UMass Amherst is restricting nighttime outdoor events as a precaution against mosquito-borne illnesses. Organizers are encouraged to reschedule their events or move them indoors. Amherst is considered a high risk community for Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Two horses in nearby Belchertown have died from Triple-E.
Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.
Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.
The five candidates seeking to become Massachusetts' next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts
A local state representative has been tapped to represent the commonwealth on an advisory board overseeing the closure of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant