The Eastern Equine Encephalitis threat level has been raised to critical in Belchertown. Officials say a horse that died Friday at George Hannum Road was infected with the triple-E virus. The state Department of Public Health urges communities designated as critical to cancel evening outdoor events for the rest of the mosquito season. Triple-E infected mosquitoes have also been found in Amherst where the threat level is moderate, and mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus have been found in Northampton.
An on-line fundraising campaign has been launched for the family of a man killed in motorcycle crash in Westhampton.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg says the state should take steps to keep Narcan affordable.
A 28-year-old man from Gill is dead in an ATV accident.
Bridge Road between Hatfield and King Street will be closed to eastbound traffic this week.