Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass grad Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy reopens

By Peter Cappiello

February 24, 2014

It was a promise between Binh Nguyen and his ailing karate teacher Ken Grimshaw, who had been diagnosed with leukemia: continue the martial arts tradition. Grimshaw, founder of The Kung Fu Academy in Chicopee, died on Sept. 3,...

Town of Hadley begins solar development project

By Marleigh Felsenstein

November 6, 2013

In an effort to reduce the high cost of energy in Hadley, the town is beginning a solar development project to generate electricity that is expected to benefit taxpayers for the next 20 years. Through a partnership with Nexamp,...

Blaze totals Route 9 Hadley strip mall, injures one firefighter

By Collegian News Staff

October 29, 2013

Several Hadley businesses now lay in ruins after a fast-moving blaze destroyed a strip mall and injured one firefighter on Route 9 Sunday night. The fire at the 206 Russell St. property was reported at 7:41 p.m., a Hadley fire department spokesman said. According to the ...

“Suspicious package” investigated in Hadley

By Chelsie Field

April 17, 2013

The University of Massachusetts Five College Federal Credit Union building in Hadley was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a “suspicious package” located outside the building’s south facade was reported. The packag...

Power outages plague Amherst area

By Stephen Hewitt

November 1, 2011

Braving a rare and unprecedented October nor’easter that rocked the East coast over the weekend, University of Massachusetts students and Amherst residents are coping the best they can considering the unforeseen circumstances that...

Dom dominates Iron Horse

By Amy Larson

March 7, 2011

Four parts extraordinary musical presence, two parts rampant, long hair and one part electronic addiction completes the recipe for Dom. The Hadley, Mass. band took the stage of the Iron Horse for the third time Saturday night after a suitable opening from two other modern groups, Expensive L...

Dom begins national tour at Iron Horse

By Amy Larson

March 4, 2011

Saturday night at 10 p.m., the Iron Horse will host the energetically appetizing acts of Expensive Looks, Bobby and headliners, Dom. Dom will make the short commute from their shared residence in Hadley for the show that will begin a national six-week tour. The headliners ha...

Cooley Dickinson to expand Amherst branch to include emergency care

By Matt Kushi

March 23, 2010

About a month ago, it was reported that the town of Amherst would 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...