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Pet health and safety fair set in Hadley

Sunday, April 20, 2014

HADLEY — A pet health and safety fair, highlighting emergency preparedness for pets, will be held Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dave’s Soda and Pet City, Route 9 in Hadley. Experts will cover topics such as training and socializing pets, health care and emergency first aid for animals and preparing pet emergency kits. “One of the lessons from past disaster situations like Hurricane Katrina was … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Regional Agreement Working Group: School Location Subcommittee, 5:30 p.m., Leverett Town Hall TUESDAY: The Jones Library, Inc. Buildings and Facilities Committee, 11 a.m., Library; Select Board, 6:30 p.m. Town Hall WEDNESDAY: Conservation Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall Belchertown TUESDAY: School Committee, 6:30 p.m., Finance Committee, Select Board, both at 7 p.m., all at Chestnut Hill School; Planning Board, 7:30 p.m., Town … 0

Friday’s high schools: Northampton softball team rips Ludlow, 14-4

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Northampton softball team put together a big third inning to rip open a 14-4 win over Ludlow Friday afternoon. Zoey Driscoll-Sbar led off with a double as five consecutive Blue Devils (2-3) reached base before the first out was recorded. By the third out, six runs had crossed and Northampton was on … 0

PARCC protest: More than half of Jackson Street students chosen to try MCAS replacement test opt out of exam

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — More than half of the Jackson Street School fifth graders selected to try out a new test being eyed to replace the statewide MCAS will sit out the exam this week. School Principal Gwen Agna said … 3

Monday’s tennis/track: Northampton girls sprint past Amherst

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Northampton girls track & field team earned an 88-56 win over host Amherst Regional Monday. Lauren McGrath won the shot put and discus, while Alex Dibrindisi won the long jump and Catherine Lamond took the 400. The … 0

Monday’s high school recaps: South Hadley earns walk-off softball win over Northampton

Monday, April 7, 2014

The South Hadley softball team opened its season in dramatic fashion, taking a 6-5 win over Northampton in eight innings at home Monday. Maddi Kelleher held the Blue Devils (0-2) scoreless to open extra innings. She and Merry Kocot walked, and Abby Lukasik singled to load the bases. … 0

Monday’s high school lacrosse recaps: Belchertown pulls out late win over Wahconah

Monday, April 7, 2014

For the second straight game, the Belchertown boys lacrosse team broke a late deadlock to earn a home victory. Jason Krasinkiewicz scored his second goal with 1 minute, 1 second left in regulation as the Orioles edged Wahconah Regional 8-7 on Monday afternoon. Wyatt Rousseau and Alex Bachand … 0

Plan to save 100-year-old Lake Warner Dam in Hadley hinges on taxpayer financial support, vote

Monday, April 7, 2014

HADLEY — A plan to save the deteriorating Lake Warner Dam and with it, a 70-acre millpond, has come to fruition after more than a year of talks, though it will take the public’s financial support to make … 1

Hadley voters to consider ballot question about health insurance costs for surviving spouses of employees

Monday, April 7, 2014

HADLEY — Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether the town should increase its health insurance premium costs for the surviving spouses of employees or retired employees. Voting at the annual town election is from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Hopkins Academy. The ballot … 0

Area police news

Monday, April 7, 2014

Amherst ■ Evan C. Pollard, 24, of Erving, was arrested at 1:30 a.m. Sunday on East Pleasant Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, failure to stay within marked lanes and negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger. ■ Max … 0

Weekend high school, prep recaps: Northampton baseball drops opener to Westfield

Sunday, April 6, 2014

The Northampton baseball team opened its season with a 10-2 loss at Westfield Saturday. Two players recorded their first varsity hit for the Blue Devils. Chris Soderberg went 2 for 4 with his first two hits, while Tom Horton had his first career hit. Joe Warner and Andrew … 0

This week's public meetings

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Select Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Disability Access Advisory Committee, 11:30 a.m., Stavros; Public Shade Tree Committee, 4 p.m., Agricultural Commission, 7 p.m., both at Town Hall; Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, 7 p.m., ARHS WEDNESDAY: Hampshire County Retirement Board, 9 a.m., 99 Industrial Drive, Northampton; … 0

Friday’s high school lacrosse: Amherst boys rally to beat East Longmeadow in overtime

Friday, April 4, 2014

The Amherst Regional boys lacrosse team showed its resilience in an 8-7 comeback victory in overtime over East Longmeadow Friday. Trailing by one goal with about three minutes left in regulation, junior Alex LaRaja scored his only goal of the game to force the extra session for the … 0