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Gene Malloy of Conway arrested on fugitive charge from Florida for selling cocaine

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A Conway man was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of being a fugitive from Florida where he allegedly sold cocaine. Williamsburg Police arrested Gene F. Malloy, 55, on Main Street about 10 p.m. Saturday on a fugitive from justice warrant issued in Putnam County, Florida, for the sale of cocaine. Malloy was arraigned in Hampshire District Court on Tuesday before Judge Thomas Estes, and is due back in … 0

Crocker Communications to provide Internet service for Leverett’s own broadband network

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

LEVERETT — Crocker Communications of Greenfield has been hired to provide high-speed Internet and telephone service for the town-wide broadband network that is expected to be in service here by January. Residents can sign up now and will get priority when the network is “lit,” said Peter d’Errico, a Select Board member and chairman of the town’s broadband committee. Signing a three-year service … 0

Testimony in Northampton BID trial ends, ruling expected in October

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — The future of the Northampton Business Improvement District now rests in the hands of a judge. A week long, jury-waived trial in Hampshire Superior Court before Judge John Agostini that included about a dozen witnesses ended Friday with closing arguments. Both sides will spend the next several weeks filing documents that Agostini will use in forming his decision. A ruling is … 0

Ten arrested during weekend in Amherst for liquor law violations

Monday, September 1, 2014

AMHERST — Ten people were arrested, four will be summoned to court and 15 warnings were issued for various liquor law violations over the weekend. ∎ Michael Porras, 20, of Westford, was arrested at 1:16 a.m. Monday on North Pleasant Street on charges of violating the open container … 0

AREA POLICE NEWS

Monday, September 1, 2014

Amherst ∎ Frank Kelly, 21, Ryan Joyal, 21, and Matthew Burton, 21, all of Melrose, were arrested at 1:11 a.m. Monday on North Pleasant Street and charged with disorderly conduct after they were seen urinating on the street. ∎ Luke Vincent Gatti, 18, of Bayville, New York, was … 0

State fines Deerfield trucking company $3,000 for hazardous waste, wastewater disposal violations

Monday, September 1, 2014

DEERFIELD — Local trucking company Henry C. Kocot & Sons Inc. has been fined $3,000 by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for violations of hazardous waste paperwork rules and wastewater disposal regulations. The violations include failures to maintain waste-oil records for the oil generated and burned in … 0

Area police officials lukewarm about surplus military gear programs flagged for review by president

Monday, September 1, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — President Barack Obama last week ordered a review of programs that put surplus military gear into the hands of local police in the wake of outcry about heavily armed Ferguson, Missouri, police officers in armored trucks … 2

Leverett pedestrian treated after being hit by vehicle Sunday

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Leverett pedestrian treated after being hit by vehicle Sunday LEVERETT — A male pedestrian was treated at Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield for injuries that were not life-threatening after he was struck by a vehicle on Long Plain Road Sunday at 12:45 p.m. State Police Trooper Nicole Morrell … 0

Couple causes disturbance at Herrell’s in Northampton, throws ice cream in direction of staff

Sunday, August 31, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — An unidentified man threw his ice cream in the direction of staff at Herrell’s Ice Cream when he was asked to leave after he and a woman allegedly caused a disturbance Friday night at 10:38 p.m. Detective Patrick Moody said staff at the 8 Old South … 5

New students number about 6,760 at Five Colleges from nearly all states, 30 countries

Saturday, August 30, 2014

AMHERST — With gear piled high atop car roofs and minivans filled to capacity, thousands of new and returning students arrived on campus this weekend at Hampshire County’s four private colleges and the University of Massachusetts. The combined … 0

Favorable weather through Sunday boosts crowds at Three County Fair; event continues Monday

Saturday, August 30, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — There are a lot of ways to remember a trip to the Three County Fair — a plush animal won on the midway, a temporary tattoo from an airbrush artist, or a lingering stomach ache from … 0

B2B ID: Bryan Daley

Saturday, August 30, 2014

NAME: Bryan Daley JOB TITLE, COMPANY, CITY IT IS BASED IN: Owner, Easthampton Music Conservatory, 12 Greenwood Court, Easthampton WEBSITE: http://www.westernmamusic.com/ AGE: Over 35 WHEN THE BUSINESS STARTED: 2009 HOW MANY ON YOUR STAFF: My wife, Taryn, and … 0

A blast from the past on Main Street

Saturday, August 30, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A renovation project at Thornes Marketplace includes installation of this new Thornes sign made out of tall metal letters similar to the script aluminum letters used by the former McCallum’s years ago. McCallumn’s was the longtime … 0