Friday Apr 18
Thinking of speeding on Bay Road? Hadley police are hoping to help erase that thought
The Hadley Police Department posted this photo of a dashboard-mounted radar detector on its Facebook page.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
National Weather Service issues flood warning for Connecticut River...
SPRINGFIELD - The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for sections of the Connecticut River in Montague, Northampton and Enfield, where rising water levels could cause minor to moderate flooding Wednesday night through Thursday.
Hartsbrook School to launch 'Forest Classroom' to integrate play, nature and learning
Rachel Kennedy, early childhood education teacher at the Hartsbrook School, in Hadley, will teach the "Forest Classroom" program that begins at the school in the fall.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Hampshire, Franklin, Metro East Plus Just Folks: College honors...
Participants had just 48 hours to write a script and have it performed by actors chosen at random.
Pride gas station complex planned for Route 9 Hadley includes site of former Aqua Vitae restaurant
Plans for a Pride gas station and retail complex at the intersection of Route 9 and Bay Road in Hadley are moving forward.
Community Solar Arrives in Massachusetts
In this Ethanol Report, we talk with Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about issues currently facing the ethanol industry inside the Beltway Community Solar has arrived in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Hadley-based Friends of Lake Warner, Kestrel Trust hoping to save Lake Warner and its dam
The dam at the lower or southern end of Lake Warner in North Hadley, Massachusetts, April 10, 2014.
Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Thousands of Canada geese stop in Hadley
The fields were empty and forlorn. Only plowed soil, old grass, and corn stubble spread far across the flat plains of North Hadley.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Califone - "Magdalene" Video
Califone, ex-Red Red Meat frontman Tim Rutili's longstanding treasure trove of forlorn, chemical-damaged future folk, will head out on another living room tour soon.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Colorado collective buys Hadley solar array, offers solar use without panels
Clean Energy Collective, a Colorado-based, community-owned solar developer, has purchased Western Massachusetts Community Solar Array, a 997 kW community solar facility in Hadley, from BlueWave Capital, a Boston-based solar developer and management company.
Springfield Water and Sewer to test ability to supply water to...
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, along with the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, will conduct an emergency water connection test on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The test will help determine Springfield's capabilities to supply water to the MWRA's Chicopee Valley Aqueduct communities - Chicopee, South Hadley and Wilbraham - in an ... (more)
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Kate Abbott: When spring and poems come together
Elsa Bean of Bennington reads one of her poems at a WordxWord teen poetry slam in Pittsfield.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Amherst League of Women Voters have launched book collection drive for annual May book sale
Volunteers like these will once again be collecting and sorting books for the annual Amherst League of Women Voters Book Sale to be held from May 2 to 4. Sorting books starting on the left are Katherine Fite, Adrienne Terrizzi, and Janet Williams in this file photo.
Bird Sightings: April 1, 2014
Here are this weeks bird sightings from the Voice of Audubon for Western Massachusetts Bird Sightings for April 1, 2014 Migrating waterfowl still hold the stage in the valley with flocks of up to thousands of Canada Geese being seen.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Suit against Chinese Immersion Chater School alleges imporper detention
NORTHAMPTON - The parents of a former Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School student are suing the school and its principal, claiming they violated their son's rights and caused him to suffer Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for giving him in-house detention over a series of infractions he says he didn't commit.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
The Valley Advocate
After Eight Years, GMO Labeling Bill Makes Headway By Stephanie Kraft A GMO labeling bill first filed by state representative Ellen Story eight years ago, and co-sponsored by Rep. John Scibak , has been reported out of the state Legislature's Committee on...
Monson's Western Mass Performs talent show winners honored from...
Christina Colon, 15, of Wilbraham was the $1,000 top prize winner at the Arts Council's Western Mass Performs talent show MONSON - Christina Colon, of Wilbraham, a 15-year-old who performed "Ain't No Sunshine," was this year's winner of the $1,000 top prize at the Arts Council's annual talent show, "Western Mass Performs."
Tue Mar 25, 2014
South Hadley Mandolin Orchestra seeking members to perform 'Brandenburg Concerto'
The South Hadley Mandolin Orchestra are looking for musicians that either play the mandolin, mandola, and mandocello to take part in a performance of the Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto No.
House tour: 'Brenda's Blue Cube' in Easthampton
EASTHAMPTON -When Brenda C. Hickson imagined her next home, she imagined a space that was uncluttered and accommodated her major passions in life: music and sports.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
In new Corinne Demas novel, teen girl learns more about family
In "Returning to Shore," a new novel for young adults by Amherst author Corinne Demas, a 15-year-old girl named Clare is reunited with a father who is virtually a stranger to her.