The town of Deerfield is drawing interest from medical marijuana entrepreneurs. Interim Town Manager Wendy Foxmyn says she’s already received two inquirieUMass Amherst is restricting nighttime outdoor events as a precaution against mosquito-borne illnesses.s from potential cultivators. This week the select board will consider a moratorium on the pot shops until local regulations can be put in place. Eventually 35 medical marijuana dispensaries will be licensed across the state.
The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.
The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.
School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.
Friendly's Restaurant on King Street in Northampton has closed its doors for good.