«Heuer gibt es die schlimmste Schwammspinner-Plage seit 35 Jahren, schätzungsweise bis zu 80 000 Hektaren von Bäumen haben die Raupen in Massachusetts kahl gefressen», berichtet Ken Gooch, Direktor des Waldschutzprogramms des Gliedstaates.
Weil er an die falsche Tür geklopft hat, ist ein 15-Jähriger im US-Bundesstaat Massachusetts mit einer Schusswaffe getötet worden. Nach Angaben der Polizei war der Bursche am Samstag mit zwei Freunden in der Stadt Chicopee unterwegs. Wohl in dem ...
As we reported last week, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey unilaterally banned many common firearms via executive action.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers convened for a rare weekend session as they tried to beat a deadline for action on major bills pending before the Legislature.
A Massachusetts ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana has enough signatures to be on the ballot in November, meaning the Bay State could be the next state to legalize pot use.
FRANKLIN, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts State Police say a man who died when the pickup truck he was driving crashed into the woods along Interstate 495 in Franklin was from Rhode Island.
ACTON, Mass. - Inside a massive treehouse, on the nest swing or zooming down the big slide, playing becomes learning at the Discovery Museums' newest exhibit, where nature takes center stage.
The Massachusetts economy kept steady in the second quarter of the year, despite lagging consumer spending, slowing growth elsewhere in the world, and the UK's decision to leave the European Union, the University of Massachusetts reported Friday.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) - Salem's harbor has a bewitching new presence this weekend: a U.S. Coast Guard tall ship. The Barque Eagle is moored at the Cruise Terminal and offering free tours to the public.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Dozens of police officers and emergency medical workers from across Massachusetts gathered here on Thursday to protest a “Black Lives Matter” banner at City Hall, making this largely white, working-class suburb of Boston the latest ...
Gun-rights advocates like former New England Patriot left tackle Matt Light rallied on the steps of the Massachusetts state capitol on July 23, decrying what they branded a “sneak attack” by Attorney General Maura Healey on their Second Amendment rights.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - State police are investigating the drowning of a 17-year-old boy in the Charles River in Cambridge. Witnesses say the boy went into the water off the Weeks footbridge in Cambridge and came up with his arms flailing before he ...
BOSTON (WWLP) - Governor Charlie Baker said on Friday he opposes a Senate amendment that would require Massachusetts to apply for federal money to test out a new “Distance Driven Tax.
Data obtained from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue shows that state revenue from the gas tax dropped on the heels of the 2008 recession, from $672.7 million in 2008 to $654 million in 2009.
BOSTON (AP) - About 40 percent of Massachusetts is considered to be in severe drought. The new estimate released Thursday by the United States Drought Monitor is up from 33 percent just a week ago and reflects a persistent lack of rainfall in the region.
This week, Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation to update the state's licenses so they can become compliant with the federal REAL ID Act.
Arizona - -(Ammoland.com)- On 16 July, a homeowner in Chicopee, Massachusetts was confronted with three men who were attempting to break into his house.
Soldiers with the Massachusetts Army National Guard rescued an 87-year-old woman stuck in her car for days in the New Jersey woods.
A Massachusetts judge will allow Viacom Chief Executive Philippe Dauman's case against Sumner Redstone to proceed but will not order an immediate mental examination of the ailing media mogul.
The city of Lawrence in Massachusetts has a lot going for it. A park dedicated to food trucks during the summer, a farmers market open two days a week, and an event on Sundays to promote biking, walking, skating and other physical activities.