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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

Annual meeting planned for S. Hadley fire district

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

SOUTH HADLEY — South Hadley Fire District 2 will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. May 5 at the district headquarters, 20 Woodbridge St. Residents can pick up copies of the proposed budget and last year’s annual report at the headquarters building starting April 21, between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, or can view this information at the district … 0

This week's public meetings

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Select Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Disability Access Advisory Committee, 11:30 a.m., Stavros; Public Shade Tree Committee, 4 p.m., Agricultural Commission, 7 p.m., both at Town Hall; Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, 7 p.m., ARHS WEDNESDAY: Hampshire County Retirement Board, 9 a.m., 99 Industrial Drive, Northampton; … 0

Mount Holyoke joins ranks of liberal arts colleges adding summer offerings

Sunday, April 6, 2014

SOUTH HADLEY — Mount Holyoke College is taking the plunge this summer into offering an array of courses that give students a chance to acquire credits they need — and to appeal to people beyond the college who … 0

Making News: MHC new hires, UMass Fullbright, new STEM program at STCC

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Mount Holyoke names new hires SOUTH HADLEY — Two new administrators have been hired at Mount Holyoke College. Marcella Runell Hall, faculty member at the New York University school of social work and founding director of a multifaith … 0

Friday’s high school lacrosse: Amherst boys rally to beat East Longmeadow in overtime

Friday, April 4, 2014

The Amherst Regional boys lacrosse team showed its resilience in an 8-7 comeback victory in overtime over East Longmeadow Friday. Trailing by one goal with about three minutes left in regulation, junior Alex LaRaja scored his only goal of the game to force the extra session for the … 0

Friday’s high school baseball/softball: Pitchers deliver for Smith Voke, Granby

Friday, April 4, 2014

A trio of local pitchers posted complete-game victories in their teams’ season openers on Friday afternoon. Baseball Smith Vocational 9, Commerce 2 — Kevin Wackerbarth went the distance, allowing five hits and fanning six for the Vikings (1-0, 1-0 Tri-County) on the road. Shawn Wackerbarth led Smith Voke … 0

Friday’s high school boys tennis recaps: Belchertown tops Quaboag in opener

Friday, April 4, 2014

The winning tradition of the Belchertown boys soccer team has carried over to the spring. Seven members of the state champion soccer squad started for the tennis team Friday. The result was a 3-2 victory over Quaboag in the Orioles’ season opener at home. Ethan Smith (No. 1) … 0

Area police news

Friday, April 4, 2014

Amherst  Harris Benjamin Stone, 20, of Roslyn, N.Y., and Brian T. Viscariello, 20, of Maynard, were arrested at 11:44 p.m. Thursday at 473 Pine St., on charges of violating the town’s noise bylaw after police responded to their home where more than 400 college-age people were gathered … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, April 4, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for show times; phone numbers and websites are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) La Dolce Vita (R) Le Week-End (R) … 0

Valley Views Local photographers aim their cameras outdoors

Friday, April 4, 2014

LAPLAND LONGSPUR Cemetery Road, Hadley Photograph and text by Anne E. Ely of South Hadley Never having seen them before, I first thought these little birds sharing the cornfield off Cemetery Road in Hadley with horned larks and … 0

VETERANS VOICE

Friday, April 4, 2014

Calling the roll Following is a list of local veterans whose obituaries appeared in the Gazette between March 21 and April 3. The information given here about their service is what was provided in each obituary. Edward A. Morin, 80, Northampton and Bradenton, Fla., d. Feb. 26; served … 0