A Chesterfield man has filed suit against the Catholic Diocese of Springfield saying he was sexually assaulted by a priest at St. Patrick’s in Chicopee when he was a teenager. The plaintiff claims he was assaulted by priest Paul Archambault of Northampton more than 50 times over four years. Archambault committed suicide in 2011 at the Sacred Heart rectory in Springfield. A large crowd showed up for his funeral in Northampton.
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