Sandra Day O'Connor was called "the most powerful woman in America" during her quarter of a century as a Supreme Court justice.
In 2015, Massachusetts opened the first legal hunt in the Blue Hills Reservation in about a century with state environmental officials pointing to data that the deer population density in that area had gotten out of control.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Monday will hear a case seeking to overturn the state's mid-20th century switchblade law on Second Amendment grounds.
The training session was held by the Massachusetts Municipal Association. It featured sessions on how to handle budgets, contract negotiations with employees and media relations, among other topics.
At a meeting held in Lee, Massachusetts, this week, General Electric presented its plan to use trucks and hydraulic pumps to move toxic waste out of the Housatonic River. Many in the town want the waste to be moved via rail and brought to an out of state licensed facility. The EPA's cleanup plan includes a toxic waste disposal facility to be constructed in Lee.
The Fabulous 413
The March for the Food Bank continues on its second, longer, and far more uphill journey to combat hunger.
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Nando Jaramillo cosecha maíz tradicional, también llamado de reliquia, con prácticas de agricultura regenerativa. Utiliza su maíz para hacer masa de arepas y empanadas, las cuales vende en el Upper Valley de Vermont.
Las elecciones del 7 de noviembre le darán a los votantes la oportunidad de elegir entre el actual alcalde Domenic Sarno y el concejal Justin Hurst.
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Food Insecurity & Hunger
Liz O'Gilvie of the Springfield Food Policy Council, as well as Gardening the Community, has made it her mission to address hunger and a shortage of fresh foods in western Massachusetts' largest city, including the Mason Square neighborhood.
There has been devastating news in Israel and Gaza in recent days — with some areas now fully at war. That was not the case over the summer, when Serenitee Graham, a Ludlow High School student in NEPM's Media Lab, interviewed Hannah Moushabeck about her new book, "Homeland: My Father Dreams of Palestine."
The Media Lab is interviewing western Massachusetts authors of books for young readers. Next up: Kaliis Smith, co-author of "Sir Morien: The Legend of a Knight of the Round Table."
NPR and local perspective for western Mass.
Classical music for western Mass.
Read with us Thursday, Jan. 25.
Celebrate rich and diverse cultures, histories and important contributions of Native people.
NEPM Media Lab presents interviews with New England authors of books young people may enjoy.
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