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The measure requires most public record requests to be completed in 10 days.
The man’s attorney claims the woman was receiving “inappropriate and abusive treatment” at the CareOne facility.
In another good sign, the state’s labor force also grew last month.
Prosecutors allege that David Njuguna had smoked marijuana shortly before the crash, but Njuguna’s attorney denies he was high on the drug.
The Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday ruled the state hasn’t met the requirements of the 2008 Global Warming Solutions Act.
The brothers admitted to urinating on the man as he slept, before beating him with a pole. One of the brothers said he’d been inspired by Donald Trump’s views on immigrants.
The governor’s five-year capital plan will include $1.1 billion with the goal of preserving or creating 5,000 affordable units.
Matthew Barrett, 45, reached a confidential settlement with Fontbonne Academy in Milton nearly five months after a judge found the school had discriminated against him over his sexual orientation.
Officials say students at four Boston public schools may have been exposed to lead-tainted water from drinking fountains that were mistakenly turned on too soon.
John Casey, president of the Grand Prix of Boston, told The Boston Globe Friday that the relationship between promoters and the city isn’t working.
The findings revealed that 17 percent of people reported having problems paying their medical bill over the past 12 months.
The bill would require a terminally ill patient be assessed by two doctors and a counselor before being prescribed life-ending medication.
Starting in September 2016, Emerson will be the first college to offer a four-year bachelor of fine arts in comedic arts degree.
A top employee of the Boston Public Library has been placed on leave as police with the assistance of the FBI continue to investigate the disappearance of two pieces of artwork worth more than half a million dollars.
The museum said it hopes the reward will help it recover the Napoleonic finial — one of the least recognizable of 13 works stolen during the infamous 1990 heist.
If you’re near the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, be sure to look up. A new, high-flying piece of public art was installed Sunday.
The state started tracking drug-exposed babies last March.
“Boy and Girl Gazing at Moon (Puppy Love)” was given last week to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
It’s an effort to address the surge in opioid addiction.
As of Sunday night, Health Connector officials said about 50,000 residents had taken the steps needed to guarantee they have coverage on Jan. 1.
The birth rate of teens ages 15-19 fell 14 percent last year, from 14 births per 1,000 women in 2012 to 12 births per 1,000 women in 2013.
The new Health Connector website for Massachusetts launched successfully just before 8 a.m. Saturday and was working as designed upon launch.
Peter Mac has been playing Judy Garland for 12 years. Now he’s at Opus Underground in Salem.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has submitted an amended agreement Thursday with Partners HealthCare over its proposed acquisition of Hallmark Health System.
Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke says he hopes the money can be used to benefit the city schools.
Jazz artist Vijay Iyer and poet Robert Pinsky combine for POEMJAZZ at Sanders Theatre Friday night.
Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris has been named the man of the year by Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
In seeking a one-year sentence if Annie Dookhan changes her plea, her lawyer said her life “has been destroyed” by the charges.
Adam Davila received a four-year reduction in his federal prison sentence because of Annie Dookhan’s involvement in one of his state convictions.
The ACLU’s legal director says too many people are in jail awaiting motions for new trials amid the scandal.
The call for JudyAnn Bigby’s resignation follows the state drug lab scandal and the meningitis outbreak.
Gov. Deval Patrick has asked state Inspector General Glenn Cunha to take over the review of the former state drug lab at the center of a testing scandal.
Groups want an independent investigator to oversee the probe of the state drug lab scandal.
Civil rights activists, criminal justice advocates and attorneys will discuss the local impact of the state drug lab scandal at a town hall meeting in Roxbury on Saturday afternoon.
The program is an attempt to minimize the potentially disruptive effects on communities.
A former coworker of a chemist charged in Massachusetts drug lab scandal has testified the chemist appeared to have unfettered access to the lab.