Some federal help is coming to Massachusetts farmers who suffered significant crop loss as a result of freezing temperatures earlier this year.
A two-day symposium honoring journalist James Foley is focusing on the challenges facing journalists who witness extreme violence.
The president of MGM Springfield, Mike Mathis, said he opposes Question 1, which will be on the Massachusetts ballot in November and would add a fifth gambling location in Revere.
The coming shakeup in the leadership of Massachusetts’ Democratic Party, plus new regulations on medical marijuana.
The Patriots are preparing to take on the Dolphins on Sunday. In last week’s season opener, they beat the Cardinals, even without suspended quarterback Tom Brady.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
In a recent article, Connecticut Health Investigative Team reporter Karen Weintraub looks at attempts to make sleeping in hospitals easier.
With all-electronic tolling scheduled to begin on the Massachusetts Turnpike next month, more than 400 toll-collectors are in their final weeks on the job.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Toll Collectors On The Mass. Turnpike In Their Final Months
Highway officials took public testimony Thursday Night in Lenox on proposed fares for the Massachusetts Turnpike, when the road goes to all-electronic tolling next month.
In children’s picture books, true collaborations between authors and illustrators are uncommon. But Hatfield, Massachusetts, author Jane Yolen and Easthampton illustrator Bob Marstall are two old friends.
MORE: Selections from our back-to-school book series
A man known as a champion of underdogs — and for provoking city officials — died last weekend in a motorcycle crash.
Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir, a high school and college basketball standout from Springfield, cannot play professionally overseas because she wears a hijab, the Islamic head scarf. She returned to her hometown to speak with a group of students about her effort to overturn the policy she said is discriminatory
Democrat Denise Andrews pulled out of the election last weekend, only days after she ran unopposed in the primary.
In this five-part series from the New England News Collaborative, we’ll explore new ideas in energy storage and production; we’ll consider the challenges faced by current energy demands; and we’ll cover the battle over where to put the wind turbines, solar panels, and yes, even the fossil fuel plants that keep our lights on.
The survey finds opponents of the measure to expand charter schools outnumber supporters of the measure, 48 percent to 41 percent. Eleven percent of respondents said they don’t know, or are undecided.