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Massachusetts releases PARCC exam data by school district

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — As the state determines what to do about standardized testing, data released Tuesday offers a look at how individual school districts performed on the spring 2015 PARCC exam. Overall, students in grades 3 through 8 who took the PARCC math and English exams last spring were less likely in most grades and subjects to score in the “meeting expectations” range than students who took the MCAS test were …

Body found in Ware park; no foul play suspected

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

WARE — Police are investigating the death of an unidentified man whose body was found at Grenville Park early Wednesday morning. A spokeswoman for the Northwestern district attorney’s office said no foul play is suspected. The body was found about 5:30 a.m. in the park, which is bordered by Church Street and the Ware River Reservoir. Ware police and the Northwestern district attorney’s …

Northwestern district attorney’s office rules Ware police not at fault in crash that killed Barre man

Thursday, June 18, 2015

WARE — The Northwestern district attorney’s office Thursday ruled that an officer did not violate the Police Department’s written policy on vehicle pursuits in a September 2014 incident that ended with a crash that killed a Barre man. Dean Latulippe, 26, of Barre, was killed in the crash in the early morning hours of September 6, 2014. “The brief pursuit of Mr. Latulippe’s …