Today we look at Question 2 - the "Bottle Bill." Voters will choose whether to expand the bottle deposit law to include beverages like water, juice, and sports drinks.
Bill Galvin is a heavy favorite to win a sixth four-year term. But he does face two opponents this November: the Green-Rainbow Party's Danny Factor, and Republican Dave D'Arcangelo.
According to the USDA, the apple harvest across Massachusetts is expected to be down 8 percent from last year. Far bigger drops are predicted for growers in Connecticut and New Hampshire, with Maine seeing a nearly 50 percent surge in apples.
Kudos to Gary Smulyan, who was deputized by Vandoren, the Parisian manufacturer of woodwinds, mouthpieces, and reeds, to host a conversation ...
This past weekend was a big one for orchestras in Massachusetts. On Saturday evening my colleague John Nowacki gave his first pre-concert talk for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and was witness to a season opening concert he called splendid and “breathtaking.”
Cape Cod — On August 12th, I journeyed out to Cape Cod for my first deep sea fishing trip. While on board, I spoke to the crew and fellow passengers about their experiences.
Amalio Jusino has personally responded to about 40 heroin overdose calls in the past 12 months. He's been able to save a lot of lives, and he's seen other people die.
The Confederate flag is a sign of bigotry to some. For others, says reporter Jesse Dukes, it symbolizes family heritage and defiance — but also what he calls a "willful innocence" about U.S. history.
"Portrait of a Man Reading by Candlelight" hangs at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. It has recently been re-authenticated as a Rembrandt.
More than 100 years old, the organization offers young American girls the chance to succeed. So why is it struggling?
MGM Resorts, Penn National and Wynn Resorts don't want to be shut down before they even have a chance to open their doors in Massachusetts.
All around the country, drivers are seeing signs that gas prices are depressed. Those drops helped hold down the latest consumer price index. But economists worry about too much of a good thing.