Hundreds of people marched and rallied against President-elect Donald Trump in downtown Springfield on Sunday, carrying signs promoting racial equality and chanting “No Trump.”
The first real change — coming December 15th — will be the ability for adults in Massachusetts to grow up to six pot plants, inside, legally.
A new study finds significant social, demographic and regional disparity associated with youth employment in Western Massachusetts. Mark Melnik, director of the UMass Donahue Institute, shares what concerns him the most about the findings.
Regardless of the outcome, this presidential election is the first time a woman is the presidential nominee of a major party. And the first woman to vote for president after passage of the 19th Amendment was apparently a resident of Western Mass.
Eight days to go before Election Day — but already hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents have cast ballots during the state’s first-ever early voting period.
Perugia Press marks this milestone as its founder, director and editor, Susan Kan, is stepping aside.
Many towns and cities are offering extended hours for residents to cast their ballots before Election Day. But in the small Berkshire County community of Mount Washington, Town Clerk Gail Garrett is taking a different approach.
A half-century ago, a Polish author wrote a novel about a Hungarian diplomat who works in the embassy in India and falls in love with an Australian.
Ballots in Massachusetts include four important questions this year. Last week, Senate President Stan Rosenberg said he would vote for the ballot question legalizing recreational marijuana.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Children’s author and illustrator Marie Betts Bartlett has found a way to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
“Their patron is now fully made a saint, and they can now be called, officially, Saint Teresa of Calcutta,” Bishop Mitchell Rozanski said this week.
Owner Ann Brauer was out of state for a craft show, where she saw a video clip online of her building floating down the river.
“Swift River” will take over the site of a previous school to establish a residential detox facility.
Quiet times in the legislature, but government and politics are in full gear.