massachusetts

Some vape store owners are suing

New York and Massachusetts officials are grappling with the economic effects of the vaping ban this week, facing lawsuits from local vape shop owners who say the ban will close their stores.

10th person dies from rare EEE infection

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has reduced the number of deaths in the state from Eastern equine encephalitis from four to three, bringing the nationwide total to nine deaths.

Rep. Joe Kennedy to announce primary challenge to Sen. Ed Markey

Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts, the heir to his family's political dynasty, will announce a run for Senate on Saturday morning at the East Boston Social Center, challenging Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, who has served in Congress for more than 40 years, according to a source familiar.

David Ortiz throws out ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park

Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz, making his first public appearance since being shot in the Dominican Republic earlier this year, threw out the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the Red Sox and New York Yankees game Monday at Fenway Park in Boston.