(Undated) – Massachusetts has made the top-ten list of the worst states for retirement. Money-rates-dot-com says the Bay State is expensive, property rates are high, and the weather can be harsh for older people. The growth of the elderly population is low in Massachusetts, despite long life expectancies. That suggests that many people move out of state after they retire.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect will now have full access to his defense team, thanks to a compromise by federal prosecutors
Northampton’s former recycling coordinator won’t be going to jail. In April, 56-year-old Karen Bouquillon smashed her car into a tree on Hatfield Road while drunk
The man fatally stabbed outside a Springfield apartment building early Sunday was from Amherst.
The town of Hadley has agreed to pay 27-thousand in legal fees to a bicyclist who claimed he was harassed by local police.
Sparky is the WHMP Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield