NORTH ADAMS, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has died in motor vehicle crash with his motorcycle. The Berkshire Eagle reports 49-year-old Steven Fortier was riding a Harley Davidson in North Adams on Friday when he collided with an Audi heading the opposite way. Fortier was transported to a hospital where he died. State police say the crash is under investigation. The driver of the Audi is Joseph Thompson of Adams. No charges have been filed against him. He and a passenger did not suffer serious injuries in the accident
BOSTON (AP) - Boston's mayor is warning electric scooter rental companies that they'll need permission to operate in the city. The Boston Herald reports Mayor Marty Walsh said Saturday that if companies plan to drop off electric scooters for rental in Boston, they will be taken to a tow yard. On Friday, California-based Bird announced their scooter rental service will be coming to Cambridge and Somerville, both across a river from Boston, taking administrations from both cities by surprise.
WESTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - An international renewable energy company has applied to install a large-scale solar energy system in a small western Massachusetts town, and not everyone is happy. CVE North America Inc. wants to install 17,280 solar modules across two 10-acre parcels in Westhampton that would produce nearly five megawatts of power. A public hearing with the Planning Board is scheduled for Tuesday night. Westhampton has about 1,600 residents.
BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man allegedly led police on a foot chase before being arrested on gun charges. Police say 26-year-old Eddy Baez took off running after officers approached him and another male for loitering in a parking lot outside of a housing development in in the Roxbury neighborhood. He allegedly led police on a foot chase and drew a gun. Baez was arrested on multiple gun charges and resisting arrest. He is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.
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