(Holyoke, MA) – The Holyoke City Council is moving to clarify its policy on take-home cars. The matter is on the council’s agenda for Tuesday. The move comes after Mayor Morse’s cousin was busted in Northampton for drunk driving behind the wheel of Morse’s city-issued car. Morse has since voluntarily relinquished the keys to the Ford Taurus.
The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.
The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.
School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.
Friendly's Restaurant on King Street in Northampton has closed its doors for good.