(Northampton, MA) — Northampton Housing Authority Director Jon Hite will retire in February. Hite made the announcement at Housing Authority board meeting last week. He’s been at the helm of the agency for 22 years. A search for a new director is underway. The job pays more than 97-thousand a year.
The city council has given initial approval to an updated snow removal ordinance which makes failure to clear sidewalks a civil offense, punishable by a new fine structure.
MGM has been soliciting contractors interested in working on the 800-million-dollar casino project.
The annual lottery for admission into the Holyoke Community Charter School drew 632 families this year.
City Councilor Paul Spector is warning residents about a great horned owl that has taken up residence near Massasoit Street.