Attorney General Martha Coakley is praising Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling that overturned the Defense of Marriage Act. Coakley says families will no longer be denied Social Security and medical benefits simply because of who they love. She says she’s proud of Massachusetts’ leadership on same-sex marriage, and the decision is a step on the march toward equality for all.
Amherst Schools are shifting to a model of positive school discipline.
Efforts to build fully-accessible trails on conservation land in Easthampton are on hold until a permitting issue can be resolved.
The Massachusetts Inspector General has released a report on Evan Dobelle's spending.
A troubled Holyoke nightclub has had its liquor license restored, but will still face possible sanctions.