For The Love of Polish Sausage, A Kielbasa Revival In Chicopee, Mass.

Starting today in Chicopee, Massachusetts, kielbasa lovers will unite after two decades without a festival celebrating the beloved polish sausage. The four day meaty event at Szot Park brings not only food, but polka music, dance stages, rides, of course fried dough, and the revival of a a potentially deadly competition.

The New Good Mother Myth

Are you mom enough? Writer and editor Avital Norman Nathman, who lives in western Massachusetts, was really tired of seeing this question in the headlines.