A spokesperson for Mayor Sarno offered no comment on Johnnie Ray McKnight’s announcement, but says Sarno has said he intends to run for re-election in 2015.
Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee is one of locations being considered to house the children. But Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos says he’s not convinced Westover is the best spot.
The European Union is imposing new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Tuesday’s decision by the 28-nation bloc came days after …
It took a lot of lobbying and an Act of Congress, but a few years ago newborns with veteran moms became eligible for up to seven days of hospital care.
Azamat Tazhayakov was found guilty Monday of obstruction of justice and conspiracy.
Would you be a better cook if you could see your food on the grill without lifting the lid? We take a peek under the hood of an innovative glass-top grill that claims to help prevent the dreaded burn.
What does a 20 percent chance of rain or snow actually mean? Interpreting probabilities in forecasts can be hard even for mathematicians and meteorologists — never mind the average person.
Robert McDonald, President Obama’s nominee to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, is appearing before the Senate for his confirmation hearing. He faces the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.
Morning Edition Extra
July 18, 2014
In the 1840s, a religious revival was taking place in many Shaker communities. That’s the basis for writer Rachel Urquhart’s new novel, The Visionist.
Over the past few months, a small number of children streaming across the Mexican border have been finding and living with family and friends in western Massachusetts.
There are new concerns about an agreement Attorney General Martha Coakley negotiated to try and control the prices and market power of Partners HealthCare. The implication, from a commission created to help reduce health spending, is that the deal does not go far enough.
July 11, 2014
It is one of the very definitions of summer in New England’s cities and villages: to seek respite from the day’s heat with an evening concert outdoors.
DCF has hired hundreds more social workers, but many others are leaving. This comes as the department has seen a spike in the number of suspected abuse and neglect cases.
While some of the locales in Foreign Gods Inc. are strikingly similar to his own experiences in the U.S., including western Massachusetts, Okey Ndibe insists the book is not autobiographical.
July 04, 2014
Margaret Rubega says sometimes the best way to talk to your teen is to talk less.
Museum leaders call this the most significant building project since the place first opened in 1955.