Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik says he’s not happy about a plan by Hilltown Cooperative Charter School to move to an industrial park in that city. Tautznik says the charter school will pull essential funding from the public school system and take a valuable industrial property off the tax roles. The K-through-8 charter school wants to move from the Brassworks Building in Haydenville to the former Jenoptik Optical Systems building in Easthampton next summer.
The government's own watchdogs say they tried to hack into the site and found a critical vulnerability.
Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar had participated in or supported the strikes against Islamic State targets.
The U.S. and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters.
A bipartisan group of almost 80 U.S. lawmakers urged regulators not to end the ban on making calls on commercial airline flights.
A record 20 percent of adult Americans, or 42 million people, have never married, marking a U.S. demographic and social shift.