175 at Northampton Rally

On January 6 in Northampton about 175 people attended a rally to demand Congress pass three voting rights bills. “People were somber and serious but also hopeful. It was uplifting. So many... Read more »

100 at Homeless Rally

About 100 people attended a rally to demand politicians provide good quality homes for homeless people. The rally was in Montague, Massachusetts, which borders Greenfield. It was on December 24.... Read more »

Photo: Holyoke Canal

This photo was taken in downtown Holyoke on December 26, 2021. To enlarge the photo, click on it, then scroll down and click "see full size image." Last year, hundreds of people of color attended... Read more »

700 Nurses Win Strike

Seven hundred nurses won a strike at a hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester is 50 minutes by car from Springfield. Worcester is 25 minutes by car from the Pioneer Valley town of East... Read more »

Victory for Brattleboro Bike-Ped Activists

Activists in Brattleboro are celebrating a December 15 victory for the rights of pedestrians and bicycle riders. As of 2017, Brattleboro had the nation's highest per capita rate of pedestrian... Read more »