Median Mass. home sale price approaching half a million

The real estate market in Massachusetts is adapting to COVID-19, according to the Warren Group, which on Wednesday released data showing the median-price for aRead More

Baker questions decision-making on school reopenings

Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday chided cities and towns that have abruptly abandoned plans to bring students back to the classroom because of small outbreaksRead More

Boston’s mobile testing site moves to Grove Hall

Starting Tuesday and running through Oct. 3, the City of Boston’s mobile testing site will be located in Grove Hall. “Our mobile testing team was createdRead More

Judge nullifies firing of Holyoke Soldiers Home chief

Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders did not have the authority to fire Holyoke Soldiers Home Superintendent Bennett Walsh following a COVID-19 outbreak atRead More

Young voters focus on turnout, not just registration

Registration drives are a key strategy to increase voting rates among college students, but activists need to supplement those with targeted efforts to increase turnoutRead More

Opioid fight exacerbated by isolation and anxiety from pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, organizers considered canceling their September event planned to bring awareness to the opioid use epidemic and offer free screenings forRead More

MBTA advancing talks on major service reductions

The MBTA may seek to trim its spending on bus, train and ferry service by up to a quarter of a billion dollars over theRead More

Spilka: Stalled bill may mean some craft brewers will close

Having extended its session without limitations on the agenda, the Legislature could take up any number of issues in the three-and-a-half months that remain andRead More

Mass. has tests designed to simultaneously detect COVID-19, most common flu strains

Massachusetts does have some of the CDC-developed nasal or oral swab tests designed to simultaneously detect COVID-19 and the most common flu strains, but theRead More

Jury trials to resume next month in Mass. courts

Jury trials will begin to resume on a limited basis next month, officials announced Thursday, a major step forward after the pandemic prompted courthouses toRead More