LightHouse Holyoke to buy Gateway City Arts, expand offerings and enrollment at alternative school

04-22-2024 4:42 PM

HOLYOKE — After months of work on securing a new home elsewhere, LightHouse school plans to buy Gateway City Arts in a move that will allow the burgeoning alternative secondary school to meet its growing demand and expand its offerings.LightHouse...

Neighbors lifting neighbors: Demand at South Hadley’s food bank spiking as more families seek help

04-22-2024 5:10 PM

SOUTH HADLEY — Never go hungry.It’s the one rule that must not be broken at Neighbors Helping Neighbors, the organization that over the last 14 years has helped thousands of people from South Hadley and surrounding towns keep food on the table during...


Baseball: Northampton nearly comes all the way back before falling to Chicopee 15-14 (PHOTOS)
04-22-2024 9:33 PM

NORTHAMPTON — It looked like a comeback that would be talked about for years to come for the Northampton baseball team.Behind 14-5 entering the bottom of the sixth inning on their home field, the Blue Devils refused to roll over in the late stages of...


Guest columnist Oriel Strong: Think impossible thoughts
04-22-2024 5:03 PM

Mariel E. Addis’s April 17 guest column “Under siege from all sides” was heartfelt and thought-provoking. I share Addis’ foundational ethic that we must resist ranking any human being as better or worse than another. Trans and gender-nonconforming...

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Petition to block auto dealership on King Street falters in Northampton
04-17-2024 3:35 PM

NORTHAMPTON — A joint meeting between the Northampton City Council’s Committee on Legislative Matters and the city’s Planning Board heard public comments on a petition to ban further automobile dealerships near the city’s downtown, an issue that...


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Obit photo for Maryann Burke Maryann Burke

Hatfield, MA - Maryann Burke (DeMatto), beloved wife, mother and Nonna, passed away on April 19, 2024, with her loving husband by her side. Maryann was born in Holyoke, MA on September 3, 1944, to the late Joseph and Emelia DeMatto. ... remainder of obit for Maryann Burke

Obit photo for Crystal L. Bergeron Crystal L. Bergeron

Crystal L Bergeron Easthampton, MA - Crystal L Bergeron, 39, of Easthampton sadly left us as she passed away peacefully at home on April 11th, 2024. She was born July 18, 1984, to Roger J Bergeron and Darlene J Bergeron. Crystal had the ... remainder of obit for Crystal L. Bergeron

Obit photo for Richard A. Weber Richard A. Weber

Richard A Weber Shutesbury, MA - In the earliest hour of Saturday, April 13, 2024, surrounded by the tremendous love of his family, Richard Weber, 60, gently left this world. Rich leaves behind an amazing group of folks who loved him wh... remainder of obit for Richard A. Weber

Obit photo for Daniel James Moriarty Daniel James Moriarty

Granby, MA - Daniel J. Moriarty, 66, passed away unexpectedly on April 14, 2024. He was born January 12, 1958 in Holyoke, MA. to the late Donald and Marie Moriary. Daniel grew up in South Hadley and graduated from South Hadley High Scho... remainder of obit for Daniel James Moriarty


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