(Northampton, MA) – A hundred railroad workers have descended upon Northampton. They’re staying in camp cars parked on the tracks in the Ward 3 neighborhood. Three bright orange generators are running to power the camp. Neighbors are unhappy about the non-stop noise, fumes, and bright work lights. The workers are laying the track for the 83-million-dollar “knowledge corridor.”
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