Some dire news this week about plants that’re native to New England. Many — 1 in 5 – are endangered. That’s according to a report […]
While students and teachers insist they should keep local control of the schools, the commissioner says the district’s poor performance over the last several years leaves few other options than a state take-over.
Greenfield Community College environmental science professor Brian Adams decided to take his lessons outside the lecture hall — and into his first novel, a romantic-comedy about a pot-smoking love-sick …. environmental science professor.
The Springfield Historical Commission has approved MGM’s plans for three properties on the site of its future downtown casino. But a proposal for a fourth property was defeated Thursday Night–twice.
The popular dish symbolizes the ways Chinese immigrants, over the past 150 years, have adapted to American tastes. “The Search For General Tso” also takes on issues around racism and discrimination against the Chinese.
The fatal stabbing took place at the Worthington Street homeless shelter in Springfield, Mass., run by Friends of the Homeless. Details are unclear, but according to newspaper reports, a 34-year-old shelter resident was arrested for the murder.
This winter will eventually end — the calendar turns the page to Spring on March 19th — but the spring thaw may come even sooner. […]
Peg Riley will get 30 million dollars to try to solve the problem of antiobiotic resistant bacteria. The Chinese government will retain any patents.
Springfield Mayor Dominic Sarno says the city held up its part of the bargain, and expects the diocese to reopen school at old site on Surrey Road.
Most license plates carry a seemingly random mix of letters and numbers. But what if you threw a star, a diamond or a heart in […]
Naomi Volain, who teaches environmental science at Central High School, is in the running for “Global Teacher of the Year.”
Valentine’s Day is a celebrated with Valentine greeting cards… thanks in part to a 19th-century student of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Leslie […]
Iranian students are now barred from entering specific programs at the university, effective February 1st. UMass says it’s following federal law.
Kathryn Mauke was an honor roll student at Sabis International Charter School. She had won a scholarship to attend American International College.
After weeks of frigid temperatures and snowfall, some shelter residents are starting to go a little stir crazy.