. The Commission on Judicial Conduct is asking for Judge Thomas Estes to be suspended indefinitely without pay ... job
MONSON, Mass. (WWLP) - A send-off party in Ludlow tonight for a Western Massachusetts teenager hoping to be crowned Miss Teen USA. Lexi Woloshchuk of Monson currently holds the title of Miss Massachusetts Teen USA. In three weeks, she'll head to Shreveport, Louisiana to compete against ...
BOSTON, MA - A shower of meteors is set to give the first celestial show of the spring starting this weekend, and weather conditions look good for viewing. The Lyrid meteor shower runs April 16-25 but peaks Sunday, April 22. Weather conditions in Massachusetts are perfect, with clear or mostly clear ...

The head of Massachusetts' legislative marijuana committee said she does not anticipate updating the state's medical marijuana law this year, despite a recent ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court. "I think we finished with marijuana for this session," said Sen. Pat Jehlen, D-Somerville, Senate ...
BOSTON -- The Massachusetts unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent in March, according to figures released Friday by the the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state added 4,700 jobs in March. But more people ...
AFFORDABLE, RELIABLE, AND ABUNDANT American energy drives domestic jobs and prosperity. Thanks to President Trump's policy of “energy dominance,” America is now on a path to become a leading global energy exporter and free from being held hostage by foreign powers. Trump's ...
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is facing a murder charge in the death last week of his estranged girlfriend. The Berkshire district attorney's office says 32-year-old Michael Boulais, of Hinsdale, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Central Berkshire District Court. He is charged in the ...
SHEFFIELD, Mass. — A memorial in a remote corner of Massachusetts that marks a 1969 UFO sighting has been ordered moved, but one man who experienced a close encounter is objecting. The 5,000-pound memorial in Sheffield was installed in 2015, but was moved about 30 feet a few weeks later ...
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By KAYLA CANNE, The Sun Chronicle. NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — When town officials agreed to purchase Codding Farm off High Street in 2001, they did so to preserve the historic farm and its green acres from developers. The LeStage property, including the farm and a historic house and barn ...
Massachusetts voters approved recreational marijuana in 2016, and the narcotic has been available medicinally since 2012—twin realities that have sparked a real estate side effect, so to speak: Neighbors complaining about neighbors smoking the stuff; and condo and tenant associations trying to crack ...
Sensitive health information contained in an EOB can no longer be shared with the primary subscriber of a health plan if that person is not the patient in the state of Massachusetts. Health insurers routinely send out an EOB summary to the primary subscriber detailing the type and cost of medical services ...
The following schools have announced closures or delays for Friday, March 2, due to major Nor'easter bringing hurricane and winter-storm conditions to Massachusetts. The Nor'easter is expected to hit Southern New England late Thursday evening into Friday morning, bringing hurricane force winds gusts ...
In Massachusetts, we pride ourselves on attracting people who devote years — and often $100,000 or more — to earning an advanced degree. And we like to brag about being the state with the most educated workforce. But once you've crossed the stage, framed your diploma, and actually joined that ...

