Vietnam-era veterans who have dealt with the consequences of getting a less than honorable discharge could now receive certain benefits. The change comes after recent […]
A city councilor wants residents to benefit from town pride and hikers’ positive perspectives.
A task force created by Gov. Charlie Baker says drug addiction must be considered a medical disease and has outlined a series of steps to fight opioid abuse.
Commentator Mark Edington, a former terrorism analyst, says how we think about these acts of violence makes a difference.
The announcement comes as state officials in Boston outlined ways to address the damage being caused by opiate addiction.
The congressman says Boston is going to have to rebuild its transportation infrastructure to successfully hold the games. But unlike with the Big Dig project, he says Worcester, Springfield and Pittsfield must be included.
The first gambling facility in Massachusetts will open on Wednesday in Plainville, over three years after lawmakers legalized casino gaming. Massachusetts is about to begin learning about the advantages and disadvantages of expanded gaming.
The weekend series hopes to honor the players who sacrificed a championship title to defend their slighted teammate.
After a hotly debated decision-making process, Bishop Mitchell Rozanski says it came down to cost.
Susan Kaplan explore some big issues of the week with Matt Szafranski of the Western Mass Politics and Insight blog, and El Sol Latino contributor and public relations consultant Natalia Muñoz.
It’s been a violent year in Springfield, with 12 murders so far in 2015. NEPR’s Henry Epp spoke to longtime Springfield activist DeJuan Brown about violence prevention efforts as the summer begins.
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation says rules and regulations are outdated and often thwart medical practices trying to bring mental healthcare into their office.
A Northampton, Massachusetts, poet wonders about things not said at his kitchen table.
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources predicts the avian flu could affect the East Coast poultry industry soon, though not all producers are aware.
In the past, Vermont has focused on cleaning up Lake Champlain, but this legislation targets lakes, rivers and streams throughout the state, including the Connecticut River.