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Tuesday’s local softball: Amherst/Deerfield falls to Southwick

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Mikah McNamara (two RBIs) and Amanda Deskavich (run) each had two hits, but the Amherst/Deerfield Metro League softball team fell 12-3 to Southwick, on the road Tuesday. Hanna LeClair (run) doubled in the loss for Amherst/Deerfield (6-11). Softball Southwick 12, Amherst/Deerfield 3 (6) A/D 101 001 —3 7 3 Southwick (10)20 00x —12 6 1 WP - Harley; LP - Cousland Records: A/D (6-11) Southwick (9-6) Baseball Easthampton SB 4, Wilbraham FH 1 Wilbraham FH 100 000 0—1 2 …

Easthampton Savings Bank beats Wilbraham Funeral Home, reaches Tri-County championship series

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — The Easthampton Savings Banks baseball team fought off Wilbraham Funeral Home from the mound, infield and plate during a deciding Game 3 of the second round of Tri-County League playoffs. Adam Chrzanowski threw a two-hitter, the defense played an errorless game and the offense powered ESB to a 4-1 series-clinching win at Daley Field on Tuesday. “It was just an excellent …

Former Easthampton man pleads not guilty to child rape charges

Monday, July 27, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — A former Easthampton man pleaded not guilty in Hampshire Superior Court Monday to a half dozen child rape and indecent assault and battery charges. Kevin Paulin, 43, now of Palmer, was charged with two counts each of aggravated statutory rape of a child, indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and indecent assault and battery on a child over …

Area police news

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Amherst ∎ University of Massachusetts students living at the Iota Gamma Upsilon house at 406 North Pleasant St. reported at 11:34 a.m. Monday that an unknown homeless woman was let into the home the previous evening and stayed overnight. Before departing and leaving behind some of her belongings, …

Monday’s summer baseball: Belchertown stays alive in 11-12 Little League tournament

Monday, July 13, 2015

The Belchertown Little League baseball team plated five runs in two separate innings to stay alive in the double-elimination District 2 11-12 Tournament with a 10-5 victory over Westfield National Monday evening at Hulmes-Warner Park in Belchertown. Colby Masse (2 for 3, run, RBI), Max Wojcik (two RBIs, …

Easthampton’s fish ladder functional; Atlantic salmon, other species, spotted

Monday, July 13, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — After more than a decade of planning, four years of on-and-off construction and $1.35 million, the city’s much-hyped fish ladder is operating and ending its first year of shuttling aquatic species to the upper reaches of …

Easthampton Post 224 clubs East Longmeadow to win series 2-1

Monday, July 13, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — A deep bullpen and patient at-bats kept the season alive for the Easthampton Post 224 American Legion baseball team, as it beat East Longmeadow Post 224, 11-5, in six innings Monday. Post 224 clinched the best-of-three …

Theresa Coe and daughter Toni Lobdell of Easthampton plead not guilty in alleged prescription drug scheme

Monday, July 13, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — An Easthampton woman facing 195 charges for allegedly writing false prescriptions for painkillers did so to feed her daughter’s addiction, and she lied to police in an attempt to take the fall for her daughter, according to the Northwestern district attorney’s office. Theresa Coe, 48, and …

Alexander Ciccolo of Adams, son of a Boston police captain, accused of plotting terrorist attack at unnamed university on behalf of ISIS

Monday, July 13, 2015

A Berkshire County man who is the son of a Boston police captain allegedly planned to commit terrorist acts on behalf of the Islamic State group, according to an FBI investigation that involved several police departments in the …

Triple C farm stand opens for third season off Route 5 in Easthampton

Monday, July 13, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — Triple C Farm Stand on the corner of East Street and Route 5 opened for its third season last week, and just days into operating the local vegetable mecca, owner Joel Keefe says his customers can’t get enough. The stand is operated by Keefe’s wife, Corrine …

Local baseball: American Legion playoffs open, Northampton sweeps into second round

Monday, July 13, 2015

Northampton Post 28 swept the first round of American Legion playoffs with two wins over Springfield Post 21, winning 4-1 on Saturday and 8-5 on Sunday. Northampton, and other best-of-3 winners, advance to an eight-team double elimination tournament that starts Wednesday. Three series are still in action, with …

Gazette Baseball player of the year: Jamie Carey, Amherst Regional

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jamie Carey, senior, Amherst Regional Season highlights: The senior pitcher/second baseman excelled in all facets of the game and helped guide the Hurricanes to their first sectional final appearance since 2010. Carey went 33 for 78 at the …

Man forgets where car is parked, thinks it stolen — and other area police news

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Easthampton ∎ Three people were arrested at 4:45 p.m. Saturday at 91 East St. in connection with trespassing. A 17-year-old was arrested on charges of intent to commit misdemeanor (daytime breaking and entering) and trespassing. Mitsu E. Ramirez, 18, and Christian R. McCarey, 19, both of Springfield, and …