(Springfield, MA) — The tiny abused poodle formerly known as “Buffy” is adjusting well to her new home. The starving and fearful dog was found last month at a Springfield construction site, close to death and wrapped in a plastic bag. She was nursed back to health by the Dakin Animal Shelter and carefully placed for adoption with a Western Mass couple. MIchelle and Mark Fournier are calling the dog “Belle” and say she’s “just a bundle of love.”
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.
This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.
With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.
The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags