(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.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.
This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.
With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.
The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags