About three dozen Holyoke, Massachusetts, residents turned out Wednesday night to discuss what to do with the now-closed Mount Tom Power Station.
State and local officials will discuss the planning process to determine the best reuse for the coal-fired facility, which recently closed after 54 years in operation.
Following a major facelift and a change of owners, an iconic restaurant in downtown Springfield is back in business
Two witnesses for the prosecution say their initial testimony was coerced by police.
A new report says students of color and those with disabilities are disproportionately punished in Massachusetts public schools.
The US Postal Service will offer seven-day package delivery service for this holiday season
Following Tuesday’s defeat of a ballot initiative to overturn the state’s casino law, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday formally awarded licenses to MGM Resorts and Wynn to operate casinos in Springfield and Everett.
With the latest polls showing more voters favor supporting Massachusetts’ casino law than repealing it, New England Public Radio asked people in downtown Springfield how they will vote.
Maura Healey, the Democratic candidate for Massachusetts Attorney-General, is defending Martha Coakley, the state’s current Attorney-General and gubernatorial candidate following criticism of her record on fighting public corruption.
Pittsfield’s top economic development official says he’s disappointed a new train assembly plant won’t be located in the Berkshires. But he says the plant’s location in Springfield is still a win for the region.
Two members of President Obama’s cabinet were in Springfield Wednesday to praise a career training program run by Massachusetts community colleges. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Education Secretary Arne Duncan toured Springfield Technical Community College and participated in a roundtable discussion on workforce development
Massachusetts Fish and Wildlife officials are finalizing plans to amend the state’s Endangered Species Act. This is good news about some species and bad for others.
The effects of last winter’s severe weather across the country continue to linger in the higher prices the region’s cities and towns will pay for road salt this winter.
Lieutenant Colonel Morris “Moose” Fontenot Jr. of the 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base died in an August 27 plane crash in Virginia.
Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin is warning of a new phone scam targeting Brazilian and other immigrant communities. The scam is a new variation of a ponzi scheme that was recently shut down.