Amherst families to committee: Don’t cut elementary music program

02-15-2024 8:14 PM

AMHERST — Some students let their instruments do the talking at a marathon Amherst School Committee hearing Tuesday at which dozens of people pleaded against a plan to eliminate an instrumental music teacher for the town’s three elementary...

Brouhaha over storage facility in Hadley bubbles

02-15-2024 8:15 PM

HADLEY — A new climate-controlled storage building rising on commercial- and industrial-zoned farmland, affecting the vista of the Holyoke Range for those biking and walking on the nearby Norwottuck Rail Trail, is putting a 2021 Planning Board...


Amherst College women’s basketball coach Gromacki fastest in NCAA history to reach 600 wins
02-08-2024 8:33 PM

Dynasty isn’t a term that gets thrown around loosely – that word holds a ton of weight in the sports world. It takes a lot of success over an extended period of time to call something a dynasty.But that’s exactly what South Deerfield native G.P....


Johanna Neumann
Columnist Johanna Neumann: Halfway there — 2023 a year for major green projects in Amherst
02-03-2024 10:53 AM

Happy 2024. After my last column, I got feedback from a reader who pointed out that I missed a topic in my round-up of environmental progress in 2023. She mentioned that I had completely failed to mention Amherst voters overwhelmingly approving plans...

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