BOSTON — The meeting was called by the House Republicans to talk about Governor Deval Patrick's proposal to temporarily care for the children at either a military base in Chicopee or one in Bourne. Officials gather behind closed doors. Reporters weren’t allowed in and neither were protesters, who were having none of it.
The drug Naloxone , also known as Narcan, is a short term fix in a long term fight against heroin addiction. Recently more people and first responders have permission to administer Narcan. It gives users another day to live, to get clean, say advocates. If they choose to.
MGM officials say they have been working with local agencies on a number of issues such as utilities for the proposed casino, traffic improvement and starting the permitting process.
Duke Ellington was the envy of bandleaders far and wide for the privilege he enjoyed in presenting Johnny Hodges as a member of his orchestra for nearly 40 years. Notwithstanding a four-year
Renée Fleming, though she doesn’t appear to acknowledge it on her own website, is currently at the Williamstown Theater Festival; making her first appearance in a staged play rather than an opera. Not that this is too far a stretch for her to make, since she is playing a diva not totally....
Proliferating development is destroying grasslands and the species that thrive within. Pete Westover, conservation planner for Amherst, is working to preserve one such grassland called Atkins Flats. In this segment, Westover gives Laurie a tour of the area.
Margaret Rubega says sometimes the best way to talk to your teen is to talk less.
Turns out that for 7,000 years, snacking on nutsedge may have helped people avoid tooth decay. But at some point, the root it lost its charm. By the 1970s, it was branded "the world's worst weed."
In 1897, a midwife returns to her isolated home in the depths of winter to find her family murdered. That's the premise of "The Kept," by James Scott.
Our writer hated it as a child. Now she loves it: Fill pitcher, pour over head. It's a great way to stay cool in a place where water isn't always running. Maybe you should put it on your bucket list.
The passenger rail service that will run between Pittsfield and New York City is still several years away.
The destruction of the holy site has drawn criticism from the Sunni allies of the so-called Islamic State and may cause a rift between the Sunni groups.