Photo: Rare Owl in Hadley

This photo was taken on April 18 in Hadley, Massachusetts, near Northampton. It shows a long eared owl. It's unusual to see any owl. Long eared owls are especially rare. Owls sleep during the day... Read more »

Northampton Grocery Workers Form Union

Workers at the food co-op in Northampton organized a union. The 85 workers at River Valley Market organized in February. The Valley Post is the first news outlet to cover the workers’ victory,... Read more »

2,000 at Rally with Vermont Governor to Shut Valley Nuke

Some 2,000 people attended a rally at the Brattleboro Town Common on April 14 to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. Vermont governor Peter Shumlin, U.S. senator Bernie Sanders of... Read more »

680 Acres Saved Near Greenfield, Brattleboro

In a victory for forest protection, 680 acres near Brattleboro and Greenfield was saved from development. The forestland is in Readsboro, Vermont, about 15 miles from Brattleboro and 20 miles from... Read more »

1,700 at Springfield Rally for Justice

There were rallies for justice in Springfield on March 31 and April 2. About 1,700 people attended the March 31 rally, which was the bigger of the two. The bigger rally was to support Trayvon... Read more »