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Longtime Lowell state Rep. Davids Nangle faces federal charges for allegedly using campaign funds to pay his gambling debts and other personal expenses.
Exit polls seem to reveal that Warren was boxed in on two sides: by progressives who would rather stick with Sen. Bernie Sanders, and by voters worried the Massachusetts senator...
The former Massachusetts governor has long acknowledged the odds were against him as a late entry last November to the crowded field of Democratic primary hopefuls.
The city of Worcester is taking some innovative steps to get people who are homeless into their own places -- with the support they need in order to remain there.
Rules requiring sobriety at certain emergency shelters are contributing to some people who are homeless migrating to other cities.
For better or worse, residents in New Hampshire get to meet presidential candidates early and often.
Boston's first recreational marijuana shop is a step closer to opening. It will also be the state's first shop to open under the so-called economic empowerment program.
Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy is a new president of the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Michael MacNeil is President of the EMS Division of the Boston Police Patrolmen Association and paramedic at Boston EMS. He spoke to WBUR All Things Considered host Lisa Mullins about...
Supporters of the name change say Nubian Square more accurately represents the neighborhood's diverse residents.
This group watched its beloved BCT dissolve under an investigation into its top leadership over the past few months. Despite the scandal, the young people raised their voices in harmony...
Voters were divided on whether Trump did anything wrong in his dealings with Ukraine. Only 19% of Republicans said Trump did something wrong, compared to 80% of Democrats.
The Beverly native was a star athlete, first at St. John's Prep and then at Boston College. But Frates made his greatest impact after ALS began to cripple his body.
This Sunday, a world-class band of fiddlers that's made music around New England for three decades will hold its final performances at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge.
Fifty years ago, Dr. Sheila Nutt was part of what she calls the "Blackbirds," the first women of color to become flight attendants on U.S. carriers.
Plus: Rep. Ayanna Pressley calls for a criminal justice overhaul.
Lt. Jason Menard had been a member of the Worcester fire department since 2010, the department said. He is survived by his wife, Tina, and three children.
Many of the protesters -- several of whom are employees -- said they gathered outside the hospital primarily to show their support for patients who may feel uncomfortable with the...
The 25-year veteran of the force -- appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker in November 2017 to lead the embattled agency as its superintendent and colonel -- is retiring, effective Nov....