The electronic editions of record for local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections from over 2,000 sources.

Provided by Forbes Library and available remotely to Northampton residents with a CW MARS card. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

Local newspapers include:

  • The Amherst Bulletin (Amherst)
  • The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield)
  • The Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton)
  • The Recorder (Greenfield)
  • The Republican (Springfield)
  • The Valley Advocate (Easthampton)

For obituaries and death notices please use America’s Obituaries and Death Notices.

NewsBank does not include the following frequently asked for sources:

  • The Boston Globe: find it in The Boston Globe which is a standalone database
  • The Washington Post: find it in Academic OneFile
  • The Wall Street Journal — if you have a particular article in mind, contact us and we can get you a copy through interlibrary loan