Archive | November, 2004

The Challenges for Bush — and the Nation

It is said that a two-term president becomes a lame duck the moment the votes are counted in his second election. Indeed, second terms are often trying times, when a president is working to shape his legacy, or place in history, and when members of both parties almost immediately turn their attention to who the […]

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Study in Determination

Recently appointed Holyoke Community College President William Messner is a firm believer in the community college mission of inclusion, not exclusion. But that assignment is becoming increasingly challenging at a time when the commitment to public higher education is waning. William Messner says it wasn’t that long ago when community colleges were considered schools of […]

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Building Permits

The following building permits were issued during the month of November 2004. AMHERST Bank of America1 South Pleasant St.$42,800 — Roof replacement Echo Hill Townhouse Condo15 Bedford Court$25,000 — Replace roofs at 15-20 and 27-32 Bedford Court Florence Savings Bank381 College St.$49,850 — Renovate existing space for attorney’s office Reynold Gladu46 Belchertown Road$5,000 — Add […]

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