(Gill, MA) – A 28-year-old woman is dead following a multi-car crash Saturday night in Gill. Theresa Pendleton of Erving was killed when her 2010 Honda Fit collided with another vehicle. The accident occurred shortly before eight after a snow squall created near blizzard conditions and icy roads. The crash forced partial closure of Route 2 for close to two hours. Six other people were also injured in that accident–one of dozens reported in a three-hour span which saw parts of Route 5 and 10 and Routes 122 and 202 closed to through traffic.
A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.
The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.
Students at Frontier, Deerfield and Sunderland Elementary schools were placed in a so-called shelter place this morning, following a threat made to Frontier High School
Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.