OPIOID CRISIS

Two weeks after his family kicked him out for his criminal activity and substance use, Louis Pittman was out of cocaine with no cash to buy more...

NORTHAMPTON — The mother of a man who died of a drug overdose at the former Bertucci’s restaurant in Amherst in 2016 is suing the company, alleging...

NORTHAMPTON — Eliza Harper, a young woman “who knew no strangers,” drew hundreds of people to her memorial service at the Helen Hills Hills Chapel...

As the opioid epidemic continues to affect all sectors of society, local businesses are seeking help in better understanding how to respond...

GREENFIELD — In a highly anticipated grant to locally address the opioid crisis, the family drug court in Franklin County will be awarded $2.1...

As awareness of the opioid crisis in America has grown, so has alarm over one of its most visible side effects: needles, used and dropped in public...

NORTHAMPTON — She first saw his face — gruff, unshaven and obscured by sunglasses — in a news story.Theresa Fathi Ahmed called the police, sobbing,...

Greenfield Police warn of bad heroin

7/28/16

GREENFIELD — After three overdoses in just a few hours Wednesday morning, the Greenfield Police Department has issued a warning that a potent — and...

Local police, often the first on scene when a person begins to overdose on drugs, will soon have a new tool to help make sure victims who survive...

AMHERST — The University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing has received an $870,000 federal grant to help train its student nurses to...



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