As of Monday, UMass Amherst is a smoke free campus. UMass joins 1,100 campuses nationwide that have adopted the policy. Of the university’s 30,000 students, around 13-14 percent still smoke cigarettes. The school is offering vouchers for nicotine patches for those who want to quit.
Berkshire Gas spokesman Christopher Farrell is coming out swinging for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline.
Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will present the results of a downtown parking study Monday night
Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."
Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.