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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: …

Squash by the bushelsful

Friday, November 27, 2015

JERREY ROBERTS Squash by the bushelsful Rebecca Sadlowski loads winter squash into a vegetable display stand at Rooted Acres on Chmura Road in Hadley. …

Two hurt in rollover accident on Moody Bridge Road in Hadley

Thursday, November 26, 2015

HADLEY — Police responded to a rollover accident on Moody Bridge Road just before 8 p.m. Thursday. According to the Police Department’s Facebook page, the driver and passenger of a vehicle were taken to Cooley Dickinson in Northampton with minor injuries. Further information was unavailable Thursday night. …

What2Watch4: Week 10 football previews

Friday, November 13, 2015

Northampton at Putnam Friday, 7 The Blue Devils (4-5) will look to snap a two-game losing streak when they face the Beavers (3-6) out of the AA Conference. Putnam has dropped five straight. Hamp will look to contain …

Local briefs: Northampton wins WMass Fall Baseball League championship

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Northampton wins fall baseball championship Northampton won the Western Massachusetts High School Fall Baseball League Varsity Division championship last month. Northampton finished 8-1 in the regular season and went 3-0 in the playoffs, beating East Longmeadow, Springfield and Holyoke. Hamp beat Holyoke 6-5 in eight innings for its …

Green and gold

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Carol Lollis …

Two-car collision in Hadley injures one driver, delays traffic on Route 9

Monday, November 9, 2015

HADLEY — One driver suffered minor injuries in a head-on two-car collision at the intersection of Route 9 and Middle Street Monday evening, according to police. The crash, which occurred at 6:52 p.m., tied up traffic on Route 9 for about 40 minutes as the four-lane road was …

Environmentalists support smaller of two expansion plans for Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge

Monday, November 9, 2015

HADLEY — Local environmentalists who testified during a hearing Monday on management options for the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge said they prefer the smaller of two expansion plans. Roughly 60 people attended the hour-long …

Business briefs

Monday, November 9, 2015

BankESB partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters EASTHAMPTON — BankESB will hold an information session at 241 Northampton St. at 5 p.m. Nov. 18 for people who want to learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters. The agency …

WMass girls soccer: Granby, Gateway advance to semifinals; 4 local teams knocked out in quarters

Sunday, November 8, 2015

The Granby girls soccer team walked off its home field for the final time Sunday with its unbeaten record still intact after a 4-0 victory over Athol in the Western Massachusetts Division 3 Tournament quarterfinals. Summer Molin scored twice, while the top-seeded Rams (17-0-2) were the beneficiaries of …

Susan Bauer-Wu chosen as new president of the mind and life institute

Sunday, November 8, 2015

HADLEY — Nurse, scientist and educator Susan Bauer-Wu was chosen this week to head the Mind and Life Institute in Hadley, an organization dedicated to building a scientific understanding of the mind as a way to reduce suffering …

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 …

Hearing Monday in Hadley on management plan for Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge

Friday, November 6, 2015

HADLEY — Residents will have the opportunity to offer comments about a document to manage the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, which extends through Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. A public hearing will be held at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service building at …