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.
Students at Frontier, Deerfield and Sunderland Elementary schools were placed in a so-called shelter place this morning, following a threat made to Frontier High School
Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.
Five unions at UMass Amherst are locked in hostile and unproductive talks with the administration
A Franklin County Grand Jury has returned 59 additional counts of insurance fraud in connection with an insurance fraud ring