The Vernal Pools of Plainfield and Hawley

The Vernal Pools of Plainfield and Hawley

Vernal pools are nature’s temporary aquatic habitats. Their peak months are April and May — and by summer, they’re gone. During their brief window of operation, these pools of winter melt serve as incubators for egg clusters of amphibians like salamanders, newts and...
East Longmeadow Traffic Circle Troubles

East Longmeadow Traffic Circle Troubles

Driving in traffic can be a challenge for any driver, whether they’re in the city or on a highway. And while we associate traffic congestion with cities, Western New England isn’t immune to traffic troubles. Connecting Point’s Brian Sullivan hit the roads and...