The city council has given initial approval to an updated snow removal ordinance which makes failure to clear sidewalks a civil offense, punishable by a new fine structure.
MGM has been soliciting contractors interested in working on the 800-million-dollar casino project.
The annual lottery for admission into the Holyoke Community Charter School drew 632 families this year.
City Councilor Paul Spector is warning residents about a great horned owl that has taken up residence near Massasoit Street.
A Thursday afternoon armed standoff in Easthampton has ended peacefully.
UMass Amherst has planned a free concert on Saturday featuring Kesha, Ludacris, and Juicy J.
An antique barn in Granby has collapsed under the weight of the snow.
The A2Z Science and Learning Center in downtown ownership is under new ownership.
Northampton home owners who don't clear snow and ice from their sidewalks could soon see tougher enforcement measures.
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.
The town of Montague is looking for a developer for the former Strathmore Paper Mill.
Just one final step remains before a jury is seated in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Efforts to catch families before they fall into homelessness would get a boost under a plan being pushed by Gov. Charlie Baker.
Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is split over the decision of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept an invitation by House Republicans to address a session of Congress.
Six downtown Amherst bars have agreed to delay their opening time Saturday until the late afternoon.
Jesus Oquendo was arrested in 2012 when his DNA matched that in a rape kit from 1998.
Two Northampton massage businesses have been shut down by city code enforcement officials.