Northampton property owners are embracing the city’s participation in a state solar program. That means city residents now qualify for the lowest level of pricing from Solarize Massachusetts. Program officials say any Northampton resident who’s already signed up, or does so before September 30th, will get the best deal on start-up costs. More than 40 property owners have signed up since June.
Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.
The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.
The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.
School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.