Hingham is the next stop on the Mass. Memories Road Show. Those who live or work in Hingham, or have any connection to it, are invited to share their stories and photos on May 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hingham Town Hall.
Co-Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs James Overton conducted a review of the cancelation of an after-party for a cultural performance called “A Night In Africa." It was canceled due to an erroneous report of gang activity. UMass Dartmouth's African Student Association sponsored the event.
Nantucket Field Station Director Sarah Oktay is quoted in this article on irrigation water that was tested for oil field chemicals in California. "I wouldn't necessarily panic, but I would certainly think I would rather not have that," she said, referring to the chemicals identified in the samples.
Advice from Associate Professor of Gerontology Elizabeth Dugan's book, The Driving Dilemma, is given in this story. Dugan advises people considering asking their parents to give up their cars to try giving up their own car for two weeks to get an idea of what is being asked.