Severe thunderstorm warning called for Hampden, Hampshire counties
The National Weather Service issued a severe-thunderstorm warning for parts of Hampden and Hampshire counties in advance of a strong storm that is moving into the area.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
PD: 7 officers needed to subdue man high on LSD
Neither pepper spray nor a police baton were able to control a shoeless man who caused commotions at an Applebees restaurant and a Staples store, Hadley police say.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Kevin Gutting Daniel Okoroafor of South Hadley.
Iheanyi Daniel Okoroafor, a 73-year-old African immigrant and retired mental health case manager, thought he'd get a chance to explain to a judge why he didn't pay for a furnace repair he says was not properly done.
South Hadley man faces numerous motor vehicle charges in Amherst...
A 22-year-old South Hadley motorist observed swerving over white lines on Route 116 without headlights on faces numerous motor vehicle charges after police stopped him near Atkins Friday night.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Motorcylist injured in Bay Road crash in Hadley
A motorcyclist was injured Thursday night in a collision with a motor vehicle on Bay Road in front of Hartsbrook Farm.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Amherst officials still hoping to create regional dispatch with Pelham, Hadley
In 2008 when Laurence R. Shaffer was town manager, Amherst began discussing creating a regional dispatch center with Hadley and the University of Massachsuetts and talks soon included Belchertown.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
MassDevelop aids expansion of Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter...
MassDevelopment , the state's development agency, announced Tuesday that it has issued $4.26 million in tax exempt bonds that will aid the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter School with an expansion project.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Wormtown is champion of microbreweries
Wormtown Brewery, currently located at 455 Park Ave., was named Grand National Champion at this year's U.S. Open Beer Championship in Atlanta on July 4. The U.S. Open Beer Championship pits breweries from all over the world against one another in a variety of categories.The competition began in 2009 and is judged by a selection of international ... (more)
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
State, private trust, preserve western Mass. lands
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has purchased 243 acres of forest and wetlands in eleven parcels in Granby and Hadley to add to the Mount Holyoke Range State Park.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
State agencies, Kestrel Trust announce preservation of 336 acres of...
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Department of Fish and Game, and Kestrel Land Trust announced the permanent conservation of 336 acres of forestland and wetlands on the Mount Holyoke Range.
Sentinel & Enterprise
MIAA and lawmakers reach compromise over scheduling problems
Weeks after coming under fire for scheduling high school championship games at the same time as the SAT test, the statewide organization in charge of scheduling came up with a compromise with lawmakers to avoid the problem in the future.
Hispanic Family Festival in Holyoke kicks off Thursday, features four days of Latin food, music
HOLYOKE - The 28th annual Hispanic Family Festival kicks off today and will include four days full of music, dancing, Latin food and even wrestling at Springdale Park.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Owner of South Hadley funeral home surrenders license
William W. Ryder of Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley, a funeral home shut down by the state in May after inspectors found bodies improperly stored and inadequately embalmed, surrendered his license Monday, July 7, rather than face a disciplinary hearing.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Residents react to firework displays across the Pioneer Valley
A lot of firework shows were postponed from the Fourth, to Saturday night. In case you missed it; 22News shows you how your neighbors were celebrating all across western Massachusetts.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Hadley-based band Bunk to play Luthier's Coop in Easthampton tonight
The Hadley-based group recently released its debut CD and will be playing a show at Luthier's Coop in Easthampton tonight along with local hero Ray Mason.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Power restored to most areas affected by Thursday's storm-related outages
SPRINGFIELD - The lights are back on for most utility customers affected by powerful thunderstorms that rolled through the region Thursday night, knocking out power to more than 6,000 utility customers at the height of the storm.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Denise Devine of Hadley raising awareness about newborn screening
A Hadley woman has been chosen to be on a consumer task force for Baby's First Test, an informational initiative decided to educate people about newborn screening.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Just Folks - Chicopee Holyoke Plus: Academic honors earned by...
Area students who graduated from the University of Hartford during its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 18 included: Patrick Laramee , of Holyoke, magna cum laude, bachelor's, architectural engineering technology.