Regional News

News from the region from New England Public Radio, NPR, and other NPR stations.

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

The partial federal government shutdown means an exhibit isn't coming to the Berkshire Museum — at least not right now.

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech in Northampton, Massachusetts.
CAROL LOLLIS / Daily Hampshire Gazette /

The Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech has gained a global reputation as a leader in deaf education.

New England Treatment Access in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Sarah Crosby / Daily Hampshire Gazette /

A company that sells marijuana in Northampton and Brookline, Massachusetts, has been sold.

The American Shakespeare Theatre, where actors like Katharine Hepburn once walked the boards, is no more. The theatre building in Stratford, Connecticut, burned down over the weekend.

Connecticut’s insurance industry has been taking stock of its year, and a new report says the state should still pride itself on being the insurance capital of the world.