A disease best known as the scourge of 18th Century British sailors emerges in a Springfield clinic, where Baystate Medical Center doctors began to screen for Vitamin C levels. They suspect scurvy is underreported among low-income populations nationwide.
After years of funding, Easthampton, Massachusetts', proposed budget for next year eliminates $20,000 for a community center in the city. The grounds for the cut? A 19th century law known as the Anti-Aid amendment.
BOSTON — A fight over tax policy is primed to take over Beacon Hill this week. That's as the House and Senate begin negotiations over their versions of the next state budget.
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.
Mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis tend to multiply in backyard puddles and come out later in the summer.
The move sets up a showdown Wednesday with lawmakers in the state's unicameral legislature. A close vote is expected as lawmakers try to override the veto.
As the Connecticut legislative session heads into its final week, Democratic leaders from the legislature and the governor's office are meeting behind closed doors to finalize a budget.
Most of the deaths have occurred in southern Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. But high temperatures persist across much of the country of 1 billion people.