The National Park Service says visitors to its Massachusetts parks in 2012 pumped over 500 million dollars into the state’s economy. But the only historic site in western Massachusetts contributed well under one percent of that.
Hampden District Attorney Mark Mastroianni will have to wait a little longer before finding out if his nomination to the Federal Court in Springfield goes through.
With another storm heading towards the region, homeowners have more than just icy roads to worry about. Ice and freezing rain on top of roofs already piled with snow can cause leaks, and in some cases entire roofs to collapse.
Since last March, a local Quaker group has been banned from visiting a Northampton, Massachusetts high school to lobby students against joining the military.
Some insects are just like humans.
The Holyoke YMCA is now free to demolish an historic mansion across the street from its building.
Former U.S Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will visit Amherst College Wednesday night. The visit has raised questions on campus about ideology and the allocation of student money.
Long distance democracy is coming to some Massachusetts towns.
A new study released today projects Massachusetts’ population will increase 4.4 percent by 2030. But not all parts of the state are expected to grow.
UMass Amherst will release a report Wednesday afternoon detailing how secure the university’s residence halls are and what can be done to make them more secure.
The UMass Amherst Minuteman Marching Band takes to the streets of New York City later this morning where it will perform in the Macy’s Parade.
A pro-casino group in Palmer, Massachusetts, is disappointed that a recount of the casino referendum won’t happen until November 26th.
Massachusetts leads an energy efficiency score card for the third year in a row. The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) every year ranks all the states.
Amherst, Massachusetts could consider a new zoning law for medical marijuana dispensaries at tonight’s town meeting.
The Red Sox play the Cardinals in Game 6 tonight. With a win, the Sox become World Series champs.