In the budget for next year, Baker plans to spend less money putting families in shelters, hotels and motels. And more money on prevention. He wants to send out assessment teams to help families access the services they need before they become homeless.
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Boston, Mass. — Between staffing up his administration, organizing working groups to tackle problems, and holding snow emergency press conferences, Governor Charlie Baker has put nearly two months of experience in the Corner Office under his belt without putting to paper his vision of the future of state government.
If you're ever in Holyoke on a Friday at noon, you might be able to hear the blare of a World War II siren, a signal to remember decades of city history.
Dexter Gordon vies with Duke Ellington as the most charismatic jazz artist I've ever seen in person. His horn shook with the same swagger as the Los Angeles native's 6'5" gait, and good looks landed him occasional acting roles that culminated in his portrayal of Dale Turner in the movie 'Round Midnight.
The Dallas Street Choir recently performed to a sold-out house. The group, comprised of homeless people, sang with renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade.
This events theme was Love Struck. A StorySlam is a competition based on the art of storytelling. It puts emphasis on content and performance, encouraging storytellers to focus on what they’re saying and how they’re saying it. It is an exercise in crafting stories within a set time limit and it’s great entertainment.
Last year, our commentator reported alone from the front lines in the war against Valentine’s Day, complete with a 17-point list of the basic characteristics of the man she thought she sought. And this year?
It's enormous, and it grew relatively quickly — less than 900 million years after the Big Bang.
Peg Riley will get 30 million dollars to try to solve the problem of antiobiotic resistant bacteria. The Chinese government will retain any patents.
People say many things affect health, from personal behavior and childhood abuse to God's will, according to a new poll. The people behind the numbers explain what it means for people and communities.
Away from the music clubs and bars of western Massachusetts, there's a network of young musicians organizing concerts on a regular basis. A few local bands have emerged from this scene, and received attention far beyond the Pioneer Valley. One of them is California X, from Hadley.
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A disused church in the northern English town of Bolton has been transformed into a community center where all are welcome. It's the product of years of effort and difficult discussions.