Monday Apr 14
John W. Olver, Gail Collins, to Get Honorary Degrees
AMHERST, Mass. - Former U.S. Rep. John W. Olver and alumna and journalist Gail Collins will receive honorary doctoral degrees at Undergraduate Commencement at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Friday, May 9. About 5,500 students will be receiving bachelor's degree at the ceremony in McGuirk Alumni Stadium at 4:30 p.m. Gov. Deval Patrick ... (more)
Pittsfield coordinator for gang intervention, at-risk youth brings international experience
A Western Massachusetts native with experience working for the United Nations in the Mideast has been named to head city efforts to assist at-risk youth and combat the influence of gangs.
Lt. Governor Candidate Arena-DeRosa Announces Campaign Staff
Democrat James Arena-DeRosa has announced that Dan Murphy will serve as campaign manager in the former USDA Administrator's bid for Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor.