Western Massachusetts apple growers say this year’s crop is excellent. Farmers say they had good pollination conditions in May, rain in June when they needed it, and plenty of sun in July and August. Pick-your-own orchards all over the state are open and ready to go.
The region's first fatality has been reported in connection with an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the country
A majority of Massachusetts voters still seem to oppose the repeal of the casino law
The Northampton Board of Public Works would become advisory under a new proposal by Mayor David Narkewicz
Bids have been opened for the Nashawannuck Pond boardwalk project in Easthampton, and they're all way over budget
Insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women as sex slaves, and used child soldiers, a new report says.