The trial of the last of four defendants accused of raping a UMass Amherst student in her dorm in 2012 abruptly ended before it began. Twenty-year-old Caleb Womack took a plea deal on Monday.
The small liberal arts school in Amherst, Mass., says it will not invest in private prison or security companies.
Opponents of a proposed pipeline through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire are pointing out that only about half the 3,000 promised construction jobs would go to local workers.
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Deirdre Griffin from Jewish Family Service says technically the governor has no say in where refugees are placed, but adds that it’s important for refugees to have good working relationships with the communities that welcome them.
Private driving schools pay the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles thousands of dollars each year for their students to essentially jump the long line for road tests.
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.