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.
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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve.