(Northampton, MA) – The Northampton Business Improvement District will take a renewal vote next week. The vote is required because of a new state law that makes it impossible for downtown property owners to opt out of the BID. Three months ago the City Council agreed to cut fees in half for BID members. The June 9 vote is only open to property owners who are already members of the BID. The BID’s right to exist is being challenged in state and federal court.
Duane Nichols was sworn in as the new fire chief last night and tells WHMP news, choosing his new assistant is a top priority
Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some proponents are wistfully wondering what might have been.
Torrential rains caused a mudslide which washed out a section of Route 9 between Williamsburg and Goshen
Patrolwoman Megan Gilbert was responding to a hit-and-run which took out a fire hydrant when the pavement collapsed, trapping her in a sinkhole