A Granby man will spend four years in prison after admitting he set a house on fire. Scott Szaban broke into an unoccupied home on Chicopee Street two years ago and torched it. He then pointed a pellet gun at police when they showed up at his mobile home to arrest him. The vacant house was being renovated for sale at the time, and was owned by an Easthampton man.
Amherst Schools are shifting to a model of positive school discipline.
Efforts to build fully-accessible trails on conservation land in Easthampton are on hold until a permitting issue can be resolved.
The Massachusetts Inspector General has released a report on Evan Dobelle's spending.
A troubled Holyoke nightclub has had its liquor license restored, but will still face possible sanctions.