Many vocational high schools in Massachusetts are unable to serve all local students, with long wait lists for admission, but that's not the case for some schools in the western part of the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — An appeal of a Massachusetts Land Court decision to allow the construction of a wood-burning biomass plant in Springfield...will go forward. But that appeal will happen without the city's money.
The top Catholic leaders in Massachusetts issued a statement on Monday in support of a ballot question repealing the state's casino law.
On the few occasions when I’ve said hello to Scott Hamilton, he’s been just as shy and diffident as he is here with Peter Appleyard in a 1977 appearance in Toronto. Perhaps that’s why there’s a paucity of cover stories and interviews with the Providence native in the jazz press.
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.
In So We Read On, Maureen Corrigan looks at the story behind The Great Gatsby, from F. Scott Fitzgerald's life to the era in which it's set. She says it's her favorite novel, but it wasn't always.
Boston, Mass. — Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate for governor Republican Charlie Baker, and running mate Karyn Polito held a huge fundraising advantage over Martha Coakley coming out of last week's primary. With polls showing Baker and Coakley leading over three independent candidates, the race for the Corner Office will occupy center stage until November 4th.
A 1968 federal law allows debt collectors to not only garnish wages, but take from a debtor's bank account. Consumer advocates say the outdated law is overly punitive and out of touch with reality.
Gubernatorial rivals in Massachusetts Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley are spending time in their campaigns today in Boston. Earlier this week, candidate Coakley won the democratic nomination by a much smaller margin than pollsters and even the campaigns expected.
While the police shooting of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Mo. has caused high tension among the city's residents, another shooting near Dayton, Ohio has been met with a more measured response.