Gov. Patrick Departs Amid Tradition, CeremonyDeval Patrick took the "lone walk" down the front steps of the State House Wednesday, a longstanding tradition for departing governors.
1795 Time Capsule Buried By Sam Adams, Paul Revere Opened In BostonOfficials carefully opened the box and removed its contents Tuesday night.
Time Capsule Buried By Sam Adams, Paul Revere To Be Opened Jan. 6The contents of a more than 200-year-old time capsule sealed in the State House by Sam Adams and Paul Revere will be unveiled soon.
Lighting Of State House Menorah To Mark Start Of HanukkahThe lighting of the 18-foot menorah marks the arrival of Hanukkah.
Crews Extract 1795 Time Capsule From State HouseA more than 200-year-old time capsule was extracted from the Massachusetts State House Thursday afternoon.
Large Police Presence At State House For Tactical Response DrillA tactical response drill will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the State House.
Fires In Ferguson, Peaceful Protest In BostonWhile there were fires, violence and looting in Ferguson, Missouri early Tuesday morning, there was peaceful protest in Boston.
25 Officers, 1 Brave K-9 Honored With Hanna AwardSome who received the state's Medal of Honor were involved in the manhunt and capture of the suspects involved in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Keller @ Large: Freedom Trail Confusion A Sign Of ComplacencyMaybe we could have spent $11,298,000 on the governor’s office instead, and thrown a couple grand at the signage problem.
Massachusetts Senate Begins Debate On Sweeping Gun Control Bill The Massachusetts Senate has begun debating a sweeping overhaul of the state's gun laws.
Few Challengers For Mass. Legislature Candidates for nearly half of the seats in the 200-member Massachusetts Legislature are facing no opposition in this year's election.
Lawmakers Weigh Parole For Young Murder Convicts Relatives of murder victims are among those asking a legislative committee to approve a bill that would require juveniles convicted of first-degree murder to serve at least 35 years before they can be eligible for parole.
Senate To Unveil Massachusetts Budget PlanState budget deliberations are set to resume on Beacon Hill as lawmakers wrestle over details of a proposed $36.2 spending plan for the July 1 fiscal year.
1,200 Amendments Tacked On To Massachusetts Budget Bill House lawmakers filed nearly 1,200 amendments in advance of Monday's scheduled debate on the state's $36.2 billion budget, some to restore funds slashed from programs during lean economic times and others to benefit pet projects at the local level.
Bill Would Increase Penalties For Animal Cruelty Animal rights activists and a bipartisan group of lawmakers are calling for passage of a bill that would increase fines and toughen prison sentences for those convicted of animal cruelty.