(Amherst, MA) — WD Cowls owner Cinda Jones hopes to lure Atkins Farms Country Market to a new building in North Amherst. Jones is planning a mixed-use building called the “Trolley Barn” at the site of her former sawmill on Cowls Road. She said she’s trying to persuade the owner of the sprawling upscale market in South Amherst to open a satellite store in the north end of town.
Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.
In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.
Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.