Artifacts from the former Northampton State Hospital are being auctioned off online. Proceeds will help restore the fountain that once sat in front of Old Main. The artifacts were turned over to the city by MassDevelopment, the quasi-public agency that tore down the old buildings and developed Hospital Hill. To view the odd collection of items, go to municibid.com and enter the search term “Northampton State Hospital.”
Amherst’s Planning Board is recommending changes to the proposed student housing project known as The Retreat.
UMass Amherst has announced plans to invest two-million-dollars in dorm security.
A fired nurse at Cooley Dickinson has accepted a plea deal.
Governor Patrick has released 65-million for capital projects in Western Mass
Northampton’s city council is approving 22-thousand dollars for a study to look at the community impact of a casino in Springfield