Donating hope: Survivors share stories at Northampton event as part of Organ Donation Month

04-23-2024 3:31 PM

NORTHAMPTON — The day before Thanksgiving in 2016, Northampton resident Bob Wood got a life-changing call — literally. A 42-year-old woman in Pennsylvania had recently died, and her liver would be a perfect fit for Wood, now 68 years old, who...

Amherst poised to hire police department veteran as new chief

04-23-2024 4:56 PM

AMHERST — Temporary Police Chief Gabriel Ting, who has led the department since last May and been a member of the force for almost 27 years, will become Amherst’s permanent chief, pending approval by the Town Council.Ting’s appointment to serve a...


Girls lacrosse: Anna Puttick helps Hampshire take down Granby 13-9 (PHOTOS)
04-23-2024 9:04 PM

GRANBY – Anna Puttick won the draw, sprinted downfield, weaved between a few Granby defenders and then scored to give Hampshire Regional a 6-4 lead on the opening possession of the second half.Then, about 20 seconds later, the Raiders senior captain...


Guest columnist Jena Schwartz: Things I have not said
04-23-2024 6:32 PM

 I continue to be consumed by the Israel-Hamas war. I read, watch, write, pray, dream, agonize, and do my best to engage in intentional and nuanced conversations about it. And yet there remain things I have not said.Or things I have said by...

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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 Eli Knapp Abrams Eli Knapp Abrams

Florence, MA - Eli Knapp Abrams, of Florence Massachusetts, passed away suddenly on Monday, April 22nd, 2024 in Goshen, MA. Eli was born in Beverly, MA on March 19th, 2003. He is the cherished son of Jennifer and Maury Abrams, and belov... remainder of obit for Eli Knapp Abrams

Obit photo for Charles W. Curtin Charles W. Curtin

Northampton, MA - Charles W. Curtin, 96, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2024 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, MA. Born on November 1, 1927 to the late William and Gertrude (Duffey) Curtin. He was raised in Florence, MA.... remainder of obit for Charles W. Curtin

Obit photo for Carol Butler Watelet Carol Butler Watelet

Greenfield, MA - Carol (Virginia) Soucie Butler Watelet, 85, passed away suddenly and peacefully on April 20, 2024, joining the love of her life, Mr. Wonderful, Robert Watelet who passed away 2 years earlier. Carol was born on March 17,... remainder of obit for Carol Butler Watelet

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


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