Letters between Sylvia Plath and her mother’s close friend have found a new home at her alma mater Smith College.
Throughout life, accidents will happen, bees will sting — and pain is inevitable. It just isn’t as bad for some people as for others.
As his team aims for its fourth straight NCAA title, Geno Auriemma is responding to questions of gender bias.
In a highly contested vote Tuesday, Amherst residents will decide whether to form a commission to study its town charter.
Last weekend, Pittsfield police officer Darren Derby stopped to play basketball with some kids. He decided to get on his motorcycle to try a moving shot.
A huge solar array is planned for Worcester’s Greenwood Street Landfill. The project has been celebrated by the city. But it has some naturalists concerned about the future of wildlife in Massachusetts.
Tobacco sellers in Springfield say they are not worried about a proposal to raise the smoking age to 21 across Massachusetts. A legislative committee recommended the statewide change Thursday.
This winter was one of the warmest ever for many communities around the Northeast.
As his state prepares to build a third casino to compete with Springfield’s MGM, Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy sounds less than excited about gambling.
Worcester Housing Authority has decided to ban smoking in all of its properties starting April 1.
In Dudley, Massachusetts, some residents are opposing an Islamic cemetery because they claim their water could become contaminated.
As Governor Charlie Baker prepares to fill five vacancies on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, lawyers in Western Mass offer their advice on representation.
After a week of above-average temperatures, snow is in the forecast and could cause problems on the roads Friday morning.
A state plan to relocate endangered rattlesnakes to an island in the Quabbin Reservoir faces opposition from nearby residents.
The butcher is coming to town. Three western Massachusetts men are providing on-site butchering services for farmers who don’t want to haul their animals to a slaughterhouse, and helping to fill a gap in the region’s meat processing industry.