State health officials say they have confirmed the first case of Eastern equine encephalitis in a horse in Massachusetts this year and are urging precautions against mosquitoes.
The state health department says this summer’s first mosquitoes testing positive for Eastern equine encephalitis have been confirmed in Amherst.
State Police and the FBI have determined that the seven people caught trespassing at the Quabbin Reservoir earlier this week have no connection to any criminal activity or groups.
The state agency that oversees water testing in Massachusetts says the Quabbin Reservoir is safe following a trespassing incident.
State Police say the five men and two women are from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore, and “cited their education and career interests” for being in the area.
The family of a missing man is still looking for answers on the second anniversary of his disappearance and continues to urge anyone with information to come forward.
State wildlife authorities are investigating the grisly discovery of 14 dead coyotes at a Belchertown lumber yard.
Fourteen people arrested during a post-Super Bowl disturbance at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst have pleaded not guilty.
A middle-aged man from Middlesex County is the first person to be diagnosed with West Nile Virus in Mass. this year.
A UMass bus was delayed about ten minutes by a herd of cows that wandered onto Old Amherst Road.