Three women caught shoplifting at the Holyoke Mall allegedly used bags lined with aluminum foil to get past security systems. Police say three Springfield women took clothing from American Eagle, Charlotte Russe and Finish Line. An employee called police after seeing them unload loot into their car. Professional shoplifters often used foil-lined bags to prevent security tags from setting off alarms.
Amherst’s Planning Board is recommending changes to the proposed student housing project known as The Retreat.
UMass Amherst has announced plans to invest two-million-dollars in dorm security.
A fired nurse at Cooley Dickinson has accepted a plea deal.
Governor Patrick has released 65-million for capital projects in Western Mass
Northampton’s city council is approving 22-thousand dollars for a study to look at the community impact of a casino in Springfield