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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 play their guys, but it’s always nice …

Shoplifter flees after stealing T-shirt from Northampton Wal-Mart — and other area police news

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Northampton • Justin L. Wentworth, 36, of 639 Riverside Drive in Florence, was arrested at a Florence Road residence at 8:17 a.m. Thursday on charges of breaking and entering in the daytime to commit a felony and trespassing. • Reinerio A. Torres, 40, of Worcester, was arrested on King Street at 7:49 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor …

Tuesday’s colleges: Amherst women’s basketball rolls past Wesleyan

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Ali Doswell scored 17 points as the fourth-ranked Amherst College women’s basketball team made quick work of Wesleyan Tuesday, winning 71-30 at LeFrak Gymnasium. Meghan Sulivan (Granby) added nine points, while Meredith Doswell and Jackie Nagle each had eight for the Lord Jeffs (3-0). Westfield State 87, Mount Holyoke 25 — Forbasaw Nkamebo (Amherst) had 17 points, five steals and three rebounds as …

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 …

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, …