The University of Massachusetts Amherst has canceled an electronic dance concert over concerns about the club drug MDMA, or Molly.
Some voters in Massachusetts go to the polls Tuesday for special elections and gambling referendums.
Hard Rock has greatly outspent opponents of its West Springfield casino proposal ahead of Tuesday’s referendum. That’s according to recently filed campaign finance reports.
The Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield enshrines a dozen new members this weekend.
The National Weather Service is warning farmers about a frost advisory early Friday morning for northwestern Massachusetts, southern Vermont and southwestern New Hampshire.
This past Saturday, UMass football was shut-out in its opening game against Wisconsin 45-0 on a trip to Madison.
Entergy Corporation’s plan to shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant is raising questions about the future of nuclear power in Massachusetts.
As President Barack Obama considers possible military intervention in Syria, members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation are urging varying levels of caution.
Updated at 1:35 p.m.
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.
Mohegan Sun and the town of Palmer say they have a deal. They’re vying for the single casino license slated for Western Massachusetts.
Appalachian Trail officials say the recent death of a hiker in Southwestern Massachusetts was a rare occurrence.
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.
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 Massachusetts Department of Public Health received 181 applications from people and groups looking to open medical marijuana dispensaries.