(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.
Chief David Mottor says fire broke out around 11:30 last night at the Platinum Pony bar and nightclub. He estimates damage at up to 90-thousand dollars.
Sponsored by the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin region, White House Drug Control Policy Office Deputy Director Mary Lou Learly was at Greenfield Community College to brief local officials on the administration's efforts to address prescription drug and heroin addiction.
A phony one-hundred dollar bill was passed at the Whately Circle K store, the department reported on its Facebook page.
An Amtrak train bound for Western Massachusetts derailed in central Vermont Monday morning.