Chinese company CRRC plans to start construction on the $95 million dollar building next Spring.
Seven candidates are running for mayor this year. That's the largest number of candidates Springfield has seen running for the city's top office in recent years.
Voters in West Springfield, Mass., head to the polls Tuesday for a preliminary election for mayor, among other races.
Art Pepper was born 90 years ago today. The saxophonist's life was scarred by violence, ravaged by drug addiction, confined by prisons, and restricted by parole requirements that prevented him from leaving California for decades. Pepper came to prominence in the early fifties, but he didn't play New York as a leader until 1977.
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...
A group of high school students from Northampton went to the streets of their hometown to find out about the opioid epidemic in the region. Members of Northampton High School’s Teen Advocacy Group, these students created a display of interviews and photographs to raise awareness.
We do more and more of our reading on screens. But when commentator Beverly Fitzsousa had to decide whether to use virtual textbooks with her students, she consulted current research on virtual reading.
Kim Davis, a born-again Christian, has been divorced three times. When she won her seat for Rowan County clerk, she took over from her mother, who held the position for 37 years.
SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. State Department expects to increase the number of Syrian refugees it admits into the United States next year, and some could come to western Massachusetts.
Abdullah Kurdi, whose 3-year-old son Aylan's lifeless body was photographed face down on a Turkish beach, says: "I hope the world will learn something from it."
WORCESTER, Mass. — The exact cause of death is pending until the completion of an autopsy and toxicology tests.
The rise of legal marijuana seems to be fueling a spike in the number of pets that become unhappily high off of pilfered treats. The dose is rarely fatal, but it can be a buzzkill.