Vacant Factory Will Be Homes for Poor, Workers

In Easthampton, Massachusetts, near Holyoke, work will begin next month to convert a vacant, three-story factory into 50 or so apartments for poor and working class people. The multi-million... Read more »

In Brattleboro, Four Pedestrians Killed by Cars in Two Years

The man who was killed by a car while he was walking in Brattleboro earlier this month was the fourth pedestrian killed by a car in Brattleboro in the past two years. About 12,000 people live in... Read more »

Dozens Protest McDonald's

McDonald's pays its CEO about $9 million a year while its workers make at or around minimum wage. In Northampton and Keene on December 5, dozens of people protested outside McDonald's. In Keene... Read more »

Chris Kasper Concert in Northampton Dec. 7

Chris Kasper is scheduled to perform a free public concert in Northampton on December 7 at 8 p.m. He will play at the Basement night club at 21 Center Street. A video of Kasper performing one of... Read more »

Keene City Council Will Decide Forest's Fate

On December 5, the Keene city council will vote on whether to permanently protect open land from being paved with parking lots, houses, or other kinds of so-called “development.” Saving the... Read more »