Sunday May 19
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Mon May 13, 2013
Legislative hearing on Granby town meeting request to exit South...
Fire Chief Russ Anderson, right, says the Granby Fire Department is well-equipped to take care of emergencies throughout the town.
Sat May 11, 2013
South Hadley town meeting approves 1 percent school spending hike
Town meeting approved fiscal year 2014 spending of $3.88 million for the department of public works that includes an increase of $394,000 due to the landfill's coming closure in March.
Fri May 10, 2013
HCC public safety director Ralph Gould tapped to as police chief for...
SOUTH HADLEY - Ralph J. "Buddy" Gould Jr. has been named as the new chief of police for Mount Holyoke, Smith and Hampshire colleges, the colleges announced Friday.
South Hadley annual Town Meeting to consider citizen's petition ...
Town meeting on Saturday will act on a citizen's petition that would prevent expansion at the controversial South Hadley landfill on Industrial Drive.
Marjorie H. Duquenne
Marjorie Hurford Duquenne, 95, a resident of Loomis Village, South Hadley, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, surrounded by her family.
Thu May 09, 2013
WMass teens gather at Statehouse to fight smoking on Kick Butts Day
Springfield students, members of The 84 Movement, participated in Kick Butts Day at the Statehouse in Boston.
Mon May 06, 2013
South Hadley Town Hall sale hypothetical idea for spurring development in South Hadley Falls
Although any concrete plans are in the future, unlocking economic potential in South Hadley Falls by selling one of the areas prime properties, the Town Hall, to a private developer for housing or business development, could happen some day, officials said during last week's Community and Economic Development Commission meeting .
Fri May 03, 2013
Community Advocate Newspaper
Rutan is only candidate for Northborough BOS
Northborough - Only one candidate, incumbent Leslie Rutan, is running for Board of Selectmen in the Monday, May 13 Annual Town Election.
Thu May 02, 2013
Ground breaking ceremony scheduled for new Palmer police station
PALMER - A groundbreaking will be held May 4 at 10 a.m. for the new police station at the construction site at 4417 Main St.
State Rep. John Scibak files legislation to allow Granby to withdraw...
The town's legislative delegation has filed bills in the state House of Representatives and the state Senate following a Granby Town Meeting vote seeking to exit South Hadley Fire District No.
Report: South Hadley assault victim strip-searched by man who believed she stole his money
SOUTH HADLEY - An investigation into a March 7 assault case involving a woman who was allegedly beaten and strip-searched has led to felony indictments against four Holyoke men.
Wed May 01, 2013
St. Theresa of Lisieux church group compiles cookbook to sell as fund-raiser
"He said he thought it was a very good idea," Giroux remembers. She then called fellow parishioner Carol Resnik, and together they organized a committee to publish a collection of recipes from the church community of St.
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts School presents '25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'
Mia Wurgaft, Taylor-Jordan Fournier and Faolain Bobersky in PVPA's upcoming production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," May 2-5, Academy of Music, Northampton.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Future of South Hadley landfill discussed at well-attended public forum
With South Hadley landfill slated to close next year, residents expressed wide-ranging opinions and concerns during a well attended public forum last week sponsored by Know Your Town that is being broadcast by local-access television.
Free Webinar Offers District Leaders Transformational Strategies for Special Education Management
To share the latest recommended practices that can transform special education programs and service delivery in public school settings, PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, May 9th at 1 pm ET .
Sun Apr 28, 2013
200-plus gather in Ware to remember the Lost Towns
More than 200 people from all over the commonwealth and beyond came to Ware Town Hall on April 27 for a "Remembrance Ball" to dance, listen, munch, reminisce and raise a champagne toast to the four "lost towns" of the Swift River Valley.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Shrewsbury Man Faces Assault Charges Following Arrest at Foxborough Hotel
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Fri Apr 26, 2013
South Hadley panel pushing Community Preservation Act
SOUTH HADLEY - The town's Open Space Committee hopes to raise awareness about the benefits of the Community Preservation Act.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Faulty electrical outlet cause of South Hadley fire that sent man to...
SOUTH HADLEY -- A faulty electrical outlet was the cause of a Tuesday night blaze that sent a Granby Road man to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield for treatment of smoke inhalation, Fire District 1 Inspector Jeremy Simmons said.