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.
The White House released a draft of its plan to tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to improve.
Stephen Colbert bid farewell with the help of scores of celebrities in a rousing sendoff to the tune of "We'll Meet Again."
The White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the Hollywood studio is a matter of national security.
With the U.S. agreeing to restore diplomatic ties, Cuba's communist government may not be able to blame its old Cold War nemesis so readily.