It’s been nine months since Amherst College distanced itself from Lord Jeff, the controversial and unofficial school mascot. This week, the nomination process for the school’s first ever official mascot got underway.
It’s a slow moving trend, but early voting is taking hold state-by-state. Massachusetts is the most recent to offer ballots to all registered voters ahead of Election Day.
A man known as a champion of underdogs — and for provoking city officials — died last weekend in a motorcycle crash.
When it comes to legislative issues, the six candidates to replace state Rep. Ellen Story have very similar stances. But if voters pay them due diligence, the candidates’ varied experiences, races and ages tell six very different stories.
Senator Markey is calling on Republicans in Congress to stop blocking additional funding that he says will help states address a crisis that isn’t going away, and may be getting worse.
In the Northeast, according to the USDA, about 175,000 farms produce more than $21-billion a year in food, hay and flowers. But not this year. The climate — and how it’s changing — has many farmers thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and available water.