Organic farmers from around the region will converge at UMass Amherst August 9th through 11th for the Northeast Organic Farmers Association conference. Workshops on bees, composting, chickens and more will be held throughout the weekend. A pre-conference reception at Brookfield Farm in Amherst will feature Dan Rosenberg of Greenfield’s Real Pickle Company as the featured speaker.
A Hampshire County jury has found Emmanuel Bile of Pittsfield guilty on two counts of aggravated rape against a UMass student.
The Route Nine Diner in Hadley has closed its doors in the midst of a sexual harassment investigation.
Greenfield Town Council subcommittees will meet about giving individual councilors money for neighborhood initiatives.
The hot race is for School Committee where three candidates are vying for two empty seats.