Away from the music clubs and bars of western Massachusetts, there’s a network of young musicians organizing concerts on a regular basis. A few local bands have emerged from this scene, and received attention far beyond the Pioneer Valley. One of them is California X, from Hadley.
Late last month, the influential music site Pitchfork declared that “Western Massachusetts is having another moment.” At the top of the list, And The Kids, a Northampton group whose album, “Turn to Each Other” is out this week.
Much of New England is digging out from a third major winter storm in two weeks, and more snow is likely on the way.
The developer who had planned to renovate a new space for the Western Massachusetts Correctional Alcohol Center has pulled out of the project, according to Hampden County Sheriff Michael Ashe.
As MGM prepares to build its casino in Springfield’s South End, it’s bought up a cluster of properties, evicting businesses and organizations. Among them is the Western Massachusetts Correctional Alcohol Center.
Victor Woolridge offers few specifics about what he’s looking for in a new UMass president. In a wide-ranging interview, we also asked him about tuition and fees, crowd control issues at UMass Amherst and the much-debated woes of the UMass football program.
A substance abuse treatment center for inmates will remain in its rented Springfield facility past an eviction date at the end of this month, according to Hampden County Sheriff Michael Ashe.
Downtown was nearly deserted as cold wind whipped up the fresh snow.
Did the Patrick Administration break the law when it cut funding for school transportation last November?
Smith College professor Andrew Zimbalist says he doubts a Boston Olympics bid can stay within budget.
MGM has placed a February 28th deadline for the center to vacate its building. The facility houses about 125 inmates who are in substance abuse treatment.
Maura Healey begins her term as Massachusetts Attorney General today.
The comments come as the Springfield diocese weighs whether to rebuild Cathedral High School, which was severely damaged by the 2011 tornado.
Rosenberg is settling into his new role as Senate President, with lawmakers facing a budget gap.
Rick Sacra, who caught and survived Ebola while working in Liberia, is headed back to West Africa on Thursday.