(Northampton, MA) — Northampton residents could be looking at another round of sticker shock as the Department of Public Works starts to look at its aging waste water treatment plant. The sewer plant on Hockanum Road will need some major upgrades, officials tell the “Gazette.” The Board of Public Works is currently reading an engineering report and prioritizing a list of capital spending.
An announcement on whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager is expected this afternoon.
Hagel was appointed less than two years ago as Obama pushed his signature program of winding up wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.
The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.