by Josh Israel Posted on March 16, 2014
Mayor Walsh explained, "As mayor of the city of Boston, I have to do my best to ensure that all Bostonians are free to participate fully in the civic life of our city.
by Aviva Shen Posted on March 7, 2014
The bill comes immediately after the highest state court ruled it was legal to take photos up a woman's skirt.
by Aviva Shen Posted on March 5, 2014 Updated: March 6, 2014
It's not against the law in Massachusetts to secretly take photos up a woman's skirt, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 27, 2014
Cape Wind has been battling for more than 10 years to install wind turbines in Nantucket Sound.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 25, 2014
Berwick's announcement is the latest in a string of statements by candidates for the state's highest office in support of various environmental measures, signalling the race may have a strong focus on climate-related issues.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 21, 2014 Updated: February 24, 2014
An agreement for a new natural gas plant in Massachusetts would require it to gradually cut its carbon emissions over time, and then shutter entirely in 2050.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 4, 2014
With current technology, the region could electrify its cars and building heating systems, boost energy efficiency and smart grid use, and ramp up renewables.
by Scott Keyes Posted on February 3, 2014
Even as it declines nationally, homelessness is on the rise in the Bay State.
by Zack Ford Posted on January 17, 2014 Updated: January 18, 2014
The First Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a transgender inmate, who for 20 years has been denied the sex reassignment surgery that her doctors have prescribed as "medically necessary."
by Scott Keyes Posted on January 17, 2014
The Massachusetts Senate just approved a bill to significantly increase voting rights in the Commonwealth.