A Massachusetts school district has canceled classes for the day because floors are too slippery.
Artist Andrae Green, of Amherst, is a paradox — a man whose native country, Jamaica, was seared by colonial oppression, but also an artist who has been trained in classical European techniques and who names the 16th-century Italian Caravaggio as his favorite painter.
The state health department says this summer’s first mosquitoes testing positive for Eastern equine encephalitis have been confirmed in Amherst.
An Amherst state crime lab chemist accused of stealing drug evidence faces new charges.
The 21-year-old UMass student killed in a fire on Monday was from Stoughton.
A Massachusetts crime lab chemist accused of tampering with evidence and stealing drugs has pleaded not guilty.
An Amherst fire official says a male student from the University of Massachusetts is dead after a fire at an apartment complex that’s used for off-campus housing by nearly two dozen students.
The University of Massachusetts is reviewing dorm security at its Amherst campus following the alleged rape of a woman by four non-students she knew.
University of Massachusetts officials say four Pittsfield teenagers have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a female student on the Amherst campus.
A fire at an Amherst, New Hampshire home is being blamed on a battery, paper clips, post-it notes, and other items stashed in a junk drawer.