Boston's former police commissioner says Amherst and UMass police used inappropriate force in last year's annual party, which got out of hand and resulted in 55 arrests.
One woman's obsessive collection with old chairs has turned into an exhibit of the work of 30 artists
North Adams, Massachusetts, paramedic Amalio Jusino has personally responded to about 40 heroin overdose calls in the past 12 months. He's been able to save a lot of lives, and he's seen other people die.
Jackie Cain died on Tuesday at 86. For over 50 years, she partnered with pianist Roy Kral in marriage and song. I loved the wit and warmth of their collaboration, the kick they seemed to give each other in tune after tune. Marc Myers said it well in noting, "There is no cheerier voice in jazz than Jackie Cain's."
The Pacifica Quartet explores the world of Soviet-era composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Watch the group play selections from his introspective cycle of string quartets.
Amherst, Mass. — On August 4th 2014 Daryl Brown, son of legendary funk musician James Brown, appeared at Amherst Books to speak about his book " My ...
Invariably, each time commentator Michael Lawrence-Riddell reads "To Kill a Mockingbird" he finds myself believing this time the jury will listen to Atticus Finch as he epically defends a black man in the south wrongly accused of raping a white woman.
The ambitious scope of the intervention has impressed aid workers, who have been crying for help for months. But the plan will need to be implemented quickly to get ahead of the spread of infections.
On a vote of 78 to 22, the U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a resolution to train and arm Syrian rebels to oppose the group known as the Islamic state. How did your senator vote?
The country's presidential election, which has been disputed for months, may finally be coming to an end. The two candidates are expected to sign a deal tomorrow that would create a unity government.
The Massachusetts Attorney General's office is suing the South Hadley funeral home that state officials shut down over the conditions of some bodies there.
As the U.S. begins to arm and train Syrian rebels, here's a look at the very mixed record of U.S. support for rebel movements from Angola to Afghanistan.