At Hearing, Environmental Officials Explain Quabbin Reservoir Rattlesnake PlanState environmental officials didn't expect such an uproar over their plan to establish a refuge for endangered, venomous timber rattlesnakes on an off-limits island in the Quabbin Reservoir--so they're forming a working group to get input from the public.
Parents Demand Answers At BPS Meeting On Lead In WaterSome parents voiced concerns over lack of communication from the Boston Public School system after students at four different schools were possibly exposed to elevated levels of lead from water fountains that were mistakenly turned on.
Town Of Dudley Considering Buying Land Islamic Society Wants For CemeteryThe town of Dudley may decide to buy a plot of farmland that has become the center of a dispute after the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester announced their intent to purchase it for a proposed cemetery.
Driver In Wild High-Speed Chase Was Attempting 'Suicide By Cop'A wild high-speed chase that ran through several towns and Interstate 95 ended Wednesday morning with one man taken into custody.
MBTA Wants To Go CashlessThe T is looking to phase out riders' use of cash to pay fares in the next two years.
New Bedford Boy Found Safe After Being Mistakenly Dropped Off At SchoolA young boy was found safe at home after he was mistakenly dropped off at a New Bedford school, which had no classes because of Good Friday.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Target 2017 Opening For Taunton CasinoThe Mashpee Wampanoag tribe says it plans to open a resort casino south of Boston by 2017, nearly one year earlier than rivals Wynn and MGM.
18-Year-Old Drowns After Boat Capsizes In Lancaster PondA man drowned in a Lancaster pond early Sunday morning in what police are calling a get-together that ended tragically.
MBTA Board Approves Fare Hikes Over Protesters' ShoutsDrowned out by protesters with bullhorns, the board overseeing Boston's public transit agency voted Monday to raise fares by an average 9.3 percent.
Scituate Parishioners Ask US Supreme Court To Hear Trespass CaseParishioners who have occupied a church closed by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston more than a decade ago have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their appeal.
Donald Trump Postpones NH Event Due To SnowRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump has cancelled a New Hampshire campaign event due to the snow.
Walpole Woman Celebrates 110th BirthdayThe woman believed to be the oldest living resident of Massachusetts turned 110 Wednesday.