4 hrs ago
UMass latest to deal with rowdy St. Pat's parties
A stage at a Southern California high school collapsed during a student event and 30-40 people were rushed to hospitals with mainly minor injuries, authorities said.
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9 hrs ago
Blarney Blowout, pre-St. Patrick's Day party near University of Massachusetts, leads to 73 arrests
In Port Jefferson Station long-term road construction on Rt 112 NB north of Roosevelt Ave and to Jayne Blvd In Port Jefferson Station long-term road construction on Rt 112 NB north of Roosevelt Ave and to Jayne Blvd In Mount Sinai new road layout on Rt-347/Nesconset Hwy WB between Rt-25a/Hallock Ave and Rt-112/Patchogue Rd in Port Jefferson Station ... (more)
15 hrs ago
News Minute: Latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press
U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are among 28 lawmakers preparing to hold the Senate floor all night tomorrow and into Tuesday to urge action on climate change.
19 hrs ago
Ralph Waldo Emerson takes flight
Ralph Waldo Emerson flies through the air on his super-sized journal in the new picture book "A Home for Mr. Emerson" .
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Amherst Police: 2014 Blarney Blowout continues into night with dozens of arrests, injuries
Police officers from Amherst, UMass and the Massachusetts State Police donned in full riot gear moved in on a crowd of what appeared to be several thousand University of Massachusetts Amherst students celebrating the annual Blarney Blowout party in the area of several large apartment complexes off Meadow Street in North Amherst shortly after noon ... (more)
Asbury Park Press
Dozens arrested at Massachusetts 'Blarney Blowout'
Police detain a participant in the pre-St. Patrick's Day 'Blarney Blowout' near the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass.
Dozens arrested at - Blarney Blowout' at UMass Amherst
Police in riot gear have arrested at least 35 people participating in the pre-St.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Easthampton artist to install artwork into Taber Art Gallery at Holyoke Community College
Angela Zammarelli of Easthampton will be installing her artwork, "Ghostmaker's Habitat, or, When You Build Your House, I Will Come By," at the Taber Art Gallery at Holyoke Community College .
UMass student media offer hangover tips, soundtrack for Blarney Blowout
AMHERST - While town and University of Massachusetts officials are warning students about behavior during this weekend's "Blarney Blowout" , student publications The Collegian and Amherst Wire are offering tips of their own - of a different kind.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Amherst Town Meeting being asked to approve a $15 an hour minimum wage
While the debate to hike the minimum wage plays out across the country, Amherst town meeting is being asked to require town employers to pay at least $15 an hour.
Umass Amherst warned on rowdy behavior
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is taking steps to crack down on rowdy behavior at an annual pre-Saint Patrick's Day bash planned for this weekend.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The silver frozen lining to the polar vortex
"This winter has been a godsend for the hemlock. Overnight temperatures dipped to minus 15 [Fahrenheit, or -26A C] here in Amherst [Massachusetts], and that's cold enough to guarantee almost complete adelgid die-off," Joseph Elkington, a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, told the Worcester Telegram .
Pittsfield fire chief urges keeping civil service but notes system flaws
Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski has joined Police Chief Michael Wynn is expressing support for keeping the two city positions within the civil service system.
The Shrewsbury Lantern
Samia Seeks Re-Election to Shrewsbury School Committee
John R. Samia of 8 Fox Hill Road announced today that he is seeking re-election to the Shrewsbury School Committee.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy visits Holyoke, UMass as part of statewide...
U.S. Rep Joseph Kennedy III landed in Western Massachusetts for visits in Holyoke and the University of Massachusetts in support of bringing greater access to the so-called STEM fields -- science, technology, engineering and math fields.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Guide to Undergraduate Programs
This is the Guide to Undergraduate Programs of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Urban Wildlife holds skating fundraiser in Amherst
The Urban Wildlife Rehabilitation organization hosted a public skate fundraiser on Sunday afternoon at the Mullins Center on the University of Massachusetts campus.
Pensacola News Journal
Engagements: Barbara Wade & Katherine WAde
Katherine's father, Dr. Philip Wade, resides in Kingston, MA. Rob is the son of Nancy Smith Longsworth of Evergreen, Colorado, and Rob W. Longsworth of Aurora, Colorado.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Three finalists chosen to aid UMass and Amherst address mutual concerns
Members of the town-gown committee looking to solve mutual issues has selected three consultant finalists from a pool of five and the public will have a chance to listen to them March 4. The committee will select one of the three for the work.