The Indiana Jones co-star took a decades-long break from the spotlight. She’s now back in the movies, big and small.
The Connecticut legislature pulled an all-nighter Tuesday night as it goes down to the wire to get a budget passed before the session ends Wednesday. We get an update from Chris Keating of the Hartford Courant.
Steve Zrike, a school superintendent from eastern Massachusetts will be the receiver for Holyoke’s under-performing district starting July 6th.
Five months deep into the two-year session, Massachusetts legislative leaders and Gov. Charlie Baker have little to show as far as progress on their non-budgetary agenda.
This month brought the release of unsettling news about bees. A recent report stated that 40 percent of the United States honey bee colonies died […]
New England Public Radio’s Susan Kaplan explores some of the week’s big regional stories with Greg Saulmon of the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Matt Szafranski of the Western Mass Politics and Insight blog.
Citing a 19th century law that prohibits direct aid from city budgets to non profits and schools, the city of Easthampton, Massachusetts, has cut $20,000 it funds to a non-profit community center. Among other things it hosts a food pantry. Some city councilors and others say the mayor could contract with the center, and abide by Mass. DOR regulations.
Despite the thundershowers predicted for this week, the U.S. Drought Monitor says Massachusetts and Connecticut are experiencing a moderate drought.
As the Connecticut legislative session heads into its final week, Democratic leaders from the legislature and the governor’s office are meeting behind closed doors to finalize a budget.
A disease best known as the scourge of 18th Century British sailors emerges in a Springfield clinic, where Baystate Medical Center doctors began to screen for Vitamin C levels. They suspect scurvy is underreported among low-income populations nationwide.
A fight over tax policy is primed to take over Beacon Hill this week. That’s as the House and Senate begin negotiations over their versions of the next state budget.
In our end-of-week round-up, our panel chats about mayoral hopefuls, economic opportunity and an impossible question facing school administrators.
Captain Video, the only remaining independent movie shop in the Pionner Valley, has rented its last DVD. Customers of this Amherst, Mass, storefront, could travel to Keene, New Hampshire, to get their films, unless they get a Neftflix account first.
In Las Vegas on Friday, a public viewing for B.B. King. He died last week at 89. Like many others, New England Public Radio’s jazz host Tom Reney already feels King’s absence.
Students on a selection committee for the influential “Nutmegs” — Connecticut’s children’s book awards — talk about what it was like to help choose the nominees for next year’s winner.