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.
Students at Frontier, Deerfield and Sunderland Elementary schools were placed in a so-called shelter place this morning, following a threat made to Frontier High School
Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.
Five unions at UMass Amherst are locked in hostile and unproductive talks with the administration
A Franklin County Grand Jury has returned 59 additional counts of insurance fraud in connection with an insurance fraud ring