Westfield state senator invites residents to participate in Citizen Legislative Seminar
State Sen. Donald F. Humason Jr., R-Westfield, is looking for constituents of the 2nd Hamden-Hampshire District interested in participating in the state's annual Citizens' Legislative Seminar scheduled for Oct. 14 and 15. The seminar provides participants with a "hands-on" experience, Humason said, of the general workings of state government.
School bus fees, passes up in the air in Southampton; combined classes and cuts proposed
Hampshire Regional School District is scrambling to find what can be carved out of the Southampton schools budget after voters turned down additional town funding.
New school bus pass policy sets uncertain future for Hampshire Regional student transportation
The Hampshire Regional School District superintendent sent a letter to parents dated July 2 announcing a bus pass system for Hampshire Regional and Smith Vocational students, saying parents should get their applications in quickly.
Easthampton Chamber golf tournament to honor memory of businessman Bill Cater
The Easthampton Chamber of Commerce will honor the memory of a well-known local businessman at its 30th annual golf tournament , which is slated for July 25 at the Southampton Country Club.
Pet Project: Dogs and cats available for adoption in Western Massachusetts shelters July 11
Each week The Republican and MassLive showcase dogs and cats available for adoption at shelters at rescue organizations in Western Massachusetts.
Amherst police charge John Fitzgerald of Southampton with lewdness at Puffer's Pond
Police charged a Southampton man listed as a Level 3 Sex Offender in Southampton with open and gross lewdness Wednesday afternoon after there was a report of a man exposing himself at Puffer's Pond.
Severe-thunderstorm alert for Pioneer Valley: National Weather Service
Screen capture from the CBS 3 Springfield Doppler Radar showing a thunderstorm approaching Springfield and the Pioneer Valley.
Westfield Homeless Cat Project to hold 4-day adoption marathon for...
The Westfield Homeless Cat Project on Thursday will launch a four-day marathon offering cats for adoption in exchange for a donation of any amount.
Westfield Homeless Cat Project caring for 11 cats rescued from squalid trailer in Southampton
SOUTHAMPTON — As the Westfield Homeless Cat Project continues to work on finding homes for the remainder of 35 cats found dumped in Southwick a few weeks back, the non-profit facility has taken on another eleven.
'We hold these truths to be self evident ...'
It starts off, "When in the course of human events ..." and continues in the second paragraph with probably its most recognized and quoted line, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of ... (more)
Jeff Glaze of Southampton elected as new president of Western...
In this 2011 Republican file photo, Larry Bystran, chief executive of the Western Massachusetts Council of the Boy Scouts of America, left, shakes hands with Jeff Glaze, then the council's vice president of fundraising.
Riverside Industries celebrates 45 years
Riverside Industries supports adults living with developmental disabilities to live rich and full lives, and this year, they are celebrating 45 years of empowering adults in our community.