170 Rally

About 125 people attended a rally in Northampton on January 22. The goal was abortion rights. One of the organizers was Beth Lev of the group Indivisible Northampton. On January 24, she told the... Read more »

Springfield's Bad Cops; 160 Acres Saved

In Springfield, a police detective is being paid $70,000 a year by taxpayers, despite allegations that he beat people up without a good reason. Gregg Bigda has been on desk duty, or outright... Read more »

106 Rally

Despite snow falling, six African American people attended an outdoor rally in Springfield on January 12. A white man who allegedly killed a black woman in the city is free. “If a black man had... Read more »

Environmental Victory

Local environmental activists had a victory when the town of Southampton, Massachusetts, which borders Holyoke, announced it will build a 3.5 mile rail trail that will connect to other existing... Read more »

January 6, 2023 Rally Set

In Northampton, a democracy rally is set for January 6. Organizer Debby Pastrich-Klemer has organized many successful marches and rallies in the city. “Even though some of the most prominent... Read more »