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Liquor stores push for earlier Sunday opening
Lawmakers are considering a push to allow liquor stores to open earlier on Sunday mornings rather than waiting until noon.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
South Hadley special Town Meeting to consider major zoning amendments
Among the zoning amendments proposed by the Planning Board are the creation of an Affordable Housing district, and a South Hadley Falls overlay district .
Staff report SOUTH HADLEY - Improvisational storyteller Tom McCabe will be a special guest at the Children's Play Group at St. Patrick Parish, here, on Thursday, June 20 at 9:30 a.m. McCabe is well-known in western Massachusetts for his storytelling performances and as an artistic director at Smith College in Northampton.
Holyoke teen dies after falling into river
Police say 18-year-old Jonathan Ramos fell from the cliff in an area known as High Rock at about 7:45 p.m. Monday.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
MacDuffie School in Granby graduates 54 students
SOUTH HADLEY - Graduates told a few jokes, talked about the meaning of love, one performed an original song and it was all topped off with an operetta performance by a student.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee releases study about how...
Wayne M. Williams, Westover Air Reserve Base civil engineer, discusses a zone map of the base and surrounding areas marking off safety and noise issues at public hearing in Chicopee Wednesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
South Hadley writer Anna Bozena Bowen creates spiritual life for her character 'Hattie'
Anna Bozena Bowen was a critical care nurse, mother of two and married when she went back to school - first to Holyoke Community College and then to the University of Massachusetts - to pursue what was in her heart - English, writing and women's studies.
With the new waste management plan set ahead for the next ten years in Massachusetts, I can think of nothing other than us taking a step back from moving this state closer to being a more sustainable and cleaner place to live in.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Barbara Bernard: Senior center is place to enrich lives of elders
As someone who 61 years ago, feeling the need to enrich the lives of senior citizens, did something substantial and lasting about it, I am prepared with an answer: the instructors who teach a variety of classes, some of which are free and others which require a modest charge.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts School graduates bring showmanship to commencement
Fifty-nine graduating seniors from the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter School in South Hadley brought theatrical dazzle to their commencement at the Calvin Theater in Northampton.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
No evidence found that radioactive sludge was dumped at South Hadley landfill
Concern about possible illegal dumping of radioactive sludge at South Hadley landfill has turned up nothing, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection which looked into the matter.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Rain doesn't dampen high spirits at South Hadley High graduation
Friends and families gamely weathered a downpour as 138 graduates of South Hadley High School received their diplomas Sunday afternoon in the outdoor amphitheater at Mount Holyoke College.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
At Holyoke Community College commencement, speakers describe overcoming hardship
At the Holyoke Community College commencement on Saturday, professor Monica Torregrosa asked 978 graduates to "keep the joyful spirit" of the day, even In a year when the tragedies in Newtown and Boston made it easy to be cynical and discouraged.
Secondhand books get a second look
Veteran travelers will tell you there's a certain joy in taking the slow roads, the old roads, the byways, and even in getting lost.
Fri May 31, 2013
Religion notes from around the Pioneer Valley: Eucharistic adoration, ...
Many parishes in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield will simultaneously hold an adoration of the Eucharist on June 2 at 11 a.m.or as close to as possible to coincide with an hour-long adoration being held in the Vatican by Pope Francis.
Thu May 30, 2013
Massachusetts may update anti-bullying law created following Phoebe...
The state's landmark anti-bullying law could see some changes to stiffen reporting requirements on school districts and create a recognition that certain students are more vulnerable to bullying.
Wed May 29, 2013
The Martha's Vineyard Times
Oak leaves are out, turning our woods from lavender to pink to green. The earliest beach roses are blooming.
Springfield man pleads not guilty to charges of assaulting pregnant woman at her South Hadley home
NORTHAMPTON - A 21-year-old Springfield man who was charged with striking a woman carrying his unborn child denied the charges at his arraignment Wednesday in Hampshire Superior Court.
Dance Generators to present annual performance of new works in South Hadley
SOUTH HADLEY - The Dance Generators will present their annual performance of new works on June 8 at 8 p.m. and June 9 at 3 p.m. The program features choreography by artistic director, Kristin Horrigan and guest choreographers Maureen Shea, Fritha Pengally and Jennifer Polins, as well as improvisations performed by the company.