According to the office of U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Massachusetts, the grant to Massachusetts was the second largest among 70 awarded nationwide by the Federal Railroad Administration.
Three candidates for mayor in Pittsfield, Berkshire County's biggest community, competed in a preliminary election Tuesday.
In September and October, the region has three preliminary elections for mayor. In the November general election, there are seven contested mayoral races.
The head of a now-closed animal rescue non-profit alleges Pittsfield mayoral candidate John Krol knowingly moved funds out of the groups bank account for personal use, but Krol said it was an honest mistake and the claim is politically-motivated.
A wet summer and warmer temperatures can affect when trees decide to stop producing key nutrients that cause their leaves to change color.
Senate staffers moved in the spring of 2022 to organize a labor union with IBEW Local 2222, to which Senate President Karen Spilka responded that "the Senate does not at this time see a path forward" for staff unionization.
Hace un año, 49 inmigrantes llegaron inesperadamente a Martha’s Vineyard, una comunidad isleña adinerada cerca de la costa de Massachusetts.
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CISA preps us for Climate Change and Farming week, Rep. Jim McGovern also laments climate change as we review the terrible weather incidents in his district this week, and UK Rockers Modern English join us in studio before they head to Greenfield and rock us all at Hawks & Reed this Saturday.
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La Gran Mariscal de este año, Waleska Lugo-DeJesus, marchó con familiares y amigos y empleados de su empresa Inclusive Strategies. La carroza se inspiró en el Bosque Nacional El Yunque en Puerto Rico y en la gente indígena de la isla, los taínos, una tribu arawak.
Las autoridades dijeron el jueves que los resultados de las muestras de bacterias del agua en Springfield y Ludlow resultaron negativos.
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