Entergy, the company that has owned the nuclear plant in Plymouth for the past 16 years said it agonized over the decision to pull the plug on Pilgrim. It is expecting to lose $45 million annually for the next several years.
The three individuals planned to be arrested “for acts of civil disobedience.”
The Republican presidential candidate told a group of about 60 supporters that Massachusetts is going matter in the GOP primary.
George Perrot was sentenced to life in prison for the 1985 rape of an elderly woman, but FBI evidence used at the trial has been since deemed highly unreliable by the National Academy of Science.
Construction could start as early as Monday after a federal judge in Boston recently ruled the pipeline company can take land in the city by eminent domain. Opponents may have exhausted their legal options. However, their protests highlight a bigger question: how much natural gas is needed to meet the region’s energy demands?
While 87 percent of Boston Public Schools students are minorities, only 38 percent of teachers are people of color. The city is deploying new efforts to diversify its pool of teachers. And some efforts are starting to pay off as 25 percent of the new teachers hired this school year are black.
So far, state human services officials have few answers about what happened to the 2-year-old girl found dead in a foster home or how a second child who lived there came to be found unconscious.
A look at the past, present and future of archival work to record Massachusetts history.
A vigil was held Wednesday for the 31-year-old mother of three who lived in Dorchester her whole life, near the park where an errant bullet would take her life.
Revere will soon have only one synagogue left, as Congregation Tifereth Israel is closing.
One of Cambridge’s funniest, most famous and most beloved residents died Monday morning.
Boston Medical Center officials recall Menino’s determination to bring about the merger of Boston Medical Center and Boston University Medical Center Hospital.
The U.S. military’s highest court has overturned the murder conviction of a Marine from Massachusetts. But the case is still far from over. WBUR’s Bruce Gellerman spoke with the Marine’s father.