Either Richard Alcombright or John Barrett has been the mayor of North Adams since 1984.
We’ve been talking this month to candidates in several mayoral races around western Massachusetts.
With Election Day less than a week away, some tight mayoral races are playing out in some western Massachusetts cities. The campaign in Springfield doesn’t appear to be one of them.
Pittsfield has about 44,000 residents. North Adams has fewer than a third of that.
The Springfield College archives contain a photo with Cosby posing in 2002 with other honorary degree recipients, smiling and wearing what appears to be a Springfield College baseball hat.
In a MassLive and Western Mass News debate, Mayor Richard Kos defended the city’s decision to spend $185,000 to board-up the building and weather-proof it.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news
As the populations of Lee, Lenox and Stockbridge have declined, remaining residents have been dealing with rising property taxes to help cover municipal budgets.
Students associate 1776 with the American Revolution. But that’s only part of the story, according to author Ray Raphael.
Last week, Pilgrim’s owner, Entergy Corp., announced that the plant will close by June 2019.
A majority of councilors say MGM has lost credibility after shrinking its casino plan by 14 percent. But two councilors warn against rushing to judgement.
Updated at 10:58 a.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Police at UMass Amherst will soon be carrying Narcan, a drug that reverses an opioid induced […]
Officials are trying to figure out why the Berkshires aren’t an attractive place for people under 40.
Springfield City Council President Michael Fenton says the council should take its time reviewing such extensive changes.
We’re talking to candidates in several mayoral races around western Massachusetts. Today, Fran O’Connell of Holyoke.