Governor Patrick says he supports a move by state officials to withhold funding from Westfield State University. Speaking to reporters Monday, Patrick said the allegations against University president Evan Dobelle are very serious. He said Dobelle didn’t help himself by hiring Boston PR bigwig George Regan to act as his spokesman. Higher Education Commissioner Richard Freeland froze funding to Westfield State last week after Dobelle failed to respond to a list of questions about his controversial spending habits. Dobelle has fired back against his critics with a video released by the Regan PR firm (see entire video below) and has also issued a 20 page accounting of his travel expenditures and credit card use.
Officials say two men, disguised as women, tried to ram the gates of Fort Meade, where the National Security Agency is housed.
Little Annabelle Ridgeway was determined to get a slushie.
American International College is increasing its security after a bullet hit one of its buildings.
All restaurant fryers in Greenfield restaurants will be inspected by the end of this year.