(Williamsburg, MA) — The town of Williamsburg has officially sworn in its new fire chief. Jason Connell started in June, and replaces Donny Lawton, who retired after 47 years on the job. The new chief lives in Williamsburg with his wife and two children, ages 6 and 10. Also sworn in were Assistant Chief Donald Turner and Fire Captain Robert Lapointe.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older
The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam