Opponents of the 170 units of student housing in the North Amherst village of Cushman have been dealt another blow. The Amherst Planning Board has recommended against purchasing the land for conservation, saying the $6.5 million price tag is too high. The town has the right of first refusal to buy the 150 acres from WD Cowls. The select board will decide whether to exercise that option at its next meeting July 29th.
The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.
Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bomber are returning to federal court to make their case that his life should be spared.
The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran.
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Thousands began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday after two days of powerful aftershocks and shortages of food and water.