News

Gays Could March In Holyoke Parade

Gays Could March In Holyoke Parade

Photo: clipart.com

(Holyoke, MA)  —  A group banned from marching in the St. Patrick’s parade in South Boston could end up marching in Holyoke.  A move is afoot to accommodate the gay rights group Mass Equality.  The Holyoke Parade Committee hasn’t yet seen an application from the group, but Mayor Alex Morse says he hopes an arrangement can be made.  The Holyoke parade is inclusive and does not ban gays, but logistical issues might make the request tough at this late date.

Recent Headlines

in National

Making headlines this week

AP792818563420

A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

in National

Americans are really angry with Washington

america

Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

in Local

BFMC Adopts Enterovirus Policy

medical mask

Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older

in Local

Northampton to Study Plastic Bag/Styrofoam Ban

noho city hall

The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam

in Local

Blarney Blowout Report Released

by Jason Picard, Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

The long-awaited Blarney Blowout report written by former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has been released