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Farmer Caroline Pam's booth at the Greenfield Farmers Market, in 2014.
Nancy Eve Cohen / NEPR

A group of immigrants from Mexico and El Salvador are starting a cooperatively-run farm on a four-acre hay field that straddles Northampton and Hatfield, Massachusetts. The land is owned by the city of Northampton and Kestrel Land Trust.

Inside MGM Springfield.
Don Treeger / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

MGM Springfield suffered a setback in April, with revenue dropping 15 percent from March. That's according to the latest numbers from Massachusetts casino regulators. 

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Glacial melt is contributing to rising sea levels around the world. This image shows Greenland's southwestern coastline during a 2015 survey as part of the Oceans Melting Greenland, or OMG, mission.
JPL Caltech / NASA

Most of us know it’s good to talk about our feelings. 

Massachusetts Higher Education Commissioner Carlos Santiago and Education Secretary James Peyser testified Monday in support of Gov. Charlie Baker's bill to impose new oversight over college closures.
Katie Lannan / State House News Service

Carlos Santiago, the Massachusetts higher education commissioner, found out about the closure of Mount Ida College when a reporter approached him at an event last spring and asked about it.

The sanctuary of West Springfield United Methodist Church in West Springfield, Massachusetts.
West Springfield United Methodist Church

New England leaders of the United Methodist Church are pushing back against the denomination's bans on same-sex marriage and gay clergy.

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