Hadley police forced to restrain Chicopee man who fought them during arrest
Police charged Anselmo Alonso, 39, with three counts to injure or deface real or personal property, a disorderly conducta , resisting arrest and carrying a dangerous weapon, according to the police Facebook page .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Buffer zone replacement bill on Gova s desk
State lawmakers have two more days to act on controversial bills, but House members are also pushing to override a number of Governor Deval Patrick's budget vetoes.
South Hadley man arraigned for embezzling from fundraiser
NORTHAMPTON - Seth Machak loved his Sebring convertible so much that every time a woman climbed into it, she had to put on the scarf and sunglasses he kept in the car.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Two Hadley men charged with second farm stand theft, 1 committed to drug, alcohol program
The two men charge d with the theft of a farm stand box Friday night have also been charged in connection with another farm stand robbery the day before on East Street.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Two men arrested for allegedly stealing from a farm stand
Hadley Police say they broke into the cashbox of a farm stand in the area of Comins Road and Shattuck Road.
FallsFest Music and Arts Festival held in South Hadley
There's been a lot of community activity going on Saturday at Beachgrounds Park in South Hadley.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Decision still to be made on sales tax free weekend
State lawmakers will break for the Summer on July 31st. The Massachusetts sales tax free weekend has been rolled into a jobs bill that hasn't been voted on.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.