The LAMBDA Literary Awards celebrating the best in LGBT books are next week. Two authors from western Massachusetts are among the nominated. In an age of of political progress one question is: could the LGBT book category be dissolved?
About 3000 people are expected to attend the weekend event in Great Barrington and Pittsfield. The festival features 80 independent films.
Springfield, Mass. — As Massachusetts officials continue to address the state’s opioid crisis, Attorney General Maura Healey was in Springfield, Friday, ...
Dave McKenna's 85th birthday anniversary is tomorrow, May 30. The Woonsocket, RI, native died on October 18, 2008. The Dave McKenna ...
First I want to pay tribute to all who made the NEPR cruise on the Beautiful Blue Danube a great success: thanks to Cheryl Willoughby, who kept the classical music on the air while I was away; to the organizers of the tour, Earthbound Expeditions and their staff, Tyson Verse, Tanya Masi and Matthew Brumley; to the more than 50 NEPR listeners...
Springfield, Mass. — On Friday April 24th, 2015, the UMass Amherst Landscape Architecture urban design studio led a tour through the city of Springfield MA, showcasing their ideas for how public space around town could be revitalized through strategic city planning.
Last year, our commentator reported alone from the front lines in the war against Valentine’s Day, complete with a 17-point list of the basic characteristics of the man she thought she sought. And this year?
Aficionados of fine weed describe the effects as if they're talking about vintage wine. But how to know which medicinal or recreational strain to choose? This field guide cuts through the haze.
Massachusetts resident says it was fun -- and more challenging than she expected.
Bob Schieffer, anchor of CBS' Face the Nation, retires Sunday after 46 years at the network. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Schieffer is the last among a vanished breed of traditional news anchors.
In the last week, at least seven more communities in Massachusetts began restricting water use, including Northampton and Orange. This comes as the region faces what officials say is a "moderate drought."
Officials of both organizations were accused of taking bribes. Leaders of both said they couldn't watch subordinates' behavior. Persistent outsiders found evidence of misconduct.