A bill designed to make it easier for small towns to staff volunteer ambulances has failed in the Massachusetts legislature for the third session in a row. But a Berkshire lawmaker says he’s not dropping the issue
Last Sunday morning, 18-year-old Briana Serrano awoke to black smoke coming down from the ceiling in her third-story apartment.
Residents in Shelburne, Massachusetts, are considering whether to ask the state to change the names of thirteen roads to prevent confusion when first responders are trying to get to an emergency. Some of the names listed by the state Department of Transportation differ from road signs or the names locals use.
The Norman Rockwell Museum is the first to base an exhibition on Hanna-Barbera. The idea came about a bit serendipitously.
As Catholic Charities gets ready to finalize a federal contract to resettle 51 refugees in Northampton, it’s unclear whether the new Trump Administration could restrict how many — and which — refugees are allowed in.
A Boston-based advocacy group says the push by the state of Massachusetts to move homeless families out of motels has left some without a place to live.
Thanks to years of selection for super bugs, getting rid of these personal pests is not as easy as it used to be.
Shareholders voted to change Springfield-based Smith & Wesson’s name to American Outdoor Brands Corporation
After an hour long discussion, the Holyoke City Council has put off a vote on a resolution to proclaim the city a hate-free space.
The Springfield Police Department unveils a website that maps crimes, showing where and when they occurred.
The college is about 20 miles outside of Springfield, in Amherst.
A UMass computer science student has developed a computer plug-in available to anyone who wants to check whether a news story on Facebook is fake or fact-based.
Usually it’s college students that do the protesting. But in Amherst, Massachusetts a large crowd of veterans rallied on Sunday afternoon against Hampshire College and its students because of incidents on campus involving the American flag.
The suspension rate is higher at charter schools, but a proponent points out that charters are often middle and high schools, so making comparisons to K through 12 districts is likely skewing the numbers.
Baystate announced it is cutting a program that uses non-surgical methods to lose weight, and the program’s patients aren’t happy.