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Area school lunch menus

Friday, November 27, 2015

Amherst-Pelham MONDAY: Teacher’s work day, no school TUESDAY: Baked potato bar, broccoli, spinach salad, pear, peach cup WEDNESDAY: Meatball hero, romaine salad, peach cup, Empire apple THURSDAY: Pancakes with turkey sausage, baked Tater Tots, veggie dippers, Bartlett pear, applesauce FRIDAY: Cheesy pepperoni pizza, carrot sticks, romaine salad with tomato, sliced peaches, orange Belchertown MONDAY: HS: Chicken ala king, brown rice or Tostitos corn chips, with chili, carrots, broccoli, applesauce; JB: …

Frontier’s senior class comes together to find unprecedented success in 2015

Friday, November 27, 2015

The white soccer ball caromed from Zach Ells’ head, bouncing off the goal line as keeper Dylan Husted could only turn and watch it dance in the netting. Douglas High School’s senior striker ended Frontier Regional’s boys soccer run with a diving flick inside the 6-yard box after flying through the 40-degree air. …

Seven families displaced from apartment house in Montague Center by fire early on Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2015

MONTAGUE CENTER — A fire heavily damaged an apartment house before dawn Thursday on Dry Hill Road in Montague, displacing seven families before their Thanksgiving holiday could begin. No injuries were reported. The apartment house at 9 Dry Hill Road was badly damaged by 4:20 a.m. Route 63 at Dry Hill was closed …

WMass field hockey: Defending champion Frontier fends off stubborn Southwick in Division 2 semifinals

Saturday, November 7, 2015

WEST SPRINGFIELD — Anyone watching the Frontier Regional and Southwick Western Massachusetts Division 2 field hockey semifinal needed to look at the scoreboard to realize that it was a close game. The play on the field suggested otherwise. …

Community rallies to help widow of World War II veteran in Deerfield

Saturday, November 7, 2015

DEERFIELD — Eighty-three-year-old Normena Welcome stands at her back door, watching strangers build a ramp, clean her yard, remove tires from the property she’s lived on for many decades, and raze a rickety old shed that has deteriorated …

WMass football: Hoosac Valley outruns Frontier in semifinals

Friday, November 6, 2015

Adams — The version of five yards and a cloud of dust the Hoosac Valley football team presented Friday superseded Frontier Regional’s attempt. The No. 1-seeded Hurricanes ran for 148 yards in a 28-6 victory over the No. 4 Red Hawks in the Western Massachusetts Division 5 Tournament …

New Hampshire man charged with drunken driving after police chase in Deerfield

Friday, November 6, 2015

DEERFIELD — A Winchester, New Hampshire, man was arraigned in Greenfield District Court on Friday on several charges, including a second drunken driving offense, after police say he drove 72 mph in a 45-mph zone and led an officer on a short motor vehicle chase Thursday night. Timothy …

Friday’s high school boys soccer: Granby rallies to down Mount Everett, reach Division 4 semifinals

Friday, November 6, 2015

Trailing at halftime, the Granby boys soccer team rallied to reach the semifinal round for the first time since 2010. The fourth-seeded Rams came back to beat No. 5 Mount Everett, 3-2, in the Western Massachusetts Division 4 Tournament quarterfinal round, Friday in Granby. “They’re very excited,” coach …

Upcoming events for senior citizens

Friday, October 30, 2015

All of the senior centers listed below have a full slate of weekly activities that are detailed on their websites. Following is a sampling of what they offer. The centers will be closed Wednesday in observance of Veteran’s Day. AMHERST SENIOR CENTER Bangs Community Center 70 Boltwood Walk …

volunteer Opportunities

Friday, November 6, 2015

free medical clinic of the amherst survival center — Assist volunteer physicians and nurses with providing basic medical care in a walk-in clinic. The Amherst Survival Center Free Medical Clinic is seeking to expand its team of volunteer physicians, nurses and medical assistants during clinic hours on Mondays, …

School lunch menus

Friday, November 6, 2015

Amherst-Pelham MONDAY: Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes, corn, pineapple cup, apple TUESDAY: Shepherd’s pie, peas, cauliflower, green grapes WEDNESDAY: Veteran’s Day no school THURSDAY: Beef burger, cheeseburger, vegetarian baked beans, carrot sticks, diced pears, orange FRIDAY: Cheese pizza, spinach salad, carrot sticks, applesauce, apple Belchertown MONDAY: HS: Chicken nuggets, …

Nicholas Schauer of Sunderland sentenced to jail for threatening mass shooting at Frontier Regional

Thursday, November 5, 2015

GREENFIELD — The Sunderland man who threatened to carry out a mass shooting at Frontier Regional High School in Deerfield last fall will spend the next year behind bars and three years after that on probation. Nicholas R. …

What2Watch4: South Hadley, Frontier Regional open Week 9 with playoff football

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Chicopee Comp at South Hadley Friday, 7 This is the second of three meetings this season between the rivals, but it’s certainly the most significant as the winner advances to the WMass Division 4 championship. The No. 2 …