Valley Train Activists Celebrate

In June, more frequent passenger train service is scheduled to start between Greenfield and Springfield with stops in Northampton and Holyoke. It will connect with trains to New York City. “I'm... Read more »

100 Union Jobs Hang in the Balance

The 100 or so union workers at a paper factory in Brattleboro are trying to save their jobs. The Georgia-based company that owns the factory says it will fire them all and close the factory.... Read more »

Workers Unite

Twenty-five workers formed a union in the town of Monson, Massachusetts, about four miles from Springfield. They drive school buses for a multinational corporation. “A worker needs to have a... Read more »

Locals Work to Cut Military Budget

Peace activists will meet to discuss strategy near Greenfield on November 16, 17 and 18. The public is welcome to attend the event. Almost half of this year's entire federal budget of about $3... Read more »

Victories

A giant corporate bank wants to evict a low-income family from the family’s home in Springfield. The community is fighting back. On October 17 at 6 p.m. there will be a rally outside 91... Read more »