Markey’s presence is part of a series of similar meetings taking place across the country during the congressional recess.
The Democratic Attorney General said she plans to run for re-election to her current job.
Northampton police officers had planned come to city elementary schools and high five students entering the building, but some parents and community members worried it would have a negative impact on some students.
21-year-old Brian Odiorne died Monday in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health found deaths from heroin use declined last year, but those from the opioid fentanyl, increased.
New data shows that teaching staffs in Massachusetts public schools are much less racially diverse than the student body. Research shows all students benefit when more teachers come from diverse backgrounds.