BOSTON — Like college freshmen scurrying to finish their term papers, Massachusetts legislators showed that procrastination doesn't always spell doom. Before Thursday night's deadline, they squeaked through bills aimed at reducing gun violence, creating jobs and strengthening domestic violence rules.
The measure, among several major bills passed just after midnight Friday, requires insurers pay for any care a doctor decides is medically necessary. Insurers say this and other requirements included in the bill are a mistake.
North Adams, Mass. — In the Berkshires every summer, there is a musical collective that wants to rip the powdered wig off traditional classical music. Playing the work of living composers and using unconventional methods, they are interested in anything but a musical history lesson. Things wrap up on Saturday with six hours of music, including special guests like Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche and the composer Steve Reich's re-working of two songs by Radiohead.
A couple of years ago, The Republican, Springfield's daily newspaper, reported on the spotty location and neglected ...
Renée Fleming, though she doesn’t appear to acknowledge it on her own website, is currently at the Williamstown Theater Festival; making her first appearance in a staged play rather than an opera. Not that this is too far a stretch for her to make, since she is playing a diva not totally....
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Margaret Rubega says sometimes the best way to talk to your teen is to talk less.
"Acts of Contrition" - the next book in NEPR’s Summer Fiction series - is set in Washington, D.C., in 1972, and it's a follow-up to Bleiman's first novel, "Dirty Tricks."
Former Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle's personal spending on university credit cards goes well beyond what Dobelle has acknowledged. That's according to a report released Thursday by the Massachusetts Inspector General.
WHO announced a $100 million response plan to combat the spread of the virus that has killed more than 700 people. Meanwhile, efforts are underway to evacuate two Americans who have contracted Ebola.
The Pittsfield-based hospital system has already been operating services in the building for a couple months.
New research shows that older people with cognitive problems who walk very slowly may be at greater risk for dementia.