A two-day symposium honoring journalist James Foley is focusing on the challenges facing journalists who witness extreme violence.
A lawyer for Joshua Sampson says officers could have prevented damaging seizures after he was arrested in 2014.
When it comes to legislative issues, the six candidates to replace state Rep. Ellen Story have very similar stances. But if voters pay them due diligence, the candidates’ varied experiences, races and ages tell six very different stories.
“Their patron is now fully made a saint, and they can now be called, officially, Saint Teresa of Calcutta,” Bishop Mitchell Rozanski said this week.
“In a similar way that a lot of people are interested in having locally grown food…there’s a growing interest in having locally produced cloth,” said Michelle Parrish of Amherst.
All six vying for the 3rd Hampshire District seat in Western Massachusetts are progressive Democrats. Where they differ is in background and experience.
Our panel reviews the big stories of the week.
There’s a wide variety of hearings and topics ahead at the Statehouse this week. One likely contentious formal session will be held on Thursday, as the […]
In a highly contested vote Tuesday, Amherst residents will decide whether to form a commission to study its town charter.
This winter was one of the warmest ever for many communities around the Northeast.
An energetic crowd, plus an unexpected interruption, marked Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ visit to Amherst, Massachusetts on Saturday.
The small liberal arts school in Amherst, Mass., says it will not invest in private prison or security companies.
New England Public Radio’s Carrie Healy met with the husband-and-wife team of Annie Patterson and Peter Blood, at their home, on a quiet dead-end street in Amherst.
Amtrak’s Vermonter is serving Amherst for the last time this weekend. Train service shifts to Northampton and Greenfield starting Monday
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.