(Deerfield, MA) — Selectmen in the town of Deerfield are cracking down on pig farmers. From now on, every piggery will get an annual inspection and a new set of rules to follow. The policy is the result of ongoing conflict between Stillwater Road pig farmer Stanley Romanowski and his neighbors at a condominium complex. Problems have centered around cleanup, fencing, storage of food, and loose pigs.
The House has voted to soften the impact of a new law requiring motorists to turn on headlights when they're operating their windshield wipers.
Easthampton City Councilor Jennifer Hayes has announced she's running for a second term.
Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri will take part in a public conversation about relationships between police and minorities.
A Northampton man with Alzheimer’s was found Monday after disappearing for four hours.