Massachusetts

Viewpoint: Nonprofits, business must work together to increase tech diversity

The Massachusetts tech sector added 9,400 jobs last year, but just 3 percent of workers in computer and math occupations are black, and just 5 …

Boston

Mike Hruby Viewpoint: Three ways to spark economic growth in Massachusetts - Boston Business Journal

State unemployment recently fell below 4 percent, but the jobs picture isn’t so rosy. According to one recent analysis, one sixth of Massachusetts’ …

Boston

Police stop driver for pizza box licence plate

<i>Image: Hopkinton Police Department/Facebook</i><p>Related Links<p>Massachusetts - Police officers in a Massachusetts town jokingly recommend drivers get a …

News (South Africa)

Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths Falling In Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Opioid-related overdose deaths are continuing to fall in Massachusetts.<p>A report released Monday by the Department of Public Health …

Addiction

Election 2017: Full results from key races around Massachusetts

Elections

Agreement Reached on Bump Stock Ban in Massachusetts

Massachusetts lawmakers have agreed on language that calls for a ban on "bump stocks," devices that can increase the firing rate of a weapon.<p>The …

Gun Control

Texans hoping to crank up languishing pass rush

The season-ending injuries suffered by J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus against the Kansas City Chiefs rocked the Texans' defense.<p>It subtracted two of …

Houston Texans

AT 7: Fall In Massachusetts

Fall foliage photos & one amazing video for Massachusetts follow this update<br>Fall Continued…<br>Last time I left you, my slightly intrigued audience, I …

Backpacking

Massachusetts lawmakers face deadline on 'bump stock' ban

BOSTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Beacon Hill face a deadline to approve a spending bill that could also make Massachusetts the first state to ban “bump …

Boston

Texans considered walkout over owner's 'inmates' comments

What McNair said was disgusting. frustrating, embarrassing, horrible and sickening, according to Texans veteran offensive tackle Duane Brown.

Bob McNair

The HQ2 effect on Massachusetts, no what matter Amazon decides

I’ve been following Amazon’s ascendance since 1997, when I interviewed the founder — not yet a household name — for Fast Company magazine. Jeff Bezos …

Amazon

The 2017 top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts

<i>Get the best of the Magazine’s award-winning stories and features right in your Inbox every Sunday. Sign up here. Read the whole Women & Power</i> …

Boston

7-year-old fatally mauled by two pit bulls in Massachusetts - The Washington Post

Now watching<p>1:08<p>7-year-old fatally mauled by two pit bulls in Massachusetts<p>Now watching<p>0:36<p>Emotional reunion: NY firefighters rescue dog from apartment blaze<p>Now watching<p>0:59<p>Woman is assaulted on NY subway after challenging a passenger's 'manspreading'<p>Now watching<p>1:05<p>Jesse Jackson has Parkinson's …

South Dakota

About 6.5M opioid prescription searches made in Massachusetts using new tool

More than six and a half million searches have been conducted by health care providers in the year since Massachusetts launched a new tool aimed at …

Rhode Island

Massachusetts high schoolers have the second-highest ACT scores in the country

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts high schoolers in the graduating class of 2017 are among the top in the nation when it comes to test scores.<p>The state’s …

Education

Four murdered in small town in Massachusetts - first homicides there since 1996

Four people were found dead Friday night at a home in Groton, Massachusetts, authorities said — the first homicides in the small town since 1996.<p>Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said police found two women and an elderly man dead inside the home and another woman’s body outside. She said …

Crime

Police: Missing Massachusetts man found dead after motorcycle crash

MIDDLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man who was reported missing has died in a motorcycle crash.<p>The Enterprise reports that police …

Crime

Getting to Zero Coalition: Boston Pledges to End HIV by 2020

The Rainbow Times | New England's Largest LGBTQ Newspaper | Boston - New England's Largest LGBTQ Newspaper and Pride Projects Producer since 2006. …

Public Health

Surprised? Study Claims Massachusetts Has The Best Drivers

BOSTON (CBS) – A lot has been said about Massachusetts drivers, not much of it good.<p>But for the second year in a row, a financial tech firm says the …

Boston

Massachusetts Volunteers Aid Texans Hard Hit By Harvey

BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts volunteers are on the scene assisting victims hit by the full fury of Hurricane Harvey.<p>Andrew Enos is one of those …

Boston

Massachusetts woman quits job after $758.7M Powerball win

Mavis Wanczyk, 53, a mother of two, will take home $336 million after taxes and has already quit her job at a medical center in Chicopee, Mass., …

Powerball

Opioid-Related Deaths In Massachusetts Appear To Be Dropping

BOSTON (AP) — Opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts appear to be dropping.<p>Public health officials said Tuesday that the number of opioid-related …

Boston

Massachusetts Had 65,000 Non-Fatal Opioid Overdoses Over 15 Years, Report Finds

BOSTON (AP) — Non-fatal overdoses in Massachusetts had soared by 200 percent from 2001 to 2015, with the total number of non-fatal overdoses during …

Health

Fast facts about driving in Mass.

<b>76,657</b> — Total miles of streets, roads, and highways in Massachusetts as of 2015<p><b>5,625,048</b> — Registered vehicles in Massachusetts in 2017<p><b>53</b> — Hours …

Auto Insurance

22 people arrested during Massachusetts pipeline protest

SANDISFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Twenty-two people have been arrested on trespassing charges during an ongoing protest at a natural gas pipeline project in …

Pipelines

Massachusetts weighs limits on the use of drones by police

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing regulations aimed at the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, by police and other …

Drones

Man snatches purse of Massachusetts widow visiting husband’s grave, police say

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Police in Massachusetts say a man snatched an 80-year-old woman’s purse as she was visiting her husband’s grave.<p>Lawrence police say …

Crime

10 Art Schools That Boast Healthy ROIs In 2017

College & University

Orleans Massachusetts - Eye-opening Ocean sunrise Today from Nauset beach | The Official Dapixara Blog - Cape Cod Photos

Cape Cod

Arrest made in murder of jogger in Massachusetts

DNA forensics helped authorities determine the suspect in the killing of the young Google executive.

Crime