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 FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.
The hearing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission starts the clock on a 60-day environmental review of the project
Owner Dee Boyle-Clapp says the female, named Lucrezia, was recovered over the weekend, but her mate, Bob, is still at large
Legislators vote to suspend the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on most items Aug. 15-16.
Both chambers voted to restore $5 million cut by Baker from the original funding appropriation for the University of Massachusetts.