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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.

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…

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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.

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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…

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.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will close the Route 20 eastbound on-ramp to I-90 in Lee beginning Tuesday, May 24, for approximately two months for bridge deck, joint and facia repairs.

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