(Boston, MA) — Massachusetts veterans have been honored with a ceremony at the State House. Monday Governor Patrick thanked veterans and members of the military for their sacrifices. Gold Star families were honored with bouquets of roses. Veterans Secretary Coleman Nee read the names of nine Massachusetts soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm. He said many veterans of that conflict continue to suffer from mysterious illnesses.
Two more lawsuits have been filed against the Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley
The City of Northampton is considering a ban on plastic bags and styrofoam
The Broadside Bookshop on Main Street in Northampton celebrates 40 years in business this weekend
The Hungry Ghost Bakery in Northampton hosts its 11th-annual Wonder Not! bread festival on Sunday