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William Kristol talks 'never Trump' conservatism at Amherst College

AMHERST -- Conservative commentator William Kristol said President Donald Trump is a demagogue, and warned that the Republican party faces an uncertain future if he is elected to a second term. "The good news, however, is that he's not a very disciplined demagogue." Kristol, editor-at-large of The W

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 03:10:31

Hampshire Mall to host Amherst’s indoor winter farmer’s market

HADLEY — A corridor inside the Hampshire Mall will be transformed into new space for the Amherst Winter Farmers Market in time for a Dec. 2 opening. After seven years at the cafeteria at the Amherst Regional Middle School, the 30 or so vendors that have been setting up at the indoor farmers market

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Amherst bridge renamed for Ellen Story

AMHERST — Two new signs, one on either side of a Montague Road bridge over the Mill River in North Amherst village center, will be a permanent reminder of retired state Rep. Ellen Story’s nearly quarter-century of service to the 3rd Hampshire District. Yet even though Story’s name is featured promin

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

100 students get meningitis vaccine at UMass Amherst

Two University of Massachusetts Amherst students hospitalized to treat a potentially deadly meningococcal disease have a strain of the illness students are generally not vaccinated for. "We have received confirmation that the diagnosis for the second student is Serogroup B. This is a confirmation t

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-16 15:34:05

Guatemalan man remains in sanctuary at Amherst church

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) - It's been a month since Lucio Perez took sanctuary in an Amherst church. The 35-year-old has been staying in Amherst's First Congregational Church since October 18, after ICE issued a warrant for his arrest. He has not left the church for fear of arrest and deportation. Pasto


Second meningitis case diagnosed at UMass Amherst

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) - UMass is dealing with their second student diagnosed with meningitis. Meningitis affects the tissues that cover the brain and the spinal cord. If left untreated, it can be deadly. This strain is not covered by the meningitis vaccine required for college attendance, which does


Amherst men’s soccer hits the road for Sweet 16 matchup with Rochester

The Amherst College men’s soccer team will play Rochester, Saturday in the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Sweet 16 matchup will start at 1:30 p.m. at Messiah College’s Shoemaker Field in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. The Mammoths are 12-3-3, while the Yellowjackets are 13-3-3. Messiah (20-2-0) hos


14 sick, neglected dogs pulled from Holyoke home; 1 found dead

Photo courtesy Thomas J. O'Connor HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - More than a dozen dehydrated, hungry, flea-infested dogs were rescued from a Holyoke home Thursday morning. Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Adoption Center Executive Director Pam Peebles told 22News their animal control officers, along with Holyo

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-16 20:47:30

Remembering veterans in a Rockville ceremony

Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton celebrates Veterans Day at the Rockville American Legion. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER American veterans "show and demonstrate there truly is good in our communities," and to look at those who serve, said Marine Corps veteran Cpl. Enrique Mazon Jr. on Saturday during

SENTINEL - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Armed Man Arrested Near Montgomery Co. Elementary School

CLARKSBURG, MD - Police arrested an armed man who threatened to kill himself near an elementary school in Clarksburg, causing the school to temporarily shelter in place Friday morning. ABC7 reports the man was armed with a gun on Sugarloaf Chapel Drive, near Little Bennett Elementary School, locate

PATCH - 2017-11-17 15:18:46

Man Arrested For Fatal September Shooting In PG County

TEMPLE HILLS, MD - A Washington, DC man has been arrested for a shooting that killed an Upper Marlboro man this past September. Anthony Stewart, 25, of Lyman Place in Northeast, is accused of killing Ibrahim Kamara, 20, of Hannah Way in Upper Marlboro on Sept 27. Police were called to the 4000 bloc

PATCH - 2017-11-17 20:41:00

Rice says debt, school capacity problems and Purple Line influencing County CIP

GAITHERSBURG - County residents say they are concerned about capital budget projects, such as the aging Poolesville High School never being refreshed and the security of temporary classrooms near elementary schools. On Monday, County Council Education Committee chairperson Craig Rice (District 2) to

SENTINEL - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Council committee recommends circus animal ban bill

While the venerable Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Baily Circus lowered the curtain its last show earlier this year following years of protests by animal rights groups, a proposed County bill could prevent any remaining traditional circus from operating in Montgomery County. On Nov. 9, the Montgom

SENTINEL - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Police investigating two reports of shots fired at Gaithersburg church

New Life Seventh day Adventist Church Photo by Glynis KazanjianPolice are investigating two reports of shots fired at a Gaithersburg church which occurred this week. A parishioner from the New Life Seventh-day Adventist Church at 7401 Muncaster Mill Road notified police Wednesday evening about a bul

SENTINEL - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Gaithersburg Mayor and Council sworn in

GAITHERSBURG - The winners of last Tuesday's municipal election were sworn into office Monday night as Gaithersburg's Mayor Jud Ashman and City Council members Michael Sesma and Laurie-Anne Sayles took their oaths of office during a special session held in the council chambers. After a representativ

SENTINEL - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Enjoy 'Chili' Winter Night At Casey Community Center

From the City of Gaithersburg:Casey Community Center invites you to kick off the holidays with its newest seasonal event, A "Chili" Winter Night, on December 8, 2017, from 6 to 9 p.m. The Center is located at 810 South Frederick Avenue. Let Casey Community Center take care of dinner and driving so y

PATCH - 2017-11-17 17:58:20

Scouts collect 1,750 pounds of food for pantry

SOMERSWORTH - The Community Food Pantry, located at 176 West High St., serves families living in Somersworth, Berwick, Rollinsford, and Lebanon. Pantry staff would like to thank the Somersworth Scouts for conducting their food drive which took place on Saturday, Nov. 4. Scouting for Food began with

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-17 20:14:44

Photos: Woodstock Veterans' Day Events

Students listen to veterans talk at a reception held in the Woodstock High School library on Thursday, November 9. (Rick Russell Photo) Woodstock Union High School held a ceremony and reception to honor our Veterans' on Thursday, November 9. The town of Woodstock held a parade and ceremony in the Vi


Apartments now heat with wood

Other affordable housing developments in central Vermont that have already been outfitted with wood heat include Downstreet Housing and Development in Barre, South Main Street Apartments in Waterbury, and Colonial Village in Bradford. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Eileen Peltier, executive

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-17 02:55:00

Impersonators tell tale of Thanksgiving's history

MADBURY - For the past 22 years, Steve and Sharon Wood have been dressing up as Abraham Lincoln and Sarah Josepha Hale, along with other characters of the past to re-enact stories from the nation's history. The couple, who are Claremont natives, visited Madbury Town Hall on Thursday night to present

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-17 17:36:56