Delegates to the Republican state convention strongly backed Charlie Baker for their party’s gubernatorial nomination on Saturday, and conservative tea party member Mark Fisher just barely missed receiving enough support to force a contested GOP primary.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh wants to make it easier for elderly landlords and owners who live in their rental buildings to own housing units in the city.
State gambling regulators agreed Thursday to consider Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s bid to have the city declared a host community for resort casino proposals in the neighboring cities of Everett and Revere, a designation that, if granted, would give Boston voters the ability to kill the projects.
Nine people were taken to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at Douglas Municipal Center.
Mayor Marty Walsh released a statement Saturday saying his thoughts and prayers are with Menino and his family.
Five candidates for Massachusetts governor attended an SEIU forum in Dorchester Saturday.
A lawyer for a friend of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev destroyed his own cellphone before being arrested.
Worcester police added new parade security measures including bomb-sniffing dogs.
Two people were seriously injured in an early morning fire in New Bedford that may have been sparked by a cigarette.
Brookline police have confirmed an officer-involved shooting in town.