Hampshire Mall sells for fraction of assessed value at $7M

06-20-2024 4:47 PM

HADLEY — Hampshire Mall, a major commercial property on Route 9 since its opening in 1978, was sold at a foreclosure auction Thursday for $7 million.The buyer was Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas and Wells Fargo Commercial Mortgage Securities Inc.,...


Northampton considers $1.4M in CPA projects, including for a new inclusive playground at RK Finn school

06-20-2024 5:20 PM

NORTHAMPTON — A new inclusive playground may soon be coming to RK Finn Ryan Road Elementary School.The playground is just one of nine projects in line to receive a combined total of $1.4 million during the latest round of CPA funding. Other project...


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Track and Field: Amherst, Holyoke compete in Nike Outdoor Nationals in Oregon
06-20-2024 7:39 PM

Six Amherst track and field athletes and the Holyoke girls 4x100 squad made the trip to Eugene, Oregon for Nike Outdoor Nationals held on June 12-15.It was the first trip to Nike Outdoor Nationals for all 10 athletes. Holyoke had never sent a team to...

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Ira Bryck: Stop the non-starter Jones Library expansion
06-20-2024 3:29 PM

I urge the Town Council to support the motion by Cathy Schoen, to stop the library project by telling the town manager to not sign a contract with FAA architects, so that there will not be another $500,000-plus spent on more “value engineering” to...

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Area property deed transfers, June 20
06-19-2024 7:01 AM

AMHERSTDaniel L. Wright and Kie J. Kuwabara to Smith Int and Andrew E. Smith, 15 Alyssum Dr., $830,000 Sandri Realty Inc. to Amir Mikhchi and Fatemeh Giahi, 40 Belchertown Road, $400,000 Kara Parks Fontenot RET and Kara P. Fontenot...

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Barbara A. (Siano) Gilpatrick South Hadley, MA - Barbara A. (Siano) Gilpatrick, 87, passed away April 6, 2024 at Baystate Medical Center surrounded by her loving family, both near and far. The world became a better place on October 7, 1... remainder of obit for Barbara A. Gilpatrick

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Leesburg , FL - Patricia Ann Faszcza (nee O'Brien), 91, of Leesburg, FL, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2024 with family close by. She was born on May 14, 1933 in Northampton, Massachusetts, and was preceded in death by her loving h... remainder of obit for Patricia Ann Faszcza

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Orlando, FL - James N. Wagner, 75 passed away peacefully on June 4, 2024 at Orlando Regional Medical Center after a short battle with cancer. Born in Northampton, MA on Jan 20, 1949, he was the son of the late William and Norma Wagner o... remainder of obit for James N. Wagner

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Charlotte, NC - David Graham passed away May 27, 2024 in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was 72. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of the late Eugene and Shirley Graham. He loved music, and at the age of 12 he won the Texaco Opera... remainder of obit for David Graham

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