The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has posted 585 pages of public comments on a proposed plan to clean up toxic waste from the Housatonic River and dispose some it in Lee, Massachusetts.
In addition to the presidential race, voters across western Massachusetts are weighing in on congressional contests, state legislative showdowns and a pair of ballot questions backed by many millions of dollars in out-of-state contributions.
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On the Massachusetts ballot, Question 1 would give independent auto repair shops access to more diagnostic information. Supporters have received sizable campaign donations from auto parts makers and stores from out-of-state.
By Election Day, more than 60% of U.S. K-12 public school students will be attending schools that offer in-person learning at least a few days a week, an updated tracker finds. More and more districts are opening up school buildings this fall, even as coronavirus infection rates remain high in most states . That's according to the latest release from Burbio, a company that aggregates school and community calendars from the Web. As of Election Day, the report says: 37.8% of students will be...
Last month the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wrapped up a public comment period on its controversial plan to remove toxic PCBs from the Housatonic River. The agency said it hopes to issue its final plan by the end of the year. That would be before any possible change at the White House.
The Democratic candidates in the Massachusetts 1st Congressional District combined to spend $7.8 million on the September primary race.
We are deeply saddened by the tragic events of the last several weeks which have shaken the Black community. The killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black Americans have triggered national and international outrage and calls for systemic change. We once again see the bitter truths about racism, inequality, and injustice. This is a difficult time in our Nation’s history. Unlike many countries around the world which have experienced similar horrific...
Great Barrington, Massachusetts, recently played host to a meeting that’s causing controversy in the scientific community and caught the attention of the White House.