(Easthampton, MA) — The old Easthampton Dye Works building in Easthampton will soon be turned in 50 units of affordable housing. Arch Street Development of Boston purchased the building on Cottage Street last week after lining up tax credits and housing subsidies. Developer Colin O’Keeffe hopes to start construction in January. Five of the units will be set aside for those with very low incomes.
Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.
McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.
The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.
A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.