A look at results from some of the top election contests around Massachusetts and New England.
A look at some of the top Election Day contests around Massachusetts and New England, as we wait for the polls to close. At 8 p.m., New England Public Radio brings you live special coverage of the results.
We check-in with reporters from Connecticut and Vermont for the latest on those state’s gubernatorial elections.
There are more than 4.3 million Massachusetts voters eligible to help decide Tuesday whether to make Martha Coakley the first woman elected governor and keep Democrats in control of the executive branch, or return Charlie Baker to state government and let a Republican again serve as a check and balance on the Democrat-controlled Legislature.
Gambling supporters say a new casino in Springfield will spur economic development. Opponents say the economic promises have been oversold, and the social harms are too high. Question 3 on Tuesday’s ballot proposes to repeal the Massachusetts casino law.
Around Halloween, some New England farms boost their revenues with attractions like corn mazes and – of course – haunted hayrides. And for the first time this fall, a couple of Pioneer Valley farms are letting the haunted fight back.
An Amherst College English class this fall called, The Narrative of Suffering, veers from the likes of the Book of Job and King Lear. The change happened after the professor heard countless stories in the news about struggling veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. So, he decided to weave contemporary combat trauma into the curriculum.
Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, who guided the city for 20 transformative years, has lost his last battle.
Ahead of Tuesday’s vote on a ballot question that aims to repeal casinos, a look at how some in the South End view possible changes to the old neighborhood.
As we approach November 4th, we’re hosting a series of mini-debates on the four ballot questions facing Massachusetts voters this year.
New England Public Radio’s series of mini-debates on Massachusetts’ four ballot questions continues. Question 4 asks voters if employers with 11 or more workers should have to provide paid sick leave.
New England Public Radio’s series of mini-debates on Massachusetts’ four ballot questions continues. Question 3 asks voters if they want to repeal the state’s casino law.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is questioning Entergy Vermont Yankee’s claims that the risk of accidents is negligible after the plant stops operating.
The two major candidates for Connecticut governor have clashed repeatedly in their debates over economic policy and jobs. But how far apart are they really in how they would tackle the pocketbook issues? Maybe not so far.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given people until this Monday to comment on a $613 million plan to finish a toxic waste clean up of the Housatonic River.