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Suffield Academy senior Hunter Newman, of Northampton, signs his National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at Bucknell.

Northampton native Hunter Newman signs letter of intent to men’s lacrosse at Bucknell

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hunter Newman went from a potential Division III recruit to Division I prospect seemly overnight. The Northampton native and Suffield Academy senior signed his National Letter of Intent earlier this month to play men’s lacrosse at Division I Bucknell. The Bison finished 9-6 overall, 5-3 in the Patriot League last season. Their season ended in the conference tournament semifinal round. …

Police logs from Northampton, South Hadley and Granby

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Granby • Jamie Audet, 27, of Rutland, was arrested on New Ludlow Road at 1:58 a.m. Nov. 19 on a warrant. • Daniel R. Veratti, 24, of Hardwich, was arrested on West State Street at 10:39 p.m. Nov. 14 on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Northampton • Alejandro A. Moseley, 24, of 70 Larkspur Drive in Amherst, …

Northampton’s Liam Sullivan places third at state Division 1 cross country championship

Saturday, November 21, 2015

WESTFIELD — Liam Sullivan gave everything he had, and then some. Yet it was a bittersweet day for the Northampton cross country standout. Sullivan fell a bit shy of his goal of becoming the first western Massachusetts runner since 2001 to win the state Division 1 cross country championship. He finished third with a time of 15 minutes, 29 seconds. “If you told …

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 …

SHELD commissioners call on Holyoke Gas & Electric for help after manager, engineer placed on leave

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — After the manager and an engineer of the South Hadley Electric Light Department were placed on paid administrative leave last week, its commissioners called on Holyoke Gas & Electric for assistance and took several other steps to ensure that the municipal utility continues to provide …

Around South Hadley: Cleanup Day sponsored by South Hadley Falls Neighborhood Association helps build community

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

SOUTH HADLEY — Picking up trash, raking leaves and community building were on the agenda for the fourth annual Cleanup Day organized by the South Hadley Falls Neighborhood Association on Saturday. The group meets monthly to “inspire involvement, …

WMass girls volleyball: Frontier assumes familiar No. 1 seed

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Frontier Regional girls volleyball coach Sean MacDonald will have to do some heavy scouting in preparation for the postseason, at least in looking ahead to the first couple matches. The Red Hawks received the top seed Tuesday for …

WMass girls soccer: Undefeated Granby lands top seed in Division 3

Monday, November 2, 2015

The Granby girls soccer team took the time Monday to celebrate its regular-season accomplishments: an undefeated record and the top seed for the Western Massachusetts Division 3 Tournament. But for a program that’s played in five sectional finals …

WMass field hockey: Defending champ Frontier No. 1 in Division 2; Northampton No. 2 in Division 1

Monday, November 2, 2015

Defending champion Frontier Regional has one more team to worry about this year. A year after winning a three-team Western Massachusetts Division 2 Field Hockey Tournament, the field expanded to four teams, with the Red Hawks (16-2-0) landing the top seed, followed by No. 2 Greenfield (8-7-3), No. …