Yankee Candle has been sold. The consumer company Jarden is buying the South Deerfield based candle company for $1.75 billion. Jarden is best known for brands such as Crock-Pot and Mr. Coffee. Yankee Candle’s President and CEO Harlan Kent says the buyout gives the company the resources and scale to strengthen its existing product development and distribution capabilities. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year.
A little girl and a 71-year-old man have been killed by alleged drunk driver.
A pedestrian is hospitalized after being hit by a car on Route 9 in Hadley
Agawam has become the second community to sign a mitigation agreement with MGM
Holyoke will hold a public hearing tonight on its controversial needle exchange program
Thousands of runners and walkers have raised 300-thousand for Safe Passage