Local

Northampton High School Will Have Later Start Time

Photo: clipart.com

Northampton High School Will Have Later Start Time

Northampton’s School Committee has put the issue of a later start time for Northampton High School to bed.  The board has voted 7 to 2 to move to a later start time beginning no later than September 2014.  The exact time will be left up to the superintendent to work out, but it will be moved from the current 7:30 to somewhere between 8 and 8:30.  A study panel is recommending an 8:15 start time.  That would work by shortening the school day by ten minutes, and cutting the time between classes by two minutes.

Recent Headlines

yesterday in National, Sports

Gratitude, defiance marks Boston bombing memorial

boston

The city and the nation mark the first anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

yesterday in National

Death toll in Washington state mudslides rises to 37

mudslide

The death toll from a mudslide that buried a river valley neighborhood in the Cascade foothills continues to rise.

yesterday in National

White supremacist charged with Passover Eve killings

cross

Prosecutors are considering possible federal hate crimes charges against the suspect.

yesterday in Local

Northampton PD Makes Promotions

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Two more Northampton Police officers have been promoted after the retirement of 36 year veteran Captain Joseph Koncas

yesterday in Local

UMass Group Plans Counter-Protest to Support Gay Athlete

UMass Amherst

Tomorrow's protest at UMass by a radical church group against a gay university basketball player will be met with peaceful resistance