Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley has been named one of the 15 most beautiful campuses in the world. The listing by the Huffington Post puts Mount Holyoke in the company of Oxford in the UK and the University of Cape Town in South Africa. The other American schools to make the list are Pepperdine University in Malibu, California and the University of Virginia.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
Leaders in Vernon are hoping a gas-fired power plant will be built to replace Vermont Yankee
UMass President Robert Caret is leaving to become chancellor at the University of Maryland