Presidential hopefuls are feverishly campaigning for the 2016 presidential election. But is anyone paying attention?
Mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis tend to multiply in backyard puddles and come out later in the summer.
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.
After years of funding, Easthampton, Massachusetts’, proposed budget for next year eliminates $20,000 for a community center in the city. The grounds for the cut? A 19th century law known as the Anti-Aid amendment.
About two dozen communities around Western Massachusetts held parades on Memorial Day to honor soldiers who died serving the country.
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.
Jurors heard opening statements on Wednesday in the federal trial of a former Lee, Massachusetts, police chief accused of stealing from a children’s toy fund.
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.
Senate Republican Leader Bruce Tarr said Democrats were “breaking faith” with the voters who in 2000 approved a rollback of the income tax to 5 percent.
Whether or not he’s in Plainville for the big unveiling, the governor is relying on those machines to bring in state revenue.
Social workers from Massachusetts’ Department of Children and Families, trying to get the attention of the public Beacon Hill lawmakers, rallied Monday in downtown Greenfield, Massachusetts. More funding is needed for DCF, they say, to hire additional social workers and reduce the dangerously high number of caseloads on their plates.