(Easthampton, MA) – A man found dead in Easthampton’s Lower Mill Pond Saturday was a longtime state employee. 53-year-old Sean Sullivan was an engineer with the Mass Department of Transportation. He had mot recently been overseeing the Amherst Road construction project in Pelham. An autopsy is underway, but foul play is not suspected.
The regulatory agency voted 3-2 in favor of rules aimed at enforcing what's called "net neutrality."
A UMass senior has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Amherst police who arrested him at last year's Blarney Blowout.
A taxpayer watchdog group says Massachusetts could be facing a budget shortfall of up to $1.5 billion, nearly double previous estimates.
The search for a new UMass President officially begins this week with a search committee meeting in Boston.