Massachusetts’ fire deaths in 2017 are now well ahead of the average from recent years.
Jewish Family Service is defending itself from Mayor Domenic Sarno’s accusation that his office was kept in the dark about the expected arrival of refugees in Springfield or nearby communities.
Mayor Joseph Petty actually supported the protesters’ message, during a gathering outside City Hall before Tuesday’s meeting.
Thee was a short break in the tension on Capitol Hill on Tuesday as senators considering a cabinet nomination from President Donald Trump chatted about the Super Bowl.
President Barack Obama leaves office Friday around noon. It was a presidency many Americans — and many New Englanders — thought impossible just a few years earlier. Even some of his early supporters from the area had their doubts.
Among the semifinalists: Purple & White, after the school’s colors; Hamster, an anagram of Amherst; and the A’s, because — as one student put it — “It is the letter our school starts with.”
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