AMHERST, Mass. — Prosecutors arraigned a UMass Amherst student on Monday in connection with racist graffiti left on dormitory doors.
KEENE, N.H. — At a press conference in Keene City Hall, Police Chief Ken Meola said there’s been trouble at Pumpkin Festival in the past, but nothing like what the city saw this weekend.
Burgio said he's at work with a manufacturer to develop and test a device that will prevent monk parakeets from landing on power lines.
Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis made for a simpatico pairing when they began making music together in 2007. The trumpeter welcomed the country music legend to Jazz at Lincoln Center, (in Bambino terms, The House that Wynton Built), for an intensive week of rehearsals and performances that Blue Note released as Two Men With the Blues.
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.
Any devotee of TV crime dramas or police procedural shows hears the phrase regularly. But court decisions in recent years have chipped away at that principle.
Generating little attention this year is the election for U.S. senator in Massachusetts. Democratic incumbent Ed Markey faces former Hopkinton selectman, Republican Brian Herr.
Fashion designer Oscar de La Renta, 82, died Monday after a decade-long battle with cancer, The New York Times and other media outlets report.
Boston, Mass. — Turned off Massachusetts voters who tuned out recent elections are being bombarded again by candidates and their supporters who are emptying their opposition research files, forking over campaign cash to TV stations for ads, rolling out high profile supporters and bouncing between debates and staged events all over the Commonwealth.
Many in the city are worried about its future, and there's speculation there will be a "mass migration" should violence erupt again. But some residents remain committed to the city.