A local high school band has taken top honors at a Pennsylvania music festival. The Smith Academy jazz and concert band win first place and the top overall rating at the Music in the Parks Festival in Hershey, Pennsylvania this week. A total of 40 bands from eight states took part in the competition.
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