Amherst Local Business
Thursday Mar 19 | via Berkshire Eagle
PITTSFIELD >> When Emmanuel Bile goes on trial Friday in Hampshire Superior Court, it will be under fairly unusual circumstances: He is facing three charges of aggravated rape. Bile, 21, of Pittsfield, is one of four defendants accused of sexually assaulting a University of Massachusetts student in her Amherst dorm room in the fall of 2012. Comment?
Sunday Mar 15 | via The Recorder
Advocates for bringing high-speed Internet to Shutesbury hope that within two years the project to make fiber-optic cable accessible to every home is a reality. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via Boston.com
In January, standard minimum wage in Massachusetts was raised to $9, while tipped workers saw their wage floor increase to $3 as part of the state's two-tier wage system. Restaurant worker advocates say the system prevents many tipped workers from making at least the standard hourly minimum wage. Comment?
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