Marty Meehan, a former congressman, says he’s going to do everything he can to bring a presidential debate to one of the school’s campuses next year.
Vietnam-era veterans who have dealt with the consequences of getting a less than honorable discharge could now receive certain benefits. The change comes after recent […]
A Northampton, Massachusetts, poet wonders about things not said at his kitchen table.
In the past, Vermont has focused on cleaning up Lake Champlain, but this legislation targets lakes, rivers and streams throughout the state, including the Connecticut River.
That’s the word from attorney Tom Lesser, who is helping organize a July 2nd fundraiser for the former secretary of state at the Log Cabin in Holyoke.
The “Run, Warren, Run” campaign has hit a wall. Organizers say they’re suspending the movement to draft Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren into the presidential race.
Despite the thundershowers predicted for this week, the U.S. Drought Monitor says Massachusetts and Connecticut are experiencing a moderate drought.
Bhuwan Gautam came to the U.S. after spending 16 years in a refugee camp in Nepal. His family had fled there from the small Himalayan country of Bhutan — forced out with thousands of other Nepali Bhutanese.
Heather Neal, a licensed massage therapist currently living in Greenfield, Massachusetts, was born and raised in Ireland to British parents.
Woodlyn Joachim’s journey to the U.S. began after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Now a student at UConn, she considers herself “both an American me and a Haitian me.”
Hind Mari came to UMass Amherst from Palestine in 1986. She’d planned on returning home, but opted to stay in western Mass. She says she now feels like a “nomad.”
Michelle Kosilek was born Robert Kosilek and is serving a life sentence for killing her spouse, Cheryl, in 1990.
Artist Georges Annan-Kingsley left the Ivory Coast for Ghana because of violent political unrest. There, kidney failure threatened his life, and then helped lead to a new – and at times frustrating – beginning in the United States.
Holyoke Community College student Angelica Merino Monge was 10 years old when she, her mother and her older brother fled El Salvador.
Updated at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Meeting in Fitchburg, a majority of the board voted to support a state takeover of Holyoke’s school district. The official vote was eight in support, three opposed.
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