BOSTON — The Senate is looking to pass a new policy-heavy climate bill that aims to achieve the net-zero emissions target by 2050. But, while there are high hopes for a greener future, advocates say there is still a need for improvement.
State transportation officials are preparing next month to kick off a major rehabilitation project that will shutter the Sumner Tunnel from Friday night through Monday morning for three dozen upcoming weekends, then for four continuous months next year, and then for another series of weekends in late 2023.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge has vacated the murder conviction of a 78-year-old Las Vegas woman who spent 20 years in prison for the 1994 killing of her millionaire husband until she was paroled in 2020.
So many people are fighting for the precious few homes for sale in Massachusetts that the intense competition in April propelled the median sale prices of both single-family houses and condos to new record heights, real estate market watchers at The Warren Group said Tuesday.
The $9.75 billion infrastructure bond bill that cleared the Transportation Committee does not include any language creating a new rail authority to oversee a passenger train extension to Western Massachusetts, bucking a prediction U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, made last month when h…
The U.S. baby formula shortage has sparked a surge of interest at milk banks around the U.S. with some mothers offering to donate breast milk and desperate parents calling to see if it’s a solution to keep their babies fed.
The robust return of crunching highway traffic to the greater Boston area might have made drivers miserable, but there’s a silver lining for transportation officials: many of those motorists are pouring money into the state’s coffers.
Frank Wilczek, the Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author renowned for his boundary-pushing investigations into the fundamental laws of nature, was honored Wednesday with this year’s prestigious Templeton Prize, awarded to individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of scie…
Backers believe a growing number of rank-and-file lawmakers who have lined up behind the idea of allowing terminally ill patients to request and receive medication to end their lives has pushed the legislation into the realm of possibility.
The budget bill unveiled by Senate leadership Tuesday proposes to double the increase amount of unrestricted general government aid to $63.1 million, for a total $1.23 billion. But local school officials also asked the House and Senate to pay attention to big spikes in student transportation costs.
A long-debated proposal to expand driver's license access to undocumented immigrants took a major step Thursday toward becoming law, clearing the Senate with a strong enough margin to overcome the prospect of Gov. Charlie Baker's formal opposition.
COVID-19 vaccine sales helped Moderna triple its net income in a better-than-expected first quarter.
Starting one year from Tuesday, the standard Massachusetts driver's license will no longer be accepted as an ID valid for boarding domestic flights or entering certain federal buildings.