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Father-daughter masons pitch in on Leverett schoolhouse-turned-museum

Decades ago, when children were still taught in the Moore’s Corner Schoolhouse, Richard Carey was among the students who trekked to the North Leverett Road site every day.For his granddaughter Gina Lombardi, growing up in a later generation in Leverett, the schoolhouse was an important part of the...

Read More 5 October 2022 | 3:57 am

Help wanted, and lots of it: Five Colleges hosting inaugural job fair

HADLEY — The University of Massachusetts has filled 585 staff positions at all levels since May 1 — and it’s still 700 short of being fully staffed.With more than 13% of its 5,200 positions vacant right now — from security to custodial services and any other nonfaculty positions — UMass is not immun...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 10:15 pm

Leverett puts call out for 250th logo

LEVERETT — Gearing up to celebrate the town’s semiquincentennial in 2024, members of the Leverett 250th Committee launched a logo contest on the same day that a new tile mural was dedicated at the Leverett Library.The Sept. 24 dedication ceremony for artist Judith Inglese’s mural “Past is Present is...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 10:01 pm

Amherst School Committee uncertain about the role of CRESS in schools

AMHERST — In a district that has discouraged school resource officers and uniformed police from being in school buildings, members of the Amherst School Committee are expressing uncertainty about how the town’s new unarmed community responders will interact with students.Though no decisions have bee...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 10:01 pm

Hadley needs new DPW headquarters, consultants say

HADLEY — Deteriorating trailers being used for Department of Public Works offices and an aging and inadequate garage to store and maintain the town’s fleet of vehicles are prompting Hadley officials to begin looking into building a modern headquarters.In the first report from Weston and Sampson en...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 10:01 pm

Valley farmer scrambles to adapt in the face of climate change

FLORENCE — Scientists can give us a 30,000-foot view of how climate change is now impacting our planet. Bob Vollinger can tell you how that translates to daily life at Vollinger Farm in Florence. Some of the repercussions are unexpected.“I’ve never seen it so dry,” he said, before the recent rain ea...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 10:00 pm

Amherst man victim of possible hate crime near Yale University

AMHERST — A man familiar to customers at an Amherst restaurant, where he worked alongside his family, is recuperating from serious injuries he suffered in an assault and battery incident that is being investigated as a possible hate crime near Yale University over Labor Day weekend.With a broken jaw...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 10:00 pm

Flagship warms to Brutalist style, awarded Moderinism in America Award

AMHERST — An ongoing campaign of appreciation for Brutalist architecture on the Amherst campus of the University of Massachusetts, including 1970s-era buildings such as the Randolph W. Bromery Center for the Arts and the Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center, is garnering national recognition.Docomomo US...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 9:59 pm

From tires to coffee cups, Source to Sea Cleanup pulls tons of trash from watersheds

AMHERST — Linda and Roger Stenlund are avid swimmers and hikers.On Saturday, the South Amherst couple woke up early and put their hobby to a good cause, collecting five bags of trash from the Harkness Brook Conservation Area.The Stenlunds were among hundreds of others who were out picking up litter...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 9:58 pm

Synagogues to sponsor Sunday rally aimed at ‘securing safety’ for immigrants

NORTHAMPTON — During visits to Homestead, Florida, where unaccompanied migrant children were being held, and to the U.S.-Mexico border in Brownsville, Texas where detention camps were located, members of a local immigration justice organization saw firsthand the effects of the nation’s immigration...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 9:58 pm

Hadley planners fear new coffee shop near Coolidge Bridge would cause traffic snarls on Route 9

HADLEY — Town planners are worried that a proposed coffee shop near the Coolidge Bridge may cause a backup of vehicles into the eastbound Route 9 travel lanes as customers queue in the drive-thru lane.“If this site is even half as successful as a Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts on selling coffee, your...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 9:58 pm

Around Amherst: Councilor shares story of police de-escalating home situation

AMHERST — A Town Council member is expressing appreciation to Amherst police for service that officers offered her and her wife, and to a young friend she describes as being vulnerable, on a recent Saturday night.“The thank you goes to the two officers who came into my home and dealt so carefully wi...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 9:53 pm

‘Today, we are all Boricua’: Hundreds celebrate Puerto Rico at annual heritage celebration

AMHERST — Cultural recognition, coupled with appreciation for and accepting people’s differences, are concepts Crocker Farm School librarian Waleska Santiago-Centeno bring to her students through literature.“A book can validate children, particularly children from diverse racial and ethnic backgroun...

Read More 3 October 2022 | 9:52 pm

Sports community remembers Anna Burns: ‘They gave everything they have’

It’s been just over two weeks since the unexpected passing of Amherst Regional High School student Anna Burns, but the ripple effects of the 16-year-old’s loss will linger long after.Burns, a junior and three-sport athlete at Amherst, experienced cardiac arrest at a cross-country meet on Sept. 13....

Read More 3 October 2022 | 9:46 pm

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