Global tech software outage zaps local courts, hospital

07-19-2024 4:23 PM

Canceled non-urgent surgeries, procedures and medical visits at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, postponed cases in the Massachusetts court system and delayed in-person services at Registry of Motor Vehicles locations are among impacts area...

An intimate concert in the hills: Watermelon Wednesdays celebrates 25 years of presenting world-class acoustic music

07-19-2024 1:20 PM

Even the bats are moved.At intermission they dance out of the belfry of the West Whately Chapel, like musical notes across a sunset staff. And after precisely cut watermelon slices are enjoyed, darkness falls and the second set begins, they flutter in...


Legion baseball: Northampton Post 28 rallies late, forces tie with league-leading Belchertown Post 239
07-19-2024 9:22 PM

NORTHAMPTON — The Northampton Post 28 Senior American Legion baseball team had a steep hill to climb heading into the bottom of the seventh inning of its regular season finale against Belchertown Post 239 at Arcanum Field on Friday evening.Trailing...


Guest columnist Sheryl Becker: Beulah didn’t die in vain
07-19-2024 1:25 PM

Massachusetts is known as one of the most humane states. Yet despite the death of an ill elephant at the 2019 Big E, “The Circus Bill” is still in the House Ways and Means Committee as we near the end of this legislative session. H. 3245, sponsored by...

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Longtime UMass employee joins Willie Ross School LONGMEADOW — Willie Ross School for the Deaf has hired Alyssa Kristek as its new director of operations and chief financial officer. Kristek most recently served as the director of administration and...


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Obit photo for Edward Gougeon Edward Gougeon

Ashfield , MA - Edward (Ed) J. Gougeon Ashfield MA- With broken hearts we announce Ed, 66, has passed away on Tuesday July 16th 2024 at Lahey Hospital surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Northampton on August 12th, 1957 to the ... remainder of obit for Edward Gougeon

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Pelham, MA - David Cleon Booth (Booty), 65, of Pelham, Massachusetts passed away unexpectedly on July 7, 2024. David was born in Northampton, Massachusetts on February 13, 1959 the son of Cleon (Buzzy) and Dora Beaulieu-Booth. Afte... remainder of obit for David C. Booth

Obit photo for Charles L. Hughes Charles L. Hughes

South Hadley, MA - Charles L. Hughes (Uncle Charlie), 87, passed away on July 14, 2024. Born in Providence, RI on March 13, 1937, his childhood years were spent in Warren, RI. Charlie graduated from LaSalle Academy in 1954, and from th... remainder of obit for Charles L. Hughes

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Hadley, MA - James Edward Smola unexpectedly left this world on July 16, 2024 at home. Born in Northampton, MA on November 27, 1971, he was the loving and devoted son of Edward and Joan Smola of Hadley. He grew up in Hadley and graduate... remainder of obit for James Smola


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