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 Schools are shifting to a model of positive school discipline.
Efforts to build fully-accessible trails on conservation land in Easthampton are on hold until a permitting issue can be resolved.
The Massachusetts Inspector General has released a report on Evan Dobelle's spending.
A troubled Holyoke nightclub has had its liquor license restored, but will still face possible sanctions.