Between 2010 and 2014, the deaths of 188 people in Vermont were tied to opioids prescribed by doctors.
The U.S. State Department expects to increase the number of Syrian refugees it admits into the United States next year, and some could come to western Massachusetts.
Voters in West Springfield, Mass., head to the polls Tuesday for a preliminary election for mayor, among other races.
Chinese company CRRC plans to start construction on the $95 million dollar building next Spring.
The exact cause of death is pending until the completion of an autopsy and toxicology tests.
The judge came out forcefully in Brady’s favor, maligning the NFL for its handling of the scandal that erupted after the AFC championship game in January
Seven candidates are running for mayor this year. That’s the largest number of candidates Springfield has seen running for the city’s top office in recent years.
The Hillary Clinton emails released this week reveal the State Department appeared to warn Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern about traveling to Haiti shortly after the 2010 earthquake.
Lanesborough has been sending its secondary students to Mt. Greylock High School in Williamstown for over five decades, with more than 160 attending classes there this year. Recently, the Adams-Cheshire district made a pitch to Lanesborough to send their students to its Hoosac Valley high school instead.
Derek Pyle collaborated with various artists to set all seventeen chapters of James Joyce’s notoriously challenging Finnegans Wake to music.
A federal judge could issue a ruling as early as Tuesday on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s legal challenge of the four-game football deflation suspension handed to him by the NFL.
We do more and more of our reading on screens. But when commentator Beverly Fitzsousa had to decide whether to use virtual textbooks with her students, she consulted current research on virtual reading.
“This is a very disturbing and disheartening decision rendered by the courts,” Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno said in a statement after the ruling. “The main thing here is the protection of our children from these predators.”
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expects extends a public comment deadline to accommodate a final hearing in Cheshire County, New Hampshire.
Governor Charlie Baker travels to Newfoundland this week to meet with New England governors and Canadian premiers where energy options will be on the agenda.