A new study finds significant social, demographic and regional disparity associated with youth employment in Western Massachusetts. Mark Melnik, director of the UMass Donahue Institute, shares what concerns him the most about the findings.
Regardless of the outcome, this presidential election is the first time a woman is the presidential nominee of a major party. And the first woman to vote for president after passage of the 19th Amendment was apparently a resident of Western Mass.
Eight days to go before Election Day — but already hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents have cast ballots during the state’s first-ever early voting period.
Perugia Press marks this milestone as its founder, director and editor, Susan Kan, is stepping aside.
Many towns and cities are offering extended hours for residents to cast their ballots before Election Day. But in the small Berkshire County community of Mount Washington, Town Clerk Gail Garrett is taking a different approach.
A half-century ago, a Polish author wrote a novel about a Hungarian diplomat who works in the embassy in India and falls in love with an Australian.