dry grass

Conditions creating brush fire danger

It has been fairly dry lately and with low humidity, along with dead grass and leaves from last year, that is creating conditions that are r…

Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964

PHOTOS: Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964

North America's largest earthquake rattled Alaska 50 years ago, killing 15 people and creating a tsunami that killed 124 more from Alaska to…

lime prices

Lime prices skyrocket

Restaurants feel the pinch after severe rains wipe out Mexico's lime crop.

burning season

Burn period unlikely to be extended

Spring is now officially here, but a winter storm is set to wallop portions of Massachusetts today and it may be hard to believe that a litt…

north adams flag

Wind Advisory in effect for all of WMass

As a powerful storm has moved along the coast, western Massachusetts has been spared from heavy snowfall. We have, however, been dealing wit…


Beef prices on the rise

A shortage of cattle and harsh winter weather has caused a spike in the price of beef.

ice breakers

Breaking the ice

The U.S Coast Guard is on a six week mission to open tracks in the ice for Great Lakes cargo ships.