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Thursday’s high schools: Amherst softball rallies to beat Chicopee Comp

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ali McIntire’s two-run single in the top of the seventh capped a three-run rally for the Amherst Regional softball team, which defeated Chicopee Comp 8-7 on the road Thursday. Trailing 7-5 entering the seventh, Mikah McNamara (hit, three runs) walked with one out. Justine Bohl and Mathena Morrissey followed with singles to load the bases, then Jada Glasgow was hit by a pitch to make it 7-6 and set up … 0

Thursday’s high school tennis: Northampton sweeps Chicopee

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Northampton girls tennis team swept Chicopee 5-0 without any match dropping more than two games on the road Thursday. Sophomore Phoebe Gelbard led the charge defeating Lilly Roberst 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 singles. Adele Fantasia and Serina Hahn won at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, 6-0, 6-1. Girls Tennis Northampton 5, Chicopee 0 At Szot Park First singles: Phoebe … 0

Thursday’s high school track: South Hadley girls open with win over Frontier Regional

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Michelle Stefanowicz, Angela Thibault and Hope Werenski each won twice as the South Hadley girls track & field team beat Frontier Regional, 76-69, in both teams’ opener in South Deerfield. Stefanowicz won the shot put and discus, Thibault won the long jump and 100-meter hurdles, and Werenski won the triple jump and 400 hurdles. Katherine Conlisk (javelin), Kat Miner (high jump), Jaime Byrne … 0

Tuesday’s high school recaps: Holyoke Catholic girls track gets jump on 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lauren Muszynski won a pair of individual events as the Holyoke Catholic girls track & field team opened its season by defeating Commerce 70-61 Tuesday afternoon. The junior took first in the high jump at 4 feet, 4 inches, and won the 200-meter with a time of 31.6 … 0

Hearing Wednesday for new Granby trash plan

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

GRANBY — Residents can air their questions and concerns Wednesday in preparation for a Town Meeting vote on a new waste collection program for the town. The Select Board will hold an informational hearing at 6:30 p.m. on … 0


Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Nomination and Membership Committee of the Franklin/Hampshire Regional Employment Board, 8:30 a.m., GCC; Policy Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 5 p.m., ARMS; Select Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Public Shade Tree Committee, 5 p.m., Town Common; Historical Commission, 6 p.m., Town Common, then Town … 0

Extended restroom visit in Granby leads to arrests of three Ware residents on heroin charges

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

GRANBY — Suspicious activity in a Cumberland Farms rest room led to the arrests of three people from Ware on heroin charges Monday evening. According to Granby police, Sarah Aiken, 25, was arrested on a charge of possession of a Class A drug (heroin) and Constance McGrail, 25, … 0

Ethiopians take top honors at 39th St. Patrick’s Road Race

Saturday, March 22, 2014

HOLYOKE — By the first mile marker, the throng of more than 7,000 runners at the 39th St. Patrick’s Road Race was separated by an elite group of eight runners. Those eight tried to keep pace with one another throughout the 10-kilometer course. As the pack neared the … 0

Eric Lacoste of Granby sentenced to jail on obscenity, child pornography charges

Thursday, March 20, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A diligent parent who regularly checked her daughter’s Facebook account was credited by prosecutors Thursday with helping to put a Granby man behind bars. Eric J. Lacoste, 31, of 11 Darrel Ave., pleaded guilty before Hampshire … 0

Granby residents to consider new waste collection program at special Town Meeting

Monday, March 17, 2014

GRANBY — Residents will be asked to approve a new waste collection program at a special Town Meeting on April 7. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Granby Junior-Senior High School. This is the only measure on the warrant. The Select Board voted Monday in … 0

Area meetings

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Policy Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 5 p.m., ARMS; Regional Agreement Working Group RSDPB, School Location Subcommittee, 5:30 p.m., Leverett Town Hall; Select Bord, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Public Transportation and Bicycle Committee, 4 p.m., Town Hall; School Committee, 7 p.m., ARHS; Regional Agreement … 0

School Lunch Menus

Friday, March 14, 2014

Amherst-Pelham MONDAY: Popcorn chicken, mixed fruit, carrot sticks, apple slices, mashed potatoes TUESDAY: Mozzarella sticks, golden baked potato wedges, spinach salad, orange, peach cup, carrot sticks WEDNESDAY: Meatball hero, romaine salad with tomato, baby carrots and celery, peach cup, banana THURSDAY: Oven-roasted chicken, vegetarian beans, veggie dippers, romaine … 0

Area police news

Friday, March 14, 2014

Amherst ∎ Jennifer Dayoung Yim, 22, of Andover, was arrested at 1:48 a.m. Friday on Main Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger and failure to stay within marked lanes. Granby ∎ Kelly … 0