A group of seventh grade students at Duggan Academy plan to deliver a petition to their principal to ask that all clothing sold with the school’s logo be certified fair trade or union-made in America.
A new study shows that nearly a third of New England farm operators are over age 65, and most of those farmers don’t employ anyone under 45 years old.
Connecticut lawmakers will return next week to focus on the state’s $1 billion dollar deficit for the coming fiscal year.
Some reverse mortgage borrowers have fallen behind on tax and insurance payments, and now risk losing their homes.
Last September, a Springfield man was arrested over a minor charge. Fifty-seven year-old Jerry Bradley died in police custody just over a day later. We speak with MassLive reporter Dan Glaun.
There’s no end in sight for a moratorium on new natural gas service in parts of Franklin and Hampshire counties now that Kinder Morgan has dropped its plan to build a pipeline through the region.
Northampton, Massachusetts, is the latest community to adopt a controversial program that asks nonprofits to make a voluntary, tax-like payment.
The feminist writer and activist, and Smith College graduate, is giving several speeches in western Massachusetts this week.
A quasi-state agency is making a push to replace residents’ oldest wood stoves with newer models.
Over the last two weeks, Holyoke’s former armory has been falling apart. City officials are mulling over whether it can be saved.
Stein calls Bernie Sanders’ Democratic campaign “wonderful,” but she says there’s room for a third party.
CAMPAIGNS HIT WESTERN MASS: With Super Tuesday Nearing, Kasich Stumps In Springfield / Clinton Tells Springfield That City Is ‘On The Way Back Up’
Democratic voters are familiar with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. But they’ll see another name on the Massachusetts primary ballot: Rocky De La Fuente.
A talk with Green Party candidate Bill Kreml as we speak with presidential candidates ahead of Tuesday’s primary.
We invited each candidate still on the presidential primary ballot to come on our air for an interview about issues important to western Massachusetts. We’ll hear from the candidates who responded to that invitation.
Massachusetts State Senator Brian Joyce made headlines last week when his law office was raided by the FBI and IRS, but few Republicans are calling for him to resign so far.