Ballot Question 4 would set a mandate for both small and large businesses to provide employees with a certain allocation of sick days.
Governor Deval Patrick said there is no cause for alarm about the deadly Ebola virus in Massachusetts.
Newburyport has hired someone to take out problematic skunks in Waterfront Park, and some residents are upset.
It was a painful day in court for the family of a Boston pizza delivery man who was brutally murdered four years ago.
Arlington police say a home in a quiet neighborhood was targeted.
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down briefly in Worcester Sunday night.
James Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by Islamic State militants after being held captive, will be remembered at a Mass of Remembrance in Rochester, N.H.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan Bogue was reunited with Moxie, a bomb-sniffing dog who worked with him as a team trained to detect improvised explosive devices.
The Beacon Hill Civic Association has filed a lawsuit stop the city from installing handicapped-accessible concrete and plastic sidewalk ramps because they say it would damage the neighborhood’s character.
Former state probation commissioner John O’Brien has been found guilty in a scheme to rig the agency’s hiring process to favor applicants who had the backing of powerful state legislators, often at the expense of more qualified job candidates.