Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Derek Pyle collaborated with various artists to set all seventeen chapters of James Joyce’s notoriously challenging Finnegans Wake to music.
Boy Scouts of America ended their ban on gay leaders earlier this summer, but local scout leaders say the effects may not be evident in western Massachusetts until the fall when families sign up in earnest.
Legalizing recreational marijuana is the over-arching goal of two coalitions sponsoring proposed ballot questions.
Springfield is recognizing residents of Caribbean heritage throughout the city with a month long celebration of culture.
Massachusetts Senator Karen Spilka is sponsoring a non-binding resolution to encourage businesses to diversify their boardrooms.
KG Urban Enterprises told the gaming commission on Wednesday it was withdrawing from the process because it didn’t have enough funding.
Thomas Sullivan’s former teacher, Lynn Leone, remembers him as a service-oriented student.
A public hearing on the site for Greenfield’s proposed drug treatment center site is scheduled for tonight, and a town official expects to hear opposition from residents.
The sponsor of a Massachusetts bill aimed at loosening restrictions on raw milk is hoping the bill moves forward in the fall.
The Massachusetts flag features a raised sword above the head of a Native American.
Legislation to rename the Hampden County Hall of Justice for Roderick Ireland, former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court, was filed on Thursday.
Gay marriage supporters from the Western Mass. area react to the Supreme Court’s landmark decision.
Massachusetts’ first casino is officially good to go, following a gaming commission meeting held today.
A city councilor wants residents to benefit from town pride and hikers’ positive perspectives.