A serious head-on collision on Route 9 in Hadley earlier this week separated the engine from one of the vehicles involved and hospitalized four people, including three who are believed to be University of Massachusetts students.
The University of Massachusetts transit system recently received a grade of “A” in the 2010 College Sustainability Report, released by the Sustainable Endowments Institute in Cambridge, Mass.
A heavy fire broke out at the Presidential Apartments in Amherst Saturday night causing severe damage, tenants from four apartment units have been displaced since.
To ease the blows the economy has had on struggling artists, the University of Massachusetts Arts Extension Service is using an $8,000 grant awarded to them by the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts to run the Artist Business Training Project in Springfield, Northampton and Orange, Mass.
Justice for Jason supporters held a candlelight vigil in Northampton on Wednesday to mark the two year anniversary of Jason Vassell’s arrest. After meeting in front of the old Northampton courthouse, protestors marched to Northwestern District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel’s office.
Peter Kapiloff, a 27-year-old from Williamstown, Mass., visited campus Friday evening to describe the unforgettable things he witnessed in the first hours after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti earlier this month.
This March, Amherst will be holding Town Meeting member elections, and a third of its seats will be up for grabs.
With the release of Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick’s 2011 budget Tuesday, it appears as if the University of Massachusetts has been spared any major cuts to funding, and has actually received a revenue boost.
In the wake of the Haiti earthquake, students at the University of Massachusetts have created an alliance called “UMass Haiti Relief” to raise and provide much needed support.
A pickup truck and an SUV collided head-on in Amherst Monday night, sending four people to the hospital and causing extensive damage to both vehicles, according to police.
The Amherst Police Department announced Wednesday that an early morning crash at the intersection of Grantwood Dr. and East Pleasant St. had resulted in the second OUI arrest for a 26-year-old Holyoke woman, among other charges.
Two UMass professors have received a $1.7 million grant in order to refine the new version of the TinkerPlots learning system for the local school system.
82 new University of Massachusetts buildings have been added to Massachusetts’ “Inventory of Archaeological and Historic Assets of the Commonwealth” list – raising the total number of UMass buildings on this list to 105.
Amherst Police Chief Scott P. Livingstone announced on Tuesday, Nov. 24 that the Amherst Police Department has been named the recipient of a $17,000 grant from the federal Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division.
The University of Massachusetts Transit Services has announced that it will sponsor its second-annual Food Bus Drive beginning Nov. 30.
The University of Massachusetts Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) is accepting applications from high school students interested in gaining first-hand laboratory research experience.
The American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter is now accepting nominations for the Hometown Heroes honor, its largest annual fundraising event, in which all funds support the chapter in serving the community. Last year’s event raised $42,000.
More than 60 supporters, speakers, and mourners turned out for the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Thursday, November 19.
On Wednesday, Nov. 4, eight area massage parlors in six towns were raided by state and local police on suspicion of prostitution. According to a Nov. 4 report by ABC 40 News, the investigation was prompted by a tip from federal authorities in New York. Three women were arrested in the aftermath of the raid.
The roof of Smith College’s campus center will soon be producing its own energy. Solar panels are to be mounted atop the campus center in the upcoming weeks, according to a press release from Smith released Nov. 6.