(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.
Hundreds of pipeline opponents from Western Mass have rallied at the Boston State House.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend pointed to a stronger labor market.
Regulators are "deeply troubled" by Verizon's plan to slow data downloads for customers on the older unlimited data plans.
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives cleared the way for a lawsuit accusing the President of overstepping his authority.