Late last month, the influential music site Pitchfork declared that “Western Massachusetts is having another moment.” At the top of the list, And The Kids, a Northampton group whose album, “Turn to Each Other” is out this week.
The change was spurred by federal stimulus money to update Amtrak’s Vermonter line. The trip is now slightly shorter, but the trains aren’t coming through the area any more often.
Amtrak’s Vermonter is serving Amherst for the last time this weekend. Train service shifts to Northampton and Greenfield starting Monday
A judge shut down the city’s BID last week, ruling that the organization was created in violation of a state law
Linda Post, the festival’s co-founder, reflects on how the Northampton event has changed over two decades.
The restrictions cover five cities and towns in greater Springfield, and in Northampton.
Questions have surfaced about the executive director’s credentials, as listed on the state application.
Hampshire College alum and rare map dealer Edward Forbes Smiley III, enjoyed the trappings of a more than two decade career as a trusted and successful dealer of priceless maps of very early North America.
Vermont officials for the first time used a new law allowing them to fine people who intentionally feed bears.
In two years, students will face College Board’s new SAT. To prepare for it, high schools may make changes of their own.
As soon as he heard about a possible lack of available road salt to treat snowy and icy roadways, Northampton, Massachusetts Public Works Director Ned Huntley took a preventative measure.
Massachusetts gambling regulators ruled Tuesday that MGM must pay Longmeadow to offset some of the impact of a possible Springfield casino. Two other communities were not as fortunate.
The hearing is about what’s called “surrounding community status.” It means a town or city would be impacted by a Springfield casino, and the casino operator – MGM – has to pay up.
Since last March, a local Quaker group has been banned from visiting a Northampton, Massachusetts high school to lobby students against joining the military.
Voters in four western Massachusetts communities go to the polls Tuesday to narrow down the field of candidates running for local government seats.