Candidates for Statewide offices in Massachusetts are preparing to spend down campaign kitties on expensive ads, readying for high stakes debates and forums, and trying to connect with voters.
Chris Bohjalian says he chose to revolve the entire story around a nuclear disaster. The reason, he says, goes back to 2011 when he was caring for his dying father.
Republicans in Connecticut this week made their pick for governor. GOP primary voters chose the former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, Tom Foley, to face the incumbent Democratic governor, Dannel Malloy.
A new CD spans a songwriting career that’s led Smither from New Orleans to Amherst.
Tea Party-aligned candidate Mark Fisher blasted the state’s new gun law and argued for the elimination of targeted industry tax credits. His conservative positions veered far to the right, making the man sitting to his left, front-runner Charlie Baker, come across as a moderate.
Democratic state Sen. Eric Coleman won the Tuesday primary for his seat despite a spirited challenge. And the question of whether to build a new minor league baseball stadium in Hartford figured prominently the race.
Connecticut Republicans have given Greenwich businessman Tom Foley a second opportunity to run against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The former U.S. ambassador to Ireland defeated state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney in Tuesday’s GOP primary in unofficial returns.
The Catholic Diocese of Springfield installed its new leader in a service Tuesday. Bishop Mitchell Rozanski now leads the estimated 200,000 Catholics in western Massachusetts.
Hampshire College alum and rare map dealer Edward Forbes Smiley III, enjoyed the trappings of a more than two decade career as a trusted and successful dealer of priceless maps of very early North America.
As President Obama and his entourage are set to join the 115,000 people who populate Martha’s Vineyard during the summer months, Massachusetts candidates and some […]
In 2005, 11-year-old Haleigh Poutre became the subject of a highly publicized case of child abuse, and end of life decisions. Today, she is 20 and living in western Massachusetts.
Connecticut’s primary is Tuesday. The big race to watch is between Republican gubernatorial candidates Tom Foley, a businessman from Greenwich and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, from Fairfield. The Hartford Courant’s Christopher Keating joins us to talk about this and other CT races.
The writer David K. Leff has published poetry and non-fiction, and now a novel using verse.
Some of the workers have left already. Entergy says 572 people were still working at the plant on June 1. About half of them will lose their jobs in January, after the plant shuts down. Others will stay on for another 18 months or so to help place the reactor in protective storage. After that, another major layoff is expected.
“This is something we’ve never seen before where literally you have a situation where somebody can put a needle in their arm and in seconds be dead,” City Manager Ed Augustus said.