On Sunday, July 26th, 2015, in Cooperstown, New York, former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Martinez, the small, charismatic right-hander with a big fastball to go with his big smile, turned his starts into appointment viewing for Red Sox fans.
The historical novel takes place in the Roman Empire in the year 100 A.D. It follows two young lovers: Lucia – a recently converted Christian, and James, who’s Jewish.
KG Urban Enterprises told the gaming commission on Wednesday it was withdrawing from the process because it didn’t have enough funding.
Marine Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan served two tours of duty in Iraq before he was killed earlier this month in Chattanooga, Tenn. His friends and family remember him as a popular guy, well known among Springfield’s Irish, and a Marine to the end. Hundreds turned out today for his wake.
A team of researchers from UMass-Amherst and Texas A&M will are about to undertake a project to design and develop a signal mimicking a bat’s sound, that would deter them from approaching turbine blades on wind farms
Commentator Naomi Shulman doesn’t want her daughters to get abortions, but if they do, she wants them to talk to her about it. The conversation warm-up came to her in a film.
The Greenfield Recorder’s Tom Relihan says the course would be a rare natural setting for whitewater slalom events.
Unionized counselors at Clinical and Support Options have launched a three-day strike for better pay and conditions. Management says the agency is not funded well enough to pay its workers more.
Those Amherst residents who may have been affected by the data breach received letters recently alerting them to the issue.
With so much fresh produce for sale this time of year, it may be hard to imagine there are people in New England who have trouble getting access to it. But that’s the case for some of the elderly, disabled and poor, who don’t own cars and who live in neighborhoods with few or no grocery stores.
The president mentioned Thomas Sullivan and the other victims during a speech Tuesday at the Veterans Of Foreign Wars convention. Obama brought up Sullivan’s love of Boston sports teams — and his bravery. Watch a video of the president’s remarks here.
Beehive Sewing in Northampton, Massachusetts, is hosting a week-long camp to help young people learn to sew and appreciate their wardrobe.
Springfield Democratic Congressman Richard Neal says he’s still reviewing the Iran nuclear deal struck by the Obama administration.