(Boston, MA) – The Massachusetts Senate will debate a proposal to hike the state’s minimum wage today. The plan would raise the wage from eight- to eleven dollars an hour over the next three years. Supporters include Senator Dan Wolf, who says raising the minimum is necessary to provide a living wage. The Retailers Association of Massachusetts says it will vigorously fight the proposal.
A jetliner with 125 passengers aboard slid off the runway during a snowy landing at LaGuardia Airport, smashing into a fence at the edge of Flushing Bay.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether states can ban gay marriage.
UMass Amherst has planned a free concert on Saturday featuring Kesha, Ludacris, and Juicy J.
An antique barn in Granby has collapsed under the weight of the snow.