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New England Peace Pagodoa walk includes Springfield stop; support for Central American children
Sister Claire Carter, of the New England Peace Pagoda, is among the organizers of an annual peace walk across the state "to remember, and heal from" the droppings of the atomic bombings, in August of 1945, on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Leverett House Resident Dean Will Take Leave to Join Ad Board
Lauren E. Brandt '01 will take a year-long leave of absence from her position as Leverett House Resident Dean to serve as the interim assistant dean in the Secretary of the Administrative Board's office, according to an email Brandt sent to residents of Leverett on Monday.
'Dakin Day' celebration includes lower feline adoption fees
Feeding time for a kitten named Timothy at the Nicholas J. Piepul kitten nursery at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield.
Pet of the Week: Sully
About Sully: Sully is this week's Pet of the Week for a very important reasona to let everyone know that Dakin has lots of kittens looking for homes right now! We're in the thick of kitten season, and we've got several young kittens in both our Springfield and Leverett locations.
Pet Corner: Twitch
Name: Twitch Breed: Domestic shorthair/mix Age: 2 months old Sex: Female Color: Black and white Date of Arrival at Dakin: 7/16/14 Twitch is one of many adorable kittens to be found at both Dakin locations in Springfield and Leverett! This is the height of kitten season, and while many are waiting on the adoption floor to go to wonderful new homes, ... (more)
Donald Perry of Montague to talk about parole system following...
Montague resident Donald Perry will speak at a public showing of the Al Jazeera America series, "The System with Joel Berlinger" at 7 p.m. July 27 at the West Cummington Parish House.
Five members of Amherst Regional School Committee disavowing reprimand sent to Amilcar Shabazz
Five members of the nine-member Amherst Regional School Committee endorsed a statement disavowing the process by which three school committee chairs sent a letter of reprimand to Amilcar Shabazz, a committee member who heads the Equity Task Force.
Fayetteville's Leverett School Continues STEM Focus
Early observations indicate student learning is on the upswing at Leverett Elementary School because of a continuing shift in instruction that started two years ago.
Pet of the Week: Rascal
About Rascal: This 'Lil Rascal is looking for his gang! Wanted: an active family who likes to run and play, go on adventure hikes, and explore the great outdoors.