Residents of an Easthampton apartment are back in their homes after a haz-mat situation. The residents were evacuated Monday and part of Maple Street was blocked while police and firefighters investigated a suspicious liquid found in a basement. The haz mat team determined the liquid was a corrosive acid a former tenant had used to extract gold from computer chips. The residents were allowed to return after the chemical was removed.
The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.
The hearing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission starts the clock on a 60-day environmental review of the project
Owner Dee Boyle-Clapp says the female, named Lucrezia, was recovered over the weekend, but her mate, Bob, is still at large
Legislators vote to suspend the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on most items Aug. 15-16.
Both chambers voted to restore $5 million cut by Baker from the original funding appropriation for the University of Massachusetts.