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.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Using grazing animals to control vegetation at solar farms is not a new idea. Livestock are much less likely to damage the panels and cables than commercial lawnmowers. But pasturing sheep, goats or cows at solar farms is not without its problems.
For a preview of the Red Sox in 2016, we turn to sportscaster Scott Coen.
Pain and how it’s treated in the U.S. is under scrutiny. The CDC has issued national standards for prescribing narcotic painkillers: clinicians should consider other options first. In Massachusetts, a new law limits access painkillers, and requires doctors and pharmacists to use a prescription medication database, which — for now — is missing some key elements.
Efforts to restore Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River watershed have been largely unsuccessful. The once abundant fish are now rare. But recently a state biologist found evidence of wild salmon spawning in a Connecticut river.
Kinder Morgan says the surveys are needed to gain federal approval of a natural gas pipeline running through northern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire.
The most recent state hospital data suggest that the rate of drug-dependent newborns has skyrocketed to about 16 in every 1,000 births — about three times the national average.
The feminist writer and activist, and Smith College graduate, is giving several speeches in western Massachusetts this week.