(Amherst, MA) – The latest racial incident to come to light in Amherst schools will be the subject of a meeting called by the vice chair of the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee. Trevor Baptiste says the meeting will be held Monday at 4 pm in the Pelham Library. Baptiste has expressed anger over the reprimand of fellow commitee member Amilcar Shabazz by other school board officials. Shabazz had referred to a white student, reportedly assaulted by three students of color, as being a racist.
A top Federal Reserve official who has long wanted the U.S. central bank to wait until next year to raise rates signaled on Monday that he could be persuaded to support a rate hike this year, so long as the increases are gradual.
The fire marshal says someone in the home was manufacturing hash oil, using butane, and storing it in a refrigerator. The trapped gas vapors in the fridge ignited when the fridge’s compressor turned on.
Three women have sued the comedian, claiming their reputations were damaged when Cosby's people denied their sexual assault claims in language that disparaged them.
Police converged on the former Gay's Package Store earlier Friday morning, confiscating large quantities of marijuana and other drugs, as well as eight-thousand dollars in cash.
The crash happened around 11 Sunday morning just west of Greenfield’s I-91 rotary. The tractor trailer rolled over, spilling its contents across Route 2.