150 Acres Saved

On October 31 a land trust announced 150 acres of open space in Amherst has been permanently protected from development. The USA is losing 6,000 acres of open space to development every day.... Read more »

How to Get Faster Trains

Activists in Northampton are working to make passenger train service between Greenfield, Northampton, Holyoke, Springfield, Boston, and New York City faster, more frequent, and cheaper. Ben... Read more »

Seven Arrested

At least six people from the Pioneer Valley, and at least one from Brattleboro, were among 655 people arrested for non-violent civil disobedience outside the White House between October 11 and... Read more »

Indigo Girls Concert is October 18

The Indigo Girls will perform October 18 an hour by car from the Pioneer Valley town of Otis, Massachusetts. The concert will be in Albany, New York. Details are on the band's web site. The Indigo... Read more »

Fighting to Save the Fish in the CT River

On October 13 in Amherst about 20 people attended a rally. “We're asking the UMass administration to disband Theta Chi (fraternity) due to the countless stories that have shown their violence... Read more »