(Boston, MA) - Five years after Governor Patrick set the goal to essentially eliminate family homelessness, Massachusetts is seeing record numbers of homeless families — straining social services’ ability to handle the strain. While Patrick says the economic downturn played a role he concedes simply extending existing anti-homeless strategies won’t work long-term.
A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.
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.