Grocery stores in western Massachusetts say that food stamps should be working again.
The Holyoke YMCA is pressing ahead with plans to demolish an adjacent historical building to make way for a member parking lot, after recently rejecting a $55,000 offer from a developer to purchase
Most homes and businesses that lost power during Monday’s thunderstorms and strong gusts of wind have their lights back on.
The federal government shutdown is potentially threatening the United States Biochar Initiative’s four-day conference starting this weekend at UMass Amherst.
The Massachusetts state legislature will hold a hearing Thursday on a bill that would prohibit police officers from using inappropriate language.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it’s investigating the finances of three nuclear power stations in the Northeast, including Vermont Yankee.
The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling is preparing communities for problem gambling as the Bay State awaits the arrival of casinos.
The Catholic Diocese of Springfield will welcome the largest graduating class in nearly three decades to the priesthood Saturday.
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.