Hatfield woman admits to heroin charge; suspected Northampton supplier faces trial
A Hatfield woman has been sentenced to 18 months probation after accepting a plea deal in a case in which she admitted to driving her alleged dealer to Holyoke to score heroin during her lunch break at Smith College.
Trending on the Topix Network
Thursday Apr 17
The Huffington Post
Congrats, Graduates: Now Go Out There and Redefine Success
We're coming up on one of my favorite times of the year: that time, just after spring breaks out but before summer begins, in which thousands of college graduates are released into the world.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Smith College Botanic Garden's jade vine blossoms for second time in 15 years
The jade vine at the Smith College Botanic Garden in Northampton bloomed for only the second time in 15 years this spring.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Central MA College Standout: Smith College's Megan Baker
Smith sophomore Megan Baker will be putting her education and passion for community to use in Washington DC this summer.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
GALLERY: Whittlesey's Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year announced
Whittlesey Town Council Citizen of the Year. Left: Mayor of Whittlesey David Mason, Young citizen of the year Eddy Paddock and Citizen of the Year Norman Flatt 1st Whittlesey Scout leader.Picture: Steve Williams.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
QCC 50th, Celebrating Students: Kimberly Lawrence
To celebrate Quinsigamond Community College's 50th anniversary, GoLocal is profiling current QCC students who are sure to make a splash once they graduate.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Huffington Post
Improving the Odds for America's Children
". . . We see repeated efforts in Congress in recent years to take resources away from poor and middle-class children and families, like food stamps and tax credits and education funding and access to affordable health care, and give even more to the wealthy and powerful.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
QCC breaks ground on science center
The sun shone brightly and so did the faces as Quinsigamond Community College broke ground Thursday on its much-anticipated QuEST Center, a state-of-the-art engineering, science and technology facility on campus scheduled to open in spring 2016.
The Burlington Free Press
New hire follows trend of salary bumps
Nancy Mathews' hiring as dean of the University of Vermont's environmental school extends a pattern of externally recruited senior administrators' stepping in to UVM positions at salaries higher than their predecessors'.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
High school and college students invited to submit work for Holyoke...
Look no further than this picture where four members of the Class of 2013, left to right, Stephen Delude, Susan Williams, Connie Stanos, and Victor Carreras, wear T-shirts to share the next stops in their careers: Amherst College, Smith College and Brandeis University.
Minnesota Music Summit is a peak experience you'll want to reach
Grrrl Prty, the Honeydogs and Van Stee are among the local acts set to play the third annual Minnesota Music Summit this weekend in downtown St. Paul.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The News Tribune
For many people, possessions are the stuff of life
We cherish things and accumulate them. We move them from shelf to shelf and from home to home.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Northampton Launches Queer Walking Tour
The college town of Northampton, Mass. , a long-time LGBT haven, especially for lesbians and bi women, is offering an extensive walking tour of the city's queer history.
Helen Gallie Steele and music in Sedalia
During the late 19th and early 20th century, social reformers extolled the virtues of music as healthy family entertainment and uplifting community activity.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
San Mateo Daily Journal
Union leader has love of language, teaching: Teeka James enjoys...
A love of language, her students and teaching have kept Teeka James, union leader for the local community colleges, at College of San Mateo for 17 years.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Orange Is the New Black author speaks on prison reform
On Tuesday night, Piper Kerman spoke to students in CEMEX Auditorium about prison reform and her 13-month term in a minimum-security women's prison.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Studies Confirm the Dehumanization of Black Children and the 'Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline'
Although African-Americans constitute only 13 percent of all Americans , nearly half of all prison inmates in the U.S. are black.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Administrative transitions portend institutional changeEditorial Board
Last Thursday, President Richard Brodhead gave his annual address to the Academic Council .
Photo blitz, Montessori open house and more...
With a 48-hour photography blitz, Northampton will photograph itself on May 2 and 3 in an event sponsored by Historic Northampton in collaboration with the Northampton Camera Club and Forbes Library.
Hoarders Cause Piles of Trouble at Fires
March 31--Firefighters crawled over piles of books, newspapers and boxes to extinguish the heavy flames rising from the second floor of a vacant home last week in Homestead.