Massachusetts


22 People Arrested During Massachusetts Pipeline Protest

Twenty-two people have been arrested on trespassing charges during an ongoing protest at a natural–gas pipeline project in western Massachusetts. State police say the demonstrators refused orders Saturday to leave…

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Ryan Talking Tax Reform at New Balance Shoe Factory

House Speaker Paul Ryan is pitching Republican plans for overhauling the nation’s tax code as his party looks to reset amid its struggles on repealing and replacing former President Barack…

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FBI Finds Body of Mobster Long Wanted in Cop Killing

When investigators picked through the tan split-level house on Maplecrest Drive, a textbook suburban street in Dartmouth, Mass., 60 miles south of Boston, they found something that wasn’t supposed to…

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Massachusetts Firefighters Battle Large Cambridge Fire

Firefighters were struggling to put down a large fire that jumped from one building to another across a densely-populated neighborhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Saturday. A large plume of smoke…

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Oldest U.S. Lighthouse Celebrates 300 Years

America’s oldest lighthouse station is being honored as it turns 300. U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Paul Zukunft called Boston Light a “landmark that will stand the test of time” at…

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Further Action Threatened on AG Climate Probe

The chairman of the House Science Committee threatened further action Wednesday after the New York and Massachusetts attorneys general refused to comply with congressional subpoenas seeking records about their investigations…

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Several People Stabbed at Massachusetts Mall

Several people were stabbed at a shopping mall outside Boston on Tuesday evening, authorities said, in what police described as an “active scene.” The Taunton Police Department said on Twitter…

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Bomb Threats Close Dozens of Schools in Northeast

Bomb threats forced the closure or lockdown of more than two dozen schools in New Jersey, Massachusetts and Delaware on Tuesday, according to Reuters. Tuesday’s threats come after nine schools…

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