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.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.
Lightning is being blamed for a destructive house fire in Worthington.
Anti-pipeline marchers are expected to show up at the State House in Boston tomorrow.
Members of a tree removal company are safe after being trapped inside their truck in Deerfield.