In the region’s sole contested primary for a state Senate seat, Democrats in a Berkshire County-based district have made campaign donations a hot topic.
Ben Swan, Jr., is trying to succeed his father, Ben Swan, Sr., who is retiring. Kenneth Barnett, Larry Lawson and Bud Williams want to wrestle the seat away from the Swan family for the first time in more than 20 years.
In a letter written to Massachusetts’ transportation secretary, the lawmakers said they’re worried about varying toll rates, the locations of E-ZPass readers along the roadway and the security of drivers’ personal information
Baker says towns are beginning to choose among options presented by state officials, including towns owning networks by themselves, or banding together with other communities.
Like other schools in the district, the day at the Kelly School, which serves kindergarten through eighth grade, will be two hours longer next year. But then students are done.
State transportation officials project toll collections will be about $10 million less for the first year of electronic tolling. But with the money saved from not having to pay toll collectors, MassDOT says the project will end up being revenue-neutral.
The Berkshire Opera Festival has turned to some young people with an interest in theatrical production for help. And they’re getting their hands dirty as they prepare for a production of Madama Butterfly.
Charlie Sullivan is the head men’s volleyball coach at Springfield College. He’s been a part of international competitions before, but says there’s nothing quite like the Olympics.
At a recent debate, Tricia Farley-Bouvier touted her experience while Michael Bloomberg trumpeted the need for change.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judical Court has ruled a Lenox woman charged with drunk driving in 2012 did not have the right to talk to an attorney before taking a breathalyzer tes
Rinaldo Del Gallo, Andrea Harrington and Adam Hinds are looking to replace Senator Ben Downing, who is not running for re-election after a decade in office.
A key state senator says he’s disappointed it doesn’t contain language designed to slow the construction of natural gas pipelines.
Of the more than 300 growers responding to the survey so far, about 80% report losing at least 30% of a specific crop.
Among the charges the five are facing include, loan sharking, extortion and conspiracy.
Covanta the operator of the waste-to-energy facility, says economic conditions are causing them to close the plant. This news has been met with applause by environmentalists and has sent at least one business scrambling.