General Electric polluted the river with PCB’s decades ago when it ran a factory in Pittsfield
The head of the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, Jeff Ciuffreda, says he’s seen the economic impact of the Falcons first-hand, when, on game nights, he’s had trouble getting a table at downtown restaurants.
Our panel explores the big stories in the news.
The Berkshire Eagle has been sold — along with newspapers in Brattleboro, Bennington and Manchester, Vermont.
Baker says energy generation is a New England problem which will only get worse.
There’s no end in sight for a moratorium on new natural gas service in parts of Franklin and Hampshire counties now that Kinder Morgan has dropped its plan to build a pipeline through the region.
Citing inadequate commitments from prospective customers, Kinder Morgan on Wednesday suspended further work and spending on its Northeast Energy Direct natural gas pipeline project, which held the possibility of helping Massachusetts and the New England to meet its energy and electricity cost goals.
For the second time in two weeks, the East Longmeadow Board of Selectman has fired its interim town administrator. This follows weeks of local political turmoil, corruption allegations and leadership changes.
Worcester lost its American Hockey League team last year, but will be replacing it with an ECHL franchise in 2017.
Northampton, Massachusetts, is the latest community to adopt a controversial program that asks nonprofits to make a voluntary, tax-like payment.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and hockey executive Bruce Landon say talks are underway to try to bring another professional hockey team to the city. Their comments come after the owner of the Springfield Falcons announced the team was being sold to its NHL parent Arizona Coyotes, who are looking to move the AHL franchise to Tucson.
Massachusetts residents have until midnight Tuesday to file their taxes.
Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin wants to close next year’s budget deficit by laying off 40 city employees, demanding millions in union concessions, draining every last dollar from the city’s rainy day fund, and not raising the tax rate.
Kinder Morgan wants to build a pipeline from New York to Connecticut. It would run through state-owned conservation land in Massachusetts. The state is pushing back.
When it comes to easing restrictions on the recreational use marijuana, a new Western New England University survey found a wide margin of opinion by age and gender.