(South Deerfield) – Some railway improvements are on the way to South Deerfield. State officials say that plans are underway to install new gates, bells and lights at the Elm and Pleasant Street railroad intersections. The improvements are part of an ongoing effort to restore regular rail service along the I-91 corridor connecting Springfield and Northampton with Greenfield and points north.
The regulatory agency voted 3-2 in favor of rules aimed at enforcing what's called "net neutrality."
A UMass senior has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Amherst police who arrested him at last year's Blarney Blowout.
A taxpayer watchdog group says Massachusetts could be facing a budget shortfall of up to $1.5 billion, nearly double previous estimates.
The search for a new UMass President officially begins this week with a search committee meeting in Boston.