Senator Markey is calling on Republicans in Congress to stop blocking additional funding that he says will help states address a crisis that isn’t going away, and may be getting worse.
Baker says towns are beginning to choose among options presented by state officials, including towns owning networks by themselves, or banding together with other communities.
Residents are holding house parties to learn what refugees are likely to need from the community.
Like other schools in the district, the day at the Kelly School, which serves kindergarten through eighth grade, will be two hours longer next year. But then students are done.
Daniel Finds A Poem follows a young boy as he talks to animals in his local park, asking them, “what is poetry?”
In the September 8th primary, voters will pick one Democratic candidate to run for Hampden County Sheriff and one Democrat to run for Governor’s Council.
National attention has focused on Judge Thomas Estes’ ruling in the case of an East Longmeadow teen accused of raping two women.
“Swift River” will take over the site of a previous school to establish a residential detox facility.
In the Northeast, according to the USDA, about 175,000 farms produce more than $21-billion a year in food, hay and flowers. But not this year. The climate — and how it’s changing — has many farmers thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and available water.
Our commentator ponders the electoral chances of an iconic Dr. Seuss character.
State transportation officials project toll collections will be about $10 million less for the first year of electronic tolling. But with the money saved from not having to pay toll collectors, MassDOT says the project will end up being revenue-neutral.
The Berkshire Opera Festival has turned to some young people with an interest in theatrical production for help. And they’re getting their hands dirty as they prepare for a production of Madama Butterfly.
US Geological Survey researchers at UMass Amherst want to study places that fare better during climate change than the rest of the world.
Over potluck dinners in fellowship halls, and over coffee on Sunday mornings, in synagogues and nearby mosques, Muslims, Christians and Jews from greater Hartford have been collaborating since last fall. Their project: to bring refugee families to the region.
Charlie Sullivan is the head men’s volleyball coach at Springfield College. He’s been a part of international competitions before, but says there’s nothing quite like the Olympics.