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I don't know anything about Scheinman, but Suher appears to care about nothing but his bottom line. Not much of a rallying figure for the BID opponents. This seems like a SLAPP suit, especially with the parallel federal action, designed to wear down the BID and its supporters. I hope they lose. ...(full comment)

Civil lawsuit opens with testimony by opponents of Northampton Business Improvement District

Thanks Marleyman, I will be starting up my own web page soon which will have my own brand of oak chips from new and used barrels. I'll be selling them in Barrel Aged Cocktail Kits.l ...(full comment)

A new Hampshire Life feature: Barhopping: A proper cocktail

Great invitation to community members. I now live in Florida and, so, cannot attend the games of my granchildren anymore. You made me realize that I should supportthe young people in my new community. It takes a village to raise a child! Thanks for bringing the obvious to light! ...(full comment)

Elizabeth Rockett Volkmann: Let yourself get bitten by the Northampton High soccer bug

This is spiraling out of control. Thank god we have secure borders in case we need to close them. Thank god we have a possible treatment due to a for profit genetic engineering (GMO) drug company based in the US. CDC Director: Ebola Outbreak ‘Is Spiraling Out Of Control’. http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2014/09/02/cdc-director-ebola-outbreak-is-spiraling-out-of-control/ ...(full comment)

Experimental Ebola drug heals monkeys in study

good question. ...(full comment)

Couple causes disturbance at Herrell’s in Northampton, throws ice cream in direction of staff

"I scream, you scream..." ...(full comment)

Couple causes disturbance at Herrell’s in Northampton, throws ice cream in direction of staff

Were they yelling about "teebooo" and "cawwwk"? If so, I know who it is! ...(full comment)

Couple causes disturbance at Herrell’s in Northampton, throws ice cream in direction of staff

if it only 600,000. to keep children safter for 20plus years, keep the sidewalk on one side all the way, or maybe speed bumps at the two crossing points to slow speeding cars useing pine st. for a short cut,plus walk on the side walk at state st. to no. amherst, can not walk it for over grow weeds and cars parking on side walk.[rental-houses]! ...(full comment)

Pine Street in Amherst will have sidewalk on both sides to avoid expense of moving utility poles

"The rear end of the car was crumpled into the backseat." Sounds like they got hit hard from behind, which would suggest the involvement of a second vehicle. ...(full comment)

Backstory: Charges likely in Amherst accident that injures two as car nearly strikes house

I would be too! Surplus is OK,for Highway &Agriculture.& Hilltown . Fire & Police need State of the art,w/training of that Equipment,by the manufactuerer.Surplus is what it is ,Unkown to the user,unless formerly millitarly familiar. I do Agree w/Chief Bruce&Russ about there doubts. I have in the past supported both depts, and ther programs , ...(full comment)

Area police officials lukewarm about surplus military gear programs flagged for review by president

I guess it starts with ice cream and then it escalates to a molotov cocktail. ...(full comment)

Couple causes disturbance at Herrell’s in Northampton, throws ice cream in direction of staff

Man crush (blushing slightly :-)) ...(full comment)

Jonathan Klate: Left cold by ice bucket challenge

"Close to 200 state and local police departments in the United States have been suspended for losing military-level equipment transferred to them by the Pentagon, a new investigation found," according to RT. Among some of the weaponry that have been lost include M14 and M16 assault weapons. Something seriously wrong with this. ...(full comment)

Area police officials lukewarm about surplus military gear programs flagged for review by president