(Athol, MA) – Another 100 grams of heroin is off local streets following a drug trafficking arrest Wednesday in Athol. The Northwestern DA’s office reports the Anti-Crime Task Force yesterday arrested 52-year old Julio Morales of Lawrence shortly before 6 p.m. Morales was intercepted while trying to deliver the heroin with a street value of $65,000. He had recently been released from state prison after serving a 7 to 9 year sentence for similar drug charges.
Igloos have sprung up on the courthouse lawn in downtown Northampton for the 9th annual Cancer Connection Campout.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones.
The Northwestern DA wants to reinstate charges against a woman who unsuccessfully tried to develop a gay-friendly condo project in Easthampton.
A Northampton medical marijuana dispensary is almost ready to open its doors.