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.
The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.
Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
Igloos have sprung up on the courthouse lawn in downtown Northampton for the 9th annual Cancer Connection Campout.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones.
The Northwestern DA wants to reinstate charges against a woman who unsuccessfully tried to develop a gay-friendly condo project in Easthampton.