Children’s author and illustrator Marie Betts Bartlett has found a way to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Recent stars Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson and Yao Ming are among the ten honorees.
The latest pick in our weekly series of interviews with authors of books for kids and tweens.
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Hinds won a three-way primary Thursday for the Massachusetts state Senate seat that covers parts of the four westernmost counties .
Check out our full roundup of results, with quotes from the winners and radio reports about the top contests.
A lawyer for Joshua Sampson says officers could have prevented damaging seizures after he was arrested in 2014.
There are three contested Democratic state representative races along with one state Senate primary in western Massachusetts.
Getting ready to head to the polls for Thursday’s primary? Seen the yard signs but don’t recognize the names? We have you covered.
Most state legislators do not face primary challenges in the elections this week.
Hampshire County Sheriff Robert Garvey is calling it quits after more than three decades. Three candidates are in the race to succeed him.
Fred Conyers, Jr., spent more than three years behind bars on drug and weapons charges. After taking the civil service tests, Conyers is now at the top of the list among firefighter candidates in Pittsfield.
The race for Hampden County sheriff is one of the most heated primary elections in Western Massachusetts. Voters make their picks this Thursday.
A Massachusetts think tank found that between 2014 and 2015, hourly pay went up 7 percent for low wage workers and 3 percent for middle income workers.
The college’s president says he believes that campus protests which occurred last spring while accepted students were visiting also may have discouraged some from attending Hampshire.
College students are returning to campuses across the country this week. In New England, a demographic shift has some public colleges and universities trying to fill seats by luring students from neighboring states.