Wet, Windy Weather Greets Holiday Travelers

Those hitting the road Wednesday night and Thursday morning will likely have to contend with wet, windy conditions. A flood watch is in effect for much of western New England through noon Thursday. And the heavy rain could make travel tricky.

Western Mass. Commuter Rail Not Yet A Reality

Massachusetts officials announced Wednesday the state has an agreement to purchase the right-of-way for nearly fifty miles of railroad running between Greenfield and Springfield. Amtrak service is scheduled to begin late this year on the line, but a more regular commuter service is far from a done deal.