More snow is on the way to New England.
About 100 students gathered to voice their opposition to what they say were “oppressive tactics” used by police at the weekend’s “Blarney Blowout.”
The Yankees were again Connecticut’s favorite team, topping the Sox by five percentage points.
Bestselling author and Pelham, Massachusetts resident Joe McGinniss has died.
A bill that would allow retail alcohol sales on Sundays beginning at 10 a.m., rather than noon, has not yet undergone review in the Senate after only recently passing the House.
The administration says 940,000 people signed up in February for a total enrollment of 4.2 million. The White House is hoping for 6 million by the end of this month.
Wouldn’t it be great to be able to scan your genes and find out your disease risk? Those scanners exist. But a test of their usefulness for medical care found them not as accurate as one would hope.
General Motors is recalling 1.6 million vehicles because of faulty ignition switches linked to 13 deaths. It now faces a congressional inquiry into why it took nearly 10 years to warn the public.
Morning Edition Extra
March 07, 2014
More than 130 Franklin County, Mass., farmers took part in a recent survey about the barriers and incentives to increase their crop and agri-product production.
The best low-income students often don’t apply to the most selective schools.
The works of several New England composers will be performed this weekend in Hartford at the Women Composers Festival.
February 28, 2014
The Enchanted Circle Theater’s “Between The Canals: The Evolution of a Mill Town” is on stage next week in Holyoke, Mass.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed budget is not enough to freeze tuition and fees for another year at the state’s public colleges and universities. We asked the state’s Higher Education Commissioner why.
Despite a request from Springfield’s mayor request, refugees from places like Bhutan, Somalia, and Iraq keep arriving. The differences they face in food, laws, and language can be dizzying. In addition, they often have to adapt to a very different work culture.
February 21, 2014
The United States is in the middle of a natural gas boom. This is largely because of fracking, the controversial method for using pressurized fluids to break up rocks to get at the natural gas below.
February 14, 2014
When Michael Carolan saw Philip Seymour Hoffman on stage, he saw an actor who could deliver every line and gesture of a man living with demons.