(Amherst, MA) — A UMass student has been arraigned on forcible rape charges. 18-year-old Patrick Durocher of Longmeadow allegedly attacked the female student while confining her against her will last month. The charge of aggravated rape could carry a life sentence. A pre-trial hearing is scheduled for November 19th.
Amherst’s Planning Board is recommending changes to the proposed student housing project known as The Retreat.
UMass Amherst has announced plans to invest two-million-dollars in dorm security.
A fired nurse at Cooley Dickinson has accepted a plea deal.
Governor Patrick has released 65-million for capital projects in Western Mass
Northampton’s city council is approving 22-thousand dollars for a study to look at the community impact of a casino in Springfield