Faulty Materials Might Be To Blame for Orange Line Car Problems

A top MBTA engineer said investigators have narrowed their probe to “material failure” as a possible explanation for power cable problems on the new OrangeRead More

T Explains Latest Delay In Green Line Safety Work

Full deployment of an automated anti-collision system on the MBTA’s Green Line, which federal regulators first recommended in 2009, will be delayed by up toRead More

Healey Starts Legislative Push With Eco-Dev, Road Bills

Saying she wants her administration to be known as one “driving economic development,” growth and opportunity, Gov. Maura Healey on Thursday announced plans to putRead More

Bus Driver Hiring Woes Continue At MBTA

The MBTA is “not making the sort of progress we really want to see” in its efforts to recruit new bus operators, a top officialRead More

Sports Betting On Track To Start In Two Weeks

Having met on most working days since the start of December, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission regulators are nearing the end of their initial review ofRead More

Casino-Style Gaming Yielded Record State Revenue in December

The state took in more in taxes and fees from casino-style gambling in December than in any other month on record, counting more than $28.76Read More

Feds Fine Eversource Over Worker Death Near State House

Federal safety officials on Thursday cited and fined Eversource for five workplace safety standards violations stemming from a fatal arc flash and arc blast thatRead More

School Safety, Cannabis Equity On Boston Council Agenda

The Boston City Council on Wednesday filed over 40 motions, orders and resolutions that will shape the body’s hearing calendar and agenda as it movesRead More

Poll: Likely Voters Say Leave Tax Cap Law Alone

A clear majority of likely Massachusetts voters want the Legislature and Gov. Maura Healey to leave untouched the 1986 tax law that triggered nearly $3Read More

House Plans Friday Hearings On Two Contested Elections

In a rare move, a special legislative panel will convene public hearings Friday to take a closer look at two House elections decided by extremelyRead More