(Easthampton, MA) — Work on the Pleasant Street Mill Project in Easthampton is slated to begin next week. That means a section of the Manhan Rail Trail will be temporarily closed. The owners of Mill 180 and Eastworks are connecting their buildings and flipping the entrance to face the rail trail. Water pipes and electrical service are being upgraded. The ambitious project is being helped by a MassWorks infrastructure grant. Phase One will finish up at the end of June.
The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.
All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.
Senate Republicans will try to pass their own budget after House Republicans pushed through a plan that deeply cuts programs for the poor.
The United States is struggling to secure a framework nuclear deal by a March 31 deadline.