Animal abusers would face tougher penalties under a bill Senate Republicans are pushing on Beacon Hill.
Massachusetts state police say a suspicious person seen near the Statehouse with what appeared to be a rifle turned out to be a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun, and there was never any danger.
On the steps of the State House, dozens of National Guard members lined up to march through the front doors, participating in a traditional ceremony that is reserved for military units returning from battle.
The father of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard made a rare public appearance Wednesday at a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the State House.
A giant safe in the State House has been opened for the first time in decades.
Governor Deval Patrick brought his dog to work Friday at the State House.
Massachusetts political figures of both parties gathered at the State House Thursday to pay a final tribute to former Gov. Paul Cellucci.
Several former Massachusetts governors returned to the State House Thursday to pay their final respects to former Gov. Paul Cellucci.
The Legislature’s committee on Labor and Workforce Development on Tuesday was scheduled to hear several bills that would increase the minimum wage, which has been at $8 an hour since 2008.
A legislative panel is being urged to pass a bill that would give child molestation victims until age 55 to file lawsuits against their alleged attackers.