Regardless of the outcome, this presidential election is the first time a woman is the presidential nominee of a major party. And the first woman to vote for president after passage of the 19th Amendment was apparently a resident of Western Mass.
Proponents of Springfield’s Empowerment Zone say it offers autonomy to principals and teachers, which is often found in charter schools, with the mandate to serve all students, which is a hallmark of traditional public schools.
It will be years before we have a clear picture of the health effects, good and bad, of making marijuana legal in states that take that step.
Neither Worcester Congressman Jim McGovern nor Springfield Representative Richie Neal face major party challengers this year. So where does their campaign money go?
This fall, a farm stand in Ashland, New Hampshire, offered a unique amenity – an outhouse that owner Chris Owens had converted into a makeshift voting booth.
The plan is modeled after similar trail networks in England and Spain.
In Massachusetts, the nine-member congressional delegation is made up entirely of Democrats and only four of them are facing Republican opponents.
You know about Hillary and Donald. But there are important contested races in Western Massachusetts and around New England. Here’s what you need to know.
Today we look at Question 1. It proposes a change to the state’s casino law which would allow the gaming commission to award a second slots parlor license.
Eight days to go before Election Day — but already hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents have cast ballots during the state’s first-ever early voting period.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Perugia Press marks this milestone as its founder, director and editor, Susan Kan, is stepping aside.
“Until” is a huge, politically provocative installation meant to inspire discussions about violence and race in America. But artist Nick Cave is also using it to convene prominent performers in other fields and inspire them to craft their own responses to the work and the conversations it’s meant to instigate.
It’s a big change that will take some time, and cause some intermediate complications — namely, lots of traffic problems for several weeks.
A closer look at two conflicts that came up during last week’s debate.
LISTEN: Full debate on Question 2