Local

Coakley Praises DOMA Ruling

Photo: clipart.com

Coakley Praises DOMA Ruling

Attorney General Martha Coakley is praising Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling that overturned the Defense of Marriage Act. ¬†Coakley says families will no longer be denied Social Security and medical benefits simply because of who they love. ¬†She says she’s proud of Massachusetts’ leadership on same-sex marriage, and the decision is a step on the march toward equality for all.

Recent Headlines

in National

Making headlines this week

AP792818563420

A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

in National

Americans are really angry with Washington

america

Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

in Local

BFMC Adopts Enterovirus Policy

medical mask

Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older

in Local

Northampton to Study Plastic Bag/Styrofoam Ban

noho city hall

The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam

in Local

Blarney Blowout Report Released

by Jason Picard, Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

The long-awaited Blarney Blowout report written by former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has been released