Masks still required for students in summer school

Massachusetts students will still be required to wear masks in summer school programs in the coming months, the Baker administration clarified on Friday after Gov.Read More

Baker outlines $2.8 billion rescue act spending bill

In an attempt to end the battle over who gets to spend nearly $5.2 billion in federal relief money, Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday pitched a planRead More

Text alerts improving probation appearance rates in Mass.

A state program aimed at reminding defendants about upcoming court appearances is “already beginning to pay dividends” since the Massachusetts Probation Service implemented it lastRead More

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Out-of-state, illegal markets scooping up Mass. sports wagers

While Massachusetts lawmakers have been slow-walking proposals to legalize sports betting here over the last three years, the revenue and jobs that the activity couldRead More

Demand reflected in marijuana delivery applications in Mass.

Since applications first became available three weeks ago to become a marijuana delivery operator in Massachusetts, interest in new business opportunity has been high, theRead More

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Weekend service returning across Commuter Rail system

Weekend service will return in July to the entire MBTA commuter rail network, nearly six months after the transit agency stopped running Saturday and SundayRead More

Gaming revenues showing signs of major bounceback in the Bay State

Even with some COVID-19 restrictions in place for most of the month, the Bay State’s slots parlor and two casinos generated more tax revenue forRead More

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Bill elevates focus on mental health in Mass. schools

A wide-ranging bill aimed at addressing a what advocates say is a youth behavioral health crisis would create a group tasked with state officials onRead More

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Poll: 61 percent of Mass. voters support legalizing sports betting

Most Massachusetts voters have already made up their minds about legalizing sports betting and 61 percent of the state strongly or somewhat supports the idea,Read More

MassNotify app alerts to possible COVID-19 exposure

Massachusetts has become one of 29 states allowing residents with smartphones to use Bluetooth technology to learn whether they might have been exposed to someoneRead More