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.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older
The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam