Walmart is responding to protesters who don’t want a super-center built in Holyoke. The retail giant says it offers jobs with affordable health care and opportunity for advancement. Mayor Alex Morse recently spoke out against the store proposed for Whiting Farms Road, saying the net benefit would be negative. It may be too late, because a purchase and sale agreement has been signed on the commercially-zoned parcel owned by Holyoke Gas and Electric.
A South Hadley woman has been arrested for stealing kayaks along the Connecticut River.
African-American teacher Carolyn Gardner won't be teaching math at Amherst High School this fall.
Three Democrats running for governor went head-to-head last night in a Springfield debate.
Five people are injured after an I-91 crash at the Chicopee Curve.