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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 …

WMass football: South Hadley comeback cut short as Comp seals 43-29 Division 4 semifinal win

Saturday, November 7, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — Trailing by 24 points late in the first half and unable to slow down Chicopee Comp’s spread passing attack, there was little indication that the South Hadley football team would still have a chance late …

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 …

Upcoming events for senior citizens

Friday, October 30, 2015

All of the senior centers listed below have a full slate of weekly activities that are detailed on their websites. Following is a sampling of what they offer. The centers will be closed Wednesday in observance of Veteran’s Day. AMHERST SENIOR CENTER Bangs Community Center 70 Boltwood Walk …

volunteer Opportunities

Friday, November 6, 2015

free medical clinic of the amherst survival center — Assist volunteer physicians and nurses with providing basic medical care in a walk-in clinic. The Amherst Survival Center Free Medical Clinic is seeking to expand its team of volunteer physicians, nurses and medical assistants during clinic hours on Mondays, …

School lunch menus

Friday, November 6, 2015

Amherst-Pelham MONDAY: Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes, corn, pineapple cup, apple TUESDAY: Shepherd’s pie, peas, cauliflower, green grapes WEDNESDAY: Veteran’s Day no school THURSDAY: Beef burger, cheeseburger, vegetarian baked beans, carrot sticks, diced pears, orange FRIDAY: Cheese pizza, spinach salad, carrot sticks, applesauce, apple Belchertown MONDAY: HS: Chicken nuggets, …

Weekend Planner — Music: Illuminati Vocal Arts, UMass Chamber choir in concert

Friday, November 6, 2015

In advance of its annual concert to benefit the Gazette Toy Fund Dec. 12, Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble is teaming with the UMass Chamber Choir for a performance Sunday afternoon in Mount Holyoke College’s Abbey Chapel of the …

WMass girls volleyball: Sabis catches South Hadley in first round

Thursday, November 5, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — The South Hadley girls volleyball team faced a familiar foe on their home court on Thursday night — the Sabis Bulldogs. After sweeping Sabis in their two regular-season matchups, South Hadley was eager to win a third time in the Western Massachusetts Division 2 Tournament …

Head of South Hadley Electric Light Department praises employees in wake of whistleblower lawsuit

Thursday, November 5, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — The chairwoman of the commission for the South Hadley Electric Light Department on Thursday praised employees for pulling together to keep the utility running smoothly after the manager and an engineer were suspended for alleged …

Tiny house owner in Hadley plans to take her case to Zoning Board of Appeals

Thursday, November 5, 2015

HADLEY — As Sarah Hastings plans to meet with local boards to see if zoning regulations can be changed to accommodate her “tiny house” on a homeowner’s East Street property, local and state officials say they are reviewing …

What2Watch4: South Hadley, Frontier Regional open Week 9 with playoff football

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Chicopee Comp at South Hadley Friday, 7 This is the second of three meetings this season between the rivals, but it’s certainly the most significant as the winner advances to the WMass Division 4 championship. The No. 2 …