A surprising result in a new study finds that plants not originally from the United States, called non-natives, are more widespread than native plants. Bethany […]
Among the flurry of bills signed by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick before he left office, was legislation offering band parents the option to have their […]
Rebels in Paradise is the title of a book by historian Bruce Laurie. He traces the steps that five 19th century men took in establishing a […]
This coming season should be a good one for maple syrup producers in New England. That’s the word from Joshua Rapp, who co-authored a Tufts […]
The town is the first in the commonwealth to offer a community wood bank to help people heat their homes. The wood bank is modeled after established ones in Maine and New Hampshire.
Massachusetts’ website had been a mess. But the state spent tens of millions of dollars on a re-do.
State officials are concerned by the spread of an invasive beetle, the emerald ash borer.
“Portrait of a Man Reading by Candlelight” hangs at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. It has recently been re-authenticated as a Rembrandt.
A Yale study found one out of every three low-income families struggle to buy diapers.
Hampshire College alum and rare map dealer Edward Forbes Smiley III, enjoyed the trappings of a more than two decade career as a trusted and successful dealer of priceless maps of very early North America.
Since the 1970s, the Cummington Fairgrounds in the western Massachusetts hilltown of Cummington has hosted sheep and wool enthusiasts for a weekend of family and sheep focused events.
Retention of emergency medical technicians, or EMTs, in rural western Massachusetts is critically low in some communities. It’s led to calls for new volunteers and some creative arrangements among neighboring towns.
This city of 73,000 appears to be a magnet for chief executives.
A new book dives into the personal and professional correspondence of Robert Frost. The poet, who taught for decades at Amherst College, has been a […]