Officials said proposed increases in spending would be offset by a variety of spending reductions and increased fees elsewhere in the budget, leaving enough for a largely symbolic cut of more than $20 billion in the nation’s $17 trillion debt.
The state gambling commission said it wants another citywide vote before the board decides if a Revere-only Suffolk Downs bid can compete for a license.
Secretary of State William F. Galvin had predicted that as few as 10 percent of elegible voters might show up in the Fifth Congressional District, which reaches from Woburn to Watertown and from Winthrop to Southborough.
The New York Times media columnist will join the faculty of the university’s College of Communication in 2014.
Gisele Bundchen shared her multitasking skills as the Brazilian supermodel breastfed her one-year-old daughter, Vivian.
What do Miley Cyrus, Pope Francis, Barack Obama, and Jeff Bezos have in common? They are all finalists for TIME’s person of the year.
A low pressure system is bringing some accumulating snows to much of New England, including Boston and Southeastern Massachusetts.
A Waltham middle school student is receiving counseling after a teacher found the child’s “kill list” last Friday, according to Waltham school officials.
With his outspoken views on gay marriage and abortion, Bishop Thomas Tobin has emerged as a vocal contrast to the new pontiff’s more inclusive tone.
Another ridiculous comeback has led Dan Shaughnessy to think that, somehow, the Patriots are destined to be Super Bowl champs.
Dan and Meghan Keith used an unconventional blind mailing technique to find their Topsfield home.
A new study finds that organic milk has more heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids than regular milk, but a nutrition expert says the benefits aren’t necessarily worth the extra money.
A new report by the American Customer Satisfication Index found that overall customer satisfaction with retail banking is back to its pre-recession levels. See how the major banks rate.
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