Captain Video, the only remaining independent movie shop in the Pionner Valley, has rented its last DVD. Customers of this Amherst, Mass, storefront, could travel to Keene, New Hampshire, to get their films, unless they get a Neftflix account first.
In our end-of-week round-up, our panel chats about mayoral hopefuls, economic opportunity and an impossible question facing school administrators.
In Las Vegas on Friday, a public viewing for B.B. King. He died last week at 89. Like many others, New England Public Radio’s jazz host Tom Reney already feels King’s absence.
I spoke this week with Preston Lauterbach, who's the author of The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock'n'Roll. The critically-acclaimed book was published by Norton in 2011. The Chitlin' Circuit combines original reporting and historical research...
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. — [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c5hu0zV8Yk&feature=youtu.be[/embed] On Friday April 24th, 2015, the UMass ...
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Jurors heard opening statements on Wednesday in the federal trial of a former Lee, Massachusetts, police chief accused of stealing from a children's toy fund.
The Columbian native came from dead last to finish first. He won the event in 2000 as a rookie.
Hartford, Conn. — Students on a selection committee for the influential "Nutmegs" -- Connecticut's children's book awards -- talk about what it was like to help choose the nominees for next year's winner.
Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of Texas and the Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.