1. Northampton City Council to vote on "living wage" resolution

    The resolution, proposed by the Northampton Living Wage Coalition, puts a living wage for Northampton residents at $11.90 an hour.
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    1. For people earning less than a living wage, it's crisis time.
    2. If they're not paying a living wage, they should aspire to it.
    3. The reason it's still important is that Northampton is getting to be an increasingly challenging place to live for working people.
    4. As working folks continue to move away from Northampton, it's going to define the character of the city in the next couple of decades.
    5. It's a little example that highlights the problem affecting the community.
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