2 hrs ago
Letter from Nelson Mandela regarding MTA award
The letter is handwritten in blue ink and is stamped "Chancellor's Office April 23, 1986," indicating when it was received.
15 hrs ago
Superior Court Briefs: November 26 -...
Cases heard on Tuesday, November 26. Daniel Lowenstein , 23, of Amherst was sentenced to three years at the Berkshire County House of Correction after being found guilty of numerous charges on Nov. 21. Lowenstein was found guilty by a jury on three counts of distribution of marijuana and single counts of possession of a sawed-off shotgun, ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Northampton fire causes $150K damage to Phillips Enterprises on Route 10
Northampton firefighters on the scene of a fire Thursday at Phillips Enterprises, 149 Easthampton St. Deputy Fire Chief Christopher Norris said there were no injuries.
Amherst police to step-up DUI patrols for holiday season
Amherst police will have additional road patrols out targeting drunk drivers from Dec. 13 through Jan. 1, 2014, thanks to a federal gr4ant administered through the state Highway Safety Division.
Eastworks gets ready to pop with fun
Joseph Aaron Segal, a graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, was a contestant on Season 11 of A A A A A A A A A A A AoeProject RunwayA A A A A A A A A A A A on Lifetime network.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Solarize Mass shines on Whately
Whately is among the latest communities selected for the next round of a state program that encourages installation of small-scale solar electric systems through group purchasing by homes and businesses.
Sea level rise and shoreline changes are lead influences on floods from tropical cyclones
Though recent studies focus on climate change impacts on intensity and frequency of tropical cyclones, a new review shows that sea level rise and shoreline retreat are the 2 more certain factors expected to drive an increase in future flood risk UMass Amherst geosciences graduate student Christine Brandon, left, and Jon Woodruff, survey sediments ... (more)
Mild Temperatures Expected To Cause Explosion Of Winter Moths
In some places they're so thick it's like paint on your house, or a carpet on your lawn; they're winter moths and they're back.
'Tent' Creates At-Home Birthright for Jewish Culture
In 2013, The Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Mass., launched an ambitious series of cultural programming aimed at providing an opportunity for young Jews to learn about modern Jewish culture.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Man seeks new trial in killing of UMass student
Bryan Johnston and David Sullivan were close friends in high school and kept in touch after heading off to different colleges.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Daniel Gorham Gorham Productions, LLC
Unique. Deep, resonant, friendly, voice. Honest and conversational. Sounds like a trusted old college friend.
Northampton drops case against Jason Correia, whose arrest was videotaped
NORTHAMPTON - At the direction of Mayor David J. Narkewicz, a special prosecutor retained by the city to pursue a civil disorderly conduct charge against Jonas Correia has dropped the charge, ending a case that provoked public outrage when a video of Correia's arrest by Northampton police went viral.
Emily Pope: You'll like this family, Jeanne Birdsall's 'The Penderwicks'
Whenever I'm having a bad day, or am so stressed out that I can feel the bags growing under my eyes, there is one book series that I always turn to for comfort.
Glenmeadow Retirement plans program on children's picture book art
LONGMEADOW - Glenmeadow Retirement will host a talk focused on children's picture book art on Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at Storrs Library.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Editorial: University of Massachusetts at Springfield no longer a dream
Strike up the University of Massachusetts marching band. There have been few announcements more momentous than last week's that the University of Massachusetts will soon open a satellite outreach center in the heart of downtown Springfield.
National Public Radio
Emily Dickinson's Envelope Writings: 'Gorgeous' Poetry In 3-D
Readers always seem to want to get closer to Emily Dickinson, the godmother of American poetry.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Religion notes: Fairs, Hanukkah menorah lighting, wreath sale
The 26th annual "Christmas in November" craft fair takes place Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in St. Patrick's Social Center on Main and School streets.
Real Estate/Changing Hands
Scott G. Lesure and Sally J. Rice to Hoff Family Trust, Survivors Trust Trust A, of Salinas, CA, Mary F. Hoff, trustee, 81 Baptist Corner Road, $165,000.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Amherst's Not Bread Alone Thanksgiving a family affair
From left to right, Not Bread Alone volunteers Alyssa Sheedy, Opah Morris, Sydanny Morris, Connie Rust Conn, Rachel Condry.