One in 68 children are thought to have autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The disorder varies widely in severity. But one common trait is the tendency to get overstimulated by noise, lights, and other trappings of modern life. A recent effort tried to bring down the sensory stimulation — just in time for back-to-school shopping.
Amherst writer Judith Frank’s new book, “All I Love And Know,” concludes our summer fiction series.
Local officials hope for quick resolution — and ultimately, a dispensary in Western Massachusetts.
Four toddlers over two days were treated for injuries from ingesting laundry detergent packets.
A new CD spans a songwriting career that’s led Smither from New Orleans to Amherst.
Questions have surfaced about the executive director’s credentials, as listed on the state application.
They hope the company’s power struggle won’t affect an 80,000 square foot grocery store currently under construction in Athol.
Even though medical marijuana is now legal in Massachusetts, some colleges worry about losing federal funding.
The Pittsfield-based hospital system has already been operating services in the building for a couple months.
Landlord wants to sell home that’s housed ecclectic archives for 31 years.
Advocates for poor worry the work requirements are too onerous.
Fallen trees and power lines plus lightning led to power outages and closed roads.
Amherst author Cammie McGovern’s new Young Adult novel about two teens with disabilities kicks off NEPR’s Summer Fiction series.
Unemployment rate back to pre-recession level.
A computer recently passed the Turing Test, but a Hampshire College Cognitive Scientists isn’t convinced.