(Easthampton, MA) — Work has resumed on the Manhan River Bridge in Easthampton despite a strike by heavy equipment operators. Northern Construction Services says it’s continuing the work on the Route 10 bridge without the workers but he’s not sure how long he’ll be able to continue. The strike involving the Union of Operating Engineers Local 98 is slowing down road and building projects across the state.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
Leaders in Vernon are hoping a gas-fired power plant will be built to replace Vermont Yankee
UMass President Robert Caret is leaving to become chancellor at the University of Maryland