The Whately Water District has issued a boil water order after E. Coli was detected in a water sample. The Whately Water Department says the contaminated sample was collected on Friday and chlorination began on Saturday. Until the issue is resolved, the water department says Whately residents should let water boil for at least one minute before using, or use bottled water. The town anticipates resolving the problem within a week.
Two Northampton massage businesses have been shut down by city code enforcement officials.
Governor Charlie Baker will speak in Northampton later this month.
Springfield's City Council will consider a resolution to support efforts to keep the Western Mass Correctional Alcohol Center in the city.
A group of protesters targeted the meat counter and the dairy section of Whole Foods Saturday.