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 FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.
The hearing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission starts the clock on a 60-day environmental review of the project
Owner Dee Boyle-Clapp says the female, named Lucrezia, was recovered over the weekend, but her mate, Bob, is still at large
Legislators vote to suspend the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on most items Aug. 15-16.
Both chambers voted to restore $5 million cut by Baker from the original funding appropriation for the University of Massachusetts.