(Holyoke, MA) — Republican State Rep Don Humason has kicked off his campaign for State Senate. Speaking at the WhereHouse in Holyoke, Humason said his top priority would be economic development and jobs. He’s running for the Senate seat Mike Knapik left last month for a top job at Westfield State. If Humason wins the GOP nod against veteran candidate Mike Franco, he’ll face either Easthampton Mayor Mike Tautznik or Holyoke City Councilor David Bartley in the general election.
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