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.
Amtrak’s Vermonter is serving Amherst for the last time this weekend. Train service shifts to Northampton and Greenfield starting Monday
A judge shut down the city’s BID last week, ruling that the organization was created in violation of a state law
Linda Post, the festival’s co-founder, reflects on how the Northampton event has changed over two decades.
The restrictions cover five cities and towns in greater Springfield, and in Northampton.
Questions have surfaced about the executive director’s credentials, as listed on the state application.