(Holyoke, MA) – The city of Holyoke is considering a local meals tax. The .75-percent tax is allowed by the state as a local option. The measure was recommended by the Finance Committee Monday in a split vote. It’s expected to come before the full City Council tonight. The Department of Revenue estimates Holyoke could raise half-a-million a year by adopting the local tax on restaurant meals.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.
A Habitat for Humanity home has been completed for a Northampton family on Garfield Ave.
The National Weather Service has confirmed the sighting of a funnel cloud in Springfield Sunday afternoon
A silent protest march in Northampton Friday expressed solidarity with Gaza and condemned the Israeli military campaign