(Northampton, MA) — Former Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has a new job with the Center for Eco-Technology. The mayor who left office a week ago will be Director of Business Operations for the non-profit. The CET promotes energy efficiency and green building technology with offices in Pittsfield, Northampton and Springfield. Tautznik starts work January 27th from the Northampton office.
Four apartment buildings in New York City caught fire from an apparent gas explosion, causing 19 injuries.
Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel on Friday as worries receded over the Saudi Arabia-led air strikes in Yemen.
The German pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps suffered from depression, a German newspaper reported.
The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.