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Legion baseball: Belchertown, Northampton both pick up victories
07-12-2024 8:36 PM

The challenges keep coming, but Belchertown Post 239 continues to thwart all comers in the American Legion Senior Division.Visiting Westfield held Post 239 to just three hits on Friday night, but Beau Elson smacked a home run and the pitching combo of...

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Sunderland contractor fined over asbestos abatement violations at UMass
07-12-2024 5:32 PM

Staff Report

AMHERST — A Sunderland contractor is facing a state fine of almost $30,000 for violations that occurred during asbestos abatement work at the University of Massachusetts, authorities announced Friday.The state Department of Environmental Protection...

Easthampton’s 11 Ferry St. project promises affordable five-story, 96-unit complex
07-12-2024 5:09 PM


EASTHAMPTON — Springfield nonprofit Home City Development Inc. has long been planning an affordable housing project on Ferry Street. Now, they are close to finalizing a construction plan, and could be breaking ground this time next year.Peter...

One Cottage Street artisans, backers huddle up as rent hikes loom
07-12-2024 5:08 PM


EASTHAMPTON — Filing through the main hallway of CitySpace, community members stopped to read the stories of One Cottage Street tenants that line the walls, detailing their relationships to the former mill building where they run their art studios....

Playing catch-up on housing: Affordable projects in pipeline around Valley as gap keeps growing
07-12-2024 4:59 PM


Thousands of new affordable housing units will be built in western Massachusetts in the next few years, but local housing advocates say this still will not be enough to meet the massive regional demand for housing relief.The lack of affordable housing...

Guest columnist Terrence McCarthy: Memories made in Easthampton
07-12-2024 4:07 PM


 I’m proud to be able to boast I am a product of the mill town in which I grew up. The man I am now was made in Easthampton. Not unlike what was manufactured in the red brick-walled factories in which my mother and father toiled back in the 1950s and...

NECBL: Valley Blue Sox tied for first place in West Division as season enters final few weeks
07-12-2024 3:39 PM


HOLYOKE — Everything was clicking for the Valley Blue Sox on Thursday night, and their bats evidently made the trip with them to Danbury.The Blue Sox erupted for a baker’s dozen in runs, overwhelming the Westerners 13-3 in seven innings to get back...

Man arrested in shooting that damaged Holyoke City Hall Annex
07-12-2024 3:11 PM

HOLYOKE — A man who police say was involved in a shooting Thursday afternoon that damaged the City Hall Annex building faces a raft of weapons and drug charges following his arrest soon after the shooting.Hector Rivera, no age given, of Holyoke was...

Knitters’ paradise: Webs, ‘America’s Yarn Store’ and a mainstay for Valley crafters for generations, turns 50
07-12-2024 3:03 PM


When Webs opened their doors on May 16, the first day of the store’s annual tent sale, store manager Angela Cheek watched as a rush of people flowed through the doors for three whole continuous minutes on a Thursday morning. Within an hour, the...

Music in the sky: Summit House Sunset Concert Series returns to its 173-year-old home
07-12-2024 3:00 PM


For the first time in two years, The Friends of Mount Holyoke Range have returned the Summit House Sunset Concert Series to its namesake, Skinner State Park’s historic Summit House. The Summit House, which sits at a 935-foot elevation on top of Mount...

Hampshire County's toughest golf holes: Ledges Golf Club, South Hadley
07-12-2024 2:55 PM


(NOTE: This is the second installment in a weekly series featuring some of the toughest golf holes across Hampshire County. The series will run each Saturday in print throughout the summer.)SOUTH HADLEY — When it comes to the overall condition of a...

150 years at home: Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke to open retrospective exhibit July 22; reception July 17
07-12-2024 2:50 PM


On July 22, the Wistariahurst Museum will open a new retrospective exhibit, “Wistariahurst at 150: Reflections of the Museum.”“This exhibit looks at Wistariahurst’s history as a building in the City of Holyoke — first as a family home; then as a...

South Hadley Selectboard OKs $140K for school counselor to prevent youth substance abuse
07-12-2024 12:53 PM


SOUTH HADLEY — The Select Board approved adding an adjustment counselor at Micheal E. Smith Middle School using 0pioid settlement funds to prevent drug and alcohol use among youth but not without push back from board members about the sustainability...

Herrell’s Ice Cream to open pop-up shop in North Amherst this summer
07-12-2024 10:11 AM


AMHERST — Herrell’s Ice Cream, a mainstay on Old South Street at Thorne’s Marketplace in downtown Northampton, will be opening a pop-up shop in the North Square at the Mill District in North Amherst by the end of July, with plans to have a permanent...

Senate economic development bill loaded with policy and $2.86 billion
07-12-2024 10:08 AM


More teenagers could be prosecuted in the juvenile court system under a policy that senators tacked onto their sweeping $2.86 billion economic development bill during deliberations Thursday.Senators unanimously engrossed the sprawling package (S...

Around Amherst: Crocker Farm earns national Welcoming Schools Seal
07-12-2024 7:30 AM


AMHERST — Crocker Farm School’s Amherst Early Education Center recently became one of 35 schools across the country to earn the Human Rights Campaign’s Welcoming Schools Seal of Excellence, where work over the past three years is honoring family...

A Look Back: July 12
07-12-2024 7:01 AM


50 Years Ago■Plans for the 77-unit Tinkham Woods subdivision on Westhampton Road were approved unanimously last night in a vote of the Northampton Planning Board. The board’s decision was made with the knowledge that many Northampton residents were...

Former Southampton man’s rape trial on hold after attorney’s suspension
07-11-2024 8:55 PM


NORTHAMPTON — A former Southampton mortgage loan officer’s rape case is on hold while the state’s high court determines whether his attorney can continue to represent him.Mathieu J. Tebo was preparing to go to trial in Hampshire Superior Court on 30...

Photo: Gotta go around
07-11-2024 8:35 PM

Local baseball: Big first inning powers Northampton Post 28 past Westfield
07-11-2024 8:33 PM

A four-run bottom of the first inning propelled Northampton Post 28 to a 9-4 victory over Westfield in an American Legion Senior Division contest on Thursday night at Arcanum Field in Northampton.Andrew Gagne smacked a three-run double and knocked in...

Holyoke startup headlines state tech innovation initiative
07-11-2024 8:26 PM


HOLYOKE — A state grant program intended to spur manufacturing, particularly in clean technologies, shone a spotlight Thursday on a Holyoke startup working to reduce food waste.“The goal is to fund investment in awesome companies,” Yvonne Hao,...

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