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Kate Wilkinson


Amherst, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Kate:

Two officers convicted in an assault case are being reinstated to the Springfield Police Department

Two officers convicted in an assault case outside of Nathan Bill’s Bar are being reinstated to the Springfield Police Department. → Read More

Possible rail worker strike could affect holiday season

A rail worker strike could be looming after one of the largest rail unions voted against a tentative contract with freight rail companies. A rail strike could mean yet another disruption in the supply chain, right in the middle of the holiday season. → Read More

Smith College naming Campus Center after alum cooking teacher

Julia Child was an American cooking teacher, but did you know she was a Smith College Alum? Julia McWilliams Child graduated in the class of 1934 and now they’re naming the Campus Center after her. → Read More

Student Loan Forgiveness fight continues in the Supreme Court

The Biden administration has asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the President’s student loan forgiveness plan. → Read More

Congressman Richard Neal discusses new Democratic leadership in the House

Congressman Richard Neal was in Springfield Friday morning to discuss the results of the midterm election and to preview the next group of lawmakers in Congress. → Read More

Shake up in the House of Representatives as Nancy Pelosi resigns as Speaker

Since Republicans won control of the House of Representatives Wednesday, changes have swept through removing many democratic leaders from their posts. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped down Thursday as the leader of the democratic party. → Read More

DOJ announces new process to file bankruptcy for student loans

The fate of student loan debt relief is still uncertain but the Biden Administration on Thursday released new details about what options are available for people facing bankruptcy on their student loans. → Read More

How to protect holiday packages from ‘porch pirates’

When it comes to packages arriving at your doorstep, being on the lookout for so called “porch pirates” is becoming part of the holiday season. → Read More

File of life available to seniors in Northampton

People had the chance to take part in a health and wellness clinic at the Northampton Senior Center, but it wasn’t just about offering a check of basic vital signs. → Read More

Gov. Baker signs $3.76 billion economic development bill

This past week, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a $3.76 billion economic development bill. But what’s in it? → Read More

SURVEY: What are your travel habits for PVTA redesign planning

University of Massachusetts Amherst students created a new survey asking Pioneer Valley residents for their input on their use of Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA). → Read More

Solar array in Amherst puts electric grid on renewable energy

A new solar array is up and running, putting a key part of Amherst’s electric grid on renewable energy. → Read More

Springfield honors veterans through parade and wreath laying ceremony

From STCC to City Hall, the parade began their route on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11 month, once again coming together to thank veterans for their service. → Read More

Maura Healey addresses LGBT community on election night

Massachusetts has another first under its belt with Maura Healey’s election. Healey will be the first openly gay lesbian woman in the country to be elected governor → Read More

Local voters prepare for Election Day

It’s the final countdown to the midterm election with polls opening up at 7a.m. Tuesday morning. With election day looming voters are checking in with themselves on the issues that matter most and making decisions on the candidate they think will get the job done. → Read More

Federal Trade Commission puts out warning for scams

Medicare enrollment continues through December 7th. The healthcare program is for people 65 years old and up, but the Federal Trade Commission is putting out a warning that you need to be on the lookout for scams. → Read More

Massachusetts Mid-term Election: Final day of in-person early voting

Massachusetts residents have been casting their early voting ballots for roughly the last two weeks and Friday is the last day to do so. → Read More

Congressman Richard Neal, Americorps hold roundtable discussion on child care

A roundtable discussion was held at Educare in Springfield with Congressman Richard Neal and the CEO of Americorps, Michael Smith, to talk with members of Americorps. → Read More

Marriott in downtown Springfield reopens after renovations

The doors have opened on the newly renovated Marriott in downtown Springfield after a two-year restoration project. This renovation could help attract tourism to the area. → Read More

Gov. Baker visits Ludlow to support State Rep. candidate Harrington

Governor Charlie Baker paid a visit to Ludlow Wednesday showing his support for Republican candidate James “Chip” Harrington in the Seventh Hampden District. → Read More