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Thursday’s high schools: Amherst softball rallies to beat Chicopee Comp

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ali McIntire’s two-run single in the top of the seventh capped a three-run rally for the Amherst Regional softball team, which defeated Chicopee Comp 8-7 on the road Thursday. Trailing 7-5 entering the seventh, Mikah McNamara (hit, three runs) walked with one out. Justine Bohl and Mathena Morrissey followed with singles to load the bases, then Jada Glasgow was hit by a pitch to make it 7-6 and set up … 0

Thursday’s high school tennis: Northampton sweeps Chicopee

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Northampton girls tennis team swept Chicopee 5-0 without any match dropping more than two games on the road Thursday. Sophomore Phoebe Gelbard led the charge defeating Lilly Roberst 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 singles. Adele Fantasia and Serina Hahn won at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, 6-0, 6-1. Girls Tennis … 0

Thursday’s high school track: South Hadley girls open with win over Frontier Regional

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Michelle Stefanowicz, Angela Thibault and Hope Werenski each won twice as the South Hadley girls track & field team beat Frontier Regional, 76-69, in both teams’ opener in South Deerfield. Stefanowicz won the shot put and discus, Thibault won the long jump and 100-meter hurdles, and Werenski won the triple jump and 400 hurdles. Katherine Conlisk (javelin), Kat Miner (high jump), Jaime Byrne … 0

School Lunch Menus

Friday, March 28, 2014

Amherst-Pelham MONDAY: Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes, carrots, strawberry cup, apple TUESDAY: Mozzarella sticks, broccoli, carrot sticks, peach cup, apple WEDNESDAY: Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, cinnamon applesauce, carrot sticks, romaine salad with tomato, banana THURSDAY: Soft beef taco, spinach salad, corn, strawberry cup, black bean salad FRIDAY: Pizza … 0

Sunderland Town Meeting to vote on school playground improvements

Thursday, March 27, 2014

SUNDERLAND — For $95,578, Sunderland Elementary School students can have a safer and more modern playground. The Sunderland Elementary School Playground Committee has requested that amount in Community Preservation Act money to pay for the resurfacing and upgrade … 0

Concerns raised over decommissioning of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant

Thursday, March 27, 2014

SUNDERLAND — With the Vermont Public Service Board due to decide in a few days on terms of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant continuing to operate until year’s end, a nuclear expert expressed concern this week about an … 0

Frontier Regional subcommittee seeks to resolve capital spending issues

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD — A subcommittee of the Frontier Regional School Committee hopes to resolve the question that flustered the four feeder towns and school board during last year’s budget cycle and derailed $133,250 in school capital requests. The Capital Exploration Committee is charged with finding a consensus on … 0

Sunderland seeks to restore softball field which would be named for Timothy Merritt, principal who died

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

SUNDERLAND — With its overgrown brush and uneven field, the Sunderland Elementary School ball field has traditionally been avoided by softball teams, who opt for the baseball field or other towns’ fields. That could change this spring. The Sunderland Recreation Committee is asking for $20,458 from Community Preservation … 0

Zachary Smith new director of South County Emergency Medical Service

Friday, March 21, 2014

SUNDERLAND — On Wednesday, Zachary Smith will walk through the doors of the South Deerfield fire station for work like he has done every day for 14 years. This time he won’t be a paramedic for the town of Deerfield, but the new director of the South County … 0

B2B ID: Karen Michaels, Soaring Spirits Grounded Bodies

Sunday, March 23, 2014

BUSINESS NAME: Soaring Spirits Grounded Bodies of Sunderland WEBSITE: soaringspiritsgroundedbodies.massageplanet.com BLOG: soaringspiritsgroundedbodies.wordpress.com WHEN THE BUSINESS STARTED: I’ve had my current emphasis on movement education and functional movement repatterning, combined with a technique I use called Zero Balancing, since … 0

Ethiopians take top honors at 39th St. Patrick’s Road Race

Saturday, March 22, 2014

HOLYOKE — By the first mile marker, the throng of more than 7,000 runners at the 39th St. Patrick’s Road Race was separated by an elite group of eight runners. Those eight tried to keep pace with one another throughout the 10-kilometer course. As the pack neared the … 0

Zachary Smith new director of South County Emergency Medical Service

Friday, March 21, 2014

SUNDERLAND — On Wednesday, Zachary Smith will walk through the doors of the South Deerfield fire station for work like he has done every day for 14 years. This time he won’t be a paramedic for the town of Deerfield, but the new director of the South County … 0

Massachusetts Library System has offer for building in Whately

Thursday, March 20, 2014

WHATELY — The South County Emergency Medical Service again has lost a chance to acquire the regional library building in the industrial park. The Massachusetts Library System Executive Board has opted to sell its Whately building to a private business rather than have the new regional ambulance service … 0