In Fall of 2013, Mark Schand walked out of court in Springfield, Massachusetts, a free man – after 27 years in prison for a murder he says he did not commit. Two years later, Schand is still getting his bearings. He’s living with the wife who stood by him — and is trying to find a way forward with little help from the system that locked him up.
Mayor Alex Morse faces businessman Fran O’Connell and City Councilor Anthony Soto. The top two vote-getters will appear on the November ballot.
Montague police chief Chip Dodge promises that anyone seeking help for addiction will not be charged with a crime.
Chinese company CRRC plans to start construction on the $95 million dollar building next Spring.
The 4 million dollar passenger platform is the latest addition to the ‘Knowledge Corridor,’ though for now, only two Amtrak trains daily stop there.
A Russell, Massachusetts farm is among about 3 cases a year of antibiotics found in milk.
Mark Schand says detectives coerced witnesses and doctored evidence, leading to a decades-long violation of his constitutional rights.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released four proposals for the future of the Silvio O. Conte refuge along the Connecticut River.
Unionized counselors at Clinical and Support Options have launched a three-day strike for better pay and conditions. Management says the agency is not funded well enough to pay its workers more.
Beehive Sewing in Northampton, Massachusetts, is hosting a week-long camp to help young people learn to sew and appreciate their wardrobe.
Roz Chast’s bestselling graphic memoir, “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant,” is the centerpiece of an exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass.
Neighbors of Alexander Ciccolo in Adams, Massachusetts, say he kept to himself, walked around barefoot. His arrest has brought an unusual amount of attention to the small town.
UMass biologist Diane Kelly, who studies reproductive systems, is trying to bring a little levity to evolutionary science through a new blog on Gizmodo.
Peter Mulvey wrote “Take Down Your Flag” before a concert at the Calvin Theater in Northampton, Massachusetts in June. More than 140 other singers have since added verses to honor the victims of the Charleston shooting.
The Palmer, Massachusetts, writer’s sixth novel sets an accidental fortune-teller in a “dead mall.”