The Easthampton mayor’s race is shaping up. School Committee Chairwoman Nancy Sykes will face off against longtime mayoral aide Karen Cadieux. Both have returned enough signatures to get their names on the ballot for the November 5th city election. David Ewing of Treehouse Circle has takenout papers but hasn’t returned them yet. Mayor Michael Tautznik has said he won’t run for a ninth term.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
A funeral service has been set for Ed and Brittany McGrath, the father and daughter killed Thursday in an Easthampton motorcycle crash
Holyoke ratepayers could soon be footing the bill for a three-million-dollar water disinfection plant