Alan Sager has documented the trends of hospital closings in Massachusetts and nationally for decades.
Massachusetts’ Distressed Hospital Fund was developed two years ago when lawmakers were hammering out the health care cost containment law. The fund holds about $128 million.
Artist Deborah Baronas grew up on the farm fields of South Deerfield, Massachusetts, her inspiration for an exhibit called “Into the Shade” at the Wisteriahurst Museum in Holyoke, Mass.
Hiring a new police chief is now on the to do list for Chicopee, Mass., Mayor Richard Kos, under a ruling from the state Civil Service Commission.
Starting this weekend at the Springfield Museums, a group of artists is tipping their hats to 19th Century writers and innovators, in Steampunk Springfield: Re-Imagining an Industrial City.
As the week has gone on, UMass sounded less and less confident in its handling of Blarney Blowout.
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.
More than 130 Franklin County, Mass., farmers took part in a recent survey about the barriers and incentives to increase their crop and agri-product production.
The works of several New England composers will be performed this weekend in Hartford at the Women Composers Festival.
The Enchanted Circle Theater’s “Between The Canals: The Evolution of a Mill Town” is on stage next week in Holyoke, Mass.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed budget is not enough to freeze tuition and fees for another year at the state’s public colleges and universities. We asked the state’s Higher Education Commissioner why.
Massachusetts House and Senate lawmakers were in Amherst today to discuss state funding for schools and colleges.
When Michael Carolan saw Philip Seymour Hoffman on stage, he saw an actor who could deliver every line and gesture of a man living with demons.
The clean up from this most recent storm is still underway. It’s a big ticket item this winter for any state in the region.
You’ve no doubt seen the snow piling up outside and expect a lot more of it to come in the next 24 hours. Everyone is following the weather, and maybe especially Dave Hayes in Deerfield, Massachusetts, known on Facebook as The Weather Nut.