LYNN, Mass. — Looking around her new apartment in Lynn, 25-year-old Christina — who didn’t want her last name used — can’t believe how far she’s come in the past four years. During that time she’s gone from jail to working full-time as a medical assistant and living ...
Professional solicitors in 2014 collected $543 million on behalf of Massachusetts charities but only $338 million ended up with those charities, according to a report released Monday by Attorney General Maura Healey.
The trial of the last of four defendants accused of raping a UMass Amherst student in her dorm in 2012 abruptly ended before it began. Twenty-year-old Caleb Womack took a plea deal on Monday.
It's Billy Strayhorn's centennial today. The great composer was born in Dayton, Ohio, on November 29, 1915. He grew up in Pittsburgh, ...
From an all-Beethoven residency week, hear the storied Berlin Philharmonic play the profound Sixth and witty Eighth with conductor Simon Rattle.
Robert Frost shares an "informal chat" with students of Mount Holyoke College, in Chapin Auditorium on October 20, 1954. These poetry ...
Our commentator will miss many things about the region, from its plethora of festivals to maple syrup.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The day after Thanksgiving, there's a good chance you'll be faced with an annual dilemma -- what to do with all those leftovers.
Massachusetts' Office of Campaign and Political Finance says Dan Knapik's 2013 mayoral campaign broke the law when it took two years to disclose more than $4,000 in expenses.
The extraordinary life of George Edwin Taylor and what it can tell us about politics in America — then and now.
In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.
Hot or cold, in a soda, hot toddy or beer — people are finding all sorts of ways to imbibe cascara. It's a caffeinated, tea-like drink with a fruity flavor made from dried coffee cherries.