The city of Northampton is close to becoming the first Pioneer Valley community to ban the use of single-layer plastic bags.
Northampton city councilors have opened debate on an ordinance which would reduce the amount of money municipal candidates could accept from individual donors.
Northampton residents will continue to pay the same water and sewer rates next year
Holyoke Police are wrapping up Operation Full Throttle. Over the last two weeks police made more than 200 arrests.
Amherst and Greenfield are among nine communities statewide to receive grants through the "Massachusetts Downtown Initiative."
Gov. Charlie Baker is calling on members of the board that oversees the MBTA to resign.
The town of Greenfield is considering establishing a new advisory committee to review municipal raises.
Plans to open a reuse center at the former Glendale Road landfill will be presented to the Northampton City Council
Ruth Constantine is the new chairman of the board at the Florence Bank.
Bids have been awarded for the reconstruction of the I-91 viaduct in Springfield.
A longtime faculty member at Williston Northampton School has been placed on administrative leave over an allegation that the teacher sexually assaulted a student in the late 1970s.
Northampton Fire Chief Brian Duggan has announced his retirement after 17 years.
Volunteers with Tapestry Health will comb the city picking up hypodermic needles on Saturday.
Springfield and state police made 15 arrests after protesters blocked a busy intersection.
The new Greenfield High School WILL be getting an eight-lane track--but it will NOT be getting a turf field at the rear of the school.
Massachusetts State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Westhampton.
An Easthampton man is held without bail after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend last week.
Amherst is gearing up for the annual Extravaganja festival on the town common Saturday.
The Department of Public Utilities has rescinded a rule that hit people with huge surcharges for switching electric companies.
Western Mass. residents have a chance tonight (Tuesday night) to ask some questions of an oversight committee overseeing the decommissioning of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant.