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Staff Sergeant Janet Izquierdo and Senior Airman Jonathan Teixeira, in foreground, of the Westover Air Reserve Base Honor Guard execute a flag folding ceremony while Leeds Elementary School fifth grader Asha Kulp, with principal Sal Canata, reads the accompanying text during the school's marking of the International Day of Peace on Monday in Leeds Memorial Park, just across the street from the school. At far right is Brigadier General Gary Keefe, Chief of Staff of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, who gave the keynote address on the theme "Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All".


Tuesday, September 22, 2015

River walks and paddle created by the Mill Ri er Greenway Initiative

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Here are the river walks and one paddle created by the Mill River Greenway Initiative. ■ Downtown Northampton I: Paradise Pond to Old South Street ■ Downtown Northampton II: Old South Street to Hockanum Road ■ Bay State Village: Paradise Pond to the Cutlery Building ■ Florence I: Nonotuck Dam to Meadow Street ■ Florence II: Crimson & Clover/Northampton Community Farm ■ Leeds: …

Sherilyn Gaudet & Matthew Palmer

Friday, October 24, 2014

Sherilyn Gaudet and Matthew Palmer, both of South Boston, were married June 14 at Venezia in Boston. The officiant was David Gaudet. The bride, 30, is the daughter of Deborah and Michael Shakarian of Fitchburg. The groom, 30, is the son of Donald and Bonnie Palmer of Leeds. The matron of honor was …

Holly Robinson & Craig Rowe

Friday, November 2, 2012

Linda C. and David G. Robinson of Leeds announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Odianna Robinson, of Philadelphia, Pa., to Craig Thomas Rowe, also of Philadelphia. Rowe is the son of Jim and Eileen Rowe of Harleysville, …

Ryo First-Arai of Leeds pleads not guilty to assaulting police officers while high on mushrooms

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

NORTHAMPTON — A Leeds teenager Wednesday denied charges that he assaulted two Northampton police officers. Ryo S. First-Arai, 19, of 523 Kennedy Road pleaded not guilty in Northampton District Court to two counts of assault and battery on a police officer and one count of resisting arrest. According …

Guyettes celebrate 50th

Friday, October 5, 2012

George and Christine Guyette of Leeds celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a gathering at the Northampton Country Club with family and close friends. George Guyette and Christine Clapp were married Sept. 1, 1962, at the Westhampton Congregational …

State receives $1.5 million federal grant to combat homelessness among veterans

Thursday, October 4, 2012

NORTHAMPTON — A $1.5 million federal grant from the Obama administration has been awarded to Massachusetts to help alleviate homelessness among veterans. The money will help expand the Statewide Housing Advocacy for Reintegration and Prevention (SHARP) program that provides support, mental and medical health services and emergency shelter …