Three Democratic lawmakers based in Massachusetts have proposed a bill that will, if passed, require the state to use 100-percent renewable energy by 2035. It even goes as far as to mention that fossil fuels from the heating and transport sectors would have to be eliminated by that time.
The Salem witch trials remain one of the darkest examples of paranoia and injustice throughout history. Now, 325 years after this tragic period, here’s a look back at what happened and the political, religious and environmental factors that created a perfect storm for the accusations and death that followed.
Two leatherback sea turtles have been disentangled yesterday in Cape Cod Bay in Massachusets by the Marine Animal Entanglement Response team (MAER) at the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS).
Catch a glimpse of one of the most rare lobsters in the world, the blue lobster, which is estimated to occur just one in two million.
Here's a surprising catch: This six-year-old boy accidentally hooks in a great white shark and becomes the first person in Cape Cod ever to do so.
A 64-year-old has received the first penis transplant in the United States.
Following Hawaii, Massachusetts is the second state to impose a raise in the minimum age required to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Massachusetts' State Department of Fisheries and Wildlife has proposed breeding 150 venomous timber rattlesnakes on a remote island to save the endangered species. What could possibly go wrong?
Caught in white outfits in a brown landscape, snowshoe hares are feeling conspicuous to predators in low-snow landscapes caused by El Niño. Black bears are likewise thrown off schedule and using more energy to stay awake.
Volunteers with the Massachusetts Audubon Society have rescued nearly 120 "cold-stunned" sea turtles from shores of Cape Cod Bay. Researchers at the New England Aquarium will spend the next few days slowly warming the animals to get their body temperatures back to normal.
Kissing bugs have spread to parts of Florida and other parts of the southern U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns. Here are five fast facts about the bloodsucking critters and the disease they carry.
Researchers at woods Hole Oceanographic Institution recently learned about the mysterious area where warm water surges along the Continental Shelf, brought there by the Gulf Stream on the East Coast.