Northampton, Massachusetts, is the latest community to adopt a controversial program that asks nonprofits to make a voluntary, tax-like payment.
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.
Hockey has nearly a century of history in Springfield, Massachusetts. The American Hockey League’s Front Office is on Main Street in Springfield. If rumors are true, the Springfield Falcons could be moving West.
Vermont Yankee’s 10-mile emergency planning zone is about to expire as the nuclear power plant continues its decommissioning process. The new protocol will directly impact 18 communities and its more than 35,000 residents in three states, from jobs to activating and funding local emergency operations.
Kinder Morgan’s injunction request on a natural gas pipeline passing through the southern Berkshire County town of Sandisfield goes before a judge on Friday. The path would take the pipeline through state-owned conservation land.
People diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder or-G-A-D are frequently treated with a common type of short-term therapy called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. But it might work better if another kind of therapy is thrown into the mix
The House unveils its budget, Baker signs the solar bill, plus: the ten-year anniversary of RomneyCare.
The front page of the paper’s opinion section has fake stories about a market crash, the beginning of mass deportations and U.S. military refusing orders from its civilian leadership.
Changes in communication technologies could mean the end of libraries as we know them. Or does it?
NEPR’s Week In Review
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.
Some of your favorite local fruits, from peaches and plums to apples and cherries, could be in short supply later this year. The cold weather […]
GE polluted the Housatonic River with PCB’s decades ago when it ran a factory in Pittsfield and has already cleaned-up a portion of the river.
There’s a wide variety of hearings and topics ahead at the Statehouse this week. One likely contentious formal session will be held on Thursday, as the […]
A conversation with the cookbook author.