Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Hobart Hoedown shut down early as police break up large gatherings

By Chelsie Field

April 8, 2013

Amherst Police broke up a crowd of about 100 people on Hobart Lane and cleared a gathering of between 400 and 500 people at the Townehouse apartment condominiums on Meadow Street Saturday afternoon, officials said. Police cleared out the gathering on Hobart Lane – which was said...

Dumpster fires send fears around north area

By Staff

January 29, 2012

As the officers of the Amherst Police Department were questioning Travis Consolo, a student at the University of Massachusetts, about why he was lingering around a dumpster at Hobert Lane, the dumpster erupted into flames. He was promptly arrested on charges of setting fire t...

Dumpster fires spreading concern on Hobart

By Stephen Hewitt

November 21, 2011

Twenty-seven fires have occurred in a Dumpster on Hobart Lane in Amherst since August of 2010. And while all the fires have been put out, no one has been held accountable for them yet, according to Lawrence Tebo, a captain on...