In the September 8th primary, voters will pick one Democratic candidate to run for Hampden County Sheriff and one Democrat to run for Governor’s Council.
National attention has focused on Judge Thomas Estes’ ruling in the case of an East Longmeadow teen accused of raping two women.
“Swift River” will take over the site of a previous school to establish a residential detox facility.
In the Northeast, according to the USDA, about 175,000 farms produce more than $21-billion a year in food, hay and flowers. But not this year. The climate — and how it’s changing — has many farmers thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and available water.
Our commentator ponders the electoral chances of an iconic Dr. Seuss character.
State transportation officials project toll collections will be about $10 million less for the first year of electronic tolling. But with the money saved from not having to pay toll collectors, MassDOT says the project will end up being revenue-neutral.
The Berkshire Opera Festival has turned to some young people with an interest in theatrical production for help. And they’re getting their hands dirty as they prepare for a production of Madama Butterfly.
US Geological Survey researchers at UMass Amherst want to study places that fare better during climate change than the rest of the world.
Over potluck dinners in fellowship halls, and over coffee on Sunday mornings, in synagogues and nearby mosques, Muslims, Christians and Jews from greater Hartford have been collaborating since last fall. Their project: to bring refugee families to the region.
Charlie Sullivan is the head men’s volleyball coach at Springfield College. He’s been a part of international competitions before, but says there’s nothing quite like the Olympics.
You’ve probably heard of M.D.s, medical doctors, but what about another type of physician: N.D.s? Now, naturopathic doctors want to be allowed prescribing rights in Connecticut.
Quiet times in the legislature, but government and politics are in full gear.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
“In a similar way that a lot of people are interested in having locally grown food…there’s a growing interest in having locally produced cloth,” said Michelle Parrish of Amherst.
A few dozen Tiddlywinks players, most of whom have been playing since the 1960s, hope to attract younger “winkers” with an exhibit of games, history and the official Tiddlywinks food — Pumpkin bread.