The C-Town Supermarket in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is getting new customers while Stop & Shop employees are on strike.
Ellery Berenger / NEPR

It’s been a week since 31,000 Stop & Shop employees went on strike in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. 

A Berkshire Community College pennant at an open house in 2018.
Berkshire Community College

Berkshire Community College has put its nursing program on hold, as it continues to struggle through its accreditation process.

The old Hampshire County Courthouse in Northampton, Massachusetts, which might soon be up for sale from the Hampshire Council of Governments.
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The Hampshire Council of Governments in western Massachusetts said Wednesday it's going to run out of money soon, and is planning to cease operations. 

A cow grazes at Blue Hill Farm in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Natural Resources Conservation Service / USDA

Though the number of farms and amount of farmland in Massachusetts is declining, the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation said it found a few bright spots in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recently-released 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture.

A sign at MGM Springfield's casino.
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The MGM Springfield casino had its second-best month of business in March.