200 Nurses to Strike

In Greenfield, about 200 nurses at the hospital have voted to go on strike. “We need the public to come out to support us on February 27 at 7 p.m. outside the main entrance to the hospital,”... Read more »

CJ Chenier Concert Review

CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band performed an outstanding concert in Northampton on February 12. It was a Monday night but the dance floor was full. A highlight was "Don't Mess With My... Read more »

Greenfield Nurses' Strike Vote

On February 8, about 200 nurses at the Greenfield hospital voted to authorize a strike. This does not necessarily mean they will go on strike; it means their elected union leaders have the power... Read more »

Concert Review: Kirtan

The band Heart Centered Kirtan performed an excellent concert on February 9 in Greenfield. Libby Volckening is the lead singer, harmonium player, and band leader. The music sounded similar to... Read more »

Forest Fight

Forest protectors in New Hampshire had a win, while their colleagues in the Pioneer Valley took on a new battle. On February 1 state regulators heeded activists' demands and rejected a plan to... Read more »