Following a national search, Jacob’s Pillow has selected a Connecticut native and arts administrator to lead the country’s longest running dance festival
As more attention is focused on workers being able to earn a living wage, two major hospitals in Massachusetts have announced plans to increase their minimum wage rates to $15 an hour.
The Springfield City Council Monday voted to approve an overlay district map allowing MGM to begin clearing land for its proposed casino, including demolishing buildings.
For the first time in its history, Merriam Webster has selected the suffix ism as the dictionary company’s word of the year.
Springfield officials on Monday accepted a deed transferring the property housing the former US Army Reserve Center to the city at no cost
Could a dog’s spit provide clues on how to treat human diseases? A team of researchers at the UMass Medical School have launched a project to find out and are seeking dog owners for the study
Massachusetts State Police are reversing a decision to close the Brookfield barracks, which serves eleven rural communities in Worcester County
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.