A recent investigation by WCVB-TV in Boston found that Massachusetts state lawmakers have taken hundreds of free trips over the past five years, paid for by private organizations and foreign governments.
Stores and restaurants in Massachusetts would be barred from giving customers single-use plastic bags under a bill that cleared a legislative committee on Thursday and would align state law with local policies adopted from Northampton to Nantucket.
Rep. William Straus, who serves as the House Co-Chair of the State Transportation Committee, backed Governor Baker's assertion that SouthCoast Rail is imminent, with three trains leaving New Bedford each morning for Boston on the existing Middleboro route.
BOSTON (AP) - Officials say 12 people have been brought to area hospitals after two trolleys collided in Boston. Joe Pesaturo, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, says the accident occurred Friday around 3:15 p...