This is the time many people pay their CSA farmer for vegetables they’ll eat all summer long. But new research finds that you are more […]
Olympic boosters from the four western counties have their work cut out for them to bring the games to the area. Boston 2024 organizers continued to sell the idea Thursday night of a mostly walkable Olympics, with events taking place largely in Boston.
The head of Boston’s Olympic bid is offering no firm answers on whether some events could be held in western Massachusetts.
After 16 days of testimony, the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will resume on Monday with closing arguments. The defense rested its […]
Updated at 11:44 a.m. The Northwestern District Attorney’s office says Emmanuel Bile has been sentenced to 8-10 years in a state prison, followed by 5 years probation.
In Orange, Massachusetts, a man originally from England is counting the days before he gets a surgery that is expected to greatly improve his life. But it may or may not happen before he has to leave the country. How he got to western Mass., is a story of abuse, celebrity and Skype.
President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Arizona Sen. John McCain are just a few of the politicos attending the formal dedication ceremony at Columbia Point in Boston.
Some dire news this week about plants that’re native to New England. Many — 1 in 5 – are endangered. That’s according to a report […]
This week, MGM broke ground on its casino in Springfield. When it opens in late 2017, the western Massachusetts resort may find itself in the middle of a region stacked with casinos.
Casino opponents have argued that this windfall for the state will come at the expense of the residents who can least afford it. They’ve said the economic boost is overblown and that the casino will lead to increased crime and problem gambling.
Diemand Farm in Wendell says it doesn’t want to risk infecting its chickens and turkeys during the hunt, which was scheduled for Saturday. The event drew about 700 people last year.
While students and teachers insist they should keep local control of the schools, the commissioner says the district’s poor performance over the last several years leaves few other options than a state take-over.
Updated at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015 After a fire on Sunday, a third of Howard Boyden’s sugarhouse is gone.
Greenfield Community College environmental science professor Brian Adams decided to take his lessons outside the lecture hall — and into his first novel, a romantic-comedy about a pot-smoking love-sick …. environmental science professor.
Opening statements are scheduled for Friday in the trial of Emmanuel Bile. He’s one of four young men who are charged with gang-raping a UMass Amherst student in her dorm room in October 2012.