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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Belchertown’s Avery Klingensmith, New England Mutiny reach United Women’s Soccer semifinals
07-17-2024 5:31 PM

After defeating Sporting CT 1-0 this past Sunday in the United Women’s Soccer (UWS) league, the New England Mutiny advanced to the 2024 UWS National Championship Weekend in Buffalo, N.Y.Friday features the two semifinal matchups at All-High Stadium,...

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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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Elements Massage studio in Hadley abruptly closes after state order
07-15-2024 4:19 PM

HADLEY — Elements Massage studio in Hadley closed recently after it was issued a stop-work order by the state for operating without workers compensation insurance.The state Department of Industrial Accidents ordered the studio at 379 Russell St....

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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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South Hadley, MA - Rachel Eden (Allen) Tierney passed away peacefully at her home in Loomis Village, South Hadley, MA on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at the age 82. Her villa was her safe haven and absolute joy during her final years. Ra... remainder of obit for Rachel Tierney

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Theodore (Ted) F. Tylunas South Hadley, MA - Theodore (Ted) F. Tylunas, 81, of South Hadley, passed away at The Holyoke Soldiers Home after a long illness on July 11, 2024. He was born in Northampton in 1942 to Theodore F. Tylunas Sr. a... remainder of obit for Theodore F. Tylunas

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Chicopee, MA - Robert R. Asher, 68, formerly of Northampton, passed July 15, 2024 at Baystate Medical Center. He was born in Northampton March 2, 1956 to the late Robert and Genevieve (Gontarz) Asher. Bob leaves his brothers Ronald Ashe... remainder of obit for Robert R. Asher

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Easthampton, MA - Thomas Stevens, 83, of Easthampton, MA, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. Tom was born on January 23, 1941, in Hartford, CT, the son of Harold and Florence Stevens. He was raised... remainder of obit for Thomas Stevens

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