The 3rd Annual Safe School Summit is underway in Holyoke and Hadley, Mass. Educators and local and national law enforcement officials are talking about improving school security and helping students at risk.
The local Board of Health has proposed that stores in town stop selling all tobacco products, and not just to minors, but to everyone.
Thousands took part in Veterans Day ceremonies in Connecticut and Massachusetts. In some places, the turnout was more modest than hoped for.
While Massachusetts voters rejected a repeal of the state’s casino law, there were three other questions on the ballot.
Starting Sunday, liquor stores in Massachusetts will be allowed to open two hours earlier, at 10am. The change is significant for some stores but not all.
New England Public Radio’s series of mini-debates on Massachusetts’ four ballot questions continues. Question 3 asks voters if they want to repeal the state’s casino law.
With cameras in every phone, taking photos has never been more simple. For some photographers, professional or otherwise, it’s cameras themselves that still rule. One former fashion photographer is adapting digital cameras for people who may reveal a unique view on the world.
Clean up continues after early morning storms hit several towns in western Massachusetts. The National Weather Service received reports of severe weather in Hadley, Southampton, and Colrain. In Easthampton, Route 141 remains closed at this hour.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission meets today. Commissioners are expected to discuss the future of thoroughbred racing in the state. That’s after Suffolk Downs Race Track […]
One woman’s obsessive collection with old chairs has turned into an exhibit of the work of 30 artists
Amalio Jusino has personally responded to about 40 heroin overdose calls in the past 12 months. He’s been able to save a lot of lives, and he’s seen other people die.
EV D 68 is a seasonal pediatric respiratory illness, and on the whole, doctors consider it a mild infection. But nation wide, hundreds of children have recently been hospitalized with breathing problems, and some in the New England states.
Gubernatorial rivals in Massachusetts Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley are spending time in their campaigns today in Boston. Earlier this week, candidate Coakley won the democratic nomination by a much smaller margin than pollsters and even the campaigns expected.
Invariably, each time commentator Michael Lawrence-Riddell reads “To Kill a Mockingbird” he finds myself believing this time the jury will listen to Atticus Finch as he epically defends a black man in the south wrongly accused of raping a white woman.
The last time writer Mira Bartok saw her father, a rising star in the literary world of the 1960s, she was four years old. Bartok recently found a recording of her father.