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.
The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.
Senator Stan Rosenberg says he has been working behind the scenes on the pipeline from the beginning
A stop for a broken tail light near the I-91 rotary revealed a quantity of heroin labeled "Dunkin Donuts"
A man who recognized her from a missing person's poster saw Spruell entering a Northampton home late last week and called her mother