(Amherst, MA) — A developer has filed preliminary plans for a controversial student housing development in Amherst. The project known as “The Retreat” would put 175 cottage-style units in a rural area of Cushman Village. Landmark Properties of Georgia submitted documents to the Planning Board this week. The project will have to undergo site plan review and get subdivision approval. A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for December 4th.
A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.
The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.
Students at Frontier, Deerfield and Sunderland Elementary schools were placed in a so-called shelter place this morning, following a threat made to Frontier High School
Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.