ISO New England says there should be enough electricity to meet the region’s demand as temperatures soar this week. New England’s grid operator says if supplies do run thin, it can ask for emergency power from other regions or ask people to cut back. Electricity use spikes during hot weather as homes and businesses crank up their air conditioners. New England is in the midst of its fourth heat wave so far this year. Northampton’s Senior Center and Easthampton’s public safety complex have been opened as regional cooling centers.
Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.
A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.
Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.
We should know by the end of October how much it will cost to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
UMass campus police have suspended their confidential informant program after last week's "Boston Globe" article about a student who died of an overdose last year