A local non-profit is offering interest-free loans for farmers whose fruit blossoms were killed off by a mid-February temperature swing.
This winter was one of the warmest ever for many communities around the Northeast.
A cold snap this weekend could hold up the process, but some syrup makes have started tapping trees and collecting sap.
For many, the start of the new year is a time to make a list of resolutions aimed at creating happiness. Northampton, Massachusetts-based author Tzivia Gover has some suggestions for creating joy in the new year; her new book is called “Joy in Every Moment.”
This winter will eventually end — the calendar turns the page to Spring on March 19th — but the spring thaw may come even sooner. […]
As wintry weather continues into March, wood pellets seem to be in short supply across New England.
With daily temperatures fluctuating between the 20’s and low 40’s for the past week in western Massachusetts, conditions are right for maple sugaring season.
Heating oil and natural gas prices are each expected to rise by more than 20% in the Northeast this winter compared to last year.
Within the last few weeks the level of Arctic sea ice fell to its lowest-ever recorded level, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center.
Another winter day, another winter snowstorm — and commentator Robert Chipkin, a writer and editor for Springfield’s The Republican, has had enough.