Heidi Nortonsmith of Northampton and her now-spouse Gina were among 7 couples who sued the state in the Goodridge case, which led Massachusetts to become the first state to legalize gay marriage in 2004.
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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is among those hailing today's decision by the U-S Supreme Court granting same-sex couples the right to get married nationwide.
BOSTON — The new fiscal year is about to begin, but Massachusetts does not have a budget in place. Governor Baker is now hoping it will happen by Independence Day.
Gunther Schuller died on Sunday, June 21, in Boston. He was 89. Schuller was a Renaissance man of the Space Age. He began playing French horn with the New York Philharmonic when he was 16, became principal horn of the Cincinnati Symphony at 17, and for the better part of the next 75 years excelled at more endeavors than virtually anyone else in modern music.
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...
Charlemont , Mass. — Running from Southern Vermont down to the Connecticut River in Greenfield, MA, the Deerfield River is both a center of whitewater recreation and a major source of hydroelectric power in the Western New England region. AudioFIles intern Jake Hochberger brings us to the town of Charlemont to hear...
A Northampton, Massachusetts, poet wonders about things not said at his kitchen table.
The parcel, along with the company that owns it, is on the market for more than $300 million. To sweeten the deal, the buyer would also get about 160,000 head of cattle.
The Deerfield River remains the only potential Olympic venue in Western Massachusetts, should the 2024 summer games come to Boston.
If the Supreme Court refuses to hear the case, the stay will be lifted and a controversial 2013 law will take effect. The law places new requirements on abortion providers.
Springfield police are looking for a man who robbed two downtown banks today around noon.
Eons ago, cabbage butterfly larvae and the plants they eat began an evolutionary arms race. The result: "mustard oil bombs" that give the plants, and condiments we make from them, distinctive flavors.