State officials next week plan to publicly discuss the results of a feasibility study exploring an underground rail link between the North and South station transportation hubs in Boston.
Developers in Boston are facing an 8 percent increase in per-square-foot fees under a proposal that Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration says will leverage the “strong development market” to raise funds for affordable housing and job training.
Passenger rail service between Springfield and Greenfield is now scheduled to begin on a pilot basis in the spring of 2019, state officials announced Tuesday.
Lawmakers are voicing concerns with state regulators about a potential 60 percent reduction in the value of credits available to residential customers in connection with community solar projects.
Houston, Chicago and Los Angeles have joined Boston and other cities in an initiative to procure renewable energy on a massive scale, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced Thursday at a climate summit.
The federal government is calling on businesses across the country to report 2017 year-end sales or revenue, employment and payroll information by next week as part of an economic census conducted every five years.
Business confidence shot up among Massachusetts employers last month and hit a level not seen since the early days of the new millennium, but a tight labor market still poses a concern.
The House overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday that would allow property owners to form districts and levy assessments to pay for improvements within them.
Two state lawmakers are calling for officials to shine a spotlight on a pending hospital merger that would create the state’s second-largest health care system.
State and federal support for evacuees from Puerto Rico still living in hotels following last year’s devastating hurricanes is due to expire at the end of June, and the Baker administration warned that despite efforts to help families return to Puerto Rico or find stable housing in Massachusetts their options may be limited after June 30.
There’s a new effort afoot to reestablish thoroughbred racing in the southern Berkshires, and the people behind the movement are coming to Beacon Hill with a legislative request to accommodate the new arrangement.
While there’s not a groundswell around adding new revenues, state senators have collectively proposed adding $1.7 billion to the budget this week, according to an independent analysis.
The head of Cape Cod’s public transit service has found a way to tap into additional federal funds and now he says he needs cooperation from lawmakers as well as private transportation operators to access it.
Supporters of a developing House land use, smart growth and housing production bill say 54 House members have signed on as supporters, but real estate industry interests are strongly opposed to the measure.
Developers have completed site cleanup efforts at the location a resort casino on the Mystic River in Everett, which previously housed chemical companies for more than 100 years.
Transportation officials sketched out plans to spend $17.2 billion on capital projects over the next five years and approved a new policy to continue the old practice of paying certain MBTA employees through the capital budget.
The Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday unanimously approved a $41.42 billion fiscal year 2019 budget proposal, touting the spending plan’s “robust and critical investments” in education, an “innovative approach to drug pricing” and a focus on children.
State officials signed off Wednesday on the addition of two ambulatory surgery operating rooms at the Baystate Orthopedic Surgery Center in Springfield.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s top environmental official reached beyond the “low-hanging fruit” of existing programs that have made Massachusetts a perennial leader in energy efficiency, he said Wednesday.
Hoping to give entrepreneurs a leg up amid the crush of businesses fighting for a piece of the newly-legal marijuana market, a company that grows and processes pot plans to launch a small-business accelerator program that it is billing as the first in the nation.