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.
Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.
The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."
A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.
Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.