SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — An after-incarceration program helps ex-offenders get things like social security cards, health insurance, food stamps, and housing. And once a year, current and former participants in the program come together for a reunion. This week was its 20th anniversary.
The next in our series of debates on the four statewide ballot questions facing Massachusetts voters this November. Question 2 asks voters whether to raise the state's cap on charter schools.
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Our commentator recently returned to the Jersey shore, where his family been sailing for six generations. He made some surprising connections to family and place.
Lanesborough, Mass. — Lauren Stevens is the author of the recently released hiking guide, "50 Hikes in the Berkshire Hills."
As recently as August, Rosenberg sounded both supportive and skeptical of the proposal, and he refused to directly answer how he'd vote on it.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, fact-checked the debate.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A Massachusetts law known as Section 35 was meant to help family members force their loved ones into treatment. But as the opioid epidemic worsens, some people are pursuing their own civil commitment.
The State Department is calling for the immediate release of Siamak and Baquer Namazi and said they are "unjustly detained." Siamak is a business consultant and Baquer is a retired UNICEF official.