More than half a year after Governor Deval Patrick declared a public health emergency in Massachusetts, a new opioid and heroin detox facility is moving forward in Franklin County.
Marylou Sudders was previously state commissioner of mental health and head of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
The Revolution play the first of two games against the New York Red Bulls on Sunday in New Jersey.
Coleman Hawkins was the subject of a beautifully filmed studio session taped in Brussels in 1962. The film was made following Hawk's appearance at a festival in Dinant, Belgium, the birthplace of saxophone inventor Adolphe Sax.
A year into the siege of Leningrad, a haggard group of musicians defiantly — and improbably — performed Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, which was dedicated to the suffering city.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — On October 21, poet Alison Hawthorne Deming answered questions from the Smith College community at a question-and-answer session hosted ...
Food writer T. Susan Chang once saw the actor Gary Oldman take a drink of absinthe in the the 1992 movie version of Dracula. She was the one who became intoxicated, with dreams of tasting the once forbidden spirit and images of 19th Century Paris dancing in her head.
The McAllen metro area in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas has one of the country's lowest employment rates for millennials. Economists say they will be critical to bringing the area out of poverty.
boston, Mass. — Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick used his executive powers this week to cut the state budget by $198 million and asked the Legislature to pass a bill to facilitate another $57 million in additional budget cuts. Since then, state revenue officials have reported that tax collections over the first half of November surpassed collections over the same period in 2013 by $89 million.
The Marine Corps have begun a year-long experiment to decide if women can enter ground combat. Hundreds of men and women began training a few weeks ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
Springfield, Mass. — Residents in Springfield's north end say higher speed trains slated to start running at the end of December pose serious safety risks. Jose Claudio, of the New North Citizen's Council says hundreds of people cross the track at a section called...the alleyway. Claudio says that includes children, and parents with strollers.
Physicians with small practices may be especially hard hit by federal regulations that aim to bring doctoring into the digital age in 2015.