- Massachusetts Republicans elect 27 delegates for convention Updated: Apr-30-16 6:58 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Republicans on Saturday selected 27 of the state's 42 delegates to the GOP National Convention, where rivals of presidential candidate Donald Trump hope he will fail to get the required number of delegate-votes needed to win the nomination.
- Revised bill would address 'improper' gender identity claims Updated: Apr-29-16 4:53 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts House leaders Friday unveiled a revised version of a bill that would increase protections for transgender people, adding new language that could facilitate legal action against anyone who makes an "improper" claim of gender identity.
- Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales Updated: Apr-28-16 5:56 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old.
- Career education making a comeback in US high schools Updated: Apr-27-16 4:20 am
ANTIOCH, California - There was an emergency in Room 14. Three girls injured, one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work.
- Massachusetts landmarks lit in purple to honor Prince Updated: Apr-21-16 9:47 pm
BOSTON - Several Massachusetts landmarks are illuminated in purple to honor Prince.
- Massachusetts giving tuition rebate in groundbreaking offer Updated: Apr-21-16 9:55 am
BOSTON - Massachusetts will offer tuition rebates to full-time, qualifying students who begin their studies at a community college and go on to earn a bachelor's degree at a state university.
- Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline Updated: Apr-20-16 7:59 pm
BOSTON - Plans to build a $3.3 billion natural gas pipeline from New York into New England through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire have been suspended.
- Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombings Updated: Apr-15-16 6:02 pm
BOSTON - Boston marked the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings Friday with subdued, silent remembrances.
- The Latest: Moment of silence observed for marathon bombing Updated: Apr-15-16 3:29 pm
BOSTON - The Latest on Boston's efforts to mark the third anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings (all times local):
- Gov. Charlie Baker off to a strong fundraising start in 2016 Updated: Apr-15-16 10:06 am
BOSTON - Republican Gov. Charlie Baker won't face re-election until 2018, but he's off to a strong fundraising start this year.
- Law that served as model for Affordable Care Act turns 10 Updated: Apr-12-16 4:57 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts is marking the 10th anniversary of a landmark health care law that later served as a model for the federal Affordable Care Act.
- US Sen. Elizabeth Warren to hold business matchmaker event Updated: Apr-10-16 12:58 pm
BOSTON - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is hosting a "business matchmaker" event aimed at helping local companies explore business opportunities with government agencies and contractors.
- New Massachusetts rules play role in decline of Maine lumber Updated: Apr-07-16 4:07 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - New renewable energy standards in Massachusetts are adding to the problems of Maine's logging industry, which is already threatened by the collapse of the biomass market and recent closure of pulp and paper mills.
- Baker to address GOP Jewish group in Las Vegas Updated: Apr-06-16 4:50 pm
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker is headed to Las Vegas to speak at a weekend event that will feature several top conservative leaders and a controversial Texas minister.
- General Electric pledges to spend $50M on Boston initiatives Updated: Apr-04-16 7:39 pm
BOSTON - General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt is pledging to spend $50 million on a series of initiatives in Boston, including $25 million in the public schools, as his company prepares to move its headquarters to the city.
- Legislative leaders take different views on $15 minimum wage Updated: Apr-04-16 6:09 pm
BOSTON - It would be premature for Massachusetts to consider a $15 minimum wage, House Speaker Robert Deleo said Monday, but Senate President Stan Rosenberg said senators are actively discussing the idea.
- Futuristic textile facility to open in Massachusetts Updated: Apr-01-16 2:51 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Massachusetts has been chosen to host a $317 million futuristic textiles manufacturing center with a goal of developing cutting-edge fabrics with a range of unusual properties, from being incredibly lightweight and flame-resistant to exceptionally strong or containing electronic sensors.
- High-tech Boston area in legal bind on driverless-car tests Updated: Apr-01-16 12:15 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - With its Colonial-era street patterns, icy winters, notoriously aggressive drivers and high-tech talent, the Boston region would seem the perfect place to test self-driving cars and ensure they can handle anything thrown at them.