The number of deaths from heroin and synthetic opioids continues to rise in New England, according to data just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is offering President-elect Donald Trump some help to build his proposed wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
Bird lovers may see a lot less of the piping plover on the region’s beaches this summer. The little black-and-white shorebirds’ winter habitat in the Bahamas was hit hard by Hurricane Matthew last year, taking a heavy toll on the birds.
Matt Farley might be one of the most prolific recording artists of all time. He’s not a household name, but he’s got thousands of songs scattered across digital music services like Spotify and iTunes.
Fugitive James Morales, who escaped from a Rhode Island detention facility over the weekend, has been captured in Somerville, Massachusetts State Police said.
In the last few years, towns around New England have passed and enforced laws meant to keep people who are homeless moving away from certain neighborhoods and businesses.
The U.S. Secretary of Education said there’s a few things the upcoming administration should do to continue the work completed over the last eights years.
Connecticut’s own Linda McMahon goes to Washington next year, hoping to be confirmed as head of the Small Business Administration. She was tapped recently by President-elect Donald Trump, a longtime friend who she supported during the campaign.
Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, has been at the center of a controversy that’s attracted attention and criticism from around the country. Now it’s college application season — a crucial time for the school’s bottom line.
The Federal Railroad Administration has proposed a $120 billion plan to expand rail service on the Northeast Corridor from Washington, D.C., to Boston. That would include some new tracks, new lines, and more trains.
NEXT is a weekly radio show and podcast hosted by John Dankosky, based at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut and powered by the New England News Collaborative.
Our laboratory is all of New England — one of America's oldest places — at a time of change.
Through original reporting and interviews, we ask important questions about the issues we explore: where are we now? How did we get here? And what's next?