Speaker for the whales: Indigenous artist interprets endangered right whale’s legacy and meaning

03-04-2024 10:55 AM

Two new exhibitions inspired by the life and skeleton of the whale Staccato — a grandmother North Atlantic right whale whose remains came to UMass’ natural history collection after her death in 1999 — are now open to the public.Indigenous artist...


PHOTOS: Author speaks on lasting legacy of 1704 attack on Deerfield

03-04-2024 2:27 PM


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MIAA girls basketball: Mahar, Frontier suffer road state tournament losses
03-04-2024 9:04 PM

Top-seeded Hoosac Valley certainly looked the part on Monday night.The Hurricanes shook off a strong start from visiting Mahar, turning a two-point lead after one quarter into a 32-13 halftime advantage.Hoosac pulled away for a 63-32 victory over the...

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My Turn: From Uncle Remus to civil rights organizing
03-04-2024 4:52 PM

Thank you, Estelle Cade! [“When ‘Little Black Sambo’ was just a clever kid,” Recorder, Feb. 26]. I had the same “colored” baby doll. I called her Sandra, and now I know where the name came from.Family lore has it that I brought such a doll home from...

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Turners Falls, MA - "Heaven just got a little more crowded." Jeannette L. Sikora, 96, of Turners Falls died Saturday, March 2, 2024 at RegalCare in Greenfield. She was born in Northampton ... remainder of obit for Jeannette L. Sikora

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[IMAGE]Robert Alan Manners Shelburne , MA - Robert Alan "Bob" Manners, 59, died January 19 2024 at home after a long battle with lymphoma. He was born March 6th 1964 to Guy and Betty Manners... remainder of obit for Robert Alan Manners

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