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Woman’s body found in Connecticut River in South Hadley

Friday, November 27, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — A woman’s body was found in the Connecticut River in South Hadley on Friday. The Northwestern district attorney’s office is investigating and has yet to determine a cause of death or identify the woman. Chicopee Police said in a Facebook post Friday evening that a Chicopee woman who was reported missing earlier this week — Janice Camerlin, 61 — may have been located, and that they were …

Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble to hold third benefit concert for Sidney F. Smith Toy Fund

Friday, November 27, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — Continuing a musical tradition for a third year, the Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble will hold a benefit concert for the Sidney F. Smith Toy Fund in December. The ensemble directed by Tony Thornton first organized the benefit for December 2013, but it was postponed to March 2014 due to a heavy …

South Hadley stomps short-handed, Super Bowl-bound Chicopee Comp, 56-14

Thursday, November 26, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — The opponent for the South Hadley football team Thursday wasn’t the same Chicopee Comp team the Tigers had already faced twice this season. But that fact didn’t take away from the satisfaction of a strong season-ending performance as the Tigers blasted the Colts, 56-14, to snap a three-game Thanksgiving losing streak to their rivals. “We knew they weren’t going to …

Wednesday’s colleges: UMass women’s basketball drops first, 67-65 to Harvard

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Freshman Bria Stallworth had a team-high 19 points but the UMass women’s basketball team fell 67-65 to Harvard, Wednesday in Cambridge. Cierra Dillard’s potential game-winning 3-pointer rimmed out at the buzzer for the Minutewomen (1-1). Kymber Hill had nine points, while Dillard, Leah McDerment and Alyssa Lawrence each …

South Hadley Town Meeting to consider expanded board to oversee electric light department

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — Town Meeting members will be asked Wednesday to increase the size of the board overseeing the South Hadley Electric Light Department from three to five members. Another article calls for putting a proposal to join the Community Preservation Act on the town election ballot next …

Bomb threat, suspicious mail force evacuations at Easthampton and South Hadley high schools

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — A suspicious piece of mail and a bomb threat forced evacuations at two area high schools Tuesday. After investigating, emergency responders were able to clear both South Hadley High School and Easthampton High School of …

Conservative Five College students voice opinions on Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump prepares to address Massachusetts voters at a campaign event Wednesday in Worcester, the businessman and reality TV star continues to ride a wave of popularity putting him — along with retired neurosurgeon …

Investigation at South Hadley High School follows discovery of suspicious piece of mail

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — An investigation involving police and a hazardous materials unit was underway at South Hadley High School Tuesday afternoon after a school administrator received a suspicious piece of mail. The incident was reported around 1:15 p.m., …

Health events: Area support groups, resources and more

Monday, November 16, 2015

For a full list of upcoming health events visit www.gazettenet.com/living/health/ MISCELLANEOUS DEBTORS ANONYMOUS — Area groups for those dealing with credit card debt, overspending or underearning. Meetings are Saturdays at 8 a.m. at the Holyoke Medical Center. For more information go to www.danewengland.org or call 617-728-1426. UNDEREARNERS ANONYMOUS …

Weekend colleges: UMass hockey rallies in third period to tie Vermont, 3-3

Sunday, November 15, 2015

The UMass ice hockey team bounced back from its loss to Merrimack on Friday, rallying to tie Vermont, 3-3, Sunday in Burlington. Trailing 3-0 and with the goalie pulled, Ray Pigozzi capped the comeback with a game-tying goal with 40 seconds to play in the third period. Patrick …

WMass girls cross country: Northampton reigns again; Sophia Jacobs-Townsley, Taylor Blow take top individual honors

Saturday, November 14, 2015

WESTFIELD — The bus taking the Northampton High School girls cross country team to Stanley Park was filled with laughter, singing and words of encouragement. Coach Ashley Krause told the Blue Devils to “run a race that will …

Northampton’s Liam Sullivan, Frontier Regional make history at WMass cross country championships

Saturday, November 14, 2015

WESTFIELD — Northampton senior Liam Sullivan joined an elite list Saturday, while Frontier Regional made history at the Western Massachusetts Boys Cross Country championships. Sullivan became just the seventh runner since 1963 to win back-to-back Division 1 individual …

Friday night football: South Hadley shuts down Minnechaug for 14-0 win

Friday, November 13, 2015

WILBRAHAM — The swing pass to Griffin Fitzell wasn’t designed to go the distance. But Fitzell is the type of player who is a threat to reach the end zone any time he touches the ball. Fitzell took a short pass from Joe Allard, picked up a couple …