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.
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