New England Public Radio’s series of mini-debates on Massachusetts’ four ballot questions continues. Question 4 asks voters if employers with 11 or more workers should have to provide paid sick leave.
More than 120 scarecrows will line the 63-mile stretch of scenic road to commemorate the anniversary and — organizers hope — bring more tourists to the region.
It’s been hailed as a miracle treatment for sufferers of the infectious, liver disease — but its price of $1000 per pill is also raising eyebrows and economic concerns.
Robert Meeropol of Easthampton — and his brother Michael — say they had no relationship with David Greenglass, their mother’s brother, who accused their parents of being Soviet spies.
Lieutenant Colonel Morris “Moose” Fontenot Jr. of the 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base died in an August 27 plane crash in Virginia.
Patient safety advocates say the best way to reduce medical errors is for hospitals to openly acknowledge mistakes and learn from them. But the fear of malpractice lawsuits has gotten in the way of that. A couple years ago, Massachusetts passed a law that supports a more open apology process. Now, two hospital systems are taking that process one step further.
A Hampshire Superior Court judge rejected the defense’s request for dismissal.
Georgia developer cited strong community opposition as one reason for pulling out of the 6.5 million dollar deal.
The women’s college announced this week that any biological or self-identified female can apply — without needing to provide any documentation that proves gender identity.
New research out of McLean Hospital suggests that Xenon gas, when administered to rats after a fearful event, can interfere with memory consolidation. Scientists hope these results can eventually lead to a treatment for PTSD in humans.
One in 68 children are thought to have autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The disorder varies widely in severity. But one common trait is the tendency to get overstimulated by noise, lights, and other trappings of modern life. A recent effort tried to bring down the sensory stimulation — just in time for back-to-school shopping.
Local officials hope for quick resolution — and ultimately, a dispensary in Western Massachusetts.
Four toddlers over two days were treated for injuries from ingesting laundry detergent packets.
A new CD spans a songwriting career that’s led Smither from New Orleans to Amherst.
Questions have surfaced about the executive director’s credentials, as listed on the state application.