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Most of Massachusetts’ Shoreline Is Off Limits to the General Public
Only a smidgen of the 1,400 miles of Massachusetts coastline is open to everyone. How can that be?
What Is the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers?
The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) has offices in Cambridge, Somerville, Brighton, Dorchester, Lowell and Framingham.
Once a Taunton Landmark, This Milk Bottle Is Now a Boston Icon
New Bedford's Frates bottle has a younger and shorter look-alike in Boston, which came to the Hub via Taunton.
New Bedford Can Fine You If Your Lawn Exceeds This Height
Unkempt vegetation on personal property in New Bedford was apparently so out of control that in 2003 the City Council approved an ordinance about it.
Is Massachusetts Overdue for a Major Earthquake?
New England sits on a 'spiderweb of faults,' according to the United States Geological Survey. Does that mean Massachusetts is due for a major earthquake?
Massachusetts Has Volcanoes That Are Millions of Years Old
Massachusetts has at least two volcanoes that date back hundreds of millions of years. Are they active?
Not Just Bears: Massachusetts Has Bats, Too
You've probably heard enough by now about the wandering SouthCoast black bear and are ready for something else, so how about bats?