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Moe’s Southwest Grill to open in Northampton with benefit Wednesday

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — If you see people lined up Thursday morning on King Street awaiting the grand opening of the city’s newest fast-food restaurant, don’t assume it’s for the $5 burritos. More likely, the crowds are aiming to be among the 50 lucky people who will win free burritos once a week for year. That’s right, the first 50 diners at the new Moe’s Southwest Grill at 228 King St., will …

Stocks slip on mixed earnings

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

NEW YORK — Tepid corporate results and another drop in the price of crude oil pulled stocks mostly lower on Tuesday. Major indexes started the day slightly higher, turned lower around noon, then languished until the closing bell. A mixed batch of first-quarter earnings reports offered traders little direction. DuPont said the rising …

Ice cream recalled over listeria

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

HOUSTON — A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases. Blue Bell Creameries said Tuesday, a day after recalling all its products, that it is …

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  • CAROL LOLLIS
Kimberly Ann Schildbach sits with her two children left, Jericho Poet Schildbach,8, and Anelia Ann Prayer Schildbach,7, at their home in Leverett.

    CAROL LOLLIS Kimberly Ann Schildbach sits with her two children left, Jericho Poet Schildbach,8, and Anelia Ann Prayer Schildbach,7, at their home in Leverett. Purchase photo reprints »

  • CAROL LOLLIS

Quiche made as part of an after school program called Circles for Jewish Living  as a way to raise money to donate  Heifer International.

    CAROL LOLLIS Quiche made as part of an after school program called Circles for Jewish Living as a way to raise money to donate Heifer International. Purchase photo reprints »

  • MICKY BEDELL
Suze Glenn, 67, leads an osteo-excercise class in the Hatfield Senior Center on Friday, located in the  basement of the town hall. From left, Dolores Mosakewicz, Glenn,  Roberta Slysz, 73, and Bernice Kellogg, 82, stretch their legs and lift their arms in the small space provided by pushing tables up against the wall.

    MICKY BEDELL
Suze Glenn, 67, leads an osteo-excercise class in the Hatfield Senior Center on Friday, located in the basement of the town hall. From left, Dolores Mosakewicz, Glenn, Roberta Slysz, 73, and Bernice Kellogg, 82, stretch their legs and lift their arms in the small space provided by pushing tables up against the wall. Purchase photo reprints »

  • KEVIN GUTTING
Easthampton High School seniors, from left, Claudia Marcinowski, Kyle Reynolds and Heather Sikop get help from freshmen Paul Borowski, right, and Mason Moynihan in making a video on breakfast foods in Eileen Claveloux's multimedia class.

    KEVIN GUTTING Easthampton High School seniors, from left, Claudia Marcinowski, Kyle Reynolds and Heather Sikop get help from freshmen Paul Borowski, right, and Mason Moynihan in making a video on breakfast foods in Eileen Claveloux's multimedia class. Purchase photo reprints »

  • DAN LITTLE
Partners in Paper co-owners Peter Luke, front, and Rich West work on setting out an estimated 20,000 books for sale over the weekend at Eastworks in Easthampton. The books originated from the private collection of Clarendon Van Norman in Neversink, New York.

    DAN LITTLE Partners in Paper co-owners Peter Luke, front, and Rich West work on setting out an estimated 20,000 books for sale over the weekend at Eastworks in Easthampton. The books originated from the private collection of Clarendon Van Norman in Neversink, New York. Purchase photo reprints »

  • CAROL LOLLIS
right, Keira Durrett, waits for, Johanna Korpita, the second grade teacher at the Anne T Dunphy School in Williamsburg, and Nicholas Por to pass down cups with Trout Fry in them to be released into the Mill River.

    CAROL LOLLIS right, Keira Durrett, waits for, Johanna Korpita, the second grade teacher at the Anne T Dunphy School in Williamsburg, and Nicholas Por to pass down cups with Trout Fry in them to be released into the Mill River. Purchase photo reprints »

Image of Moscow-based photographer Yulia Mayorova shows up on Florence Bank ATMs

Thursday, April 9, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — Aside from Ellen DeGeneres with her star-studded self-portrait at the 2014 Academy Awards, Moscow-based photographer Yulia Mayorova might just be one of the world’s most famous selfie takers. While the 22-year-old’s work has appeared in magazines …

Merger news sends stocks higher

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

NEW YORK — Deal news gave the stock market a lift Wednesday. Health care stocks rose after generic drugmaker Mylan bid $29 billion for rival Perrigo. That offset a slump in energy stocks prompted by a big drop …

Obama in Jamaica looks to rekindle goodwill

Thursday, April 9, 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Caribbean region collectively cheered when President Barack Obama was first elected president in 2008. Calypso and reggae songs were written in his honor, the French Caribbean island of Martinique named a road after him, …

Shell takes over rival in $70B deal

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

LONDON — Oil and gas company Shell has agreed to buy British rival BG Group for 47 billion pounds ($69.7 billion), in a deal that may signal a new wave of mega-mergers as the energy industry tries to …

Report cites MBTA’s ‘structural failure’

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker called Wednesday for a financial control board to oversee the Boston-area transit system following release of a scathing report that said the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority was in severe financial distress, with ineffective management and no viable maintenance plan for vehicles and equipment. …

Regional auction lists livestock prices

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The Northampton Co-op Auction Inc. lists Tuesday prices: Calves: $25 to $80; Growers: $100 to $510; Started: $50 to $240; Veal: $275; Feeders: $80 to $162.50; Heifers: $106 to $142; Steers: $162.50; Bulls: $50 to $110; Canners: $20 to $101; Cutters: $102 to $111; Utility: $112 to $120; …

New Pizza Studio in Hadley combines food and art

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

HADLEY — A new pizza place aims to tap the creativity of its customers to design their pizza as an artist might compose a painting. Pizza Studio opens today at 34 Russell St., according to company spokeswoman Stephanie …

Stocks decline slightly after late-day sell-off

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell Tuesday as an early advance fizzled in the last hour of trading. Energy stocks rose with the price of oil while consumer discretionary stocks were among the biggest decliners. Utility stocks also …

Amherst officials concerned about impact of Berkshire Gas moratorium on development

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

AMHERST — New and planned businesses and developments in Amherst may be altered, delayed or unable to open unless they are allowed to connect with a natural gas supply, municipal and business leaders said Tuesday. At the northern end of downtown, the approved mixed-use project One East Pleasant …

DC suffers power failure

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Problems at a Maryland electrical station caused widespread power outages across the nation’s capital Tuesday, affecting the White House, the Capitol, museums, train stations and other sites. Many of the outages were brief, but some …