(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.
A Hampshire County jury has found Emmanuel Bile of Pittsfield guilty on two counts of aggravated rape against a UMass student.
The Route Nine Diner in Hadley has closed its doors in the midst of a sexual harassment investigation.
Greenfield Town Council subcommittees will meet about giving individual councilors money for neighborhood initiatives.
The hot race is for School Committee where three candidates are vying for two empty seats.