A former high school cheerleader from Wilbraham has been stabbed to death in Boston. The body of Amy Lord was found Tuesday at Stony Brook Reservation in Hyde Park. The 2007 Minnechaug graduate was reportedly abducted by two men near her South Boston apartment Tuesday morning. She was forced to withdraw money from five ATMs before being killed. Her car was set on fire and found by police in South Boston. Hundreds turned out for a candlelight vigil in Wilbraham Wedneseday night.
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