(Westfield, MA) — Westfield State University has named an interim president. Vice President of Academic Affairs Elizabeth Preston will stand in for embattled President Evan Dobelle. Dobelle was placed on paid leave early Thursday after the Board of Trustees met behind closed doors for more than ten hours. The trustees have retained a Boston law firm to launch a new investigation into Dobelle’s controversial spending habits. Dobelle’s lawyer Ross Garber is threatening legal action as a result of his client’s suspension.
A quick response by local firefighters is being credited with averting a potential tragedy in a downtown Greenfield apartment building last night.
MassLive reports the owner of Tully O’Reilly’s and The Elevens bars in downtown Northampton has chosen to serve the last two days of a seven-day liquor license suspension on Christmas eve and Christmas day.
A woman and her boyfriend have been treated for injuries after a serious hit-and-run crash in Deerfield
Controversy over a proposed zoning change in Holyoke is at a stalemate after last night’s public hearing
Fonz – Domestic Short Hair – Neutered Male – 6 months is available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield