This Friday is the deadline to register to vote in the September 8th state primary in Massachusetts.
Rinaldo Del Gallo, Andrea Harrington and Adam Hinds are looking to replace Senator Ben Downing, who is not running for re-election after a decade in office.
Amherst, Massachusetts, writer Cammie McGovern wants young people to think differently about their peers with disabilities.
LAST WEEK: Ellen Wittlinger’s ‘Local Girl Swept Away’
Frank Salemme, the one-time boss of the New England Mafia, has been arrested, charged with murdering a long-missing Boston nightclub manager whose skeletal remains were discovered in June
Mayor Domenic Sarno told a national news outlet that he feels Springfield’s police department “accurately” reflects the diversity of his city. But the department’s own numbers tell a different story.
A look at the Republican and Democratic races for governor in Vermont.
RESULTS: Vermont Public Radio
Governor Charlie Baker is scheduled to sign a bill Monday that would make Massachusetts’ utilities purchase more hydro and wind power.
Peter Benes has devoted the last 30 years to tracing the history of early American traveling entertainers.
In the first pick in our back-to-school book series, Ellen Wittlinger of Haydenville, Mass., writes about a tight-knit group of high school friends, heading toward their senior year.
MORE BOOKS: NEPR’s Summer Fiction series
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Among the hundreds of athletes on the U.S. Olympic team is canoeist Devin McEwan, a native of Salisbury, Connecticut.
Updated at 5:11PM on Aug. 19, 2016
Of the more than 550 athletes on Team USA, we’ve highlighted nine with ties to our region: who they are, where they’re from and when they’re competing.
The opioid epidemic is getting worse, not better, in Massachusetts.
Covanta the operator of the waste-to-energy facility, says economic conditions are causing them to close the plant. This news has been met with applause by environmentalists and has sent at least one business scrambling.
Members of the Massachusetts legislature worked late into the night on Sunday, up against a midnight deadline to end their two-year formal session.