(Worthington, MA) - The town of Worthington is leaving the Gateway Regional School District. At a special town meeting Monday, voters gave the plan overwhelming support. The tiny town will establish a new school district and run its own elementary school. High school students will attend Hampshire Regional or stay at Gateway under the school choice program. The change will increase property taxes by 27 percent.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.
Lightning is being blamed for a destructive house fire in Worthington.
Anti-pipeline marchers are expected to show up at the State House in Boston tomorrow.
Members of a tree removal company are safe after being trapped inside their truck in Deerfield.