(Northampton, MA) — Western Mass will host all five Democratic candidates for governor in a debate at Northampton High School. Juliette Kayyem, Steve Grossman, Donald Berwick, Martha Coakley, and Joseph Avellone will go head-to-head on Wednesday, January 29th at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Democratic Committees from Northampton, Amherst, Easthampton, Southampton and Sunderland.
A Hampshire County jury has found Emmanuel Bile of Pittsfield guilty on two counts of aggravated rape against a UMass student.
The Route Nine Diner in Hadley has closed its doors in the midst of a sexual harassment investigation.
Greenfield Town Council subcommittees will meet about giving individual councilors money for neighborhood initiatives.
The hot race is for School Committee where three candidates are vying for two empty seats.