Boston’s former police commissioner says Amherst and UMass police used inappropriate force in last year’s annual party, which got out of hand and resulted in 55 arrests.
Georgia developer cited strong community opposition as one reason for pulling out of the 6.5 million dollar deal.
A joint committee of the University of Massachusetts and the town of Amherst got its first look at recommendations Tuesday from a consultant about how the two bodies can work better together.
About 100 students gathered to voice their opposition to what they say were “oppressive tactics” used by police at the weekend’s “Blarney Blowout.”
Officials in Amherst, Massachusetts are totaling up the costs of Saturday’s “Blarney Blowout.” The series of pre-St. Patrick’s Day parties saw more than 70 arrests and police in riot gear breaking up large gatherings.
Not all those arrested this weekend were students, but those who were will face consequences, Subbaswamy said. He promised “swift action” to address violations of the school’s Code of Student Conduct.
Four police officers were hurt as they worked to disperse hundreds of unruly students who were throwing beer cans and bottles at police on Saturday as large crowds gathered at an off-campus apartment complex, according to the Amherst police department.
If the raise passes town meeting, it will head to the state legislature for approval.
The Red Sox play the Cardinals in Game 6 tonight. With a win, the Sox become World Series champs.
Three teenage men charged with raping a female Umass Amherst student in her dorm room last October were ordered to submit DNA samples Tuesday in Hampshire Superior Court. .
Thousands of students, many underage, converged at an off-campus party at UMass Amherst earlier this month, resulting in six arrests, property damage, and many ambulance trips.
A Massachusetts chemist employed at a state crime drug lab in Amherst was arraigned Tuesday on multiple charges of evidence tampering and drug possession.
The applications and fees are in, and eleven companies are now officially vying for casino licenses in Massachusetts. That includes four competing for the single license in western Massachusetts.
Four male teenagers accused of raping a female Umass Amherst freshman in October were indicted on aggravated rape charges by a Hampshire County Grand Jury this week.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick attended today’s UMass Amherst men’s basketball season opener against Harvard at the Mullins Center.