A second horse in Belchertown has tested positive for Triple-E. That prompted the state to raise the threat level for Triple-E in neighboring Amherst to high. The threat level is now moderate in Hadley and South Hadley. While it’s been raised to low in the towns of Hatfield, Northampton and Whately. The state Department of Public Health is urging high-threat communities to cancel outdoor evening events for the rest of the mosquito season. Amherst officials cancelled a popular outdoor movie event Wednesday night. Eastern Equine Encephalitis is a mosquito-borne disease.
An isolated home in Westhampton has been badly damaged by fire after being hit by lightning
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has launched his campaign for a third term
More than half of Massachusetts’ streams will gain federal protections under a new rule signed by the Obama administration
Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.