(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.
Two Northampton massage businesses have been shut down by city code enforcement officials.
Governor Charlie Baker will speak in Northampton later this month.
Springfield's City Council will consider a resolution to support efforts to keep the Western Mass Correctional Alcohol Center in the city.
A group of protesters targeted the meat counter and the dairy section of Whole Foods Saturday.