Regardless of the outcome, this presidential election is the first time a woman is the presidential nominee of a major party. And the first woman to vote for president after passage of the 19th Amendment was apparently a resident of Western Mass.
“Their patron is now fully made a saint, and they can now be called, officially, Saint Teresa of Calcutta,” Bishop Mitchell Rozanski said this week.
Doctors tell us it’s a good idea to get an annual health check-up. And the same can be said for counties. A report released this week from the University of Wisconsin ranks Hampden County last in Massachusetts for health outcomes and health factors.
Prosecutors and attorneys say fewer district court judges in Berkshire County due to retirements are leading to delays in cases being heard and out-of-town judges coming in to cover sessions.
Students associate 1776 with the American Revolution. But that’s only part of the story, according to author Ray Raphael.
Officials are trying to figure out why the Berkshires aren’t an attractive place for people under 40.
A strike has been avoided at Berkshire County’s largest mental health and substance abuse treatment center.
A Yale study found one out of every three low-income families struggle to buy diapers.
Four Berkshire County banks are offering loans and other financial incentives to help bring a $1.3 billion rail car manufacturing job to the region.
More snow is on the way to New England.
The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive Asian beetle that has ravaged ash trees across the midwest and northeastern United States and Canada, has been detected for the first time in Massachusetts, and s
Massachusetts Public Health officials confirmed the state’s third human case of West Nile Virus earlier this week – in the city of Pittsfield.
New York state officials have lifted an air advisory near the site of an industrial fire in West Ghent, New York, saying the fire is nearly out and air tests are coming in clean.