(Hadley, MA) – A Hadley man has been sentenced to at least 20 and up to 30 years in prison on child sex charges. 42 year old Frank Stanley Junior pleaded guilty to six counts of rape and abuse of a child under 16. Prosecutors say the incidents involved three boys over 7 years. Two of the victims were sons of a friend, and Stanley was paired with a third boy through Big Brothers-Big Sisters.
The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.
The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.
School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.
Friendly's Restaurant on King Street in Northampton has closed its doors for good.