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Barbara Krauthamer of Amherst, who once served in a leadership role with the Berkshire County Conference of Women Historians, was recently appointed to the governing council of the Massachusetts Cultural Council by Governor Charlie Baker.
At the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston on Sunday, scholar and educator Frances Jones-Sneed of North Adams was hailed as “a groundbreaking scholar of history and an invaluable voice in our commonwealth" and received one of four Governor’s Awards in the Humanities for 2022.
The governor's office announced Wednesday that Gov. Charlie Baker tapped Paul H,. Smyth, the First Justice of the Pittsfield District Court and presiding judge for the Berkshire County Drug Court, to serve as an associate justice on the appellate court.
It demonstrates that communities hungry for growth and renewal can pursue it on their own terms in a way that values sustainability, garners investment and preserves our uniquely sublime share of the great outdoors for all to enjoy.
Hikers at Greylock Glen can stumble upon ghostly relics of past efforts to develop this sprawling natural enclave — signs of failed attempts to launch commercial enterprises since the 1960s. Today, construction is underway on a very different project.
Gov. Charlie Baker announced Thursday that he will soon ask the Legislature to approve a nearly $40 million plan that invests in school safety initiatives and provides students, staff and emergency responders with the training to better respond to violent threats within schools.
President Joe Biden's announcement Wednesday that the federal government will absolve millions of low- and middle-income Americans of up to $20,000 in college student loan debt each got mixed reviews from elected Democrats in Massachusetts and was knocked by Gov. Charlie Baker as unfair.
Federal and state officials agreed Tuesday that Springfield can play an important role in the revitalization of passenger rail service in America, and Gov. Charlie Baker pledged to use his remaining time in office to put the long-discussed east-west rail expansion project in position to benefit from the new federal infrastructure law.
Nearly six years after voters approved legalizing recreational marijuana and almost four years since legal sales began, Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law the first major step of its kind by state government to bolster the nascent industry and tear down obstacles that its participants face.
Massachusetts stands as a "model" that other states should follow to protect access to abortions and other reproductive health care, Vice President Kamala Harris said during a visit to the Bay State on Thursday.