News

Ed Davis To Lead Blarney Blowout Probe

Ed Davis To Lead Blarney Blowout Probe

Photo: WHMP

(Amherst, MA)  —  Blarney Blowout 2014 will be getting a full review by former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis.  UMass Amherst made the announcement Thursday.  The destructive, alcohol-soaked St. Patrick’s bash last weekend resulted in 55 arrests.  Some students claimed police overstepped their bounds.  UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy says the University needs guidance on how to deal with large, out-of-control crowds.

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Recent Headlines

in National

Americans are really angry with Washington

Fresh
america

Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

in Local

BFMC Adopts Enterovirus Policy

medical mask

Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older

in Local

Northampton to Study Plastic Bag/Styrofoam Ban

noho city hall

The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam

in Local

Blarney Blowout Report Released

by Jason Picard, Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

The long-awaited Blarney Blowout report written by former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has been released

in Local

Art New England Teams With ECA-Plus

art

Easthampton continues its rise as a premier arts destination