The Academy at Swift River is closing down. The private school in Cummington offers a therapeutic setting for troubled teenagers. Director Bar Clarke tells the “Gazette” fewer and fewer families can afford their services. 50 Hilltown jobs will be lost as a result of the closure.
Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.
It could be another six-to-eight weeks before exit 18 northbound is opened again.
The Northwestern DA has indicted 38 people for insurance fraud.
Tensions have eased after sometimes violent protests were staged nightly since police killed an unarmed black teenager.