Traffic cops in Katmandu routinely wear industry standard face masks called N95 to protect themselves from the heavily polluted air. UMass Amherst Assistant Professor Rick Peltier said this is a pretty unusual move by law enforcement, but perfect for environmental health scientists looking to study the mask’s effectiveness.
In a letter written to Massachusetts’ transportation secretary, the lawmakers said they’re worried about varying toll rates, the locations of E-ZPass readers along the roadway and the security of drivers’ personal information
For parents, figuring out which of these schools is the right fit for their child can be a complicated maze.
Owner Ann Brauer was out of state for a craft show, where she saw a video clip online of her building floating down the river.
Leaders of New England states and eastern Canadian provinces are in Boston this week for an annual conference, with a focus on technology and energy.
Senator Markey is calling on Republicans in Congress to stop blocking additional funding that he says will help states address a crisis that isn’t going away, and may be getting worse.
Baker says towns are beginning to choose among options presented by state officials, including towns owning networks by themselves, or banding together with other communities.
Residents are holding house parties to learn what refugees are likely to need from the community.
Like other schools in the district, the day at the Kelly School, which serves kindergarten through eighth grade, will be two hours longer next year. But then students are done.
Daniel Finds A Poem follows a young boy as he talks to animals in his local park, asking them, “what is poetry?”
In the September 8th primary, voters will pick Democratic nominees for Hampden County sheriff and governor’s councilor.
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.