According to the newly released book “Wildflowers of New England” there are over 1,100 kinds of wildflowers out there.
Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld is seeking the Libertarian Party’s nomination for vice president. Current Governor Charlie Baker was a member of Weld’s cabinet in the 1990’s.
Massachusetts, like other states, requires incoming teachers to document they know how to teach before they land in a classroom. As the state begins to review its teacher certification, some say barriers to entry are too high. Other say incoming teachers need time to master a complex job.
“I’ve been thinking about telling my story for a long time. And I didn’t talk about it and I didn’t incorporate it because — through my work — I also am very aware of how drug users are looked at.”
Poet Wallace Stevens, less known than his contemporaries like T.S. Eliot, lived an enigmatic and in many ways ordinary life. That’s according to a new biography by Paul Mariani called The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens.
The bill would allow people to use public facilities such as bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
The prosecutor in Buffis’ case says he believes it’s the first conviction in western Massachusetts for a police chief abusing their office.
Letters between Sylvia Plath and her mother’s close friend have found a new home at her alma mater Smith College.
In October, an all-electronic system of collecting fares to use the highway will come on-line and over 400 employees will be displaced.
This week marks the first of several hurdles for a proposed constitutional amendment known as the “millionaire tax.” It would add a 4 percent surtax to incomes over $1 million.
In the middle of a fight against heroin abuse, Greenfield, Massachusetts, is one step closer to hosting a needle exchange. Residents requested the Board of Health look into the service last fall. Greenfield’s Public Health Director Nicole Zabko says there’s been no vocal opposition to the plan.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
The guidance is unlikely to cause much protest among Massachusetts educators, according to the superintendent of the Northampton Public Schools.
Joseph Buffis is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday at U.S. District Court in Springfield.
The suspect, a Worcester man, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a high-speed chase that began in Holden, Mass., ended in Nashua, N.H.