Massachusetts congressional leaders are asking federal officials to move quickly on permits for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project.
Federal officials will meet with fishermen and other members of the public in Massachusetts to talk about possible changes to rules designed to protect vulnerable whales.
A rural jail is set to become Massachusetts' first correctional facility to dispense methadone to inmates for opioid addiction treatment.
Federal fishing managers are restricting the fishery for a commercially important species of squid for the rest of the year.
Officials in a Massachusetts town say about 4,000 immature oysters were stolen from a local creek, hindering a fledgling Cape Cod aquaculture program.
The Portland Sea Dogs have welcomed 10 million fans through their turnstiles.
A developer is proposing to build a horse track, hotel and entertainment complex in southeastern Massachusetts.
The state of Connecticut is looking to purchase up to 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind power.
The Justice Department is planning to challenge a federal judge's ruling that a law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, renewing the dispute over whether it's illegal to sell lottery...
A woman has pleaded guilty in federal court in New Hampshire to distributing fentanyl as part of a seven-defendant narcotics case.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Edward Markey has released a video showing U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren endorsing him for reelection.
Religious groups and immigrant rights advocates are marching from Boston to New Hampshire to call for changes to the nation's immigration system.
Jewish organizations in Massachusetts are seeking state grants for security upgrades such as advanced surveillance cameras, cement barriers and bullet-proof glass in response to anti-Semitic acts.
A Massachusetts public transit agency is considering a fare-free bus system.
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A Massachusetts driver charged with striking and killing a jogger and then leaving the scene has been held on $250,000 bail.
Authorities say a woman swimming in Massachusetts waters was taken to the hospital after with a severe injury being struck by a boat propeller.
The final pieces of the Boston Marathon bombing memorial have been laid at the site of the 2013 attack.
Transit police say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter rail train in suburban Boston.
Tesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them.
It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success.
The Boston Bruins are making a stop in Connecticut, where they plan to outfit young players with new hockey gear and mingle with fans.
U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern is planning to visit a senior services center in Northampton to highlight the importance of the Meals on Wheels program.
The grounds and gardens at The Breakers mansion in Newport are getting a makeover.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh are among the speakers planning to participate in a rally calling for stricter gun control measures.