A Middlefield man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in Cummington Monday afternoon. 55 year old Brian Miller is the Middlefield representative on the Gateway Regional School Committee. Police say Miller lost control of his Harley headed east on Route 9, hit a guardrail and flew down a steep embankment near the Westfield River. A memorial service for Miller will be held Saturday at the Middlefield Fairgrounds.
The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.
All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.
Senate Republicans will try to pass their own budget after House Republicans pushed through a plan that deeply cuts programs for the poor.
The United States is struggling to secure a framework nuclear deal by a March 31 deadline.