Northampton’s School Committee has put the issue of a later start time for Northampton High School to bed. The board has voted 7 to 2 to move to a later start time beginning no later than September 2014. The exact time will be left up to the superintendent to work out, but it will be moved from the current 7:30 to somewhere between 8 and 8:30. A study panel is recommending an 8:15 start time. That would work by shortening the school day by ten minutes, and cutting the time between classes by two minutes.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.
Animal control officers raided the home on 99 Champlain Street and found multiple dogs, cats, birds and a variety of mice and other vermin.
Closing arguments were held yesterday in the trial of the third of four defendants accused of raping a UMass coed freshman in her dorm room in 2012.
Local victims of drug overdoses were remembered at a series of Monday events held on “International Overdose Awareness Day.”
City officials aren’t saying why Gregory Nuttleman has been relieved of his duties.