Protesters at Northampton rally call for Israeli PM’s arrest just before Netanyahu addresses Congress

07-24-2024 4:33 PM

NORTHAMPTON — Protesters from a variety of different activist groups in western Massachusetts coalesced onto the steps of City Hall Wednesday ahead of a speech before U.S. Congress by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, levying accusations of...


No votes planned, but aid in dying backers optimistic

07-24-2024 3:20 PM

BOSTON — Supporters of medical aid in dying pressed Wednesday for a late-session vote on the proposal, pointing to growing numbers of legislative backers and movement at the committee level as a sign that “anything is possible.”With one week remaining...


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Legion baseball: Cody West, Belchertown Post 239 punch title-game ticket with 2-0 win over Wilbraham (PHOTOS)
07-23-2024 8:20 PM

WILBRAHAM — The Wilbraham Falcons Senior American Legion baseball team tried to do what many teams have failed to do against Belchertown Post 239 on Tuesday evening.In the top of the first inning with the game scoreless, Wilbraham loaded the bases...

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Seth Michael Rothberg: One-dimensional Zionism
07-24-2024 1:02 PM

I would like to respond to some of the assertions writer Iyko Day makes in her letter regarding what she described as one-dimensional Zionism [“Zionism in 3D,” July 12]. I am a Zionist. I support Israel’s right to exist, but not in a one-dimensional...

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Downtown Northampton EV charging stationsNORTHAMPTON — The electric vehicle charging stations behind Whalen Insurance, located in the lower parking lot at 71 King St., Northampton, are available for public use once again. There are six Level 2...

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Amherst, MA - Carolyn (Carly) married Leonard F. Zimnowski May 10 1952 in the Sacred Heart Church in Greenfield. While living and working on the Zimnowski farm in Sunderland she raised two sons, Leonard and Thomas. As farming declin... remainder of obit for Carolyn Zimnowski

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Amherst, MA - Peter James Shea, 72, passed away on Friday, July 12, after a short stay at the Hospice of the Fisher Home in Amherst, with his family at his side. A longtime resident of Amherst, he was an active member of the communi... remainder of obit for Peter J. Shea

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