(Amherst, MA) — UMass will introduce Mark Whipple as its new football coach on Thursday. Whipple was head coach of the Minutemen from ’98 to 2003 where he amassed a winning record and led UMass to the 1-AA championship in ’98. He went on to become a quarterback coach with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Whipple replaces Charley Molnar, who was let go in December after an abysmal two seasons.
A new Cooley Dickinson Hospital Cancer Center is two hundred thousand dollars closer to becoming a reality.
Police are investigating a break-in at the North Pleasant Street Carriage Shops property.
The death of a Hadley dachshund has prompted officials to issue a warning regarding coyotes.
A Dutch air force plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner is on its way to the Netherlands.
This man might need two canes to walk, but he doesn't need any help to dance!