Local

Photo: clipart.com

Infected Mosquitoes Found in Pioneer Valley

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been found in the Pioneer Valley.  The West Nile infected mosquitoes were found in Northampton and those with Triple-E were found in Amherst.  People are asked to drain any standing water on their property and are urged to take precautions like wearing long pants and sleeves and putting on insect-repellent to avoid being bitten.  So far there have been no human cases of either West Nile or Triple-E in Western Mass this year.

Recent Headlines

in National

Microsoft names next operating system Windows 10

windows

Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.

in National

Secret Service White House security breach ‘unacceptable’

secretservice

Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.

in Local

Gov Candidates Debate in Springfield

politics

The five candidates seeking to become Massachusetts' next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts

in Local

Gov Patrick appoints State Rep to Nuke Board

Vermont Yankee

A local state representative has been tapped to represent the commonwealth on an advisory board overseeing the closure of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant

in Local

Cooley Dickinson Nurse Picket Averted

cooley dickinson hospital

There will be no job action today by registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson Hospital