The fate of a 100 year old school building in Easthampton is the subject of much discussion in the city. Mayor Michael Tautznik held a community meeting Monday night to gather ideas for the redevelopment of the Parsons Street Elementary School. The now-vacant building sits on a sizable parcel in a dense residential neighborhood. Tautznik says the best return for the city would be to develop market-rate housing. Many of those in attendance said they’d like to see a creative reuse of the property that serves the community.
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.