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.
Republicans sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
The fuel leak can increase the risk of fire, safety regulators say.
Supporters of former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner packed a school committee meeting Thursday night
The holiday lights in Northampton will be switched on Friday night, despite the demise of the Business Improvement District