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Thursday’s American Legion recaps: Easthampton slips past Northampton Post 28

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Justin Edinger enjoyed a perfect night at the plate and scored a pair of runs to lead the Easthampton American Legion baseball team to a 4-1 home victory over Northampton King & Cushman Post 28 Thursday evening. The catcher went 3 for 3 with two stolen bases. Nick Batchelder delivered a two-run single, while Nick Grise picked up an RBI on a squeeze bunt. Hunter Leveille (single) and Brandon Weyant … 0

Gazette Softball Player of the Year: Hampshire Regional’s Savannah Waters

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Savannah Waters and the Hampshire Regional softball team had many goals going into the season, but there was one thing that would help accomplish all of them — getting on base. As the leadoff hitter, that’s all the junior wanted to do. Waters powered the team and finished the season with .463 batting … 0

Crash in Whately sends Charlemont woman to hospital

Thursday, July 10, 2014

WHATLEY — A 28-year-old Charlemont woman was hospitalized Thursday after she crashed her car into a utility pole while swerving to avoid a bicyclist on River Road, police said. Police did not release the names of those involved. According to police, the driver of the car and the cyclist — a 42-year-old Hatfield … 0

Whately rejects $3.9 million project to renovate, expand Town Hall

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

WHATELY — Residents in Tuesday’s election voted down the proposed $3.9 million project to renovate and expand the historic Town Hall after overwhelmingly supporting it at Town Meeting earlier this year. A debt exclusion to borrow the $3.9 million was defeated by a vote of 344-213, margin of … 0

Adam Krol tosses no-hitter for Easthampton Post 224

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Adam Krol threw a no-hitter to lead Easthampton Post 224 to a 1-0 victory over Belchertown Post 239 in American Legion baseball action Tuesday night at Daly Field in Easthampton. Krol walked a batter in the fifth inning to lose the perfect game, but his team rallied in … 0

Whately officials claim support for town hall expansion

Monday, June 9, 2014

WHATELY — Despite concerns raised by some residents about the town hall expansion project, the Whately Municipal Building Committee believes the majority of residents support the project they will be asked to vote on Tuesday. The Municipal Building Committee believes there is a lot of misinformation being shared … 0

Amherst’s Taj-Amir Torres wins 100 dash at All-State Track championships

Sunday, June 8, 2014

The boys 100-meter dash at the All-State Track & Field Championship Saturday was the most competitive of the season for Amherst Regional junior Taj-Amir Torres. Six of the eight sprinters ran sub-11 seconds, but Torres stayed in front … 0

Area meetings list for the week of June 8

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TODAY: Policy Subcommittee of the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, 5 p.m., ARMS; Select Board, 6 p.m., Town Hall TUESDAY: Public Shade Tree Committee, 4 p.m., Agricultural Commission, 7 p.m., both at Town Hall; District Trends Subcommittee of the Regional School Committee, 5:30 p.m., Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, … 0

Katie O’Connor’s 10th-inning walk-off delivers Division 2 title to Hampshire

Sunday, June 8, 2014

AMHERST — All season, if the Hampshire Regional softball team needed a key hit with Katie O’Connor at the plate, coach Brian McGan would call timeout, settle her down and she would deliver. On Saturday, she walked up … 0

Mickey Mantle: Frontier slugs past Northampton

Friday, June 6, 2014

Behind a pair of home runs, Frontier defeated Northampton, 9-6, in Mickey Mantle action in South Deerfield Friday. Riley Baker went 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBIs for Frontier, while John Jacques had the other home run and drove in two runs. Hector DeJesus had two … 0

Hampshire-Frontier meet in Division 2 softball final; Amherst sprinter goes for double at All-States

Friday, June 6, 2014

The Hampshire Regional and Frontier Regional softball teams were going to enjoy Friday night. On Saturday, though, the focus will be on winning a Western Massachusetts Division 2 Tournament championship. Both senior classes graduated Friday night and activities … 0

Matt Vautour: MIAA wrong to force students to decide between SAT and baseball championship

Friday, June 6, 2014

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association makes an awfully big deal about what a valuable part it plays in enhancing student-athletes’ academic experience. All over the MIAA website, there are a lot of self-congratulatory platitudes beginning with the slogan “Building the future, one student at a time,” which greets … 0

Opposition to proposed $3.9 million Town Hall expansion surfaces in Whately

Thursday, June 5, 2014

WHATELY — Last-minute opposition is surfacing against the proposed $3.9 million Town Hall expansion as residents prepare to go to the polls Tuesday to vote on a debt exclusion for the project. Two Finance Committee members, Joseph Zewinski and Robert Fydenkevez, and a town resident, John Wroblewski, have … 0