(Northampton, MA) — The former Union Station in Northampton is on its way to becoming a sports bar. Owner Jeremiah Micka says the bar known as “The Platform” should be up and running by early next year. It will feature an 80-foot, U-shaped bar and 20 flat screen televisions. The rest of the building will be turned into a 200-seat banquet hall.
Chief David Mottor says fire broke out around 11:30 last night at the Platinum Pony bar and nightclub. He estimates damage at up to 90-thousand dollars.
Sponsored by the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin region, White House Drug Control Policy Office Deputy Director Mary Lou Learly was at Greenfield Community College to brief local officials on the administration's efforts to address prescription drug and heroin addiction.
A phony one-hundred dollar bill was passed at the Whately Circle K store, the department reported on its Facebook page.
An Amtrak train bound for Western Massachusetts derailed in central Vermont Monday morning.