Workers Fight Back

In the Valley this week, 140 grocery workers voted to join a union, mental health workers rallied for a fair contract, and a Northampton solidarity action was announced for striking Wal-Mart... Read more »

Photos: From the Mountaintop

These photos were taken on November 14 near Brattleboro and the Massachusetts state line. They were taken from from the summit of Mount Olga in Vermont's Molly Stark State Park. The first photo... Read more »

Community Supports Brattleboro Grocery Workers' Union

At the Brattleboro Food Co-op’s annual meeting on November 4, several members of the co-op asked the co-op’s board of directors to fire an anti-union law firm that the board hired to fight an... Read more »

Photo: Owl Near Amherst

This photo of a Saw-whet owl was taken recently at a Kestrel Land Trust preserve in Belchertown, Massachusetts, near Amherst. Saw-whet owls sleep during most of the day and stay awake at night.... Read more »

Better Train Service Coming to the Valley

Passenger rail service between towns and cities in the Valley, and between the Valley and New York City and Montreal, Canada, is getting faster and more frequent. Ticket prices may go down, if... Read more »