(Easthampton, MA) — The two Democratic candidates for Mike Knapik’s former state senate seat will debate on Monday. Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik will square off against Holyoke City Councilor David Bartley at the Easthampton High School at 7 p.m. The primary election for the 2nd Hampden and Hampshire seat is October 8th. The winner will face either Republican State Rep Don Humason or perennial candidate Michael Franco in the general election.
In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.
Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.