(Northampton, MA) — Four backyard chickens are dead after a fire at 24 Massasoit Street in Northampton. The chicken coop burned down Thursday morning because of a space heater installed to keep the chickens warm. The chickens belonged to Dr. Marty Nathan and her husband Eliot Fratkin.
A Pittsfield man convicted of raping a UMass student has been sentenced to 8 to 10 years in state prison.
Knowledge continues to fuel the Hampshire County economy according to Northampton Chamber of Commerce Director Suzanne Beck
Hinge nightclub at 48 Main Street will be called before the Northampton License Commission tonight.
Phoebe Hazzard and Viraphanh Douangmany have won seats on the Amherst School Committee.