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.
A tax collector in a Massachusetts town has been indicted on charges that she stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the town.
A regional airport in Massachusetts has been awarded $6.6 million in federal funding to update an aging runway.
Massachusetts-based Peter Pan Bus Lines has announced it is ending its partnership with Greyhound.
One of the nation’s largest student-loan companies is accused of mismanaging programs that offer debt forgiveness to public servants.
Half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor’s degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time any U.S. state has reached that educational threshold, according to a report released Wednesday by the independent Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center.
Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York and the University of Michigan Law Library, has died. He was 92.
The industry that makes medical devices from artificial hips to miniature pumps for IV drips is looking for a fallback plan to repeal a widely reviled sales tax that almost met its end in GOP health care legislation.
A blaze that destroyed a large apartment complex under construction in suburban Boston has been ruled arson.
Activists pushing a range of issues – from ending all tolls on Massachusetts roads to requiring that presidential candidates disclose six years of their tax returns in order to get on the Massachusetts’s ballot – filed dozens of proposed ballot questions with the state attorney general’s office by Wednesday’s deadline.
Authorities in Massachusetts say a construction worker was killed when the foundation of a building collapsed onto him.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is planning to sign a bill offering protections for pregnant women in the workplace.
Prosecutors say a 65-year-old career criminal who even spent time behind bars for killing a man deserves more than nine years in prison for his latest crime, a Boston bank robbery.
The Republican leader from Wisconsin is scheduled to tour a New Balance sneaker factory today in Lawrence.