The Northampton City Council is revolting against the decision by the mayor to remove six downtown benches. The benches were removed at the urging of the Business Improvement District, reportedly to curtail loitering, or some say, panhandling. A straw poll shows most council members wanted the benches put back, and planned to take up the matter at their meeting Thursday.
Berkshire Gas spokesman Christopher Farrell is coming out swinging for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline.
Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will present the results of a downtown parking study Monday night
Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."
Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.