About two dozen communities around Western Massachusetts held parades on Memorial Day to honor soldiers who died serving the country.
After years of funding, Easthampton, Massachusetts', proposed budget for next year eliminates $20,000 for a community center in the city. The grounds for the cut? A 19th century law known as the Anti-Aid amendment.
BOSTON — A fight over tax policy is primed to take over Beacon Hill this week. That's as the House and Senate begin negotiations over their versions of the next state budget.
I spoke this week with Preston Lauterbach, who's the author of The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock'n'Roll. The critically-acclaimed book was published by Norton in 2011. The Chitlin' Circuit combines original reporting and historical research...
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. — [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c5hu0zV8Yk&feature=youtu.be[/embed] On Friday April 24th, 2015, the UMass ...
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.
The president called Arlington National Cemetery "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes." It is, he said, "a reflection of America itself."
In an interview Sunday with CNN, Ash Carter said Iraqi forces lacked the "will to fight" ISIS in Anbar Province and its capital, Ramadi.
A disease best known as the scourge of 18th Century British sailors emerges in a Springfield clinic, where Baystate Medical Center doctors began to screen for Vitamin C levels. They suspect scurvy is underreported among low-income populations nationwide.
Most of the victims are believed to be Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. They are held until their families pay more money, which few can afford to do.