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Former Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis came down hard on everyone involved in the 'Blarney Blowout' riots that took place in town last March, but was particularly hard on police saying they used force too quickly. Was that fair criticism?

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ARHS alum campaigns for carbon tax

Social Centric Institute? This man has no such institute. He has no corporate entity named Social Centric Training and Consulting registered with the...(full comment)

Amherst College, schools link for student mentoring sessions focused on racial issues

Scott Merzbach’s use of the word “expected,” as in "The property… is expected to be sold … to Landmark to make way...(full comment)

Amherst Conservation Commission begins review of The Retreat project with wetlands survey

Editorial: Fix for ‘Blowout’ demands determined follow-through

Driven by memories of mayhem, a special report ordered up by the University of Massachusetts calls on the school to confront its failure to control student alcohol abuse. UMass must …

Emily Hough & John Mileham

Gary and Mary Hough of Amherst are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Emily Pryor Hough, to John Mileham, son of Jim and Jean Mileham of Milwaukee, Wisconsin., …

Network Amherst

It’s now officially fall. I don’t mind seeing the Halloween candy in the stores, even though it was visible before Labor Day. * * * The 28th annual Apple Harvest …