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.
Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.
More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.
While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control.
For hundreds of thousands of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, symptoms can be worsened by the cracks and thunder of celebratory fireworks.