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Rhode Island Lighthouse Keeper Washed Away in 1938 Hurricane
During the Great Hurricane of 1938, Rhode Island's Whale Rock Lighthouse was torn from its base, killing lighthouse keeper Walter Eberle.
Remembering Fairhaven’s Rock Radio Station WKKB
Fairhaven rock station WKKB – with its 'KKB Rocks' slogan – only lasted a few years, but the reason it disappeared from the radio dial is not what you'd think.
Massachusetts Has the Potential for Killer Tornadoes
When it comes to twisters, Massachusetts residents aren't likely to wind up in Oz, but killer tornadoes have occurred here and will no doubt occur again.
Those Legendary Bette Davis Eyes Were Massachusetts Originals
Immortalized in the 1981 smash hit "Bette Davis Eyes," the Massachusetts-born film star caught the eye of a new generation of fans.
Yelp Names Two Local Restaurants Among New England’s 100 Best
Restaurants in New Bedford and Fall River are included on Yelp's Top 100 New England restaurants list.
Massachusetts Launches "Take a Moment" Marketing Campaign
The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism is out with a marketing pitch for 2023, encouraging visitors to 'Take a Moment.'
Jay Leno Grew Up in This Massachusetts Town
Contrary to popular belief, comedian Jay Leno was not born in Massachusetts, but he grew up here.
A Sad Ending for the New Bedford-Vineyard Ferry Schamonchi
For decades, the MV Schamonchi shuttled passengers between New Bedford and Martha's Vineyard, but whatever became of the ferry?
Walter Cronkite Spent His Summers in This Massachusetts Town
Walter Cronkite, the 'most trusted man in America,' spent his summers at his coastal home in Massachusetts for many years.
Massachusetts and Rhode Island Among America’s Safest States
As dicey as it might seem at times, it is actually pretty safe here in Massachusetts and Rhode Island compared to much of the rest of the nation.