UMass launches task force in wake of spring protests, will also review police activity

06-17-2024 4:33 PM

AMHERST — UMass Amherst Chancellor Javier Reyes has announced the creation of a Campus Demonstration Policy Task Force and an independent review of police activity on campus following events this spring that lead to more than 100 arrests on campus...

Legislators discussing ways to curb sale of Illegal hemp-based products

06-17-2024 4:40 PM

A statewide proliferation in recent years of intoxicating, illegal hemp-based products — gummies, energy shot-like drink bottles and seltzers, to name a few — has raised concern among state officials and the cannabis sector alike. While these...


Celtics win 18th NBA championship with 106-88 Game 5 victory over Dallas Mavericks
06-17-2024 11:24 PM

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics again stand alone among NBA champions.Jayson Tatum had 31 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds as the Celtics topped the Dallas Mavericks 106-88 on Monday night to win the franchise’s 18th championship, breaking a tie...


Patricia Ramsey: What does a recession look like?
06-17-2024 6:04 PM

According to polls, the majority of Americans believe we are in a deep recession. Huh? What are they seeing?Do they personally know many people actively seeking employment and coming up empty? Do they see long lines at hiring events? Are they looking...

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Area property deed transfers, June 13
06-12-2024 1:18 PM

AMHERST Patricia P. Garmirian to William A. Mcleod IV and Katherine Mcleod, 14 Indian Pipe Lane, $625,000 Carla R Savetsky Ft and Jacqueline German to Edward A. Wolkoff and Amy Wolkoff, 70 Stony Hill Road, $380,000 BELCHERTOWN Alan J. Brown and...


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Obit photo for Sandra Marie Houle Sandra Marie Houle

Southampton, MA - Sandra Marie Houle 68, passed away on June 8, 2024 at South Rehab in Agawam. Sandra was born on April 26, 1956 in Northampton to the late Donald and Rose (Yagmin) Houle. She graduated in 1974 from Easthampton High Scho... remainder of obit for Sandra Marie Houle

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Amherst, MA - Boris Wolfson, 49, of Amherst, Massachusetts, died on June 13, 2024 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Boris was born in 1975 in Yalta, on the Crimean peninsula in the then-Soviet Union, and moved to the United Sta... remainder of obit for Boris Wolfson

Obit photo for Cynthia A. Loftus Cynthia A. Loftus

Belchertown, MA - Cynthia Ann (Carey) Loftus passed away on June 14, 2024 at Baystate Medical Center after a short illness. She was born on October 12, 1961. She leaves her loving husband of 38 years, Michael Loftus. She leaves her sist... remainder of obit for Cynthia A. Loftus

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Maryann (Wendolowski) Zoly Northampton, MA - Maryann (Wendolowski) Zoly, 67, of Northampton, passed away on Sunday June 16, 2024, at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital. She was born in Northampton on April 5, 1957, to the late Bernard and Fra... remainder of obit for Maryann Zoly


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