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Authorities say three elementary school children in Brockton were taken to the hospital for evaluation when the van they were in collided with a pickup truck on Thursday.
Ben Shapiro, the editor-in-chief of the far-right Daily Wire news site, was invited to speak at Boston University by a conservative youth activist organization called Young Americans for Freedom.
Massachusetts retailers are predicting a 3% gain in sales during the upcoming holiday period.
Democratic political strategist Adrienne Elrod joined WBUR's Morning Edition to talk about the challenges Patrick faces and what he can offer in the presidential race.
Patrick officially announced his candidacy with a video Thursday morning, touting himself as an example of the American dream. But will he be able to catch up to candidates who...
Today is a bit warmer than Wednesday, with less wind chill adding to the cold. But don't expect it to feel warm.
The special commission reports 16 correctional officers have died by suicide in Massachusetts in the last eight years.
The corporate titans preparing to enter the race for the Democratic nomination are more motivated to protect the comforts they receive from this democracy, than the principles that uphold it.
“Under Pressure” focuses on the Columbia Gas pipeline explosions that rocked the Merrimack Valley in September 2018.
The performance employs repetition to capture the exhaustion of years of microaggressions, violence and white people calling the police on black people just for existing.
Old North Church will remove Newark Jackson's name from prominent signs and rename the historic chocolate shop commemorating him.
All flavored tobacco, including mint and menthol, in vaping and combustible forms would be forbidden from stores and online in Massachusetts under the House bill.
Patrick had ruled out a presidential bid late last year, before reconsidering.
The agency will now recognize three gender designations: male, female and non-binary.
Mason has been serving as the agency's second-in-command and was appointed to the top post by Gov. Charlie Baker.
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.
MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak joined WBUR's Morning Edition to share more on the upgrades and the state of the T.
It may be time to break out your winter coat this morning, as what feels like a January air mass has hit us here in November.
For instance: White residents in Massachusetts are overrepresented by about 16% in the 200-member Legislature.
Research by an MIT grad student shows eviction "execution rates" are 15 times higher in Roxbury than in Beacon Hill.