South Hadley police are investigating a bizarre traffic hazard. Last Wednesday a Springfield man drove into a concrete donkey that had been placed in the middle of the road. It happened around midnight on Hadley Street near the Village Commons. Fortunately no one was hurt. Anyone with information about the donkey is asked to call police.
Amherst’s Planning Board is recommending changes to the proposed student housing project known as The Retreat.
UMass Amherst has announced plans to invest two-million-dollars in dorm security.
A fired nurse at Cooley Dickinson has accepted a plea deal.
Governor Patrick has released 65-million for capital projects in Western Mass
Northampton’s city council is approving 22-thousand dollars for a study to look at the community impact of a casino in Springfield