The opioid crisis is a tragedy with some unlikely side effects. In this case, one of those side effects is uniting Democrats from Massachusetts with Republicans from the Midwest.
Springfield saw its 13th murder of the year Tuesday, which is one less than in all of last year. And with 2015 half over, Hartford and Springfield are at the top of the list when it comes to the number of murders in New England cities.
Marty Meehan, a former congressman, says he’s going to do everything he can to bring a presidential debate to one of the school’s campuses next year.
Jody Kasper has been with the Northampton police department for 19 years, rising through the ranks. In her office Tuesday, she talked about how things have changed for women on the force.
Updated at 10:19 a.m. on July 2, 2015, to include response by Jeff Morneau to Mayor Sarno’s latest comments. The Hampden County Bar Association says Sarno doesn’t understand bail. Sarno replies that the bar association is trying to protect violent offenders.
A new report confirms previous findings – that temperatures are going up in all seasons, and that’s affecting migration and spawning.
This week’s ruling by the U-S Supreme Court allowing the use of a controversial drug in executions by lethal injection comes as no surprise to an Amherst College professor and author on the subject.
35-thousand personal care attendants in Massachusetts — who provide healthcare services to seniors and the disabled — are poised to become the first home health aides in the country to make 15-dollars an hour
The Deerfield River remains the only potential Olympic venue in Western Massachusetts, should the 2024 summer games come to Boston.
Springfield police are looking for a man who robbed two downtown banks today around noon.
The new fiscal year is about to begin, but Massachusetts does not have a budget in place. Governor Baker is now hoping it will happen by Independence Day.
Pittsfield, Mass., native Mark Vanhoenacker offers a poetic defense of airplane travel in his new book, “Skyfaring.”
Gay marriage supporters from the Western Mass. area react to the Supreme Court’s landmark decision.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is among those hailing today’s decision by the U-S Supreme Court granting same-sex couples the right to get married nationwide.
Heidi Nortonsmith of Northampton and her now-spouse Gina were among 7 couples who sued the state in the Goodridge case, which led Massachusetts to become the first state to legalize gay marriage in 2004.