(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 State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.
A UMass student from North Andover has been arrested and ordered to stay away from campus
UMass has identified the woman found dead in the McNamara dormitory
Governor Patrick will discuss economic developments with visits to Amherst and Springfield Tuesday