LEEDS, Mass. — It took a lot of lobbying and an Act of Congress, but a few years ago newborns with veteran moms became eligible for up to seven days of hospital care.
CHICOPEE, Mass. — Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee is one of locations being considered to house the children. But Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos says he's not convinced Westover is the best spot.
A spokesperson for Mayor Sarno offered no comment on Johnnie Ray McKnight's announcement, but says Sarno has said he intends to run for re-election in 2015.
Horace Silver says that his father was “greatly offended” the first time he saw the term “funky” applied to his son in Downbeat. ...
Renée Fleming, though she doesn’t appear to acknowledge it on her own website, is currently at the Williamstown Theater Festival; making her first appearance in a staged play rather than an opera. Not that this is too far a stretch for her to make, since she is playing a diva not totally....
Proliferating development is destroying grasslands and the species that thrive within. Pete Westover, conservation planner for Amherst, is working to preserve one such grassland called Atkins Flats. In this segment, Westover gives Laurie a tour of the area.
Margaret Rubega says sometimes the best way to talk to your teen is to talk less.
Turns out that for 7,000 years, snacking on nutsedge may have helped people avoid tooth decay. But at some point, the root it lost its charm. By the 1970s, it was branded "the world's worst weed."
The European Union is imposing new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia's actions in Ukraine. Tuesday's decision ...
The recall applies to "certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots" from a California packing company, the FDA says.
BOSTON — Azamat Tazhayakov was found guilty Monday of obstruction of justice and conspiracy.
A U.S. spy satellite detected a surface-to-air missile in the area just before the plane went down. Detailed forensic analysis on the wreckage may be complicated; it's reportedly been cut apart.