The group in Franklin County met yesterday in Greenfield to get updates on the work of many health, public safety, and government officials on efforts to curb the rate of opiate use and overdoses.
Many vocational high schools in Massachusetts are unable to serve all local students, with long wait lists for admission, but that’s not the case for some schools in the western part of the state.
Allen lost the Democratic primary to Eric Lesser by about 200 votes.
Gulluni won the four-way Democratic primary last night, and faces no Republicans or Independents in November.
Democratic voters in Hampden County will choose the area’s next district attorney in Tuesday’s primary, and the winner will face big challenges once in office.
With no incumbent running, the race for Hampden DA appears to be wide open among the four Democrats on the ballot. All of them are white men, in a county where about a third of all residents identify as non-white.
The candidates vying for District Attorney in Hampden County all say they plan to improve communication with communities of color, but have slightly different approaches.
Many details remain unclear about the crash of an F-15C fighter jet Wednesday morning in Virginia. The jet is part of the 104th Fighter Wing at the Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield, Massachusetts.
An F-15C jet based at the Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield, Massachusetts crashed this morning in Virginia, according to a statement from Barnes.
Five Democrats are vying to replace outgoing Massachusetts State Senator Gale Candaras in Greater Springfield.
The state holds its primaries on Tuesday, with the Republican nomination for governor up for grabs.
The two Republicans disagree on the need for a natural gas pipeline that would cut through their Franklin and Worcester County district.
The rental car charge came nine months after Dobelle stepped down amid allegations of improper use of school funds.
The restrictions cover five cities and towns in greater Springfield, and in Northampton.
The Catholic Diocese of Springfield installed its new leader in a service Tuesday. Bishop Mitchell Rozanski now leads the estimated 200,000 Catholics in western Massachusetts.