Advocates for a higher Massachusetts minimum wage packed a Statehouse hearing considering whether to raise the minimum hourly wage to $11 by July 2015.
A federal appeals court in Boston has upheld the eight-year prison sentence given to the longtime girlfriend of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger for helping him during his 16 years as a fugitive.
Tourism officials are launching an initiative to promote areas Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts as a single region, which they have given the name “SoNew.”
State police say an SUV struck a moose on the Massachusetts Turnpike, killing the animal and severely damaging the vehicle.
Maine game wardens say a Massachusetts man survived being trapped under an overturned snowmobile for 20 hours.
An 87-year-old Connecticut man who drove the wrong way on the Massachusetts Turnpike for about 11 miles was not cited but may lose his license.
Norwich police and the U.S. Marshals Service have arrested a local resident sought by Massachusetts authorities.
Officials from Connecticut-based Mohegan Sun are headed to Palmer to offer more details about their proposal to build a $600 million casino project in town.
Massachusetts officials said Thursday they have declared the state’s westernmost county a quarantine zone, beginning March 1, to help contain an invasive beetle that’s killed millions of ash trees nationwide.
Some snow-weary Northeasterners were struggling through their morning commutes on slick, unplowed streets Tuesday, even though the weekend storm was long gone.