(Northampton, MA) — Northampton police are on high alert after two Cumberland Farms were robbed over the course of two days. Wednesday around 1 a.m. two masked men made off with cash from the Cumby’s on King Street. Twenty-four hours later, two masked men armed with a baseball bat and a sword robbed the store in Florence. A 17-year-old male is in custody but another man is still on the loose. Police are investigating whether a Tuesday night stickup at a Greenfield convenience store is related.
A Hampshire County jury has found Emmanuel Bile of Pittsfield guilty on two counts of aggravated rape against a UMass student.
The Route Nine Diner in Hadley has closed its doors in the midst of a sexual harassment investigation.
Greenfield Town Council subcommittees will meet about giving individual councilors money for neighborhood initiatives.
The hot race is for School Committee where three candidates are vying for two empty seats.