The change was spurred by federal stimulus money to update Amtrak’s Vermonter line. The trip is now slightly shorter, but the trains aren’t coming through the area any more often.
Rural Massachusetts communities still without high speed internet may get help, as state lawmakers aim to pass a bill to pay for a final stretch of broadband.
More than 100,000 feet of fiber-optic cable was delivered to West Springfield, Massachusetts today. It will be installed as the so-called "backbone" of a project that aims to expand high-speed Internet access in western and north central Massachusetts.
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