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The state Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday made a key ruling that eliminates police officers' authority to search a vehicle if they smell raw marijuana.
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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that West Nile virus was found in a mosquito in Massachusetts for the first time in 2014.
The Department of Public Health outlined its plan for accepting proposals for medical marijuana dispensaries in seven counties that currently do not have a project in the pipeline.
The state's largest gun rights organization has put the safety on its criticism of a new gun control bill proposed by House Speaker Robert DeLeo , D-Winthrop.
A Massachusetts man who has spent three decades in prison has been granted a new trial in a 1982 fire that killed eight people.
Massachusetts trailed only six states in per inmate spending on prison health care in 2011 as an aging population contributed to the growing cost of care for inmates, which has been on the decline since 2009 in line with the experience of most other states, according to a new study.
Massachusetts lawmakers should proceed cautiously to avoid future lawsuits as they consider altering security rules around abortion clinics in the wake of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a group that opposes abortion said Tuesday.
By Matt Schooley The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission completed its review of the proposed affiliation between Winchester Hospital and Burlington's Lahey Health, making the partnership official in an agreement that hospital officials said will enhance care for local communities.
The campaign of former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is attacking New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen for threatening to raise gas taxes.
A number of towns around Middlesex County have been listed among the "50 safest communities in Massachusetts."
Members of the Thomas Prince School PTA Green Team receive their award from EEA Secretary Richard K. Sullivan Jr., Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Mark Sylvia, and SAGEE Chairwoman Robin Organ.
Democratic Gubernatorial hopeful Martha Coakley participated in the 2014 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Forum on Mental Health in Boston, Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
The U.S. Department of Education is rethinking the way it determines success in educating the 6.5 million public school students diagnosed with disabilities.
At least one House Republican thinks Mitt Romney will make another run for the White House in 2016 - and this time, he says the 2012 runner-up will emerge victorious.
A Bernardston police car blocks a section of Route 10 where a Monday afternoon storm brought down some power lines.
A tornado warning was issued for Acton and surrounding communities Monday. The National Weather Service issued the warning at about 4:50 p.m. The warning was in effect until 5:30 p.m. "Go to a basement or interior room on lowest floor," the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency said in a statement .
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 06:00 am
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