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Iraqi students at UMass this summer to talk about culture, experience ...
Students in the Iraqi Young Leaders program at UMass stand in front of the Kurdish flag they hung at the Pub in Amherst where they were holding a fundraiser for the Amherst Senior Center last year.
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Craig's Doors begins weekly breakfast program Wednesday with...
Beginning Wednesday, Craig's Doors , A Home Association, Inc. and the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst will be offering breakfast every week at the society.
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PD: 7 officers needed to subdue man high on LSD
Neither pepper spray nor a police baton were able to control a shoeless man who caused commotions at an Applebees restaurant and a Staples store, Hadley police say.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Kevin Gutting Daniel Okoroafor of South Hadley.
Iheanyi Daniel Okoroafor, a 73-year-old African immigrant and retired mental health case manager, thought he'd get a chance to explain to a judge why he didn't pay for a furnace repair he says was not properly done.
Studying estrogens made by the brain may offer new insights in learning and memory
Researchers are beginning to explore whether brain estrogens might represent a new, far more targeted treatment for cognitive and memory problems related to disease and aging Results of Remage-Healey's work could help to understand human neurobiology because a number of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy, ... (more)
South Hadley man faces numerous motor vehicle charges in Amherst...
A 22-year-old South Hadley motorist observed swerving over white lines on Route 116 without headlights on faces numerous motor vehicle charges after police stopped him near Atkins Friday night.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Nearly 6,000 attend Jehovah's Witness convention
Nearly 6,000 people have gathered at the University of Massachusetts campus for the annual convention of Jehovah's witnesses.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Morris Elementary School principal search down to 2 out-of-towners
Within the next few days, the fast-track search for a new principal of Morris Elementary School is expected to produce a winner.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
State grant will help Amherst officials look at Fearing Brook pollution
It runs beneath the downtown, the Town Common, along College Street and Amherst College and yet people don't see it, said Assistant Town Manager David Ziomek .
Green Amherst receives $165,539 from the state for 4 energy savings projects
Amherst has received $165,539 from the Green Communities program for four energy savings projects including one at Town Hall.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Amherst officials still hoping to create regional dispatch with Pelham, Hadley
In 2008 when Laurence R. Shaffer was town manager, Amherst began discussing creating a regional dispatch center with Hadley and the University of Massachsuetts and talks soon included Belchertown.
Edward P. Boland scholarships awarded to 23 college-bound students
SPRINGFIELD - Edward P. Boland Scholarships were recently awarded to 23 college-bound students in the 2nd Congressional District, the seat once held by the late congressman.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Woods Hole Film Festival Gears Up for 23rd Year
"The Winding Stream" will be shown as part of the 2014 Woods Hole Film Festival on July 26 at 6 PM at WHOI's Redfield auditorium on Water Street.
Joely Richardson to play poet Emily Dickinson
Joely Richardson is coming back to a New York stage in something she never thought she'd do - a one-woman show.
Amherst Select Board seeking comments on Town Manager John...
The Select Board has begun its annual review process and is asking people to submit written comments by the end of the month.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Five members of Amherst Regional School Committee disavowing reprimand sent to Amilcar Shabazz
Five members of the nine-member Amherst Regional School Committee endorsed a statement disavowing the process by which three school committee chairs sent a letter of reprimand to Amilcar Shabazz, a committee member who heads the Equity Task Force.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Wormtown is champion of microbreweries
Wormtown Brewery, currently located at 455 Park Ave., was named Grand National Champion at this year's U.S. Open Beer Championship in Atlanta on July 4. The U.S. Open Beer Championship pits breweries from all over the world against one another in a variety of categories.The competition began in 2009 and is judged by a selection of international ... (more)
Concerned about tick bite? UMass offers testing service
A Non-Bull's-Eye Rash In Shown June 15, 2001 On The Side Of A Torso Of A Patient.
Three New Principals on Board in Salem Schools
Three new principals have taken the helm at schools in Salem, according to an announcement from Dr. Stephen Russell, Superintendent of the Salem Public Schools.