- In Massachusetts, groups push to bolster solar panel program Updated: Jun-28-15 11:28 am
BOSTON - The increasing popularity of solar panels is prompting environmental groups to call for lifting what they describe as arbitrary limits on a key program designed to encourage renewable energy use in Massachusetts.
- Google, other firms support expanding transgender rights Updated: Jun-24-15 7:49 pm
BOSTON - Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Google and Eastern Bank are backing an effort in Massachusetts to extend the state's public accommodations protections to transgender individuals.
- Western Massachusetts hopes to get 2024 Olympics venues Updated: Jun-21-15 12:16 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - Western Massachusetts economic development officials are hoping for Olympics venues if Boston becomes host for the 2024 games.
- Like past governors, Baker must weigh public records law Updated: Jun-21-15 9:37 am
BOSTON - Like past Massachusetts governors, Charlie Baker has spoken about making state government more accountable and transparent to the public.
- Massachusetts governor sorry for Confederate flag comments Updated: Jun-18-15 9:34 pm
BOSTON - Republican Gov. Charlie Baker apologized on Thursday for saying South Carolina residents "can make their own call" about flying the Confederate flag outside their state capitol.
- Boston mayor creates gender-neutral bathrooms at City Hall Updated: Jun-11-15 8:04 pm
BOSTON - Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has signed an executive order creating gender-neutral restrooms inside City Hall.
- Female same-sex nuptials far outnumber male in Massachusetts Updated: Jun-09-15 10:59 am
BOSTON - As the U.S. Supreme Court ponders the future of same-sex marriage, the nine justices could consider the experience in Massachusetts, the state with the longest-running real-world test of what happens when gay couples are allowed to tie the knot.
- Judge to rule on dispute over Martha's Vineyard casino plan Updated: Jun-06-15 9:22 am
AQUINNAH, Massachusetts - The state of Massachusetts and an Indian tribe whose ancestors first inhabited Martha's Vineyard are asking a federal judge to settle whether the tribe can build a casino on the island that has long been a favored vacation destination for the rich and powerful.