Gov. Deval Patrick says Massachusetts will not follow New York, New Jersey and Illinois in requiring a three-week quarantine for health care workers and others who have had contact with Ebola-stricken patients.
54 percent of school districts have opted to administer the English and mathematics PARCC exams to students in grades 3-8 next year, instead of the MCAS exams. This was the first time school systems were given the choice of which test to administer in grades 3-8.
In the absence of action by Congress on climate change, Massachusetts officials are pressing ahead to reduce the state’s carbon footprint and are plan for sea level rise.
A bold-faced name. A narrative-changing poll. Two head-to-head debates sounding the gun on the final sprint for redemption.
On a 9-4 vote earlier this month, the council voted to give itself a nearly 23 percent pay raise, effective in January 2016.
Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara tore a ligament in his knee and will miss four to six weeks.
Democrat Jorge Elorza has never run for elected office and faces Cianci, an independent and Providence political giant who first won office 40 years ago.
An investigation is underway after Dartmouth police fatally shot an armed domestic violence suspect who opened fire at officers.