WESTFIELD, Mass. — The remains of a Marine corps officer killed in the South Pacific during World War II and discovered last year have been laid to rest in his home town of Westfield, Massachusetts.
Peter Mulvey wrote "Take Down Your Flag" before a concert at the Calvin Theater in Northampton, Massachusetts in June. More than 140 other singers have since added verses to honor the victims of the Charleston shooting.
Massachusetts Governor Baker left for the July 4th holiday saying he was confident house and senate lawmakers could agree on a budget deal by the end of this week. State house reporter Matt Murphy says it's unclear if the governor risks failing to deliver a budget before a temporary stop-gap measure expires.
Before it slides deep into the archives of NEPR News, here's the commentary I voiced in memory of B.B. King on May 21.
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...
Charlemont , Mass. — Running from Southern Vermont down to the Connecticut River in Greenfield, MA, the Deerfield River is both a center of whitewater recreation and a major source of hydroelectric power in the Western New England region. AudioFIles intern Jake Hochberger brings us to the town of Charlemont to hear...
Commentator Mark Edington, a former terrorism analyst, says how we think about these acts of violence makes a difference.
Sonia Manzano's acting career began when she was in the original cast of Godspell – a musical which began as a student production on campus, according to the Associated Press.
Newly discovered information shows that a drug-lab chemist in Amherst, Mass. may have tampered with evidence for almost a decade longer than previously publicized.
Walk down a street in Peru and you'll likely see an example of the glow-in-the-dark posters and murals. Lots of people love them. But the upper crust — and the government — aren't impressed.
A strike has been avoided at Berkshire County's largest mental health and substance abuse treatment center.
Ester and Walt Weaver are among the 177 people jailed after a fight between rival motorcycle clubs in May. They say the guns they carried are legal and they weren't part of the clubs or the violence.