The band from Springfield’s High School of Science and Technology will be the only group from western Massachusetts performing at Governor-Elect Charlie Baker next month.
All Massachusetts workers will see a reduction in their income taxes when the new year dawns on Thursday and thousands of minimum wage earners will simultaneously see a spike in their take-home pay.
The change to the state’s fire code will now allow “hold-open” clips, which let people getting gas relax a little.
This coming season should be a good one for maple syrup producers in New England. That’s the word from Joshua Rapp, who co-authored a Tufts […]
A long-awaited upgrade to the north-south Amtrak line through the Pioneer Valley starts running next week, but work on the tracks is not complete.
A mild and less-than-snowy December has meant a slow start to the ski season in the Berkshires. Mountain operators are hoping the busy week between Christmas and New Year’s will help jump start business.
Those hitting the road Wednesday night and Thursday morning will likely have to contend with wet, windy conditions. A flood watch is in effect for much of western New England through noon Thursday. And the heavy rain could make travel tricky.
The satirical film, which has been at the center of an international storm involving Hollywood, Washington and North Korea, will be shown at a limited number of area movie houses.
As Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Vernon, VT, prepares to shut down Monday, county leaders in three states try to anticipate the full economic loss from the corporation’s exit, and respond as one region.
For the third time in 4 years, the tax rate will drop in 2015, from 5.2 percent down to 5.15 percent.
Our commentator applied for Social Security benefits this month. it turned out to be more complicated and painful than he’d expected.
Commentator Mark Eddington says – for people of faith – it’s hard to imagine next year could be any stranger than the last one has been.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is leaving office next month after 8 years. Today we’re looking back at his record on education. Patrick instituted bold and controversial policies in the middle of his term, in part to close what’s called the achievement gap between students with different economic and racial backgrounds.
With less than three weeks left in Senate President Therese Murray’s long Senate career and the 2013-2014 session, legislative leaders have lowered expectations for those hoping for a surge in activity akin to the recent passage in the lame-duck Congress of a $1.1 trillion spending bill.
The town is the first in the commonwealth to offer a community wood bank to help people heat their homes. The wood bank is modeled after established ones in Maine and New Hampshire.