The Paradise City Arts Festival has celebrated its 19th year. Thousands turned out for the three-day event at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, despite rain Saturday and Sunday. The festival features top-notch artists and crafts people, dozens of food booths and live music. The warm sunny day on Monday heightened everyone’s spirits.
Just one final step remains before a jury is seated in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Efforts to catch families before they fall into homelessness would get a boost under a plan being pushed by Gov. Charlie Baker.
Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is split over the decision of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept an invitation by House Republicans to address a session of Congress.
Six downtown Amherst bars have agreed to delay their opening time Saturday until the late afternoon.