Most license plates carry a seemingly random mix of letters and numbers. But what if you threw a star, a diamond or a heart in […]
Valentine’s Day is a celebrated with Valentine greeting cards… thanks in part to a 19th-century student of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Leslie […]
The Grammy Awards are tonight, and a member of the UMass Amherst music department will be there. Trumpeter Eric Berlin is up for Best Contemporary […]
Education experts have long worried about the lost instructional time, but prior research got this wrong, says Harvard Kennedy School professor Joshua Goodman.
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.