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Amanda Alix: Two sides to Shutesbury Library story

01-06-2023 12:05 PM

I was present at the meeting on which the recent Amherst Bulletin and Gazette article, “Officials may limit access to library site,” is based and find it so full of inaccuracies that it should be retracted. To wit: The subtitle, “Encounter between...


Guest columnist Claire Morenon: Resolutions in the face of climate change

01-06-2023 12:05 PM

By CLAIRE MORENON

Many of us take a break from work and spend time gathering with loved ones at this time of year, providing an opportunity for reflection and contemplation alongside the merriment. As this year closes and we look ahead, we ask: What world will each of...


A Sideways Glance with Richard Bogartz: How’s this for Amherst’s new name? Emily

01-06-2023 12:05 PM

By RICHARD S. BOGARTZ

Happy New Year! For years I’ve quietly favored changing our town’s name. Recently I encountered and signed a petition (https://www.change.org/p/rename-the-town-of-amherst-massachusetts) titled “Rename the town of Amherst Massachusetts” started by...


Michael Diamond: Town needs to finish Amethyst Brook bridge 

01-04-2023 11:33 AM

The rebuilding of the main bridge at Amethyst Brook has been stalled for many months. The main bridge, leading to all paths, was destroyed during an epic storm in 2017, during which trees and 500-pound ice boulders were swept down stream, crushing the...


Columnist Russ Vernon-Jones: A meaningful step in an unfinished journey

01-04-2023 11:32 AM

It’s hard to know what to make of the UN climate conference, COP27, in Egypt last month. Coming into the “conference of the parties,” the delegates found encouragement in the election of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Brazil, who has pledged to...


Guest columnist Gary Bernhard: The spirit of party 

01-04-2023 11:32 AM

By GARY BERNHARD

We live in an age of profound political division. The two major parties are so far apart that they spend most of their time excoriating each other instead of working through their differences to develop legislation that benefits all the people, the...



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