The three-year long effort to bring broadband internet to rural areas of western Massachusetts is due for completion this summer.
This week, Massachusetts officials will mark the opening of the first segment of the publicly funded broadband network that will bring high-speed Internet to rural communities in western and centra
Massachusetts is home to three small rural hospitals known as "critical access hospitals" – they’re given special federal funding to make sure they remain a last resort for isolated communities. But hospital administrators say they’re still having trouble making ends meet and attracting enough patients to stay viable. Karen Brown reports.