(Amherst, MA) – Amherst College and UMass Amherst are among the colleges being investigated by federal officials for their handling of sex abuse cases. Thursday the US Department of Education released a list of 55 colleges and universities that will face scrutiny. Those on the list were singled out for compliance review or because complaints were filed against them.
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Northwestern assistant DA Brett Vottero has been endorsed by the Springfield police union in his run for Hampden District Attorney.
The World Eye Bookshop in Florence is closing on Saturday.
The Reverend Talbert Swan is calling for a commission to improve police-community relations in Springfield and Holyoke.