Northampton arsonist Anthony Baye will spend the next two decades at Cedar Junction in Walpole, followed by 15 years probation. At yesterday’s sentencing hearing, both sides said they were satisfied justice had been served. The plea deal reduced two first-degree murder charges to manslaughter. In exchange the 28 year old admitted to setting numerous fires in the city over the past six years, including one that killed two men.
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Sunday marks two decades since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history.
A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is gaining momentum.
The city of Northampton is close to becoming the first Pioneer Valley community to ban the use of single-layer plastic bags.