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Rosenberg clarifies pipeline position
Sen. Stanley Rosenberg. D-Amherst, clarified his position Wednesday on Tennessee Gas Pipeline's Northeast Energy Direct project in a written statement, as three area legislators prepared to attend a rally across from the Statehouse emphasizing their own positions opposing the nearly 300-mile pipeline.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Handful of Greenfield parents, teachers oppose PARCC
Of the handful of parents and teachers who attended the School Committee's public hearing on standardized testing Wednesday night, all came out against the new PARCC tests.
J Mascis shares new track 'Wide Awake' feat. Cat Power
'Wide Awake' is the new offering from Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis' forthcoming solo album, Tied to a Star and features guest vocals from Chan Marshall .
WMass lawyers protest governor's pick of Worcester County man for Hampden County judgeship
Members of the Hampden County Bar Association are protesting a judicial nomination to the local probate court because the nominee is from Worcester County.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Try Making a a Painterly Collagea
CHICOPEE, Mass. "Painterly Collage" is an art form that you can do with your kids this weekend and Alexandra Sheldon from Snow Farm in Williamsburg told us more about it.
Consultants hired by Amherst-UMass town-gown committee to present preliminary findings Aug. 5
Consultants working on economic and housing issues that affect the town and the University of Massachusetts will discuss preliminary findings Aug. 5 in Town Hall.
Deadline looms to save Sexual Minorities Archives in Northampton; curator Bet Power seeks help
NORTHAMPTON - In two days, the fate of the Sexual Minorities Archives will become clearer: if the center can't raise $2,275 by Thursday, it could be forced to shut down.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Amherst Planning Board begins review of Retreat, 175-unit student housing development in Cushman
Representatives of the proposed Retreat in the Cushman section of North Amherst will present their definitive subdivision plans to the Planning Board Wednesday night beginning at 7:05 p.m. The company filed preliminary plans in October and the Planning Board issued a series of 20 modifications they wanted addressed for the project in this filing.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Climate Change and Geotherapy: Two Conferences, Two Workshops, and Another Chance
I've been going to public lectures on climate change at Harvard, MIT, and other places since at least 1980.
Amherst concert to benefit Huntington's Disease research
Tomorrow a group of musicians will do what they often do: Donate their time and talents to a good cause.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
UMass student farmers celebrate growing collaboration with Big Y World Class Market
On Friday morning, a handful of University of Massachusetts student farmers dressed in dusty shorts and T-shirts, were busy harvesting yellow squash, zucchini and eggplants that would soon be on the shelves of two Big Y World Class Marketstores.
Amherst celebrating record-breaking solar success Tuesday in Town Hall
Amherst officials Tuesday are celebrating the town's recent solar success - setting the record for the most number of households to sign up for solar the Solarize-Mass program began in 2011.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Daily Caller
Going Viking: Pistol Bayonets And A Pistol Axe
We recently gave away a pistol bayonet from LaserLyte as a prize for our "Snap Shots" caption contest.
Elizabeth E. Barker appointed Stanford Calderwood Director of the Boston Athen um
The Trustees of the Boston AthenA um announced today the appointment, by unanimous vote, of Elizabeth E. Barker as Stanford Calderwood Director of the Boston AthenA um.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Carter-Stevens is Mass. Dairy Farm of the Year
For the Stevens clan, dairy farming always has been and always will be a family affair.
How One UMass Economist Would Set A Boston Area Minimum Wage
Gov. Deval Patrick signed legislation last month giving Massachusetts the highest state minimum wage in the nation - $11 per hour by 2017.
Circus Smirkus, a circus for kids by kids, coming to Northampton
Event: Circus Smirkus When: July 29 and 30, 1 and 7 p.m. Where: Three County Fairgrounds, Northampton Cost: Seating is general admission with tickets for adults 13 and older priced at $22, children 2-12 are $18; ticket booth opens one hour before each performance; tickets also available by phone at 877-SMIRKUS or at A.J. Hastings, 45 S. Pleasant ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.