(Northampton, MA) — The DCR will close the Norwottuck Rail Trail bridge over the Connecticut River beginning September 23rd. The bridge is having its deck replaced. The former railroad bridge, which now serves bicyclists and pedestrians, will be closed for about six months. Meanwhile, ongoing work to widen the rail trail will come to a halt in November and pick up again in the spring.
The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off in NYC, officially ushering in the holiday season.
Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the U.S. drain.
Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the U.S. met for the first time.
More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.