In a filing this week, the EPA stands by its plan to clean up a stretch of the Housatonic from Pittsfield to Lenox.
Five staffers were arrested lsat month in connection with student abuse.
Through the end of January, Massachusetts residents have donated $8.1 million to presidential campaigns.
Berkshire County resident Michael Case was appointed last week by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.
In a court filing, prosecutors call Buffis “a long time thief and a brazen liar.”
General Electric is battling the federal Environmental Protection Agency over the costly cleanup of the Housatonic in Pittsfield , which GE polluted with PCB’s decades ago. Now, lured by up to $120 million in state incentives, GE is moving its headquarters to the Bay State.
Many of the findings focused on the use of physical restraint at Peck’s program for emotionally disabled students.
Officials say the Rivers Casino in Schenectady, New York, will cost about $330 million and employ about 1,200 people. It will open in the first quarter of 2017.
Two administrators and a pair of direct care employees were among those let go.
Representatives of the Bershire County private Eagleton School for boys and young men with emotional disabilities have broken their silence over physical abuse allegations against students. Five staff members were charged this week for their roles in the alleged incidents.
The attorney representing St. Joseph Parish says it costs too much to maintain the former convent and the church doesn’t have the money to bring the building up to modern codes.
An attorney for Eagleton School says it won’t have any comment until sometime Tuesday. The state is now overseeing operations at the school.
In a filing with the EPA, GE says the so-called “Rest of the River” plan is “not a common-sense solution” and violates the terms of the original agreement between the two parties.
State Senator Ben Downing announced Monday he will not seek a sixth term in office.
Fran O’Connell, who lost to Holyoke mayor Alex Morse in November, sank more than $125,000 of his own money into his campaign.