‘The ultimate person of conscience’: Friends remember anti-war activist Randy Kehler

07-25-2024 8:13 AM

SHELBURNE FALLS — Randy Kehler, a war-tax resister whose opposition to the Vietnam War, advocacy for social justice and refusal to pay federal taxes gained national attention, died at home Sunday morning after a long battle with myalgic...

Easthampton school librarian makes pitch for new bookshelves to display books students request, write

07-24-2024 3:14 PM

EASTHAMPTON — Flooded with natural light and adorned with comfortable seating, the elementary school library at the Mountain View School offers young students a space to relax, learn and get excited about reading. But as students continue to recommend...


NECBL: Valley Blue Sox edged by Keene 5-4
07-25-2024 2:09 PM

HOLYOKE – The Valley Blue Sox had the bases loaded with one out and the tying run on third base in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday night.But Keene pitcher Sean Finn got an out with a play from the plate along with a strikeout en route to a...


Karl Meyer: A river robbed of its breath and time
07-25-2024 11:59 AM

A great river runs backward here. Backward and uphill. In this valley so many call home miles of the Connecticut are stilled, vacuumed into bizarre reversals, defying nature itself. Most view it merely in passing, a watery reflection saying “river.”...

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Area property deed transfers, July 25
07-24-2024 12:46 PM

AMHERST Robert C. Stebbins and Susang Stebbins to Lia Barssord, 88 Blue Hills Road, $640,000 Kristine E. Larson to Sadaf B. Rathod and Bharat K. Rathod, 63 Curtis Place, $399,000 Jacqueline K Tuthill RET and Jacqueline K. Tuthill to William...


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Obit photo for Linda M. Nolet Linda M. Nolet

Linda M (Robare) Nolet Easthampton, MA - Linda M Nolet, 74, of Easthampton, passed away peacefully, Sunday July 21, 2024 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Holyoke, September 10, 1949, daughter of the late Richa... remainder of obit for Linda M. Nolet

Obit photo for Karen A. Jackson Karen A. Jackson

Southampton, MA - After a long and courageous battle with primary progressive aphasia, Karen Anne Jackson of Southampton, MA passed peacefully on July 16, 2024. She was born on August 13, 1951, the daughter of Fred and Helen Wakefield. ... remainder of obit for Karen A. Jackson

Obit photo for Carolyn Zimnowski Carolyn Zimnowski

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

Obit photo for Peter J. Shea Peter J. Shea

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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