(Boston, MA) — The Patrick administration will issue three-thousand new vouchers so low-income moms can afford early education for their kids. Governor Patrick made the announcement Tuesday while visiting a Head Start center in Chelsea. This year the Legislature approved an additional 15-million for early childhood education.
A Hampshire County jury has found Emmanuel Bile of Pittsfield guilty on two counts of aggravated rape against a UMass student.
The Route Nine Diner in Hadley has closed its doors in the midst of a sexual harassment investigation.
Greenfield Town Council subcommittees will meet about giving individual councilors money for neighborhood initiatives.
The hot race is for School Committee where three candidates are vying for two empty seats.