Athletic fields under construction in Florence got a one-time hit of RoundUp Tuesday. But protesters say the contractor didn’t do enough to contain the anti-weed spray from drifting onto a nearby organic farm and community gardens. Mayor David Narkewicz visited the site during the spraying and says he’s satisfied with the contractor’s work. The group “Grow Food Northampton” is pushing the city to adopt organic turf-management practices.
The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.
Restaurant drinkers will soon know how many calories are in their margarita or craft beer.
Congress has limped out of Washington, capping two years of legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes.
Officials said demand for the health insurance plans jumped during the final week of 2015 open enrollment.