WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — 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.
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.
US Geological Survey researchers at UMass Amherst want to study places that fare better during climate change than the rest of the world.
Bobby Hutcherson died on Monday, August 15 at his home in Montara, California. He was 75 and had battled emphysema for several years. ...
This concert pianist thinks all classical concerts should be under 80 minutes
Gloria Steinem discusses the inequalities and prejudices young women can expect to face, during her commencement speech at Smith College in 1971.
Was our commentator only getting published because of her heritage and subject matter?
A few dozen Tiddlywinks players, most of whom have been playing since the 1960s, hope to attract younger "winkers" with an exhibit of games, history and the official Tiddlywinks food -- Pumpkin bread.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — 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.
Spokesman John Kirby still insists that the $400 million was "leverage," not ransom for the Iranian Americans released in January — though the payment was withheld until the prisoners were freed.
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.
Rising sea levels have eroded Shishmaref for many years. Now, the Inupiat Eskimo village has voted to move. One resident told NPR that it's a matter of protecting their unique community.