(Springfield, MA) — Statewide average MCAS scores have been released. The good news is three low-performing schools in Springfield have made progress and are off the watch list. Seven other city schools remain stuck at level 4, with some of the lowest scores in the state. The Morgan Elementary School in Holyoke slipped from level 4 to level 5 and will go into receivership. More detailed MCAS data will be released Friday.
It may have been a microburst that struck the town of Conway Thursday
Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz has declined to name four semifinalists for the position of Police Chief
Southampton’s ambulance service has lost its Advanced Life Support Paramedic certification
The Northampton Housing Authority is close to having a new director.