School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.
Friendly's Restaurant on King Street in Northampton has closed its doors for good.
Federal officials are touring Western Mass farms and agriculture-related businesses.
People who care about the Chicopee River will gather Sunday to help remove invasive water chestnuts.
Northfield residents are skeptical about a plan by Kinder-Morgan to put a natural gas pipeline through their town.
Swimmers and boaters are advised to stay out of the Mill River and the Connecticut River until E. Coli levels subside.
The CEO of a proposed Northampton medical marijuana outfit is stepping down amidst accusations he lied on his resume.
The state’s highest court has ruled that a former Amherst High School teacher can keep his state pension despite a child pornography conviction.
The Holyoke Mall is getting a facelift.
Pro and anti-casino groups are launching their campaign operations this week, as voters will decide in November whether to repeal the state's casino law.
Racial tensions in Amherst have led to the ouster of the regional school committee chairman.
Governor Patrick has refiled legislation to lift the state's liquor license cap.
A woman is dead and her driver badly injured after a head-on crash on Route 2.
Five communities are under a mandatory water restriction.
The Springfield group Arise for Social Justice is demonstrating in solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri.
Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to spare.
Prosecutors say four men charged with raping a UMass student in her Amherst dorm room in October 2012 should be tried together.
Western Mass is drying off after yesterday's flash floods.
A backyard chicken case is making its way through Hampshire Superior Court.
The legendary Bread & Puppet Theater brings a performance of its classic work "Fire" to Park Hill Orchards in Easthampton tonight.