A couple miles of river have already been cleaned up. The EPA’s latest plan covers about 10 miles from Pittsfield to Lenox as well as four dams south of there.
Gov. Peter Shumlin says six people were transported to Central Vermont Medical Center in nearby Berlin, where they’re expected to recover quickly from minor injuries. A seventh person, who officials are not identifying pending notification of family, was airlifted to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, where the person is being treated for undisclosed injuries.
Just over a year ago, Florence, Massachusetts, resident Tom Clark heard a knock at the door while his wife, Jeannine, was at church. It was the police.
Bernie Sanders brought his campaign for the presidency to Massachusetts this weekend, speaking in Boston and Springfield.
Responding to Republican calls to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood, Welch noted that about 16,000 women a year receive care at the group’s clinics in Vermont.
Doreen Cooney has owned the Deerfield Valley Inn in West Dover for 17 years and she is ready to try something new.
The incumbent mayors of Holyoke, North Adams and Pittsfield each won enough votes during preliminary elections Tuesday to earn a spot on the November 3rd ballot. But none of the mayors will face an easy go of it in the next round.
The first medical marijuana dispensary in western Massachusetts may be open for business as soon as next week in Northampton. The operators have been busy, signing up new patients, training new employees, and of course, producing a lot of marijuana.
Endorsed Hartford Democrat Luke Bronin appears to have beaten incumbent Mayor Pedro Segarra in a primary battle that all but guarantees he’ll be the next person sworn in to run Connecticut’s capital city.
Both director Oliver Butler and playwright Christopher Shinn were born and raised in Connecticut. And that’s where Shinn has set his newest work.
The Minutemen will look to rebound this week after a lopsided loss this past Saturday. In their first game of the season, the team lost to Colorado 48-14.
Fagan is the first juror from the Tsarnaev trial to speak publicly using his name.
It’s been almost three years since Massachusetts voters approved medical marijuana by a wide margin. The dispensary in the western half of the state is expected to open soon in Northampton. Wednesday night, it held a coming out party of sorts.
The U.S. job market is on the mend, but one group continues to have a stubbornly high unemployment rate: people with disabilities. In fact, they’re more than twice as likely to be unemployed as other Americans. A program in Springfield, Massachusetts, is trying to change that.