CONWAY, Mass. — Despite the thundershowers predicted for this week, the U.S. Drought Monitor says Massachusetts and Connecticut are experiencing a moderate drought.
Citing a 19th century law that prohibits direct aid from city budgets to non profits and schools, the city of Easthampton, Massachusetts, has cut $20,000 it funds to a non-profit community center. Among other things it hosts a food pantry. Some city councilors and others say the mayor could contract with the center, and abide by Mass. DOR regulations.
Mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis tend to multiply in backyard puddles and come out later in the summer.
In 2011, Sony released the first volume in its Bootleg Series, Miles Davis, Live in Europe. The four-disc collection documents the trumpeter’s 1967 tour that included concerts in Antwerp, Belgium; Copenhagen; Paris; Karlsruhe, Germany; and Stockholm.
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. — On Friday April 24th, 2015, the UMass Amherst Landscape Architecture urban design studio led a tour through the city of Springfield MA, showcasing their ideas for how public space around town could be revitalized through strategic city planning.
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.
About 3000 people are expected to attend the weekend event in Great Barrington and Pittsfield. The festival features 80 independent films.
The regulations are intended to clarify recent court decisions on which bodies of water are protected, but many farmers and congressional Republicans oppose what they call an EPA "land grab."
Presidential hopefuls are feverishly campaigning for the 2016 presidential election. But is anyone paying attention?
The court decision means companies are on the hook for helping at least some consumers in California safely dispose of leftover pills and other medicine. Similar measures are in the works elsewhere.