It’s July, so its time for Smith College to knock down a landmark building or two

It’s hot, the town is quiet, the students are home, the faculty is on vacation, and its a perfect time for the college to go for their demolition permits, break some eggs and do controversial things. The Director of Media Relations at Smith, Kristen Cole, bridled a bit when I put down my reporter’s notebook … Continue reading It’s July, so its time for Smith College to knock down a landmark building or two

No, that’s not just a ditch

I’ve been out biking recently on the new bike trail to Easthampton. I noticed a ditch paralleling the trail, and realized that this was a landmark of sorts, all that remains of the old Northampton-New Haven Canal. The canal was a real boondoggle, Read the full article here Continue reading No, that’s not just a ditch