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Outreach to schools, pediatricians and families is an early step the state is taking to prepare to vaccinate the more than 880,000 Massachusetts children in line to become eligible for...
The smoke is thicker than it was last week — it's likely that you could even detect the scent of burning wood.
Payzant lead the Boston Public Schools from 1995 - 2006, and was recognized for his role in helping to reduce the student achievement gap.
Chelsea is installing white roofs on public school buildings to reduce the heat the buildings absorb. Temperatures in Chelsea are hotter than in surrounding areas because of urban density and...
Energy Secretary Kathleen Theoharides asked senators for federal funds for infrastructure and ecological restoration to prepare Massachusetts for climate change.
A re-population program for threatened eastern spadefoots has spawned breeding adults in the Southwick Wildlife Management Area
Rachael Rollins would be the first Black woman to serve as U.S. attorney in the state.
The boards had approved an indoor mask advisory last week, but it had not adequately succeeded in slowing the spread.
The city and the T have spent months working out details to make the 28 bus route free. It runs between Roxbury and Mattapan.
The government has said the rules will focus on reducing the number of vertical ropes in the water. They’re also expected to modify restricted areas of ocean.
In a twist, some local farms thrived amid a pandemic and recession. As many grocery shoppers felt nervous about a trip to the supermarket, some turned to farm shares, also...
A native of South Boston, Ratti started volunteering at the marathon's finish line in the 1960s after her husband Charlie became an avid runner. She is credited with making pivotal...
Multiple lanes of Interstate 90 eastbound have been shut down in Charlton, according to Massachusetts State Police.
After a season complicated by COVID-19 and injuries, New England Patriots training camp kicks off Wednesday, July 28, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.
A new push to protect the final remaining wild Atlantic salmon in the U.S. is unlikely to land the fish on a key state endangered list.
Cambridge and Nantucket are joining Provincetown as the latest Massachusetts communities to recommend donning face masks indoors again as new outbreaks of COVID-19 are emerging in the Bay State.
Boston police say the vandalism was discovered Thursday on the memorial in the Rose Garden in the city's Fenway neighborhood.
Boston-area officials are recommending no swimming, boating and fishing on parts of the Charles River while officials investigate abnormal odors, dead fish and an oil sheen.
WBUR's Andrea Shea produced this sound piece with Fairey reflecting on why and how he got involved.