At a public meeting in Bourne Tuesday night, there was widespread criticism of Gov. Patrick’s proposal.
Another warm and humid day is moving in today, with a southwest flow of tropical air and abundant sunshine set to heat things up for at least most of the day.
A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher is scheduled to appear in court on unrelated charges that he assaulted a worker at a youth detention facility.
The weapon 21-year-old Stephen Silva is accused of possessing is the same type of weapon authorities have said was used to kill MIT Police Officer Sean Collier.
The Massachusetts Senate has postponed debating a bill requiring political action committees reveal donors in a timely manner.
Police chiefs and gun safety activists are pressing Massachusetts lawmakers to give the chiefs discretion over issuing firearms identification cards needed to buy rifles or shotguns.
A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez says a dispute over records the defense had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, though it’s unclear whether the documents were turned over.
The latest Kids Count report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation has found that children in Massachusetts are better off than almost anywhere else in the nation.
Highs today will be in the upper 80s.