The Berkshire Eagle reports Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. has purchased a Revolutionary War-era home on 18 acres in Great Barrington.
Massachusetts marijuana regulators plan to begin accepting applications for commercial pot businesses next month.
A Massachusetts woman who pretended to have cancer and stole nearly $1 million from an acquaintance that she used to buy jewelry, furs and a vacation has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
The insurer Cigna will spend about $52 billion to acquire the nation’s biggest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, the latest in a string of proposed tie-ups as health care’s bill payers attempt to get a grip on rising costs.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are giving Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology $30 million to help improve the literacy skills of elementary school students across the nation.
Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée has sued the estates of three men the former New England Patriots player was charged with killing in an effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of the ex-NFL star’s home.
Massachusetts tax collections for January have come in above expectations.
Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find quality care “at a reasonable cost.”
U.S. mayors increasingly view climate change as a pressing urban issue, so much so that many advocate policies that could inconvenience residents or even hurt their cities financially.
General Electric is taking a $6.2 billion after-tax charge in the fourth quarter tied to its review and reserve testing of GE Capital’s runoff insurance portfolio. GE Capital will also suspend its dividend to GE for the foreseeable future.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration has released $100 million, much of it targeted for human services programs, six months after the heavily Democratic Legislature mandated the spending.
The state’s commuter rail operator is defending its handling of an incident in which a car broke free from a moving train.
A man has been sentenced to serve over 3 ½ years in federal prison for a series of bank robberies in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
A bank robbery suspect is in police custody after authorities say he tried to make a smelly escape in a portable toilet.
Aaron Hernandez’s home has been sold for $1 million, about $300,000 lower than the asking price.
Days before most U.S. residents “fall back,” a special commission in Massachusetts recommended Wednesday against switching to year-round daylight saving time – and ending the practice of moving clocks forward and back twice a year – unless most other Northeast states also participate.
The Massachusetts House of Representatives has approved legislation that commits the state to the Paris climate accord even though the U.S. is no longer participating.
The state’s total unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent in September, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced this week.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says his administration is committed to an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.
The financial services firm behind Wall Street’s “Fearless Girl” statue agreed to pay $5 million to settle federal allegations that it paid female executives less than their male counterparts.