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Peabody students were among those in the state that received the Green Team Award from the Mass Department of Environmental Protection.
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Lack of ethnic diversity won't be an issue in this year's race for mayor of Boston, as half of the 12 candidates who've qualified for the ballot are people of color, including Charlotte Golar Richie.
Gov. Deval Patrick announced $5.2 million in Massachusetts Cultural Council Facilities Fund grants Monday that included the Marconi Maritime Center and the Orpheum Theater.
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation will have a new commissioner June 22 when its current commissioner, Ed Lambert, steps down.
The city's home rule petition to remove both the Peabody police and fire chiefs jobs from Civil Service jurisdiction was given its final blessing by the state House of Representatives on Monday, reports state Rep. Ted Speliotis.
Getting into the race very early is exactly the formula that a once unknown Deval Patrick used to win the 2006 gubernatorial race.
When Lt. Gov. Tim Murray left office on Sunday, there was no constitutional crisis.
As Massachusetts converts its health-insurance offerings to conform with the federal Affordable Care Act, tens of thousands of individuals who receive coverage through the state will have to take steps and make decisions before the law goes into effect in 2014.
A sweeping welfare reform bill unveiled by the Senate yesterday got a nod of approval from Gov. Deval Patrick, but House and Senate leaders remained divided on how to implement key issues, most notably a $5 million proposal to put photos on EBT cards that could draw a federal backlash.
U.S. Rep. Edward J. Markey, who has long touted himself as the driving force behind a $35 million telecom bust in his own hometown, laid the responsibility for the 200-acre boondoggle on five Bay State Republicans and two recessions yesterday when he faced criticism over the project's poor job creation record.
A Waltham teacher was named the 2013 Massachusetts History of Teacher during a ceremony Thursday.
The Buffalo Grove Village Board will consider a ban on assault weapons at its meeting tonight, which is likely to spark a lively debate.
U.S. Sen. William "Mo" Cowan said he doesn't think Gov. Deval Patrick, his friend and former boss, should run for president, given the stresses of the job.
In the woods of Becket, Massachusetts , the largest gala audience since 2007 kicked off the festival's 81st season with cocktails in Blake's Barn, performances in the Ted Shawn Theatre -- equipped with comfortable new seats -- and a tent-sheltered dinner prepared by Peter Platt of the Old Inn on the Green.
Donald Berwick, who ran the Medicare and Medicaid programs for President Obama, formally launched his campaign Monday to become governor of Massachusetts.
The name of the program is meant to evoke a sense of government and financial institutions working for the people.