The Massachusetts jobless rate is above the national level, which is currently 5.8 percent.
The New England Fishery Management Council has rejected a motion that would have effectively closed all waters from Cape Cod to Portland, Maine. Instead, it has opted for smaller, targeted closures.
A Massachusetts spine doctor has been indicted for allegedly sexually assaulting two women patients.
The Celtics snapped their three game losing streak, while extending the 76ers’ win-less season.
Keolis was fined $434,000 for on-time performance issues and $370,000 for other issues, such as station and train cleanliness.
Gov. Patrick’s administration is ordering nearly $200 million in immediate spending cuts while asking lawmakers to approve reductions in local aid.
In the four months since Keolis took over, it has failed to meet the goal of being on time 95 percent of the time.
The MIT police officer who authorities say was killed by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was among several law enforcement officers recognized for their bravery in a State House ceremony Wednesday morning.
The new FBI director is close to meeting his goal of visiting all field offices in his first year in office. Director James Comey made visit number 53 on Tuesday.
Dozens of people gathered at the Maimonides School in Brookline to remember Rabbi Mosheh Twersky.
A state auditor’s report says more than one-third of the state’s roughly 39,000 registered elevators were operating with expired inspection certificates as of Oct. 2012.
A new report has found that a disproportionate number of minorities and students with disabilities are being punished by Massachusetts public schools, and in many cases the punishments are for minor infractions.
A very cold start to the morning will be followed by the coldest day so far this fall.