(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.
A Hampshire County jury has found Emmanuel Bile of Pittsfield guilty on two counts of aggravated rape against a UMass student.
The Route Nine Diner in Hadley has closed its doors in the midst of a sexual harassment investigation.
Greenfield Town Council subcommittees will meet about giving individual councilors money for neighborhood initiatives.
The hot race is for School Committee where three candidates are vying for two empty seats.