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One person is dead and five others are injured after a crash involving several vehicles in the town of Avon, Massachusetts. The town's police say four cars crashed around 10 a.m. Saturday on Harrison Boulevard between West Main and Pond streets.
The $3-billion-per-year program provided $27 million to Massachusetts cities and towns in fiscal 2016, according to the state Department of Housing and Economic Development.
WEST HARWICH, Mass. (AP) - police in Massachusetts served a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting through their properties to get to and from her school bus stop.
The Massachusetts Historical Commission has nominated the Boston fish Pier for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.
This is the language of the Wampanoag nation, the first language of Massachusetts. The fact that these children are learning it is due to a movement that began with one woman, Jessie Little Doe Baird, whose office is down the hall.
Che, co-anchor of "Weekend Update" on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," is not backing away from comments he made about Boston, when he called it the "most racist city" he has ever visited. Che told a crowd at Boston University Thursday, March 23, 2017 ...
A Korean war soldier from Massachusetts is finally getting a proper farewell 67 years after he was reported missing in action.
Cities and towns are urging lawmakers to let them restrict or prohibit commercial marijuana sales within their borders by a vote of the municipal legislative body, rather than a community-wide referendum as is called for under the law.
Powers formed Scarborough Downs Development LLC in Maine in January and signed the purchase agreement on March 1. He's been living here weekdays while he does the due diligence necessary to complete the purchase.
A Massachusetts man has been charged with fatally striking a 1-year-old girl with his vehicle as she was being pushed in a stroller across a New York City street.
The city's largest full-service firms have been feeling pricing pressure on certain IP work. Ropes & Gray announced this month that it would be spinning off its patent drafting and filing practice - known as patent prosecution - into a separate firm ...
The Town of Danvers is looking for feedback on its new website, which is currently in a trial stage. By Taylor Rapalyea (Patch Staff) - March 24, 2017 4:18 pm ET.
By not taxing nonprofits, said Nangle, "we're leaving hundreds of millions of dollars on the table that could be going to the coffers of cities and towns for schools, public safety, infrastructure, parks, improving the quality of life of residents, and ...
WALPOLE, Mass. - A program involving police and kids that got a lot of attention when it was canceled in one Massachusetts town is being picked up by dozens of others. Northampton police had been participating in "High Five Fridays" for about two ...
The image of local stores selling recreational pot has residents of some Massachusetts cities and towns calling timeout on part of the voter-passed state law ...
However, none of the declined detainers came from New England and the list on which the five Massachusetts towns were included was based upon publicly released information, news reports, or information given to ICE personnel in the field, the agency ...
Despite hand-wringing from health care Economists and patient advocacy groups - concerned that Massachusetts would see far less in federal money under current health care reform efforts - personal finance site WalletHub said the Massachusetts cities ...
(AP) - Massachusetts State Police say a state worker discovered the body of a Salem man who was ejected from his vehicle after it crashed in the town of Manchester-by-the-sea. police say 51-year-old Brian MacIntyre died Sunday after his pickup truck ...
"Westport has been working on all the details as agreed to in the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the representatives of the town and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue," Vieira wrote in an email last week. "Included in the technical ...
From 1989 to 1997, Pilecki was director of the Leo House, a 62-bed guest house in New York City. Pilecki became a "close friend" of the Rev.
The federal budget proposal unveiled by the White House on Thursday pours money into defense spending and drains the coffers of three federal agencies that provide financial support to many Central Massachusetts arts and cultural organizations. ... The ...
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is heading to Beacon Hill to outline its legislative goals. The organization is calling on state lawmakers to push back against what it describes as the "forces of racism, sexism and anti-immigrant ...
Massachusetts lawmakers are vowing to respect the will of the voters, but aren't ruling out changes to the state's recreational marijuana law.
With St. Patrick's Day taking place Friday and the parade in South Boston following two days later, it shouldn't come as a surprise if Weymouth and other nearby communities seemed more excited about the holiday than others.
With St. Patrick's Day being celebrated through Sunday, don't be surprised if Braintree and other nearby communities are more excited about the holiday than others.
state police are looking into the theft of two scenic viewers stolen from a tiny town in Western Massachusetts. police say two of the binocular units located next to the Eastern Summit Gift Shop on Route 2 in Florida were removed from the platform and ...
