2 hrs ago
'The Voice' 2013 winner is Danielle Bradbery
Bradbery, the youngest singer in the competition, beat out runner up indie pop artist Michelle Chamuel from Amherst, Mass., and third place Oklahoma duo the Swon Brothers to capture the crown.
6 hrs ago
Springfield shows off craft beer pride with Worthy Showcase
Northampton may have by far the most craft beer taps in Western Massachusetts, but Springfield has arguably one of the best beer festivals in the entire state.
10 hrs ago
Chicopee St. Patrick's Parade Committee awards scholarships
The Chicopee St. Patrick's Parade Committee has awarded college scholarships to seven young women who participated in the 2013 Colleen Contest last February.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Michelle Chamuel of Amherst awaits 'The Voice' finale...
Michelle Chamuel demonstrated once again she is a force to be reckoned with on Monday's penultimate episode of season 4 of "The Voice."
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Bank awards scholarships to 9 high-school grads
From left, Doherty Memorial High School scholarship recipient Maya Davis, Bay State Savings Bank President and CEO Peter Alden, North High School scholarship recipient Kanae Sasaki and University Park Campus School scholarship recipient Sara Hazouri.
About Town: 'Kick It 4 Jake' Memorial Fundraiser Pays Tribute to Stoughton's Jake Hoffman
HOFFMAN FUNDRAISER A HUGE SUCCESS: The community once again came out in full force to honor Stoughton High 2009 graduate Jake Hoffman, a Stoughton resident who perished in a fire January 21, 2013 while in his senior year at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Fluorescent Nanoparticle Ribbons
This is a 10x photograph of long fluorescent ribbons constructed from thousands of semiconducting quantum dot nanoparticles, which are about 10,000x smaller in diameter than a human hair.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Ten years into cancer fight, Ray Ellerbrook finds peace in retirement at Look Park
As he enjoys a ride toward an especially beautiful section of Look Park, Ray Ellerbrook does not sound like a man in retirement.
Bike Laws in Need of Updating
The last few weeks have seen a massive increase in police presence along routes frequented by cyclists, and tickets are being handed out in staggering numbers.
Amherst launches Open Checkbook to show how taxpayer money is spent
On May 23, the Police Department paid $1,932.30 to Western Massachusetts Electric Co.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Among 60 participants from 25 countries are gathered for the Conflict Transformation Across Cultures program are, furthest left, Abraham Wang, the first from the People's Republic of China to take part in the 17th session, and Algerian dentist Lamia Lehrech, fifth from left.
Bart Hollander of Amherst named head of Western Massachusetts office...
SPRINGFIELD - Attorney General Martha Coakley announced Thursday that she has appointed Bart Hollander as chief of the Western Massachusetts Regional Office located in Springfield.
The architects and designers of two Smith construction projectsa "the...
R. E. Dinneen Architects & Planners, Inc., and RDK Engineers, two firms based in Boston that collaborated on the Clark Science Center renovation, were given the 2013 Award of Excellence for Best Practice-Large Project from the International Facility Management Association.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Center for Environmental Civics in Amherst offers summer academies
Simon Elliott, Mel Devoney, Alexis Foley and Daniel Kamlarz, clockwise from top left, have attended the summer program at the Center for Environmental Civics.
Amherst police receive grant to make roads safer for pedestrians, cyclists
The town is one of 48 to receive the grant from the state Executive Office of Public Safety and Security.
Casting calls: Creative opportunities
CASTING CALLS is a free listing of creative opportunities in our area that runs on a weekly Entertainment page.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
South Hadley writer Anna Bozena Bowen creates spiritual life for her character 'Hattie'
Anna Bozena Bowen was a critical care nurse, mother of two and married when she went back to school - first to Holyoke Community College and then to the University of Massachusetts - to pursue what was in her heart - English, writing and women's studies.
Amherst Board of Health looking to ban cigarette sales in pharmacies
AMHERST - The Board of Health is looking at banning the sale of cigarettes at pharmacies and amending its smoking regulations to keep up with the changing times including regulating the use of the new e-cigarettes.
'The Voice' Recap: Usher Declares Michelle Chamuel the Winner
It's Judgment Day on The Voice, as the top five contestants clasp their hands together and pray they did enough to make it into the finals.
Scott Brown Leads the Potential 2014 Massachusetts Governor Field According to New Poll
AMHERST, Mass. - Former U.S. Senator Scott Brown leads all potential candidates in next year's Massachusetts gubernatorial race, according to a new UMass Poll released today by the University of Massachusetts Amherst.