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Tuesday’s high school school recaps: Belchertown spikes Putnam

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Senior Jordan Vigneault had 17 kills as the Belchertown boys volleyball team beat Putnam 3-1 in Springfield Tuesday. Vigneault added four blocks in the 25-20, 27-25, 22-25, 25-18 victory. Senior Colter Krzcuik had six kills, four blocks and four aces, while junior Kevin Reidy had 31 assists in the win. … 0

Tuesday’s college recaps: Amherst men’s lacrosse holds off Springfield

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The 18th-ranked Amherst College men’s lacrosse team held off a late rally by No. 13 Springfield College to win 13-12 in Springfield Wednesday. Kane Haffey tallied three goals, while Dylan Park, Patrick Moroney and Aaron Mathias all chipped in with two goals apiece for the Lord Jeffs (10-3). Quinn Moroney added six assists and Greg Majno made 20 saves for Amherst. The Pride … 0

Woman injured in hit-and-run in Easthampton

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — A woman was struck and injured by a motor vehicle in a hit-and-run accident on Northampton Street (Route 10) Tuesday night. The woman suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to police. The woman was struck near the intersection of Northampton Street and Florence Road about 8:30 p.m., police said. Police were still investigating the accident late Tuesday night and said they had … 0

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren fires up local politicians, community organizers at annual municipal conference

Saturday, April 12, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren offered an analysis Saturday of the federal government’s impact on local communities that provided her audience of local elected and appointed officials reasons for hope and anger — in just about equal … 0

Making News: Local banks, new owner for Easthampton Machine & Tool, nutrition grant for elders and Blue Cross honors

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Ewald named vice president and financial reporting manager at Hampden Bank SPRINGFIELD — Arley R. Ewald of Northampton has been named vice president and financial reporting manager at Hampden Bank. In her new position, Ewald will be responsible … 0

Area police news

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Amherst ■ Jason D. Bain, 31, of 2 Kingsley Ave., Northampton, was arrested at 1:07 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 operating a motor vehicle with no … 0

Raiders edge Eagles in extras

Saturday, April 12, 2014

After losing a chance at a win in regulation, the Hampshire Regional baseball team recovered to edge Easthampton 8-7 in 8 innings Friday afternoon. The Raiders (1-1) allowed four runs in the top of the seventh as the Eagles (1-2) took a 7-6 lead, but Hampshire tied it … 0

Friday college recaps: UMass baseball stay hot, tops SLU

Friday, April 11, 2014

The suddenly surging University of Massachusetts baseball team continued to win even in conference play as it cruised past Saint Louis, 7-1, Friday at Earl Lorden Field for its third straight victory. The Minutemen got a strong effort from Connor LeBlanc, 6.1 innings to earn the win, while … 0

Friday’s high school recaps: Northampton girls lacrosse stomps Westfield, 17-6

Friday, April 11, 2014

Three players posted hat tricks as the Northampton girls lacrosse team won for the second time in as many days, beating Westfield 17-6 at home Friday. Missie Maiewski (two assists), Ursa Heidinger and Hunter Zackaricz all scored three times for the Blue Devils (2-0). Caitlin Keefe scored twice … 0

Student volunteers focus attention on wage inequality issues for women during Arts Night Out in Northampton

Friday, April 11, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A group of student volunteers took advantage of “Equal Pay Day” to focus attention Friday evening on wage inequality issues for women. Equal Pay Day — April 8 in the U.S. — represents the point in the new year that American women typically have to work … 0

MAP: Playgrounds in Northampton among $800,000 in Community Preservation Act recommendations

Friday, April 11, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — Projects to spruce up the Bridge Street School playground and build two new playgrounds in the city headline the latest round of Community Preservation Act grants expected to be awarded this spring by the City Council. … 0

Northampton school board delays changing high school start time

Friday, April 11, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — There will be no change in the start time at Northampton High School in the fall. Revisiting a decision made last year to move the school bell at NHS from 7:30 a.m. to between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m by September, the School Committee voted Thursday … 0

Welcome to the neighborhood

Friday, April 11, 2014

A black bear and a Siamese cat named Wesley found themselves nearly face-to-face in Northampton’s Laurel Park in this photo, taken April 3 and emailed to the Gazette by Elizabeth Nett. … 0