Powerful Nor'easter Knocks Trees Onto Several Mass. HomesDowned trees have been reported around Massachusetts during a powerful nor'easter. Thousands Without Power As Nor'easter Arrives In MassachusettsSeveral thousand power outages have been reported in Massachusetts as a powerful ...
The Prudential Center is often seen as being a symbol of Boston. PHOTO BY JENNA MANTO/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF. Massachusetts was ranked the eighth best state in the country for 2018, falling from its number one spot from last year. Iowa replaced Massachusetts as the best state based on its ...
Thousands of families in Massachusetts are without power Friday morning as a powerful Nor'easter hits communities across the state. National Grid reports more than 16,000 were without power Friday morning. Just over a thousand Eversource customers reported outages. While the majority of outages ...
(WEST BROOKFIELD, Mass.) — A woman and three young children were found dead Thursday in the upstairs bedroom of a Massachusetts home, according to a district attorney who called their deaths suspicious. Police were called to the home in West Brookfield Thursday afternoon for a well-being check ...
Get the latest weather alerts sent directly to your phone. Download the Boston.com mobile app on your Apple or Android device. Just how bad is this storm going to get? We've heard everyone from the governor to FEMA weigh in, and it certainly seems like it's going to be bad. But it's important to remember in large ...
In study after study, research shows that in-person visitation significantly reduces recidivism, or the return rate to prison. Visitation also appears to show a positive impact on prisoner behavior and prison safety. So why is the Massachusetts Department of Corrections trying to make it harder for prisoners to ...
Between 2004 and 2016, the average student loan debt for graduates of Massachusetts' public four-year colleges and universities rose by 77 percent, faster than in any other state in the country except Delaware, according to a report released Thursday by the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, ...
Supporters are billing the measure as a compromise between an earlier proposal -- dubbed the Safe Communities Act -- that sought to make Massachusetts a de facto "sanctuary state" for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, and a measure filed by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker that would allow police ... police
Care.com, an online site that seeks to find and manage family care services for people, is paying $480,000 in an effort to settle allegations that the Waltham-based company misled Massachusetts families about background checks. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's office said nearly ...
Search Continues for Missing Massachusetts Man in Easton .... Authorities are searching for 35-year-old Gregory Glavin of Easton, Massachusetts, who was last seen in North Attleborough. ... State and local police continue to search for a Massachusetts man who was last seen more than a week ago.
A powerful storm system is on the horizon later this week, potentially bringing damaging winds that would linger throughout the weekend. The National Weather Service warns that it remains low in confidence about the storm forecast, saying 72 hours out is "way too early for specific details" regarding the ...
String Village from St. Michael's Academy and Prelude Preschool musicians of the Arts Community School performed at the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King,Jr. Day Celebration taking place at the MassMutual Center in Springfield on Dr. King's birthday January 15th. Massachusetts continues to top national ...
Reports of Anti-Semitic incidents rose 42 percent in Massachusetts in 2017 and are up 254 percent since 2015, according to new data released by the Anti-Defamation League. Last year, there were 68 reports of harassment and 109 incidents of vandalism in 79 Bay State communities, though the spike in ...
As a woman, mother, and chief executive working to empower and advance women in business, I've seen far too many companies in Massachusetts holding women back. Sometimes it's intentional, sometimes it's not. One CEO “jokingly” said he has enough women at home and doesn't need more at the ...
Massachusetts, heralded as the “best” state by US News & World Report just last year, has fallen to eighth on the list, hurt by a drop in its rankings on ... The news could sting Governor Charlie Baker, a Republican who leaned into last year's ranking, trumpeting Massachusetts' number-one status on national ...
February draws to a close this week, leaving mild temperatures and a potentially significant coastal storm in its wake. Mild, dry weather is on tap this week in Massachusetts. Across the state, temperatures will reach into the mid-to-upper 50's from Monday through Thursday, before dipping back into the 30's ...
The 22-year-old woman who was fatally stabbed in what police termed an “unprovoked” attack at a Massachussets library was a promising first year medical student, her school's president confirmed. In a press release, the Middlesex County District Attorney identified the fatal victim as Deane Kenny Stryker.
Massachusetts voters say they largely support a ban on drivers using their cellphones, GPS or other electronic devices unless they're in a "hands-free mode." A new poll from MassINC Polling Group, conducted for the Barr Foundation, says 79 percent of registered voters back such a ban, with an exception ...
Graduation Rate Higher, Dropout Rate Falls in Massachusetts. The high school graduation rate in Massachusetts continues to improve. Feb. ... It marks the 11th consecutive year that the four-year graduation rate improved in Massachusetts. The high school dropout rate, meanwhile, fell to 1.8 percent in the ...
FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby leaves Montgomery County Courthouse after a hearing in his sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa. Cosby's defense team says it wrongly accused prosecutors of hiding evidence from his suburban Philadelphia criminal sexual assault case. Cosby's lawyers ...
Massachusetts high school students are achieving greater success in earning diplomas, as graduation rates increased for the 11th consecutive year, state officials announced Monday. Some 88.3 percent of students who earned diplomas in 2017 did so within four years, up from 87.5 percent in 2016.
Massachusetts marijuana regulators decided against immediately moving forward this year with cannabis cafes and home delivery of the controversial substance. Retail pot shops are still slated to open later this year. The Cannabis Control Commission voted 4 to 1 on Monday to put off allowing home ...
WASHINGTON — Massachusetts is joining a coalition of states that will share data about people who are forbidden from purchasing or possessing a firearm within each state, Governor Charlie Baker said Saturday. The information-sharing group — New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and ...
Community members gathered at the State House Thursday in support of a proposed bill that would give family members, caregivers and health care providers in Massachusetts the ability to file for a temporary extreme risk protective order. The rally was organized before the shooting at Marjory Stoneman ...
The photos and personal letters are all part of the Billy Graham archive at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Hamilton, Massachusetts. There's a street and residence hall named after the famed evangelist who helped co found the school. “He really believed Boston was the intellectual center of the ...
Three Fall River, Massachusetts-area residents were killed Wednesday morning when the car they were passengers in rolled over in the westbound lanes of the New York Thruway near Verona, Syracuse.com reported. New York State Police said 81-year-old Maria Braga, of Fall River, David M. Botelho, 73 ...
Tuesday and Wednesday brought record-setting temperatures to Massachusetts. Thursday will bring a mix of snow, sleet, and rain. Temperatures. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in the Bay State aren't expected to climb out of the 30s on Thursday, after they peaked around 70 on ...
Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld is suing to overturn the state's winner-take-all system for presidential elections, as part of a nationwide campaign to change how the United States chooses its chief executive. The suit, filed Wednesday in federal court in Boston, alleges that the system -- in which ...
Elon Musk has so far bypassed Massachusetts and New England on his grand experiment to bring super-high-speed travel to the United States. But the state has an in with the ambitious inventor's hyperloop company, enough to fuel wild talk of travel between Boston and Springfield at speeds above 600 ...
Students in Massachusetts lead the nation in achievement on Advanced Placement exams, according to the nonprofit group behind the tests. More than 32 percent of Massachusetts students who graduated from public high schools last year scored a three or better on at least one test, according to a report ...
Massachusetts should consider creating a state-run bank to serve recreational marijuana companies, the state's top cannabis official suggested Wednesday, warning that an all-cash industry would create security risks and regulatory headaches. With recreational pot sales scheduled to begin in July, ...
The Town of Wilbraham is among the Massachusetts communities considering whether to tap the services of the Massachusetts Opioid Litigation Attorneys, or MOLA, a consortium of law firms filing suit against the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies to hold them accountable for the state's opioid ...
Saturday will bring plenty of sunshine and cold air before a quickly-moving storm dumps plowable snow across Massachusetts. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in areas south of the Massachusetts Turnpike ahead of the storm Saturday evening. The rest of the state remains ...


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