Local

UMass Becomes Smoke-Free

Photo: clipart.com

UMass Becomes Smoke-Free

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.

Recent Headlines

in Local

No Hate Crime Charge In Northampton Swastika Case

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Two teenage girls from Northampton will not be charged with hate crimes.

in Local

Pedestrian Hit By Car In Williamsburg

news-polic

A pedestrian is seriously injured after being hit by a car in Williamsburg.

in Local

Sarno Decries Springfield Snowplow Vandals

dom sarno

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno is outraged that anyone would attack a snowplow.

in Local

Easthampton Cancels July 4 Fireworks

fireworks

Easthampton will not be holding its July 4th Fireworks celebration this year.

in Local

Police: Westfield Man Bites Cop

handcuffs

A Westfield man faces charges after allegedly biting a police officer inside a cruiser.