The Northampton City Council will discuss some big proposed zoning changes Thursday night. The plan would allow more residential density, and reflect existing conditions in the older neighborhoods. Some are expressing concern the zoning would change the character of their streets and lead to higher property values, and therefore higher taxes. Supporters say the zoning is in keeping with the city’s Sustainable Northampton Plan.
The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.
Restaurant drinkers will soon know how many calories are in their margarita or craft beer.
Congress has limped out of Washington, capping two years of legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes.
Officials said demand for the health insurance plans jumped during the final week of 2015 open enrollment.