(Northampton, MA) – Northampton’s mayor now has the green light to negotiate a shared vehicle services agreement with the Zipcar Corporation. The Northampton City Council Thursday night gave final approval to an ordinance allowing Mayor David Narkewicz to move forward with the negotiation, which he realizes does not sit well with some councilors. Among the concerns raised was the section of the agreement granting Zipcar ownership of as many as six spaces in the E. John Gare Parking Garage.
Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.
The head of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and his House counterpart will outline the funding agreement at a news conference today.
One man died and at least eight people were injured in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles.
Israel eased its assaults in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, with calls for a durable ceasefire.
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