March is officially designated as Irish-American Heritage Month in the United States, and on the 17th of the month each year people across the US mark St. Patrick's Day, a holiday with Christian roots that has morphed into a broader celebration of ...
Northern, central and western Massachusetts were the areas hardest hit by the storm. The storm ended up being the third-biggest snowstorm ever recorded in one Vermont city. It dumped 29.4 inches at the airport in South Burlington. In New Hampshire, big ...
New veterans' service officer directs four-town district. email, RSS Follow · Email. By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing ... She began Feb. 2 as the new director of the Central Massachusetts Veterans' Services District (CMVSD), which consists of Grafton ...
The City's Emergency Operations Center at the new Regional Emergency Communications Center will open Tuesday morning and stay open throughout the storm, to allow representatives from various City departments, public utilities and the Worcester ...
While communities plow the roads, many cities and towns enacted their own regulations determining who is responsible for getting rid of snow and ice on sidewalks in front of homes and properties.
A powerful late-season nor'Easter swept across Massachusetts Tuesday. The storm brought with it heavy snow and strong winds, knocking out power to thousands and creating blizzard conditions in some areas.
... Massachusetts residents are feeling the effects of a powerful winter storm. The National Weather Service says wind gusts as high as 79 mph were reported in Wellfleet Tuesday.
Winter Storm Stella is bringing snow and blizzard-like conditions to the Northeast region, including Massachusetts. Massachusetts was hit hard by the storm, with some areas getting 16 inches of snow so far. Some regions may receive record-breaking ...
ADAMS, Mass. - The old Firehouse Cafe on Park Street was bustling with activity Sunday afternoon as half a dozen people stood around a work table making reusable shopping bags.
And yet there is a 65 percent chance the city will get either more or less than that range. According to the agency, snowfall in Boston could reach up to 20 inches Tuesday; the maximum for parts of Western Massachusetts is nearly 30 inches of snow ...
The proposed $17 million Junction Village affordable housing project in Concord has its share of supporters and detractors, and one issue at the heart of the ...
Winter weather in Massachusetts is notoriously unpredictable, sometimes making it a difficult for city and town budget chiefs to plan accordingly. Recognizing that unpredictability, state law allows cities and towns to carry a deficit for snow removal ...
Gov. Charlie Baker says he wants to make sure Massachusetts continues to maintain a health care system that has delivered insurance to about 97 percent of its residents.
All nonemergency state offices will be closed Tuesday, and Baker encouraged people to work from home, if possible. All Massachusetts courts will also be closed. In Boston, a snow emergency and parking ban will be in effect, starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday ...
While there's a saying that everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, more than one in five people in Massachusetts can trace their roots back to the emerald isle all year round. Massachusetts and New Hampshire have a higher concentration of Irish ...
While there's a saying that everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, more than one in five people in Massachusetts can trace their roots back to the emerald isle all year round. Massachusetts and New Hampshire have a higher concentration of Irish ...
While there's a saying that everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, more than one in five people in Massachusetts can trace their roots back to the emerald isle all year round. Massachusetts and New Hampshire have a higher concentration of Irish ...
It is the third suspected execution-style killing in the city in six months. Officials, including police Chief James Fitzpatrick, are worried about what the coming warmer weather may bring.
To identify the safest cities and towns in Massachusetts, the National Council for Home Safety and Security, based online at http://alarms.
Boston -- The state agency charged with expanding broadband internet in Massachusetts has approved a proposal that could serve six more towns. It is also moving forward with a new grant program that could result in even more towns getting internet ...
Jesse Algarin is co-owner and chef of the Hometown Cafe in Winchendon. The lifelong Republican voted for President Trump -- and so did the town. (Jesse Costa/WBUR). Although we think of Massachusetts as a solidly "blue" state, more than a million of ...
Currently the city or town council needs to obtain signatures from 10 percent of registered voters to trigger a referendum to opt out of retail sales.
Wayland is the safest town in Massachusetts, a study by the National Council for Home Safety and Security has found.
Boston, Worcester and Springfield are among the top 20 cities for St. Patrick's Day celebrations, according to WalletHub, a social networking site focused on personal finances.


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