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A soldier from Dalton, Massachusetts died this week in Afghanistan. Army Specialist Mitchell Daehling was a 2006 graduate of Wahconah Regional High School.
Amendments to a Mass Senate committee's budget proposal for FY '14 were due Friday afternoon. Some senators are pushing for better funding of UMass
A study on gambling's societal impact, an urban poet in Lenox and the late Randolph Bromery at StoryCorps
The poet Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz is not shy about making a loud noise in a quiet space. That's what she is doing right now in Lenox, Massachusetts, where she's turning a secluded writing retreat into a hotbed for slam poetry.
Morning Edition Extra
Focus Western New England
Join the conversation as Susan Kaplan hosts two special editions of Focus: Western New England. Susan will be talking with Democratic candidates for the newly drawn First Congressional District seat in Massachusetts.
From calling them Soccer Moms to Walmart women, political candidates vying for women voters often try to put the gender in a box. On Focus: Western New England (3/15/12), we take a closer look at women voters and hear what they really want from their elected officials.