Three private colleges are objecting to a plan by Umass Amherst to open a satellite campus in downtown Springfield. Presidents of Springfield College, AIC, and Western New England University issued a joint statement warning UMass not to duplicate any of their programs. UMass issued an RFP last week, looking to lease 25,000 square feet of downtown space for the proposed satellite campus.
General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.
Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.
A historic barn will remain standing for at least a little while longer.
The chairman of the Gill Board of Selectmen is calling for a push for greater safety measures along the French King Bridge.