HAMPSHIRE COUNTY

Coverage of Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

A sign at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Diane Lederman / The Republican / Masslive.com/photos

Updated at 6:07 p.m.

Hampshire College said Tuesday it is looking for what it calls a "strategic partner" to help ensure the viability of the institution going forward.

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech in Northampton, Massachusetts.
CAROL LOLLIS / Daily Hampshire Gazette / gazettenet.com

The Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech has gained a global reputation as a leader in deaf education.

New England Treatment Access in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Sarah Crosby / Daily Hampshire Gazette / gazettenet.com

A company that sells marijuana in Northampton and Brookline, Massachusetts, has been sold.

Tenth-grader Sarah Fisher's take on Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night," at a recent night of "bad art" in Belchertown, Massachusetts.
Jill Kaufman / NEPR

For many middle and high school students, the bar is set high for getting good grades, making the team, and landing the lead role in a play. Recognizing that, a library in western Massachusetts recently set the bar really low, offering a carefree event of making bad art.

Aerial map of the Edward J. Dwyer conservation area in Easthampton, Mass., where three trees were tagged with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti in late December 2018.
Courtesy / The Pascommuck Conservation Trust

Bright orange racist and anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed on three trees sometime after Christmas can still be seen in the woods along the Manhan River in Easthampton, Massachusetts.

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