Massachusetts public health veterinarian Catherine Brown says take the bug spray, and use it, when vacationing in tropical areas.
In their summations, government prosecutors said Buffis’ financial ship was leaking, and he stole thousands of dollars from a charity toy fund he controlled to plug the holes, including extorting a couple to give money to the fund.
The mayor of Easthampton, Massachusetts, is funneling grant money to a local community center after she said she had to cut city funds to comply with a 19th century state law that prohibits cities from directly funding non-profits.
After several decades in a riverfront house in Northampton, and a fundraising campaign, the public archives on LGBT history are moving to Holyoke
The Connecticut legislature pulled an all-nighter Tuesday night as it goes down to the wire to get a budget passed before the session ends Wednesday. We get an update from Chris Keating of the Hartford Courant.
The leader of a group proposing a ballot question to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts says he’s skeptical of an idea floated by Senate President Stan Rosenberg to put a non-binding question on the 2016 ballot. And Rosenberg himself says his idea has no traction.
The “Run, Warren, Run” campaign has hit a wall. Organizers say they’re suspending the movement to draft Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren into the presidential race.
Steve Zrike, a school superintendent from eastern Massachusetts will be the receiver for Holyoke’s under-performing district starting July 6th.
We won’t know if this period of rain means the end of the drought until Thursday morning. That’s when the U.S. Drought Monitor releases its latest map.
Post-traumatic stress continues to affect some residents four years after a devastating tornado swept through western and central Massachusetts
Five months deep into the two-year session, Massachusetts legislative leaders and Gov. Charlie Baker have little to show as far as progress on their non-budgetary agenda.
This month brought the release of unsettling news about bees. A recent report stated that 40 percent of the United States honey bee colonies died […]
New England Public Radio’s Susan Kaplan explores some of the week’s big regional stories with Greg Saulmon of the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Matt Szafranski of the Western Mass Politics and Insight blog.
As Massachusetts officials continue to address the state’s opioid crisis, Attorney General Maura Healey was in Springfield, Friday, meeting with about 150 students from the city’s […]
The LAMBDA Literary Awards celebrating the best in LGBT books are next week. Two authors from western Massachusetts are among the nominated. In an age of of political progress one question is: could the LGBT book category be dissolved?