Charged UMass protesters marshal defense: Question crackdown, cite ‘bad-faith’ chancellor negotiations

07-17-2024 4:51 PM

BELCHERTOWN — Protesters who were arrested at the May 7 pro-Palestinian rally on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus filed out of the Eastern Hampshire District Courthouse Wednesday morning after pretrial proceedings to gather with...


Prominent immigration law firm in Northampton to close, affecting 30-plus employees

07-17-2024 4:31 PM

NORTHAMPTON — Less than a month after one of its attorneys was invited to visit the White House, a prominent immigration law firm in Northampton will shut down at the end of the month.The law firm Curran, Berger & Kludt, also known as CBK immigration,...


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The Real Score: May the best marketers take the golds
07-18-2024 2:25 PM

With the Summer Olympics in Paris upon us, expect the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to start complaining about ambush marketing. Ambush what, you ask? Ambush marketing – it’s a term unique to the business world of sport. History has it that...

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Guest columnist Andy Morris-Friedman: Don’t blame smartphones for any of this
07-17-2024 4:47 PM

 Here in the PRM (Peoples Republic of Massachusetts), our state Legislature is about to further expand the Nanny State and ban livestreaming while driving (“Drivers’ video ban bill clears House,” Gazette, July 12). That drives me so mad, I just had to...

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Consumer corner with Anita Wilson: Retail, cars, trades: How top consumer complaints are resolved
07-17-2024 12:02 PM

One consumer matter the Northwestern District Attorney’s Consumer Protection Unit worked on last year involved a local man who purchased a new vacuum cleaner that did not work.He complained to the manufacturer, who promised to replace the machine....

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Speaking of Nature: A bird that epitomizes ‘sleek’: An account of my first day at First Encounter Beach
07-16-2024 12:52 PM

By BILL DANIELSONFor the GazetteIt was a Saturday morning on Cape Cod, which is usually a problematic day because it is moving day. All of the weekly renters start heading off the Cape to make room for the next wave of renters and traffic can be a...

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Obit photo for Jeanne Mccallum Jeanne Mccallum

Northampton, MA - Jeanne McCallum left us on July 7, 2024 surrounded by her family. Jeanne was born in Fall River, MA on April 17, 1939 to Romeo and Margaret (McKnight) McCallum. She grew up in Fall River with her twin sister Janice, o... remainder of obit for Jeanne Mccallum

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NORTHAMPTON, MA - Jeanne Kocsis of Northampton died on July 12, 2024 at Linda Manor Extended Care Facility, following a period of declining health. She was born December 22, 1940 in Middletown, Ohio, the fifth of five children of Hungar... remainder of obit for Jeanne Kocsis

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Southampton, MA - Ronald David Gwinner of Southampton, was born on November 13, 1942 in Northampton, MA and he was died on July 9, 2024 at his residence after a period of declining health. Ron was the son of the late Edward H. Gwinner S... remainder of obit for Ronald Gwinner

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CHICOPEE, MA - Raymond J. McCoy III, 67, of Felix Street in Chicopee passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2024, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Ray as family and friends knew him as, was born in Northampton on Decembe... remainder of obit for Raymond J. McCoy III

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