This week on New England Public Radio's Morning Edition Extra, our Voices in the News included US Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, Berkshire County (MA) DA David Capeless, and MA State Representative Joseph Wagner of Chicopee.
The region will be awash in color within weeks, and many people tired of summer's heat will take renewed delight in the natural world. Commentator Mira Bartok is among them. But she adds a little mischief to the mix.
Mira Bartok lives in western Massachsuetts. Her memoir "The Memory Palace" is just out in paperback.
PBS has broadcast comprehensive documentaries on just about all of this nation's wars but one dropped off the radar – until now.
Documentary producer Larry Hott and co producer Diane Garey who live in Florence, Massachusetts , spent the last seven years making "The War of 1812." Hott told NEPR's Jill Kaufman, because this war was so complicated and without a clear victor, it's not even thought about by most Americans or Europeans.