Hosted by Sam Hudzik of New England Public Radio, a collection of recent features, interviews and commentaries.
Protest Rock, Funk, Post-Minimalism And More: A Local Music Spotlight
This region is packed with great musicians. Our annual music series is a chance to highlight some of the amazing artists who live here, in southern Vermont, throughout western Massachusetts and around Hartford.
How's The Springfield Casino Doing?
It's been more than six months since the MGM casino in Springfield opened its doors to thousands of gamblers, and curious pedestrians. Here’s a look at some of the casino’s early successes and challenges, and what it all means for Springfield and the state of Massachusetts.
How Climate Change Is Affecting New England, And What's Yet To Come
Climate change is expected to hit the Northeast pretty hard, affecting crops, ski resorts and fisheries on the coast. Here are some of our latest New England reports on climate change — from inland floods in New Hampshire, to a Connecticut forest, to a salt marsh north of Boston where there's an invasive plant that just won't quit.
Confused About Ballot Questions? Give Us 27 Minutes.
Much attention (and confusion) in Massachusetts has centered around three statewide ballot questions.
The Slow March To Fully Legal Marijuana In Massachusetts
This episode, we focus on a single plant. Weed, cannabis, marijuana, pot -- whatever you call it, Massachusetts is on a slow march to full legalization.
Rosenberg Fallout, Old Town Halls, N-Word Lessons, Khalif Neville
We're still seeing the fallout of what could be the biggest political story in our region this year: the dramatic fall from power of former Senate President Stan Rosenberg. His resignation followed a critical ethics report. Many of Rosenberg's constituents told us they are sad and disappointed he's leaving, though not all think it's the wrong move.