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Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts has joined forces with first-time U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York in calling for a Green New Deal...

We knew money was tight at Hampshire College — we just didn’t know how tight. In a letter to campus Jan. 15, President Miriam “Mim” Nelson, sent up...

It’s about 100 miles from Greenfield to Boston. We wish it were a lot easier and more sustainable to get to there from here. But now the state...

Calls to boost state spending for public schools are coming from everywhere — including the governor’s office and the Legislature.That’s the good...

The phrase “smoke alarms save lives” has been repeated so often that it’s easy to file in the “tell-us-something-we-don’t-know” category and move...

In the past year, even the new U.S. health and human services secretary, Alex M. Azar II, has supported wider access to medication-assisted...

The region’s legislators have our backs when it comes to state funding for public schools, whether for small, cash-strapped rural towns or public...

It’s easy to judge the past through the lens of the present, but even 45 years ago, when Mary E. Numbers published her book about the first hundred...

U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern was in a familiar setting Wednesday on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, aiming his powerful words...

Airbnb and other short-term rental sites like VRBO and HomeAway are popular in the Pioneer Valley, but so far, since all private owners have had to...

Can’t we just move the Statue of Liberty to the southern border? Perhaps that symbol of welcome to our “nation of immigrants” would lead to more...

Activists have been fighting for years to create policy that will guarantee that the legal minimum wage is one that will support the workers who...

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