Stolen Hamilton letter from 1780 returns to Massachusetts

BOSTON (WWLP) — The court ruled that a letter from Alexander Hamilton to the Marquis de Lafayette belongs to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Off the Beaten Path: Fort Ticonderoga scenic cruises The letter was written by Hamilton in his role as Aide de Camp to Gen. George Washington. Massachusetts Gen. William Heath then forwarded the … Read more

2 men arrested for allegedly digging up dinosaur tracks in Holyoke

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Two men from out-of-state were arrested for allegedly vandalizing the dinosaur tracks in Holyoke Saturday. According to Holyoke Police Captain Matthew Moriarty, at around 3:55 p.m. officers were called to the Dinosaur Tracks on Northampton Street. Warren County Sheriff’s Office asking for help to identify individual The Dinosaur Reservation area is accessible to … Read more

‘The Blue Box’: Kraft’s original macaroni and cheese boxes weren’t really blue at all

(NEXSTAR) – Kraft Macaroni and Cheese has become so synonymous with its packaging that Kraft’s marketing campaigns have long encouraged customers to accept no substitute for “the Blue Box.” It may come as a bit of a surprise then, that the original packaging wasn’t so blue at all. Kraft Dinner packaging, 1937 (The Kraft Heinz … Read more

The History of the 4th of July and the Declaration of Independence

(WETM) – The 4th of July is a holiday that is celebrated each year in the United States to commemorate the Nation’s independence from Great Britain. This year marks the 245th year since the Declaration of Independence was adopted and the United States broke ties with Great Britain and the monarchy. While there will be … Read more