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Calif. wildfire destroys 200 homes

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — A ravenous and deadly wildfire in central...

Senate boosts push for state’s renewable energy path

The Massachusetts Senate plans an aggressive approach to bolstering the...

Area bird sightings

The Audubon Society has reported a variety of recent bird sightings in...

Connecticut River celebration is Saturday

South Hadley — The Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC) will be...

Earth Matters: Pioneers or invaders? Let’s be less judgmental of traveling plants

Pioneer, fugitive, invasive, colonist, weed. Each of these words evokes...

State Senate wants moratorium on fracking in Massachusetts

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate is backing a 10-year moratorium on...

Get Growing: Savoring urban oases

I was in New York City last week for the memorial service of my oldest,...

Bill to boost renewables

BOSTON — Legislation that could make hydro and wind power a bigger part of...

Deerfield approves solar array agreements

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Solar is the newest and cleanest energy source in...

Earth Matters: Why insects imitate one another

Sometimes we have to travel around the globe to gain new insights into the...

Valley Views: Budding Canopies

Budding Canopies Quabbin Reservoir, BelchertownPhotograph and text by Anne...

Question of Article 97 still left hanging

A constitutional amendment protecting publicly owned conservation land, once...

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