A strike has been avoided at Berkshire County’s largest mental health and substance abuse treatment center.
Massachusetts Governor Baker left for the July 4th holiday saying he was confident house and senate lawmakers could agree on a budget deal by the end of this week. State house reporter Matt Murphy says it’s unclear if the governor risks failing to deliver a budget before a temporary stop-gap measure expires.
Legislation to rename the Hampden County Hall of Justice for Roderick Ireland, former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court, was filed on Thursday.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Peter Mulvey wrote “Take Down Your Flag” before a concert at the Calvin Theater in Northampton, Massachusetts in June. More than 140 other singers have since added verses to honor the victims of the Charleston shooting.
The remains of a Marine corps officer killed in the South Pacific during World War II and discovered last year have been laid to rest in his home town of Westfield, Massachusetts.
The Palmer, Massachusetts, writer’s sixth novel sets an accidental fortune-teller in a “dead mall.”
The opioid crisis is a tragedy with some unlikely side effects. In this case, one of those side effects is uniting Democrats from Massachusetts with Republicans from the Midwest.
Springfield saw its 13th murder of the year Tuesday, which is one less than in all of last year. And with 2015 half over, Hartford and Springfield are at the top of the list when it comes to the number of murders in New England cities.
Marty Meehan, a former congressman, says he’s going to do everything he can to bring a presidential debate to one of the school’s campuses next year.
Jody Kasper has been with the Northampton police department for 19 years, rising through the ranks. In her office Tuesday, she talked about how things have changed for women on the force.
Updated at 10:19 a.m. on July 2, 2015, to include response by Jeff Morneau to Mayor Sarno’s latest comments. The Hampden County Bar Association says Sarno doesn’t understand bail. Sarno replies that the bar association is trying to protect violent offenders.
A new report confirms previous findings – that temperatures are going up in all seasons, and that’s affecting migration and spawning.
This week’s ruling by the U-S Supreme Court allowing the use of a controversial drug in executions by lethal injection comes as no surprise to an Amherst College professor and author on the subject.
35-thousand personal care attendants in Massachusetts — who provide healthcare services to seniors and the disabled — are poised to become the first home health aides in the country to make 15-dollars an hour