Free Blarney concert sees decline of 3,000 attendees from last year

Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian

Students cite the free cost and performers as their reasons for attending.

MassPIRG forum discusses problem of antibiotic resistance

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

During a forum in the Cape Cod Lounge Tuesday evening, four speakers focused on the problem of antibiotic resistance, which is fueled by the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.

Patrick Durocher rape trial enters third day

(Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian)

Eight witnesses testified Wednesday, providing further details on the 2013 night in question.

Three heroin overdoses reported in Amherst in less than two hours Sunday night

Collegian File Photo

Local authorities believe a potentially bad batch of heroin is circulating throughout the Pioneer Valley, as the number of recent reported heroin overdoses surge.

Two students hospitalized following College St. altercation

Two University of Massachusetts students were transported to Cooley Dickinson Hospital early Sunday morning after an apparent stabbing.

Amherst PD have busy first weekend of 2010 school year

The Amherst Police Department announced Monday that it is investigating two “serious assaults” which took place last weekend. Amherst police responded to 231 calls for service this weekend, with 31 disturbance calls and 49 individuals charged with crimes through arrest or summons.

UPDATED: 12 hospitalized, including ‘large number’ of UMass students, for severe intoxication at campus party, area hospital forced to close ER

A dozen people were hospitalized and treated for severe intoxication after becoming ill during an on-campus dance party Saturday night into Sunday morning, according to campus officials.

Cooley Dickinson to expand Amherst branch to include emergency care

The town of Amherst recently announced it will be expanding the urgent care center that the Cooley Dickinson Hospital provides in its main Northampton branch to the Cooley Dickinson outpatient center in Amherst at 170 University Dr.

Cooley Dickinson Hospital to open walk-in clinic in Amherst

In June 2010, Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton will open a new walk-in medical clinic at 170 University Dr. in Amherst.