Police at UMass Amherst are undergoing active shooter training. Dickinson Hall is being used because of its long hallways, many classrooms and multiple floors. Police are using fake ammunition rounds that sound like real bullets but just leave crayon marks. Active shooter training was developed in response to the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre.
Igloos have sprung up on the courthouse lawn in downtown Northampton for the 9th annual Cancer Connection Campout.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones.
The Northwestern DA wants to reinstate charges against a woman who unsuccessfully tried to develop a gay-friendly condo project in Easthampton.
A Northampton medical marijuana dispensary is almost ready to open its doors.