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Thursday |

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.


Related Topix: Drugs, Northampton, MA, Hatfield, MA, Holyoke, MA

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.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Depression, US News

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.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Northampton, MA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Go Local

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.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Northampton, MA, Arts, Literature, Education Etc., Clark University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Wisbech Standard

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.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Go Local

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.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Massachusetts

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'.


Related Topix: University of Vermont, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Minnesota

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.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Amherst College, 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.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, St. Paul, MN, Sandstone, MN, Music, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Northampton, MA

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.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Sedalia Democrat

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.


Related Topix: Sedalia, MO, Pettis County, MO, Opinion

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.


Related Topix: San Mateo, CA, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA

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.


Related Topix: Prison, Orange is the New Black, Books, Danbury, CT

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.


Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Chronicle

Administrative transitions portend institutional changeEditorial Board

Last Thursday, President Richard Brodhead gave his annual address to the Academic Council .


Related Topix: Nursing

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.


Related Topix: Northampton, MA, Photography, Arts

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.


Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Fire, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Psychology, Science