(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.”
Officials are developing a future re-use plan for the Lunt Field complex off Kenwood Street.
A new Cooley Dickinson Hospital Cancer Center is two hundred thousand dollars closer to becoming a reality.
Police are investigating a break-in at the North Pleasant Street Carriage Shops property.
The death of a Hadley dachshund has prompted officials to issue a warning regarding coyotes.
A Dutch air force plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner is on its way to the Netherlands.