The Berkshire Eagle has been sold — along with newspapers in Brattleboro, Bennington and Manchester, Vermont.
Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin wants to close next year’s budget deficit by laying off 40 city employees, demanding millions in union concessions, draining every last dollar from the city’s rainy day fund, and not raising the tax rate.
UMass President Marty Meehan and Board Chair Victor Wooldridge announced Tuesday night they will advocate for the university system to divest from fossil fuel companies. That wasn’t enough of a commitment for student protesters.
Thursday was supposed to be the home opener for Hartford’s new minor league baseball team, the Yard Goats. But the stadium won’t be done for another month or so.
Manuel Colon has never met his daughter, Sofia, outside of prison.
Using grazing animals to control vegetation at solar farms is not a new idea. Livestock are much less likely to damage the panels and cables than commercial lawnmowers. But pasturing sheep, goats or cows at solar farms is not without its problems.
Efforts to restore Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River watershed have been largely unsuccessful. The once abundant fish are now rare. But recently a state biologist found evidence of wild salmon spawning in a Connecticut river.
By a 20-point margin, residents voted to form a commission to review the town charter. And six of the nine commission members elected Tuesday are aligned with a group that wants to change the form of government.
“If a team wins a game in the men’s tournament, then the conference that they belong to over a period of six years, gets $1.56 million,” says Smith College economist Andrew Zimbalist. “On the women’s side, if the women win a game, they get zilch. They get zero.”
At a packed meeting Wednesday night, the Select Board traded accusations of corruption and voted to remove its chairperson.
A Massachusetts state trooper has died on duty. During a traffic stop on the Mass. Pike in Carlton, Thomas Clardy’s vehicle was struck by another […]
Wind your way up a trail, walk through a cemetery, push aside some brush and there, on the banks of the Farmington River in Barkhamsted, you can see it: rock snot.
Following President’s Obama announcement that was nominating Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, senators from the region posted statements on Twitter, Facebook and their websites. .
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are each projected to win at least three states. John Kasich won his home state of Ohio. After losing to Trump in Florida, Marco Rubio announced he was suspending his campaign.
From Connecticut to Maine, New Hampshire to Vermont and Massachusetts — we learn how New England states are working to stem opioid addiction and overdose.