(Westfield, MA) — Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of another investigation into his spending habits. The University’s board of trustees met in executive session for ten hours last night, announcing its decision after midnight. Earlier in the day, faculty and librarians gave Dobelle a vote of no confidence. The embattled university president is locked in a struggle with trustees and state officials over his questionable travel and credit-card use.
(Undated) — Governor Baker is warning people that roads may not be passable on Tuesday and Wednesday. A major blizzard…
Hate crime charges are possible in the case of anti-semitic and racist graffiti found in Northampton.
A lawsuit by a former student against Amherst College has been settled out of court.