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Amherst librarians: Limit book disputes to residents

AMHERST — Amid a nationwide surge of parent-led challenges to books in public libraries and schools, and new laws in red states led by Florida and Texas enabling efforts to remove questioned material, top librarians in the Amherst regional school system say there has never been a more critical time...

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Bill eyes on-campus safety net for students in recovery

BOSTON — On college campuses, where drinking and drugs are often a pervasive part of student culture, students recovering from addiction face high risks of relapse and social isolation, according to supporters of a bill that would create a safety net for these individuals.The Sen. Rebecca Rausch bil...

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Amherst health director set to leave

AMHERST — A town employee at the forefront of making sure the community stayed safe during the pandemic will leave her position as Amherst’s health director at the end of July.Jennifer Brown announced in correspondence to Town Manager Paul Bockelman that she expects her last day to be July 31 after...

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Amherst-Pelham Regional board issues apology to LGBTQ students

AMHERST — A statement put out by the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee last week is expressing support for all students in the secondary schools to have a safe learning environment free of discrimination, as well as providing an apology for the pain and harm recently caused to the LGBTQIA+ co...

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Proposed Amherst bylaw would protect abortion, gender care access in town

AMHERST — Citing her self-induced abortion before Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in the United States, District 2 Councilor Pat DeAngelis is urging that a town bylaw be put in place as soon as possible to provide greater protections to residents and visitors seeking reproductive or gender-affirming...

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Municipal green energy program in Northampton, Amherst, Pelham revs up

A joint municipal electrical aggregation program involving Northampton, Amherst and Pelham, developed over the past several years as a way of bringing cleaner electricity to households and businesses, is getting ready to start.The Valley Green Energy electricity program, created through the collecti...

Read More 8 June 2023 | 9:17 pm

Utility to bury lines near Amherst College

AMHERST — Moving electrical and other utility lines underground from College Street at the railroad overpass to downtown should aid in bringing more net-zero energy buildings and other green-powered infrastructure to Amherst center, while visually improving the north side of the Amherst College camp...

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PVCICS sends off ‘unique and robust’ graduates

HADLEY — There are few graduations like the one that takes place at the Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School, where the student speakers kick off their talks in Mandarin.It’s fitting, of course, as they’ve been immersed in the language for which their school is named since kindergarten.Bo...

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Developing their voices: Hopkins Academy graduates diverse 37-member class with strong ties

HADLEY — In second grade she was quiet and had anxiety with public speaking, but by the end of that year earned an award as the most improved student in her class.While still not completely comfortable addressing a large crowd, Pema Zidig took the stage Friday night as the valedictorian for Hopkins...

Read More 8 June 2023 | 9:10 pm

Neighbors step up to help family after Amherst dairy farm fire

AMHERST — A cattle trailer departing from JandJ Farms in North Amherst on Monday morning brought four cows to Allard’s Farm in Hadley, ensuring the last of the 50 cows from the town’s only remaining dairy farm will have a temporary place to stay.Their journey to another area farm follows the fire...

Read More 8 June 2023 | 9:09 pm

Around Amherst: Youth Heroes will be honored at Mill River Rec day

AMHERST — Human Rights Commission Youth Hero awards will be presented as part of a daylong event Sunday at Mill River Recreation Area at 95 Montague Road.The day begins with a basketball tournament, with registration at 9 a.m. and play starting at 10 a.m. Following lunch at noon, the Race Amity Day...

Read More 8 June 2023 | 9:06 pm

State LGBTQ Youth Commission bringing trainings to Amherst Regional school staff

AMHERST — State agencies that collaborate to promote the safety, well-being and rights of LGBTQ students intend to work with the Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusetts for training that will benefit educators, staff and families in the Amherst and Amherst-Pelham Regional schools at the...

Read More 2 June 2023 | 4:30 am

Activists hail Supreme Court ruling on ‘home equity theft’

GREENFIELD — Activists say a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that local government can only retain tax debts owed, and no more, when seizing and selling private property should put an end to so-called “home equity theft.”Before this ruling, Massachusetts, along with 11 other states, all...

Read More 2 June 2023 | 4:30 am

Ting named temporary police chief in Amherst 

AMHERST — Capt. Gabriel Ting, who has overseen operations for Amherst Police since early 2019, began serving as temporary police chief on Saturday.Town Manager Paul Bockelman named Ting to the position Friday upon the retirement of Chief Scott Livingstone.Ting has been a member of the department sin...

Read More 2 June 2023 | 4:30 am

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