(Northampton, MA) — The United Way of Hampshire County has kicked off its annual fundraising drive. The goal is to raise slightly more than one-and-a-quarter million. This year’s co-chairs are Peter Jessop of Integrity Builders and William Grinnell of Webber and Grinnell Insurance. The United Way supports dozens of non-profit agencies throughout the Valley.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.
Lightning is being blamed for a destructive house fire in Worthington.
Anti-pipeline marchers are expected to show up at the State House in Boston tomorrow.
Members of a tree removal company are safe after being trapped inside their truck in Deerfield.