Amtrak expands Valley Flyer service with evening runs to and from Valley to NYC

05-29-2024 3:36 PM

NORTHAMPTON — Residents in the Pioneer Valley looking to get away to New York City for the weekend now have more of a means to do so, thanks to additional Amtrak Valley Flyer trains running between Greenfield and New Haven, Connecticut, that can...

Florence native eyes summer opening for High Flyers marijuana growing, production and delivery company

05-29-2024 2:04 PM

NORTHAMPTON — With her roots in Florence and years of growing experience, Samantha Britt is betting that her horticultural business will bring benefits not only for her but for her hometown, too.“I’ve been growing weed a long time” she said. “I wanted...


Class B girls lacrosse: Talia Sadiq’s OT goal lifts Amherst past Belchertown for 1st-ever WMass title
05-28-2024 8:51 PM

WEST SPRINGFIELD — With how each team’s offense operated during regulation, there was no question that whatever squad gained control of the ball to start overtime would be the one to hoist the Western Mass. Class B girls lacrosse championship...


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Columnist Susan Wozniak: Animals’ family instincts come to fore as loving pets
05-28-2024 4:22 PM

My kids were raised with pets. The first pet arrived before our first child was born. We had just bought a house and I wanted a dog, like the dog our neighbors owned.She was named Boots, and was half German shepherd and half collie. Boots was a like a...

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Deerfield Planning Board OKs Hamshaw Lumber expansion
05-23-2024 4:07 PM

SOUTH DEERFIELD — An extensive addition to Hamshaw Lumber’s South Deerfield location can move forward following the Planning Board’s site plan review and stormwater permit approval last week.The New England hardware store is seeking to construct a new...


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Obit photo for Liv Pertzoff Liv Pertzoff

Haydenville , MA - Please join us in celebration of the life of Liv Pertzoff. The event will be held Saturday June 8th, at The Florence Civic Center beginning at 1:00 PM. ... remainder of obit for Liv Pertzoff

Obit photo for Linda Carrier Linda Carrier

New Auburn, WI - New Auburn Linda G. Carrier, age 76, passed away, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at MCHS in Bloomer. She was born January 20, 1948 in Springfield MA to Clifford and Grace (Vick) Rogers. She marr... remainder of obit for Linda Carrier

Obit photo for Thomas M. Byrnes Thomas M. Byrnes

Ashfield, MA - Thomas M. Byrnes, 70, of Ashfield, MA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 23, 2024, with his loving family and friends by his side. Tom was born on June 19, 1953, in Pittsfield, MA to the late George and Claire (O'Do... remainder of obit for Thomas M. Byrnes

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Dolores C. (Navalta) Hatfield Northborough, MA - Dolores Carolyn (Navalta) Hatfield, 62, of Northborough, formerly of Cummington, passed away peacefully on Friday May 24, 2024, at UMass Memorial in Worcester surrounded by her family. She... remainder of obit for Dolores C. Hatfield


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