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JERREY ROBERTS
Sydney Slattery, right, of Easthampton, steals second against Brooke Pashek, of Smith Academy, Friday in Easthampton.

Friday’s high schools: Northampton softball team rips Ludlow, 14-4

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Northampton softball team put together a big third inning to rip open a 14-4 win over Ludlow Friday afternoon. Zoey Driscoll-Sbar led off with a double as five consecutive Blue Devils (2-3) reached base before the first out was recorded. By the third out, six runs had crossed and Northampton was on top 7-3. They extended their lead with … 0

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 … 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

Tuesday’s high school recaps: Holyoke Catholic girls track gets jump on 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lauren Muszynski won a pair of individual events as the Holyoke Catholic girls track & field team opened its season by defeating Commerce 70-61 Tuesday afternoon. The junior took first in the high jump at 4 feet, 4 inches, and won the 200-meter with a time of 31.6 … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Nomination and Membership Committee of the Franklin/Hampshire Regional Employment Board, 8:30 a.m., GCC; Policy Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 5 p.m., ARMS; Select Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Public Shade Tree Committee, 5 p.m., Town Common; Historical Commission, 6 p.m., Town Common, then Town … 0

Goshen promotes two in fire ranks, Hilltown Land Trust seeks national acceditation

Friday, March 28, 2014

Goshen Fire Chief Sue Labrie promoted two members of the Goshen Fire Department at a recent ceremony at the fire station. Lt. Monica Neveu, 41, who has been with the department for 15 years, is now Capt. Neveu, while John Schwaiger, 22, a member of the department since … 0

‘The Sound of Music’ at HRHS

Friday, March 28, 2014

Students at Hampshire Regional High School in Westhampton will perform the ever-popular “The Sound of Music” on Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Emma Cook, who plays Maria, is shown surrounded by … 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

Legos on view

Friday, March 28, 2014

Legos on view Members of the Lego Club met during March to get their creations ready for display at the Westhampton Public Library. Among those working on their projects Tuesday were Miryam Hilnbrand, 9, and, in second photo, … 0

Westhampton to celebrate 30 years of town EMT services Sunday at public library

Thursday, March 27, 2014

WESTHAMPTON — When the town’s volunteer EMT service was launched 30 years ago, Westhampton had no emergency radio communications system, no house numbers and no ambulance. When people called in a medical emergency, they had to wait until an ambulance arrived from Northampton before any life-saving procedures could … 0

Hampshire Regional High School to perform 'The Sound of Music' this weekend

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

WESTHAMPTON — The Hilltowns will be alive with the sound of music when Hampshire Regional High School puts on a production of the famous World War II era musical this weekend. Preparing “The Sound of Music,” by Richard … 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

Woman temporarily homeless after fire in Westhampton

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

WESTHAMPTON — Firefighters extinguished a house fire on Southampton Road early Tuesday night that caused significant smoke damage and left one woman temporarily homeless, according to the Westhampton Fire Department. No injuries were reported. The fire is believed to have been caused by a malfunctioning pellet stove, which … 0