As President Barack Obama considers possible military intervention in Syria, members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation are urging varying levels of caution.
Entergy Corporation’s plan to shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant is raising questions about the future of nuclear power in Massachusetts.
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Entergy Corp. says it will shut down the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station by end of 2014, ending a long legal battle with the state.
Appalachian Trail officials say the recent death of a hiker in Southwestern Massachusetts was a rare occurrence.
Mohegan Sun and the town of Palmer say they have a deal. They’re vying for the single casino license slated for Western Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health received 181 applications from people and groups looking to open medical marijuana dispensaries.
In some towns around the region, Monday is the first day of school. Teachers have spent the past couple of weeks getting ready for their new students, who are restless imagining what’s ahead.
Today on Morning Edition Extra, we hear some voices in the news this week. Then we head to the hills of Western Massachusetts for a mushroom forging expedition.
The rate of preventive mastectomies has been rising in recent years, and that’s causing some concern from doctors. They say removing both breasts is often unnecessary.
The select board in Blandford, Massachusetts, is due to meet Friday to discuss the resignation of its entire fire department. The Blandford fire chief and volunteers quit this week, in part ov
The chief and volunteer firefighters in the Western Massachusetts town of Blandford have all called it quits.
In journalist Russ Rymer’s first stab at fiction, he dives into a world of diplomats and doctors, as well as heart transplants and heartbreak.
The leader of the Greater Springfield NAACP says the group has reached out over and over again to Hard Rock Casino, but never heard back.
The U.S. State Department is commenting on a letter from Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, although the department says the note has not yet arrived.
Some residents of Worcester are heading to the polls for a special primary election Tuesday. They’re picking nominees for a Massachusetts House seat.