More than 130 Franklin County, Mass., farmers took part in a recent survey about the barriers and incentives to increase their crop and agri-product production.
The best low-income students often don’t apply to the most selective schools.
The works of several New England composers will be performed this weekend in Hartford at the Women Composers Festival.
This city of 73,000 appears to be a magnet for chief executives.
The Enchanted Circle Theater’s “Between The Canals: The Evolution of a Mill Town” is on stage next week in Holyoke, Mass.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed budget is not enough to freeze tuition and fees for another year at the state’s public colleges and universities. We asked the state’s Higher Education Commissioner why.
Despite a request from Springfield’s mayor request, refugees from places like Bhutan, Somalia, and Iraq keep arriving. The differences they face in food, laws, and language can be dizzying. In addition, they often have to adapt to a very different work culture.
There were handshakes, hugs and high fives all around as hundreds of casino supporters at Suffolk Downs heard the news: the proposed casino, which just four months ago seemed doomed, was back on track.
A Boston Business Journal reporter joined us to discuss the story.
The United States is in the middle of a natural gas boom. This is largely because of fracking, the controversial method for using pressurized fluids to break up rocks to get at the natural gas below.
“It’s not putting the wet stuff on the red stuff anymore. It’s putting the wet stuff on the red stuff, then you got this white stuff – which is called paperwork,” Everett Ricketts says.
The clean up from this most recent storm is still underway. It’s a big ticket item this winter for any state in the region.
About 90 percent of Americans who need long term care get it from unpaid family members. That puts a strain on a lot of relatives who have neither enough time nor the training to care for loved ones with brain disorders such as dementia.
Earlier this week, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick came to Springfield to celebrate Black History Month with students at the William DeBerry Elementary School.
You’ve no doubt seen the snow piling up outside and expect a lot more of it to come in the next 24 hours. Everyone is following the weather, and maybe especially Dave Hayes in Deerfield, Massachusetts, known on Facebook as The Weather Nut.