Peter Mulvey wrote “Take Down Your Flag” before a concert at the Calvin Theater in Northampton, Massachusetts in June. More than 140 other singers have since added verses to honor the victims of the Charleston shooting.
The remains of a Marine corps officer killed in the South Pacific during World War II and discovered last year have been laid to rest in his home town of Westfield, Massachusetts.
The Palmer, Massachusetts, writer’s sixth novel sets an accidental fortune-teller in a “dead mall.”
The opioid crisis is a tragedy with some unlikely side effects. In this case, one of those side effects is uniting Democrats from Massachusetts with Republicans from the Midwest.
Jody Kasper has been with the Northampton police department for 19 years, rising through the ranks. In her office Tuesday, she talked about how things have changed for women on the force.
The new fiscal year is about to begin, but Massachusetts does not have a budget in place. Governor Baker is now hoping it will happen by Independence Day.
Pittsfield, Mass., native Mark Vanhoenacker offers a poetic defense of airplane travel in his new book, “Skyfaring.”
A new book about the Vietnam War, by UMass Professor Christian Appy , makes the case that today’s war-weary public has much in common with the post-Vietnam war generation.
A task force created by Gov. Charlie Baker says drug addiction must be considered a medical disease and has outlined a series of steps to fight opioid abuse.
The first gambling facility in Massachusetts will open on Wednesday in Plainville, over three years after lawmakers legalized casino gaming. Massachusetts is about to begin learning about the advantages and disadvantages of expanded gaming.
Susan Kaplan explore some big issues of the week with Matt Szafranski of the Western Mass Politics and Insight blog, and El Sol Latino contributor and public relations consultant Natalia Muñoz.
It’s been a violent year in Springfield, with 12 murders so far in 2015. NEPR’s Henry Epp spoke to longtime Springfield activist DeJuan Brown about violence prevention efforts as the summer begins.
In the past, Vermont has focused on cleaning up Lake Champlain, but this legislation targets lakes, rivers and streams throughout the state, including the Connecticut River.
Most of us recycle our waste every day, without much thought. But not Jared Starr, the Assistant Director of the Sustainability Science Program at UMass […]
What’s next for former Lee, Massachusetts, police chief Joseph Buffis as we hear from a federal jury. Gov. Charlie Baker’s opioid task force is set to release its recommendations and does our panel think the state task force will get it right? As well as discussion on the 2024 Olympic bid.