Amherst

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Bail has been revoked for a former chemist charged with stealing drugs from the state crime lab in western Massachusetts where she worked.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

A Massachusetts school district has canceled classes for the day because floors are too slippery.

09/12/2013

People enjoy the sun next to a wading pool in front of the Louvre museum on July 7, 2013 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

Amherst Artist To Exhibit Work At Louvre In Paris

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.

08/18/2013

Mosquitoes (WBZ-TV)

1st EEE Mosquitoes Of Summer Found In Mass.

The state health department says this summer’s first mosquitoes testing positive for Eastern equine encephalitis have been confirmed in Amherst.

07/30/2013

Chemist Sonja Farak was arrested after being accused of tampering with drug evidence.

Mass. Lab Chemist Faces New Drug Theft Charges

An Amherst state crime lab chemist accused of stealing drug evidence faces new charges.

04/01/2013

A Stoughton man died in an Amherst fire

UMass Student Killed In Fire Identified As Stoughton Man

The 21-year-old UMass student killed in a fire on Monday was from Stoughton.

01/22/2013

Chemist Sonja Farak. (CBS)

Amherst State Crime Lab Chemist Accused Of Stealing Drugs Out On 5K Bail

A Massachusetts crime lab chemist accused of tampering with evidence and stealing drugs has pleaded not guilty.

01/22/2013

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UMass Amherst Student Killed In Apartment Fire

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.

01/21/2013

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UMass Reviewing Dorm Security After Student Raped

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.

10/24/2012

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UMass: 18-Year-Old Raped In Dorm Room, Four Arrested In Connection

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.

10/22/2012

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