MCAS Exams Getting First Overhaul In Nearly 20 YearsThe statewide Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exams are getting their first overhaul since their creation nearly two decades ago.
Standardized Testing On Agenda Of State Education BoardThe future of standardized testing is on the agenda of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Parishioners Hold Mother's Day Mass At Everett School Following Church FireA fire broke out early Sunday morning inside the Immaculate Conception Church on Broadway in Everett, but parishioners didn't let it stop their Mother's Day Mass.
Everett Scrap Yard Fire Sends Smoke Billowing Over Boston AreaSmoke could be seen in the Boston area for miles as a scrap yard fire burned in Everett Friday afternoon.
Police Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Knife In EverettWitnesses say a man armed with a knife lunged at an officer.
Federal Criminal Trial Over Wynn Casino Land Set To BeginJury selection is expected Monday in the wire fraud trial of three men accused of trying to hide a convicted felon's ownership stake in 33 acres of waterfront land in Everett. Massachusetts' casino law explicitly bars felons from profiting from gambling operations.
Wynn Delays Pollution Cleanup At Everett Casino SiteWynn Resorts is delaying further cleanup of a heavily polluted, former Monsanto chemical plant site as its $1.7 billion casino project across the river from Boston continues to face legal challenges.
Keller @ Large: Somerville Mayor Is Right In Wynn Casino DelayThe Everett casino people are furious with the mayor of Somerville for insisting on environmental protection. Why they're wrong and he's right.
Wynn Resorts Planners Put Everett Casino On Hold Due To Somerville AppealWynn Resorts is putting its $1.7 billion casino project for the Boston-area temporarily on hold.
2 Suspected MS-13 Gang Members Charged In Everett Murder Held Without BailTwo suspected MS-13 gang members charged with fatally shooting a 19-year-old man in Everett in early January were ordered held without bail during their arraignments Monday.
2 Arrested In Connection With Fatal Everett ShootingAuthorities say two men have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Everett.
37 Alleged MS-13 Gang Members Arrested In Mass. SweepFederal authorities say they have charged 56 members of the MS-13 gang in and around Boston.