Students associate 1776 with the American Revolution. But that’s only part of the story, according to author Ray Raphael.
The novel is based in Revere, Massachusetts – the hometown of author Roland Merullo, who now lives in the hills of Hampshire County.
Over 60 western Massachusetts parishes have shut down since 2000, as church attendance declined. Last week, a Vatican court ruled the diocese can de-consecrate and sell two churches in the region.
Smith College professor Andrew Zimbalist says he doubts a Boston Olympics bid can stay within budget.
As soon as he heard about a possible lack of available road salt to treat snowy and icy roadways, Northampton, Massachusetts Public Works Director Ned Huntley took a preventative measure.
Since last March, a local Quaker group has been banned from visiting a Northampton, Massachusetts high school to lobby students against joining the military.