Amherst

The bear that attacked an Amherst teenager.  (Photo credit: Family of Carly Hall)

Teenager Survives Bear Attack In Western Mass.

A 17-year-old had a frightening encounter with a bear over the weekend.

06/01/2015

Seafood Etouffee at bluAqua (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

Phantom Gourmet: bluAqua In Amherst NH

New Orleans is widely considered among the top food cities in America. Phantom found a place where some of the most famous foods from New Orleans get a distinctive New England spin.

03/26/2015

Umass Amherst students gather at the Blarney Blowout. (Photo by Robert Rizzuto/MassLive.com)

UMass Announces Plan To Head Off Blarney Blowout Rowdiness

More than 50 people were arrested at last year’s Blarney Blowout, a series of parties on and off campus. Less than half were UMass students.

02/19/2015

Jaimie Cates and her father David, Oct. 3, 2014. (Photo by Paul Burton - WBZ-TV)

Kimberly Cates’ Family ‘Makes Something Positive’ On 5th Anniversary Of Murder

More than 100 golfers took part in the Kimberly Cates Memorial Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament Friday at the Amherst Country Club.

10/03/2014

(Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Injured Massachusetts Hiker Carried From N.H. Mountain

Anthony Rogers injured his leg and was unable to walk off of Mount Israel in Sandwich, N.H.

09/28/2014

UMass football (WBZ-TV)

Scoreboard Collapses At UMass Football Game In Amherst

A scoreboard collapsed at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst football game, but no one was injured.

09/27/2014

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Retirement Benefits Untouched By Porn Conviction

A former high school science teacher who pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography will receive nearly $2,400 a month.

08/18/2014

Umass Amherst students gather at the Blarney Blowout. (Photo by Robert Rizzuto/MassLive.com)

Dozens Of UMass Amherst Students Arrested After Blarney Blowout Gets Out Of Control

Students began drinking in the morning in a traditional all-day party before they leave for spring break.

03/08/2014

Fatal crash in Brookline, NH. (Brookline PD)

After Two Deaths, Amherst, NH Launches ‘No Distracted Driving’ Pledge

In the wake of two tragic Christmas week deaths, the Amherst, New Hampshire Fire Department has started a new online pledge.

12/31/2013

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Bail Revoked For Western Mass. Lab Chemist In Drug Case

Bail has been revoked for a former chemist charged with stealing drugs from the state crime lab in western Massachusetts where she worked.

12/24/2013

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