A traffic configuration change is coming to a busy Northampton intersection by 2018, according to state officials. A series of proposed upgrades to Route 9 calls for construction of a roundabout intersection at the Northampton side to the Coolidge Bridge.
Lengthening of the school day is part of a plan proposed by state officials in their three-year "turnaround" plan for Holyoke's schools, elements of which will be phased in beginning as early as next school year.
At a town council subcommittee informational forum on the issue earlier this week, one councilor suggested that the town should consider an ordinance imposing minimum air quality standards on home wood burning devices.
At last night's Council meeting, the owner of Packard's directly addressed City Council President Bill Dwight and Ward 3 Councilor Ryan O'Donnell condemning their choice to march with hotel workers to deliver a message of an intent to unionize, to Hotel Northampton owner Mansour Ghalibaf.
Governor Charlie Baker says state emergency management officials are making plans in case Hurricane Joaquin should have an impact on Massachusetts.
Today Rosenberg fulfills a promise to Western Mass residents who are concerned about a gas pipeline by hand-delivering their testimony to members of FERC
Nexstar Broadcasting Group's bid for Media General would effectively end its plan to merge with the Meredith Corporation
Some residents say Francis Fox made the right decision to quit
Mayor Bill Martin says he's only allowed to talk about only the facts of a ballot question to establish the town's first-ever municipal power company
The Florence Pie Bar opened last Friday at the site of a former barber shop on Main Street in Florence
John Musante was remembered as a “municipal rock star” and a devoted family man during a standing-room-only memorial service
The Community Relations and Education Committee will discuss what was left out of new biomass air quality regulations
Hundreds turned out for Saturday's "Source to Sea cleanup held by the Connecticut River Watershed Council
Sen. Warren says not enough progress has been made in voting rights, economic justice and anti-violence efforts
Water samples from the city’s Cobble Mountain Reservoir took top honors at a recent New England Water Works Association convention
Dehydration was believed to be the cause, and the 69-year-old Yellen was deemed fit to resume her schedule
Cubit's owner plans an open market and affordable loft apartments and condos in the former industrial buidling
The Northwestern DA’s office says state police plan to file a criminal complaint application for marijuana possession
Stanley Michalski has pleaded not guilty to additional child sex charges after more alleged victims come forward
The cause of the fire appears to be sparks from a Tuesday plumbing project