So far, retail sales across the Bay State during the holiday season are on pace to be up about 4 percent over last year.
Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, has been at the center of a controversy that’s attracted attention and criticism from around the country. Now it’s college application season — a crucial time for the school’s bottom line.
The Norman Rockwell Museum is the first to base an exhibition on Hanna-Barbera. The idea came about a bit serendipitously.
After his release in 2013, Charles Wilhite filed a wrongful conviction suit, claiming witnesses who identified him in a 2008 murder were coerced by police
As Catholic Charities gets ready to finalize a federal contract to resettle 51 refugees in Northampton, it’s unclear whether the new Trump Administration could restrict how many — and which — refugees are allowed in.
Next year marks 25 years since the closing of the Belchertown State School, which became infamous for its horrible conditions and abuse of its patients. Donald Vitkus was one of those patients.
Downing, who represents more than 50 cities and towns in four counties across Western Massachusetts, announced earlier this year he would not run for re-election.
The Massachusetts unemployment rate is at its lowest level in 15 years, but recently we’ve seen budget cuts and state employee buyouts. So what’s going on with the state budget?
Hundreds of people came out recently for for an interfaith conversation about hate crimes in Western Massachusetts.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
An Agawam resident has been charged with transporting women from New York to Western Massachusetts for prostitution. This arrest is separate from an operation led by the Massachusetts Attorney General earlier in the week.
A Boston-based advocacy group says the push by the state of Massachusetts to move homeless families out of motels has left some without a place to live.
Over the course of eight years, Sonja Farak siphoned, smoked, snorted and swallowed her way daily through the larder of the state drug lab. Crack, methamphetamine, weed, LSD, ecstasy. It was free for the taking and she took — and cooked — from the lab standards, from police seizures and from her colleague’s work tables.
Thanks to years of selection for super bugs, getting rid of these personal pests is not as easy as it used to be.
A spokesperson for the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts, said winds will be strong enough to cause power outages, and dangerous wind chills.