A central Massachusetts-based pizza chain has a new owner.
A bill that would allow for the temporary removal of firearms from people considered a danger to themselves or others could move another step closer to becoming law in Massachusetts this week.
Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a bill authorizing the state to borrow up to $1.8 billion for affordable housing.
Business leaders in Massachusetts say they want to reduce the number of unnecessary visits to hospital emergency rooms.
Gaining admission to the University of Massachusetts’ flagship campus in Amherst is, on average, more difficult for Massachusetts residents than for those who live outside the state, a new report suggests.
Unionized nurses at a Western Massachusetts hospital have reached a contract deal with management after about 18 months of contentious negotiations and a pair of one-day strikes.
Legislation that would allow firearms to be taken from people who show unstable or potentially dangerous behavior is moving forward at the Massachusetts Statehouse.
A Massachusetts Senate committee is urging the chamber to toughen its sexual harassment policies.
The planned creation of 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind power should create over 3,000 “job years” during construction over the next 10 years and generate between $675 million and $800 million in direct economic output in Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts House has passed its version of a $41 billion state budget.
Police in Massachusetts are warning residents to watch out for a person posing as a city employee in order to steal from people’s homes.
Italian casual dining chain Bertucci’s has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closed 15 restaurants.
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.”