The state Registry of Motor Vehicles would like to close three branches in Western Mass. Under a consolidation plan, offices in Easthampton, Chicopee and North Adams would be shut down. Branches would be maintained in Greenfield, Pittsfield and Springfield. The plan is drawing fire from the business community, and local mayors including Mike Tautznik of Easthampton, who calls it a lousy idea.
Two Northampton massage businesses have been shut down by city code enforcement officials.
Governor Charlie Baker will speak in Northampton later this month.
Springfield's City Council will consider a resolution to support efforts to keep the Western Mass Correctional Alcohol Center in the city.
A group of protesters targeted the meat counter and the dairy section of Whole Foods Saturday.