(Easthampton, MA) — Easthampton lawyer Nicole LaChapelle has been elected treasurer of the Democratic State Committee. LaChapelle had originally considered a run for the party chairmanship but changed her mind, clearing the way for State Senator Thomas McGee of Lynn. Outgoing chairman Jack Walsh is stepping down to head up Deval Patrick’s political action committee.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older
The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam