Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Northwestern District Attorney’s office hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By Brendan Deady

September 29, 2014

Deputy Tom Cote of the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Department stood in front of Amherst’s Wildwood Elementary School on Saturday morning with a zip lock bag full of drugs. He wore a smile as he placed the collection of rainbow...

Cherry tree planted to honor Hampshire County victims of domestic violence

By Cecilia Prado

September 23, 2013

Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages 15 to 44 and every nine seconds, a woman in the United States is beaten. In an attempt to raise awareness about domestic violence, members of the Northampton-area...

Out cold: homelessness during winter

By Aviva Luttrell

February 12, 2013

They’re tired, poor, huddled and right outside. For a community that’s buzzing with youth and academics, the Pioneer Valley also has a diverse – though not unnoticed – homeless population. Last year, 161 low-incom...