Police: Raccoon attacked woman in bed

Police say a Mass. woman has been attacked by a wild raccoon in her own bed. The 73-year-old woman tried to pet it, thinking it was her own …

Monitoring blood pressure earlier

A new study finds that monitoring a person’s blood pressure should start decades earlier than most people think.

Local emergency shelters stay open 24/7

Despite the crippling snowstorm, emergency shelters provided a warm place to stay for those with no home. The Friends of the Homeless Shelte…

Winter storm affecting local businesses

Wednesday’s storm forced hundreds of cancellations and closures across western Massachusetts. For Pride convenience stores, they stay open 2…

Winter weather travel tips

It’s been an ugly winter in most parts of the country. Storm after storm and brutal cold have made air travel especially miserable.