Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz


State and local officials participated last week in the opening of a new $4.4 million railroad underpass linking heavily-used bike trails in Northampton, Massachusetts.



           City and MGM Springfield officials declared a milestone had been reached in the development of the region’s first resort casino.


   Inadequate state funding is being blamed for service cuts that will affect thousands of bus riders in the largest regional transit authority in western Massachusetts.

    The city of Northampton, Massachusetts, where Mayor David Narkewicz recently pledged that the city would maintain the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, is offering its residents two new energy programs.

       Downtown Northampton saw an increase in key economic indicators in 2016, according to a report compiled by city officials.

Governor's press office

   Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has been on a bill-signing spree. He has now put his signature to five major bills that passed the legislature in the final days of formal sessions last month. One of these is intended to make local government more efficient by cutting red tape and giving cities and towns more autonomy.