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FAFSA fiasco: Financial aid form meltdown trips up students, colleges
02-25-2024 2:18 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

NORTHAMPTON — A continued challenge for some prospective students and their families in accessing federal financial aid applications, and a corresponding delay in relaying the information from these forms to colleges and universities, is raising...

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South Hadley officials exploring ways to close $2.3M budget gap
02-22-2024 5:44 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

SOUTH HADLEY — Facing a $2.3 million budget gap for the coming fiscal year, government and school officials agreed this week to head back to the drawing board to craft a spending plan that adequately meets the town’s needs.“I think what’s keeping us...


South Hadley town administrator proposes merging three departments
02-22-2024 5:42 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

SOUTH HADLEY — The town’s recreation and veterans services departments and the Council on Aging will merge under a new human services department in fiscal year 2025 to maximize impact of social and mental health services within new budget...


South Hadley Candidates Night set for Thursday
02-17-2024 3:31 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

SOUTH HADLEY — Residents will have one night this year to meet the candidates running for local office and both Fire Districts in the upcoming town election.Know Your Town of South Hadley will sponsor and moderate the Candidates Night on Thursday at...


Digging out from deluge: Municipal clerks scramble amid flood of ballot requests, paperwork
02-09-2024 8:32 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

A temporary worker in the Holyoke city clerk’s office brought on to deal with the influx of mail-in ballot requests for the presidential primaries is ensuring that 2,700 or so ballots are already in the hands of those who want to cast their votes...


Grooving with a bigger  sound: S. Hadley high school band visited by Bombyx Brass Collective
02-09-2024 5:36 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

SOUTH HADLEY — The sound from the high school’s music room Tuesday morning echoed down the halls with more volume than usual.South Hadley High School’s concert band currently consists of 12 people, three of whom play trumpet. Nathan Manly is one of...


Plan to rename Plains Elementary in South Hadley in honor of ‘beloved’ principal advancing
02-02-2024 12:44 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

SOUTH HADLEY — Plans to rename Plains Elementary School after the late principal Henry Skala are moving forward now that the school’s PTA has raised enough money to buy signs. Started by PTA President Megan Bartlett, the GoFundMe campaign raised...


Valley Bounty: Micro but mighty: At a new farm in South Hadley, small is beautiful — and delicious
02-02-2024 11:50 AM

By JACOB NELSON

If there’s a lesson to be learned from Love Leaf Farm in South Hadley, it’s this: don’t judge a farm by its size … or the size of their crops, for that matter.In the words of farmer-owner Michael Fredette, “Love Leaf Farm is a very small, indoor...


South Hadley’s website gets new look with mobile users in mind
01-29-2024 12:04 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

SOUTH HADLEY — Town officials launched a redesigned town website on Friday to increase accessibility on mobile devices and draw attention to services used most often by site visitors.The site’s biggest changes are on the front page. A menu of commonly...


Guest columnist David Hernández: Climate, refugees, and the golden rule
01-23-2024 5:09 PM

By DAVID HERNÁNDEZ

Political hypocrisy is the norm for our times. One shameful example of partisan duplicity is the persistent xenophobic vilification of migrants and asylum seekers arriving to the United States in order to boost one’s political scorecard. Two repeat...


South Hadley’s electric light utility makes case for a new home
01-19-2024 4:27 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

SOUTH HADLEY — It’s common during heavy rains to witness water lapping at the back doors of 85 Main St.—headquarters for the town’s longtime electric light department.“I’m fearful we’re gonna be under water. I’ve watched the water come up to SHELD’s...


Mary Hall: Time to help Russia understand
01-11-2024 4:32 PM

The Jan. 4 edition of the Gazette includes the column “Why we must not let Ukraine fail.” A response can be, “Why we must permit Russia to fail” — that is to say, we must establish conditions in which the Kremlin can safely admit that giving up their...


Guest columnist Iyko Day: Haunted by answers
01-09-2024 3:30 PM

By IYKO DAY

I would like to respond to Jonathan Kahane’s guest column of Dec. 29, “Haunted by questions with no good answers.” His column presents a series of rhetorical questions as a conceit to disguise his ideological defense of Israel’s genocidal bombardment...


AG’s office rules chair of S. Hadley fire district wrongfully removed resident from meeting
01-08-2024 2:46 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

SOUTH HADLEY — The state attorney general’s office has sided with a resident and former member of the Fire District No. 1 Prudential Committee, who filed a complaint saying that he was unfairly removed from a meeting last March after he continued to...


Authier to retire after 13 years as South Hadley Fire District 1 chief, capping a 32-year career
01-05-2024 5:19 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

SOUTH HADLEY — Outgoing Fire Chief Robert Authier won’t miss the fires.Fires are traumatic and life threatening for the first responders and families whose building is ablaze, so he can’t say he’ll miss them.Yet when Authier stays home on Monday...


PVPA students lobbying for bill that would require at least one mental health expert per 250 pupils
12-19-2023 5:07 PM

By MADDIE FABIAN

SOUTH HADLEY — As youth across western Massachusetts struggle with increasing mental health issues, three teenagers at the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA) are working to increase the number of mental health personnel in...


Peter Scotto: Call for ‘moral clarity’ misguided
12-18-2023 4:23 PM

There’s always something untoward going on on campus: there are outrages against common sense, morality, and good taste, and all of it gets inordinate attention because college kids have always gotten attention since they were swallowing goldfish.But...


School Building Authority advances new school projects in Belchertown, South Hadley
12-15-2023 12:58 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

BELCHERTOWN/SOUTH HADLEY — A new Jabish Brook Middle School in Belchertown and a replacement building for Mosier Elementary School in South Hadley are continuing to make progress, with the Massachusetts School Building Authority’s board of directors...


Richard S. Cahalan: A different time with guns
12-12-2023 6:02 PM

As we once again await yet another gun control bill to come roaring down the pike, one must ask is this really about the safety and well-being of the citizens, or just another bold step toward totalitarian rule?I come from a time and place (small town...


John Howard: E-books the way to go
12-09-2023 11:24 PM

A recent article on printed books vs. libraries virtual lending did not mention one important aspect of this issue [“E-book access bill draws opposition from publishers,” Gazette, Nov. 2]. Print books are presently printed on paper made from trees....


Amherst, South Hadley land grants to study green infrastructure
12-03-2023 4:00 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

AMHERST — Amherst and South Hadley are among six Massachusetts communities receiving technical assistance from the federal Environmental Protection Agency to improve stormwater management and advance environmental justice in the face of Earth’s...

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