(Boston, MA) — Massachusetts veterans have been honored with a ceremony at the State House. Monday Governor Patrick thanked veterans and members of the military for their sacrifices. Gold Star families were honored with bouquets of roses. Veterans Secretary Coleman Nee read the names of nine Massachusetts soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm. He said many veterans of that conflict continue to suffer from mysterious illnesses.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
A funeral service has been set for Ed and Brittany McGrath, the father and daughter killed Thursday in an Easthampton motorcycle crash
Holyoke ratepayers could soon be footing the bill for a three-million-dollar water disinfection plant