DISABILITIES

A little over 30 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush, marking the first major...

EASTHAMPTON — Thanks to a federally guaranteed and reimbursable Paycheck Protection Program loan through bankESB, Riverside Industries will...

SOUTH HADLEY — Voters will weigh issues including a multimillion-dollar plan to revitalize South Hadley Falls, protecting natural resources...

July hike to benefit All Out Adventures

7/5/19

A trio of land trusts has organized a hike later this month to benefit All Out Adventures, a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities...

NORTHAMPTON — After a multi-year process, the Disability Commission is putting forward 13 recommendations to strengthen the city’s compliance with...

AMHERST — Public advocacy has always come natural for Jim Kruidenier. Whether it was developing employment programs for Vietnam War veterans or...

NORTHAMPTON — Two years ago, Ashfield resident Tom McCrumm broke his hip skiing. He was on crutches and struggled to get around.With all his...

NORTHAMPTON — Construction began Monday for renovations designed to improve accessibility on the sidewalks around City Hall.As a result of the...

On a cool, windy Friday in mid-April, Pamela Rewa stepped out a small van parked at the Northampton Survival Center and walked briskly over to a...

There are plenty of ways to “game the system” as the saying goes, but abusing handicapped parking spots with bogus credentials is one of the more...

Peter Pan settles complaint over ADA violations

8/17/17

NORTHAMPTON — Peter Pan Bus Lines of Springfield has settled a complaint with the U.S. attorney’s office over allegations that the company violated...

EASTHAMPTON — The Pascommuck Conservation Trust this spring will open the Mutter’s Field Accessible Trail, its newly constructed handicapped...



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