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.
An after-incarceration program helps ex-offenders get things like social security cards, health insurance, food stamps, and housing. And once a year, current and former participants in the program come together for a reunion. This week was its 20th anniversary.
A Massachusetts law known as Section 35 was meant to help family members force their loved ones into treatment. But as the opioid epidemic worsens, some people are pursuing their own civil commitment.
A state law passed in July allowed Tapestry Health Systems to bypass city council opposition.
Fourteen years after editing the best-selling women-authored essay collection The Bitch in the House, Northampton’s Cathi Hanauer oversees a sequel that she says is less angry, more accepting.
A civil lawsuit adds to the fallout for Holyoke after two reports in 2015 alleged excessive force against emotionally disabled students at the Peck School.
A new report looks at the amount of money each state spends on its highways compared with the road conditions and congestion. But critics say the formula used was flawed.
Residents are holding house parties to learn what refugees are likely to need from the community.
A few dozen Tiddlywinks players, most of whom have been playing since the 1960s, hope to attract younger “winkers” with an exhibit of games, history and the official Tiddlywinks food — Pumpkin bread.
Amherst, Massachusetts, writer Cammie McGovern wants young people to think differently about their peers with disabilities.
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