A theater company in Pittsfield, Massachusetts is reporting record ticket sales for its 2012 season.
One company vying for the single license available for a Western Massachusetts casino has signed a labor agreement promising employees of a proposed resort the option of participating in collective
Education policy specialists, psychologists and social justice advocates will meet on Wednesday with local school administrators and teachers at the Pioneer Valley’s first annual “Safe School Summi
A group of faculty and graduate students at UMass Amherst is beginning to develop a network of associate degree programs in Afghanistan. With an 11.2 million dollar U.S.
A number of cities and towns throughout Western Massachusetts are postponing Halloween festivities until the weekend.
The Vermont Department of Agriculture is considering changing the way it labels the state’s maple syrup.
Retiring Massachusetts Congressman John Olver led Congressman Jim McGovern and representatives from regional land conservation groups up the ridge of Mount Holyoke in Hadley this morning.
Homeless shelters in Springfield are seeing a surge in the number of people requesting services this fall.
It’s National Fire Prevention week. The annual series of safety education events commemorates the great Chicago fire of 1871.
October marks the beginning of flu season in the Northern Hemisphere, and that means flu shots are becoming available in many locations.
As part of a larger clean-energy strategy, the Massachusetts Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs has created a task force to assist communities in their transition away from coal-based e
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $300,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission met with a team of consultants in Boston today where they unveiled a preliminary Strategic Plan in preparation for licensing up to three casinos and one slot par
Two cities in Western Massachusetts are nearing completion of Code-Red emergency alert systems. The new technology is an Internet-based system to contact North Adams and Pittsfield residents.
This fall, UMass Amherst is joining communities across Western Massachusetts including Springfield and Chicopee, in opting for single-stream recycling.