A Cape Cod resident who works in Boston as a patent and intellectual property attorney is running for the Republican nomination for Massachusetts attorney general. Dan Shores faces another attorney James McMahon for the Republican Party’s backing to take on the incumbent attorney general, Democrat Maura Healey.
As a mediator calls the two sides together to try to resolve the Burlington, Vermont teachers’ strike, two Republican state lawmakers say they will introduce legislation to ban teachers’ strikes and imposed contracts.
As nearly 400 Burlington VT teachers walked the picket lines for the third day, two Republican lawmakers announced legislation Monday that would ban teachers from striking and school boards from imposing contracts.
The announcement that Amazon is looking for a site to develop a second headquarters has city and state official across the country racing to put together proposals. A robust in-state competition is shaping up in Massachusetts.
The summer tourist season in Western Massachusetts is nearing an end. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen recently sat down with Mayor Linda Tyer, who says Pittsfield has shown growth, and predicts a busy shoulder season, too.
The Josh Billings Triathlon around southern Berkshire County, Massachusetts is celebrating its 41st year. The big race is September 17th. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen spoke with event organizer Patty Spector about the bike, paddle and foot race.
Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders formally introduced the Medicare for All Act of 2017 today. Surrounded by Senate cosponsors and advocates, he outlined the plan at a press conference in Washington.
An undergraduate political science class at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is teaming up with the North Adams Chamber of Commerce to host a candidate forum at the Greylock Mill on Thursday night. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen sat down with Professor Samantha Pettey to talk about the class project.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has filed notice of her intent to sue the credit reporting company Equifax after the company announced 143 million Americans had their information exposed — including Social Security numbers, birthdates and address histories.
Massachusetts lawmakers are trying to make sense of how to regulate recreational marijuana after voters legalized it via a statewide ballot question in November. Pittsfield rejected a proposal to put a possible ban on this year’s ballot. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen recently sat down with Mayor Linda Tyer, who weighs in on how to regulate retail pot.