Daily Hampshire Gazette - Established 1786
L/rain
40°
L/rain
Hi 47° | Lo 31°
Notice:
  • JERREY ROBERTS
John Pastorello, of South Hadley, changes a fuse amid his Christmas Light display Monday in the backyard of his home that faces McKinley Avenue.

    JERREY ROBERTS John Pastorello, of South Hadley, changes a fuse amid his Christmas Light display Monday in the backyard of his home that faces McKinley Avenue. Purchase photo reprints »

  • CAROL LOLLIS
Crosswalk of Henshaw and Elm in Northampton.

    CAROL LOLLIS Crosswalk of Henshaw and Elm in Northampton. Purchase photo reprints »

  • YOSHITAKA HAMADA
Rhea Maciag, left, and Jenny Woodward, right, sing "Here Comes Santa Clause" during the opening of fifth annual Ho-Ho-Hotline at the Linda Manor Extended Care Facility in Leeds Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

    YOSHITAKA HAMADA Rhea Maciag, left, and Jenny Woodward, right, sing "Here Comes Santa Clause" during the opening of fifth annual Ho-Ho-Hotline at the Linda Manor Extended Care Facility in Leeds Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Purchase photo reprints »

  • CAROL LOLLIS
From left, Alice and Mary Toohey in their home in Northampton off Florence Road, are regular contributors to the Sidney F. Toy Fund.

    CAROL LOLLIS From left, Alice and Mary Toohey in their home in Northampton off Florence Road, are regular contributors to the Sidney F. Toy Fund. Purchase photo reprints »

  • CAROL LOLLIS

Shirley Whittemore at her home in Amherst with the dolls she makes and donates to Help Our Kids.

    CAROL LOLLIS Shirley Whittemore at her home in Amherst with the dolls she makes and donates to Help Our Kids. Purchase photo reprints »

  • YOSHITAKA HAMADA
Hyunjeong Kim, right, takes orders from Phoebe Fei, center, and Dorothy  Dong, left, at the Go Hyang restaurant in Hadley recently. The restaurant is planning to close this weekend.

    YOSHITAKA HAMADA Hyunjeong Kim, right, takes orders from Phoebe Fei, center, and Dorothy Dong, left, at the Go Hyang restaurant in Hadley recently. The restaurant is planning to close this weekend. Purchase photo reprints »


Have something to share?

Send your news tips, stories and photos to newsroom@gazettenet.com.

141 dead in school attack in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — In the deadliest slaughter of innocents in Pakistan in years, Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school Tuesday and killed 141 people — almost all of them students …

John Paradis: Is it time for a military draft in the US?

NORTHAMPTON — Thomas Jefferson believed a democracy can survive only with the aid of an enlightened electorate. What then would our founding fathers now say about the lowest voter turnout …