Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is weighing in on a plan that would bring bring enhanced passenger rail service to western Massachusetts. He is in favor if it, claiming it would benefit his state’s residents as well.
An iconic center serving Springfield’s African-American community for more than one hundred years is emerging from the shadow of foreclosure with a new owner dedicated to expanding the center’s mission.
The proposal would raise the age of most offenders sent to juvenile court from 18 to 21. Massachusetts would be the first state in the country to do so.
Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi said there are twice as many defendants in the jails awaiting trial as there are serving time.
As police respond to increasing calls involving people with dementia, a new training course is teaching officers across Massachusetts in how to safely engage persons suffering from the disease.
A member of Amherst College’s Sexual Respect Task Force said she’s not sure if sanctions short of suspension from school are strong enough for members of the men’s cross country team. Some of them were caught exchanging racist, sexist and homophobic online messages.