Massachusetts lawmakers are racing against a weekend deadline to pass a bill that would put a hold on the imminent closure of a state police […]
This upcoming weekend’s scheduled pub crawl featuring people dressed up as Santa Claus has some Amherst officials concerned it could turn into drunken free for all, despite claims to the contrary by organizers
In what marks the continuing passing of an era, Ernie’s Garage, one of two remaining full service stations in Northampton, will stop selling gasoline at the end of 2015.
With the Massachusetts Legislature set to adjourn formal session this week, some lawmakers are seeking to pass a measure prohibiting schools and employers from requiring access to the social media accounts of students and workers.
The low voter turnout in last week’s municipal election in Springfield has civic leaders scratching their heads….and wondering how to reverse the trend. One suggestion; […]
The Springfield City Council will have only one woman among its 13 members, come January. Election Day was not a successful one for gender diversity […]
Several local elections are taking place across the region Tuesday. Some tight mayoral races in western Massachusetts are expected to send more voters to the […]
Former WSU President Evan Dobelle resigned in 2013 amid allegations of financial irregularities.
With Election Day less than a week away, some tight mayoral races are playing out in some western Massachusetts cities. The campaign in Springfield doesn’t appear to be one of them.
Updated at 10:58 a.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Police at UMass Amherst will soon be carrying Narcan, a drug that reverses an opioid induced […]
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg says only one of his colleagues has accepted a politically risky position on a special committee investigating the possible regulation of marijuana in the state.
A week after announcing design changes for its planned casino, MGM officials Tuesday presented their proposed revisions to the Springfield City Council
A search committee has selected three candidates to replace the disgraced former president of Westfield State University
A professional movie critic, Michael Albano is not. But the Former Springfield mayor and current Governor’s Councilor says Black Mass is an accurate portrayal of an era of law enforcement in greater Boston at that time.
Gone is the 25-story glass tower that was to house a 250-room hotel along State Street. A six-story hotel will be built instead along Main Street, with the same number of rooms.