(Holyoke, MA) — The Holyoke School Committee has filed a complaint with the state about the Paolo Freire [[ POW-lo FRAIR-ee ]] charter school. The committee claims that the school’s charter calls for a downtown location, but the school has been leasing space on Lower Westfield Road near the Holyoke Mall. The school’s director claims he looked for an appropriate downtown site couldn’t find one.
Berkshire Gas spokesman Christopher Farrell is coming out swinging for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline.
Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will present the results of a downtown parking study Monday night
Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."
Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.