(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.
An announcement on whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager is expected this afternoon.
Hagel was appointed less than two years ago as Obama pushed his signature program of winding up wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.
The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.