The Manhan River Bridge in Easthampton will close down for six months starting Monday. The bridge on Route Ten is on the direct route between Northampton and Easthampton. Drivers will be detoured along Pleasant Street.
Just one final step remains before a jury is seated in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Efforts to catch families before they fall into homelessness would get a boost under a plan being pushed by Gov. Charlie Baker.
Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is split over the decision of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept an invitation by House Republicans to address a session of Congress.
Six downtown Amherst bars have agreed to delay their opening time Saturday until the late afternoon.