The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling is preparing communities for problem gambling as the Bay State awaits the arrival of casinos.
Environmental officials in Massachusetts have begun working on a proposal that would require large businesses and universities to separate food waste from trash by 2014.
Peregrine falcon chicks were born this week on the roof of the W.E.B. Dubois library at UMASS-Amherst.
A new hotline for Massachusetts residents facing foreclosure has received a thousand calls since launching last week.
The University of Massachusetts system is hiring a consultant to manage energy use for all of its campuses – aiming to save multiple millions of dollars.
Environmental activists in the Berkshires have been fighting for decades to get PCB’s out of the Housatonic River – which flows from Massachusetts through Connecticut.
Carlos Vega, the father of Holyoke City Councilor Aaron Vega, died at his home Thursday. at the age of 61.
The Springfield school board voted last night to make condoms available to students 12 and older.
A symposium aimed at connecting Massachusetts’ digital gaming industry with students, entrepreneurs and government officials in western Massachusetts took place today at Hampshire College in
A permaculture garden project on the UMASS Amherst campus has caught the White House's attention.
Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin is criticizing Bank of America for considering a new monthly fee for basic checking accounts. The nation’s second largest bank is p
The Coalition for Responsible Umass Employment–an new umbrella group for union and labor leaders on campus – aired concerns Friday about working conditions at construction sites on campus.
The Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Ways and Means convened on the UMASS Campus today to discuss Governor Deval Patrick's proposed 32 billion dollar budget for th
Yesterday's arrests of twenty alleged members of a Holyoke, Massachusetts-based gang called La Familia in a series of raids has drawn attention to the city's on-going battle with gang
This week, Connecticut regulators declared that Northeast Utilities must prove its proposed 4.6 million dollar merger with Massachusetts-based electric company NStar would benefit consumers,