The Easthampton Stop and Shop project heads to court again in a few weeks. A hearing is set for May 18th on the last count standing in a lawsuit against a new supermarket on Route 10. The suit filed by the owner of Cernak Buick across the street from the site claims the Easthampton Planning Board decision to approve the store violates the city’s zoning ordinance on traffic flow. The case has been in the courts for three years.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
Leaders in Vernon are hoping a gas-fired power plant will be built to replace Vermont Yankee
UMass President Robert Caret is leaving to become chancellor at the University of Maryland