If You See Something, Say Something #6

A Weekly Media Criticism from The Shoestring In a new weekly media column, The Shoestring will reflect on recent local news. Going Green? Last week, the Hampshire Gazette announced the cancellation of The Summit, a free local 8-page newspaper that covered community news in Easthampton, Westhampton, and Southampton. While the publication included little to no … Continue reading If You See Something, Say Something #6

Northampton Residents Speak out against US Intervention in Venezuela

  By Celina della Croce Saturday, February 16. On a cold winter day, a small crowd gathered outside of the Northampton City Hall to denounce the US intervention in Venezuela. The rally followed a tumultuous month since Juan Guaidó declared himself president on January 23. Guaidó’s assertion that he was now Venezuela’s rightful president came … Continue reading Northampton Residents Speak out against US Intervention in Venezuela

I Go To City Council Meetings #20

A rundown of the last two City Council meetings: Northampton Weed Money, an Airbnb Tax, the City Charter Review, 27 new parking spaces and more. Meeting Agenda for January 17, 2019 Public Comment During public comment, Al and Sally Griggs, addressed statements made by community members who opposed Walmart’s donation of $13,000 worth of bullets … Continue reading I Go To City Council Meetings #20