Photo: Construction Site on a Farm Field

This photo was taken on August 8 near Brattleboro. It shows construction workers preparing concrete molds on part of a farm field while farm workers hoe lettuce nearby. Between 1982 and 2000, the... Read more »

Northampton City Council Picks a Fight With Firefighters

The Northampton city council is refusing to approve a union contract for the city’s firefighters. The contract has the support of the mayor and a state mediator. The firefighters are asking the... Read more »

Keene Wetlands Vote Is August 1

At its August 1 meeting, the Keene city council will vote on whether to save wetlands. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. According to the federal government, wetlands “trap floodwaters, recharge... Read more »

New Group Aims to Reduce Vermont Prison Population

Suzi Wizowaty, an elected member of the Vermont legislature, recently started an organization whose primary mission is to reduce the number of people in the state’s prisons. “We’re trying to... Read more »

Photo: Downtown Holyoke

This photo was taken on July 20 in downtown Holyoke. Holyoke is home to about 40,100 people. Holyoke has the 2,200 acre Mount Tom state park, which has excellent hiking trails and vista... Read more »