An unusual program in the state is training immigrants, some who were doctors in their home countries, to be emergency medical technicians.
After failing to find widespread voter fraud, Republican state lawmakers are calling for tighter restrictions on voting based on perception of tainted ballots.
Ms. Dunn spent most of her career at women’s colleges, which had been established long before women were admitted to many universities throughout the United States.
Kory Stamper reveals the secret life of dictionaries in her book “Word by Word,” and in a visit to headquarters (oddities in the basement included).
While other cities toughen their anti-begging laws and face court challenges, some are are testing a less punitive approach.
A once-abundant migratory fish all but disappeared with the construction of river dams. But now more alewives are seeking passage through local waters.
In Vermont, New Hampshire and New York, inns and culinary programs offer stays, meals and classes to celebrate sap and syrup.
It was a quiet day along the East Coast as an ordinary snowstorm, billed to be extraordinary, proved uneventful.
The smelt are trapped beneath the ice. We are trapped above it. Fishing for them is the perfect antidote to the oppressive Maine winter.
The revitalized mill district in Manchester is becoming known as fertile ground for technology firms, and is now home to at least 30 tech company offices.
It was the last state to emerge from the recession, but now its unemployment rate is down and political interest in its Democratic governor is up.
Political discourse in the United States is at a boiling point, and nowhere is the reaction to that more heightened than on campuses like Middlebury.
Lawmakers in several states, tired of turning the clocks back, want to leave Eastern Standard Time and join the Atlantic Standard time zone.
The parade organizers, the Allied War Veterans Council of South Boston, voted unanimously late Friday to reverse their decision made on Tuesday to exclude the group, OutVets.
The replacement for the Affordable Care Act would bar people from using federal tax credits to buy health insurance plans that cover abortion.
The top five highest and lowest median property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The show features work from the late 1930s and early 1940s by one of the 20th century’s most important American painters.
Organizers told gay and transgender military veterans that they would not be allowed to march on March 17 after two years of L.G.B.T. inclusion in the event.
A Federal-style house in Bennington, Vt.; a Tudor-revival home in Tucson; and a modern house on Camano Island in Washington State.
From TV screens to vacation scenes, these properties are drawing a crowd.
Nothing is run-of-the-mill about Jeremy Wilson’s life, and that was reflected in the closing arguments during his trial in Manhattan.
Concerned the picture leading Google’s search results for Londonderry didn’t represent the town, officials campaigned to replace it.
Resorts in the United States and Canada are offering lower prices for spring trips.
All ideas need testing in open debate, or they become mere prejudices.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright will star in David Mamet’s “American Buffalo.”
The battle over women’s health is being felt in clinics.
A Republican governor in a liberal-leaning state signals the gap between his positions and those of the Republican-controlled Congress.
The president of Middlebury College issued an apology after students shouted down the speaker, Charles Murray, at an event that then turned violent.
In this comedy directed by Kris Avedisian, frenemies from high school rediscover each other for better and worse when one returns to their hometown.
The exchange, to begin in 2018, is part of an unusual alliance between two orchestras, both led by Andris Nelsons beginning next season.
The museum will renovate a 15,000-square-foot factory for warm-weather installations, accessible by a short boat ride across the harbor.