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 University of Massachusetts students were transported to Cooley Dickinson Hospital early Sunday morning after an apparent stabbing.
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.
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.
In June 2010, Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton will open a new walk-in medical clinic at 170 University Dr. in Amherst.