News

The elite men begin the race on Monday. It was the sixth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.
Robin Lubbock / WBUR

Kenya's Lawrence Cherono outsprinted Ethiopa's Lelisa Desisa over the final few steps to win the Boston Marathon on Monday.

A commuter rail train at a ribbon-cutting event in Springfield, Massachusetts, on June 15, 2018.
Frederick J. Gore / The Republican / Masslive.com/photos

Starting Monday, there is no longer a train that can get travelers from Hartford, Connecticut, into Springfield, Massachusetts, before 9:00 a.m.

Massachusetts House Ways and Means Chairman Aaron Michlewitz, at left, briefs reporters on his committee's proposed fiscal 2020 budget. With him is House Speaker Robert DeLeo.
Sam Doran / State House News Service

The Massachusetts House released its version of the state budget. It calls for no major tax increases. 

From left seated in the same row in Hampden Superior Court: Springfield police officers Igor Basovskiy, Anthony Cicero, Daniel Billingsley, Christian Cicero and Jameson Williams.
Hoang 'Leon' Nguyen / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

Thirteen current and former Springfield, Massachusetts, police officers have been arraigned on charges of either participating in or helping cover up an attack on four men outside a city bar in 2015. 

Home heating oil delivery.
File photo / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

Massachusetts state lawmakers say the governor is not releasing as much money for heating assistance as the legislature approved.

Pages