Local volunteers have helped thousands of people from Western New England make their way to Washington, DC for the Women’s March, which takes place a day after Donald Trump’s inauguration.
A Springfield nonprofit had converted a former leper colony into a treatment program for opioid addicts, but without sufficient fundraising, the model proved unsustainable.
Boston University researchers believe both genetic combinations and specific patterns proteins in the blood could help predict a healthier old age.
While Massachusetts has health reform structures that predate Obamacare, health care leaders say the state relies on federal support.
Vermont’s success at reducing its moose population seems to have spared the animals from the worst effects of winter ticks, which have hit neighboring states hard.
Health care providers will be required to use electronic health records that tie into a state system. But it’s unclear how much will actually change when the law goes into effect January 1, 2017.
After his release in 2013, Charles Wilhite filed a wrongful conviction suit, claiming witnesses who identified him in a 2008 murder were coerced by police
An Agawam resident has been charged with transporting women from New York to Western Massachusetts for prostitution. This arrest is separate from an operation led by the Massachusetts Attorney General earlier in the week.
The alleged traffickers used apparent massage parlors in Hadley, Northampton, Agawam and other Massachusetts cities as fronts for a prostitution ring, according to the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s Office named three Western Massachusetts ecological restoration projects to its priority list.
Massachusetts and Connecticut residents have until December 15 to sign up for health insurance through the state exchanges if they want coverage to begin January first.
Robert and Michael Meeropol — both with ties to Western Massachusetts — have long maintained the U.S. government manufactured evidence against their mother Ethel Rosenberg when they executed her for espionage. They are asking President Obama to clear her name before he leaves office.
Constitutional lawyers say many of President-Elect Donald Trump’s business holdings would violate a clause in the U.S. Constitution against accepting foreign gifts.
Penikese Island is a former leper colony and boot camp for troubled boys that has just transformed into a treatment program for young men addicted to opioids. The Children’s Study Home of Springfield runs the new program, which is an hour’s boat ride from Woods Hole.
The officers had approached a car they believed was involved in an earlier armed robbery when the driver allegedly ran over one and struck the other.