War Tax Resisters to Rally November 6 in Amherst

New Englanders who refuse to pay taxes that fund war will speak at a free public event in Amherst on November 4. More than half of the $2.7 trillion federal budget was spent on the military in the... Read more »

Photo: Fitzgerald Lake in Northampton

This photo was taken on October 6. It shows Fitzgerald Lake in Northampton. The lake is part of a 633 acre city-owned wilderness park. There is a wildlife viewing blind with a notebook where... Read more »

Occupy Wall Street Rallies in Valley

Some 700 peaceful protesters were arrested in recent days in New York City. The Occupy Wall Street protesters’ web site says, “We are getting kicked out of our homes. We are forced to choose... Read more »

Pavers Battle Nature Protectors Near Keene

Hundreds of acres of wilderness on the lower slopes of Mount Monadnock, near Keene, are at risk of being clear cut logged, paved, Chem Lawned, and “developed.” But activists are racing to save... Read more »

Review: Nationally Known Bands Played Near Brattleboro

Seven local bands, some of which tour nationally, played at a festival whose mission was to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. The music festival was on September 17 in Newfane,... Read more »