(Northampton, MA) – Northampton police are investigating the burning of an Israeli flag at a city synagogue. Police say the flag was burned Wednesday afternoon, and appears to be the result of a direct flame applied to it. Rabbi Justin David of Congregation B’nai Israel calls the incident disturbing. He suggests the vandalism may be the result of someone not happy with Israel’s role in the war in Gaza.
General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.
The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.
Northampton's annual benefit musical festival, Transperformance, celebrated 25 years last night at Pines Theater in Look Park
The defense says Adam Liccardi had consensual sex with the woman and stayed behind to comfort her after she was raped by one of his friends
The state Department of Transportation has ordered that the West Oxbow Road Bridge be shut down because of structural damage