There’s a backdrop of economic unease in this campaign, illustrated recently by news that plastics company SABIC will leave town next year.
We’ve been talking this month to candidates in several mayoral races around western Massachusetts.
Springfield City Council President Michael Fenton says the council should take its time reviewing such extensive changes.
We’re talking to candidates in several mayoral races around western Massachusetts. Today, Fran O’Connell of Holyoke.
Our series of interviews with mayoral candidates from some western Massachusetts cities continues with Holyoke’s two-term incumbent.
In the first of a series of candidate interviews, New England Public Radio’s Henry Epp sat down with Mayor Sarno.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is proposing to expand the number of charter schools in the state’s lowest performing school districts.
When cellist Astrid Schween joins the Juilliard String Quartet, she’ll be the first woman and first African American member in its nearly 70 year history.
MGM officials were grilled Thursday in Springfield by state gambling regulators, over their proposal to eliminate a 25-story glass hotel tower from their casino plan.
Springfield City Council president Michael Fenton says he was caught off guard by the announcement on Tuesday that MGM plans to scrap a 25-story hotel tower.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is getting her two cents in as the pipeline company Kinder Morgan readies to file its federal application.
An anti-pipeline group is taking its case to Massachusetts’ highest court. The group was denied a role as an “intervenor” in rulings for contracts between Kinder Morgan and several gas utilities.
After the state DPU nixed a regulation, some customers will get a refund, while others will pay for it through a small addition to their monthly bills.
Hartford voters go to the polls in a few days. The focus is on the Democratic primary, where incumbent mayor Pedro Segarra is facing off with challenger Luke Bronin.
The U.S. State Department expects to increase the number of Syrian refugees it admits into the United States next year, and some could come to western Massachusetts.