The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given people until this Monday to comment on a $613 million plan to finish a toxic waste clean up of the Housatonic River.
New England Public Radio's series of mini-debates on Massachusetts' four ballot questions is underway. Question 3 allows voters to choose whether or not to repeal the state's casino law. A yes on Question 3 is a repeal of the law, a no vote is in favor of leaving the law as stands.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is questioning Entergy Vermont Yankee’s claims that the risk of accidents is negligible after the plant stops operating.
Kudos to Gary Smulyan, who was deputized by Vandoren, the Parisian manufacturer of woodwinds, mouthpieces, and reeds, to host a conversation ...
This past weekend was a big one for orchestras in Massachusetts. On Saturday evening my colleague John Nowacki gave his first pre-concert talk for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and was witness to a season opening concert he called splendid and “breathtaking.”
Cape Cod — On August 12th, I journeyed out to Cape Cod for my first deep sea fishing trip. While on board, I spoke to the crew and fellow passengers about their experiences.
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.
The Confederate flag is a sign of bigotry to some. For others, says reporter Jesse Dukes, it symbolizes family heritage and defiance — but also what he calls a "willful innocence" about U.S. history.
The two major candidates for Connecticut governor have clashed repeatedly in their debates over economic policy and jobs. But how far apart are they really in how they would tackle the pocketbook issues? Maybe not so far.
Many Americans are not scared to reuse old clothes for new Halloween costumes.
Today we look at Question 2 - the "Bottle Bill." Voters will choose whether to expand the bottle deposit law to include beverages like water, juice, and sports drinks.
The National Institutes of Health in Maryland announced that the 26-year-old who was infected while caring for a Liberian patient, has no detectable virus in her blood.