Mayoral candidate John Connolly said he won’t support the 25.4% pay hike decided by arbitrators to award to police officers.
The Peabody City Council was forced to adjourn its meeting after more than half of the councilors didn’t show up.
The state’s highest court has ruled that the Boston City Council overstepped its authority when it removed former Councilor Chuck Turner from office before he was sentenced to prison on corruption charges.
Massachusetts environmental officials have approved construction of a natural gas-fired power plant in Brockton that’s facing stiff local opposition.
Tito Jackson officially took over the Boston City Council seat formally held by Chuck Turner, who’s now serving a federal prison term.
Haverhill is taking an active stance against bed bugs, telling residents that another person’s trash could become their bedbug nightmare.
Boston Mayor Tom Menino is reiterating his call for convicted City Councilor Chuck Turner to resign his seat.