In Orange, Massachusetts, a man originally from England is counting the days before he gets a surgery that is expected to greatly improve his life. But it may or may not happen before he has to leave the country. How he got to western Mass., is a story of abuse, celebrity and Skype.
President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Arizona Sen. John McCain are just a few of the politicos attending the formal dedication ceremony at Columbia Point in Boston.
Some dire news this week about plants that’re native to New England. Many — 1 in 5 – are endangered. That’s according to a report […]
This week, MGM broke ground on its casino in Springfield. When it opens in late 2017, the western Massachusetts resort may find itself in the middle of a region stacked with casinos.
Casino opponents have argued that this windfall for the state will come at the expense of the residents who can least afford it. They’ve said the economic boost is overblown and that the casino will lead to increased crime and problem gambling.
Diemand Farm in Wendell says it doesn’t want to risk infecting its chickens and turkeys during the hunt, which was scheduled for Saturday. The event drew about 700 people last year.
While students and teachers insist they should keep local control of the schools, the commissioner says the district’s poor performance over the last several years leaves few other options than a state take-over.
Updated at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015 After a fire on Sunday, a third of Howard Boyden’s sugarhouse is gone.
Greenfield Community College environmental science professor Brian Adams decided to take his lessons outside the lecture hall — and into his first novel, a romantic-comedy about a pot-smoking love-sick …. environmental science professor.
Opening statements are scheduled for Friday in the trial of Emmanuel Bile. He’s one of four young men who are charged with gang-raping a UMass Amherst student in her dorm room in October 2012.
Whatever the weather may feel like, spring is coming, officially arriving on Friday. And while Boston waits for this historic winter to end, many Red Sox fans are finding a light at the end of the tunnel from the comfort of sunny Florida.
The popular dish symbolizes the ways Chinese immigrants, over the past 150 years, have adapted to American tastes. “The Search For General Tso” also takes on issues around racism and discrimination against the Chinese.
This year the theme is Claude Monet’s garden. The impressionist artist was also an avid gardener—who diverted a river to create his pond and purchased special varieties of water lilies that he famously painted, over and over.
For 24 years, Keene, New Hampshire, has celebrated “all things pumpkin” with Pumpkinfest. But the end may be near.
As MGM prepares to start building its casino in the South End of Springfield, it’s running up against some opposition from the city’s historical commission.