The town of Orleans plans to use a new state infrastructure grant to completely rebuild its Main Street, a project that Sen. Julian Cyr says will make “the hub of the Lower Cape” safer and easier to navigate for walkers and bicyclists.
Massachusetts lost 6,200 jobs in September and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent, according to new data.
The $540 million supplemental budget on Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk includes some tax law changes sought by the Republican governor, but not all of them.
Starting Jan. 1, 2020, every child born or adopted as a Massachusetts resident will be eligible for a free $50 deposit into a college savings account, state officials announced Tuesday
The first full month of gambling at a full-scale casino yielded more than $6.7 million in tax revenue for Massachusetts and almost $27 million in gross revenue for MGM Springfield, the Gaming Commission said Monday.
Orsted’s acquisition of Deepwater Wind, a move designed to strengthen the company’s position in the U.S. offshore wind market, is positive from a business risk perspective but will have a negative impact on Orsted’s leverage
As it searches for a site for its permanent headquarters, the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) is considering 10 locations in Worcester, most of them in the city’s newly revitalized downtown core.
Danish wind energy giant Orsted is growing larger with its acquisition of Deepwater Wind, one of its competitors in the United States.
Three months into the new budget cycle finds state leaders still unsure how to spend last year’s surplus, and state coffers are again brimming with tax dollars that have increased by almost 10 percent above first quarter receipts last year and are beating estimates by $323 million.
Saying Massachusetts has already missed out on $16 million in marijuana taxes, officials behind the 2016 legal marijuana ballot question on Monday pointed to staffing levels and bureaucracy at the Cannabis Control Commission as potential reasons for the slow rollout of retail marijuana outlets in Massachusetts.
The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board on Monday approved a $4 million contract for work to design a second commuter rail platform at Worcester’s Union Station.
Fifteen metropolitan Boston area communities are coalescing around plans to build even more new housing than Gov. Charlie Baker proposed in his statewide bill.
A program that aims to expand the use of solar power in Massachusetts while lowering energy rates for customers cleared its final regulatory hurdle Wednesday, paving the way for an anticipated 1,600 megawatts of new solar installations.
Attorney General Maura Healey announced a $148 million national settlement with Uber Wednesday over the company’s failure to promptly report a 2016 data breach that compromised the names, email addresses and cell phone numbers of 57 million users and the driver’s licenses of 600,000 drivers.
The MBTA has requested an extension to 2020 for the federally mandated implementation of anti-collision technology for the commuter rail network after demonstrating sufficient progress on certain lines, a milestone the T’s general manager said was in doubt when he took over.
In the week since gas explosions and fires rocked the Merrimack Valley, much of the attention has focused on the thousands of residents who were forced to evacuate their homes.
Last year’s state budget surplus could provide funding to help Merrimack Valley residents and businesses struggling to recover from an ongoing natural gas emergency, according to House Speaker Robert DeLeo, who said he’s confident that lawmakers would unite around an aid package, if necessary.
In the first nine days that it was open, gamblers lost almost $10 million to the first full-scale casino to open under Massachusetts’ 2011 expanded gaming law.
Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday afternoon declared a state of emergency in the wake of a series of gas fires and explosions in the Merrimack Valley, handing over control of the response to Eversource in place of the local utility that Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera said had been “hiding from the problem.”
Median household income in Massachusetts rose by less than 1 percent in 2017, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data, while the state’s poverty rate was flat and there was an uptick in people without health insurance.