Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has been named a “Housing Hero” by the Mass Housing Partnership. The group works with state government to increase affordable housing, and says Tautznik has championed many affordable housing projects during his 17 years as mayor. Tautznik was one of only three people in the state to win the honor, and says he’s proud Easthampton has had success with affordable housing.
Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.
Members of "Climate Action Now" organized the Sunday night rallies in advance of United Nations climate change talks, which begin today in Paris.
Holyoke Police say they were chasing the girl, who was a shoplifting suspect from a nearby CVS store, when she fell from the overpass onto train tracks below.
Thirty-one year-old Christen Longley pleaded not guilty this morning to charges of murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
The Northwestern District Attorney's office says the body was found near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, connecting South Hadley and neighboring Holyoke.