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33 min ago | Cape Cod Times
Quotes from "The Outermost House" were laser etched on the steps, posts, and cedar bench of the Massachusetts Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show in London this spring.
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4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The extraction of oil and natural gas from shale deposits by hydraulic fracturing, a process commonly known as fracking, has raised concern and opposition in Massachusetts in recent months, as early plans for a gas pipeline expansion are presented to towns and property owners in northern Worcester County.
8 hrs ago | Boston.com
The left and middle lanes of the MassPike Eastbound have reopened after all lanes were shut down when a car caught fire near the Prudential Tunnel exit, according to Massachusetts State Police.
Wow. A reputable poll shows that the public believes Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II .
Soben Pin wept as she tried to express her sorrow Friday over a fire that claimed the lives of five members of a Cambodian family and displaced dozens more in Massachusetts.
Governor Deval Patrick, seated, signs into law an enhancement to the 2010 anti-bullying bill surrounded by colleagues On June 11, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick approved a new budget that funds LGBTQ homeless programs and services for youth.
Five-year-old pomeranian, Papi, was critically injured in a house fire in Lawrence last month, and has been in and out of Boston Angell Animal Medical Center ever since.
The State of Massachusetts is awarding $23 million to 61 hospitals and community health centers across the state to help them establish integrated delivery systems that provide more effective and cost-efficient care to patients in need.
Each week The Republican and MassLive showcase dogs and cats available for adoption at shelters at rescue organizations in Western Massachusetts.
Beth Rosati has championed Lyme disease awareness ever since a tick bite infected her with the illness five years ago.
Baker, who supports the state law that includes contraceptive coverage, corrected his previous comments to say it's possible given the court decision that a small segment of employers could qualify for the narrow exemption to the contraceptives mandate.
Democrats loaded the campaign cannons Wednesday and blasted away at Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker for comments he made about the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision on companies denying employee coverage of contraception on the basis of religious objections.
ValuePenguin , a consumer finance website, recently ran the numbers to see which Massachusetts communities are paying the most and the least for auto insurance.
In this Oct. 25, 2012 file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, left, shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney after Portman introduced Romney at a campaign stop at defense contractor Jet Machine in Cincinnati.
An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed a law Thursday to rein in compounding pharmacies, after tainted drugs produced by a local company sparked a meningitis outbreak in 2012 that killed 64 people across the United States.
Authorities say four adults and three children have died in a fast-moving Massachusetts apartment fire, and nine others have been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 02:29 pm
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