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.
Officials say two men tried to ram the gates of Fort Meade, where the National Security Agency is housed.
Little Annabelle Ridgeway was determined to get a slushie.
American International College is increasing its security after a bullet hit one of its buildings.
All restaurant fryers in Greenfield restaurants will be inspected by the end of this year.