Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse now says he’s against a Walmart proposed for Whiting Farms Road. Morse is expected to make a statement at a protest rally on Thursday. The project may move forward anyway, because the land is owned by Holyoke Gas and Electrick, which has already signed a purchase and sale agreement. Back in June the mayor said he viewed the development as an opportunity to solve traffic problems and generate tax revenue.
Google's growing investment in lobbying highlights its expanding presence as it fights antitrust battles and grows its business into new areas such as broadband and self-driving cars.
Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will decide what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty.
An on-line fundraising campaign has been launched for the family of a man killed in motorcycle crash in Westhampton.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg says the state should take steps to keep Narcan affordable.