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Learning to fly: Smith Voc student takes to the skies after obtaining pilot’s license 
02-12-2024 9:04 AM

By ALEXANDER MACDOUGALL

Before she learned how to drive, Brook Wolcott of Easthampton learned how to fly.The 17-year-old junior at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School first became interested in aviation at age 14, when she attended a glider camp at the Northampton...


Digging out from deluge: Municipal clerks scramble amid flood of ballot requests, paperwork
02-09-2024 8:32 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

A temporary worker in the Holyoke city clerk’s office brought on to deal with the influx of mail-in ballot requests for the presidential primaries is ensuring that 2,700 or so ballots are already in the hands of those who want to cast their votes...


Best Bites: Where to eat dinner right now: The top 35 Valley spots for dinner and what you should order
02-09-2024 12:36 PM

By ROBIN GOLDSTEIN

If I were writing the Pioneer Valley chapter of a travel guide to New England, this would be its section for “dinner with table service.” I list restaurants first that I feel are most essential to the local dining scene, the ones we can’t live...


Columnist Tolley Jones: Black women rising
02-07-2024 7:07 PM

By TOLLEY M. JONES

The other day I was in my office working on a grant report with my door closed, when suddenly loud and joyous laughter exploded in the hallway. My fellow brown female coworkers were laughing the way brown women laugh when they are surrounded by other...


Patrick T. Ott: Legislation declaring adults as juveniles is juvenile
02-07-2024 7:05 PM

This bill in the Massachusetts Senate awaiting passage, declaring people 18-20 years old are juveniles, in essence is juvenile. The Democrats are grasping at straws, trying to manipulate our youth.From one extreme to the next. Lowering the voting age...


‘Nothing will be the same’: A month after a car crash took her life, Easthampton’s Paula Garcia and her family-first message cherished
02-07-2024 4:52 PM

By EMILEE KLEIN

EASTHAMPTON — Ryan Pickard recalls the care and passion in Paula Garcia’s detailed emails.Pickard, a former fourth grade teacher at the now-closed Maple Street School, collaborated with Garcia on an anti-idling campaign in 2019. But truth be told, she...


State Sen. Velis alarmed over pharmacies limiting Narcan access
02-01-2024 11:26 AM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

WESTFIELD — State law requires the overdose prevention drug naloxone — known by its brand name, Narcan — to be always be available over the counter, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed it to be sold directly to consumers since last...


A city ready for a wine shop: Longtime friends open Tip Top in Easthampton
01-31-2024 9:19 AM

By MADDIE FABIAN

EASTHAMPTON — A few years back, longtime friends Miranda Brown and Lauren Clark realized that the city didn’t have its own quality wine store.“It was during the pandemic, and everybody was going and buying wine. … We were just like, ‘Why do we have to...


Literacy Project spreads its wings with new Easthampton location
01-29-2024 3:33 PM

By MADDIE FABIAN

EASTHAMPTON – After dropping out of high school, Easthampton resident Peter Morris, now 32 years old, went on to work for years at the Daily Hampshire Gazette’s distribution center, then Friendly’s for a couple of years, before going on disability to...


State OKs speed limit drop on Route 10 in Easthampton
01-29-2024 9:33 AM

By MADDIE FABIAN

EASTHAMPTON – Addressing road safety concerns, the state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has approved speed limit reductions on a stretch of Route 10.The approved speed limit adjustments include a reduction from 35 to 30 mph from West Street to...


Easthampton council president Homar Gomez launches bid for state representative
01-25-2024 2:24 PM

By MADDIE FABIAN

EASTHAMPTON — Seven years after entering the political spotlight as a member of the Easthampton City Council, Homar Gomez on Thursday officially launched a bid for state representative for the 2nd Hampshire District.“My family, the community, my...


Jennifer Delozier: Isn't the answer obvious?
01-24-2024 5:30 PM

Given the situations in our nation and in our world, I have often wondered why our flag doesn't always fly at half-staff?Jennifer DelozierEasthampton


Nancy Stenberg: Tax cut then shortfall: Fiscal mismanagement
01-23-2024 5:07 PM

On Oct. 4, Gov. Maura Healey signed into law Massachusetts’ first tax cut in 20 years to the tune of $1 billion. Fast-forward to Jan. 8, when Gov. Healey announced a $1 billion tax shortfall.I am one of many residents who put in countless hours to...


Walter Krzeminski: Prolific local ballplayers
01-23-2024 5:07 PM

Western Mass. Baseball 2024 Hall of Famer and Springfield resident Bob Taylor, 79, played on 13 professional teams (1962-1977) including our MLB (San Francisco Giants), in two countries (U.S. and Japan), and also played professionally here for the...


Easthampton Mayor LaChapelle tapped to lead state Mayors’ Association
01-23-2024 3:55 PM

By MADDIE FABIAN

EASTHAMPTON — With two years left in office as mayor of Easthampton, Nicole LaChapelle will head the Massachusetts Mayors’ Association, leading efforts around climate change, housing and other issues she has engaged in on a city level at a wider...


Richard D. Little: Time to celebrate county’s armored mud balls
01-21-2024 8:00 AM

Dear readers: You don’t need a geology course to visualize dinosaurs! Two hundred million years ago, the Connecticut River Valley was indeed “Jurassic Park” in a great rift valley similar to the famous ones of east Africa today. Podokesaurus, our new...


Columnist Sara Weinberger: ‘Beloved community’: Living King’s vision of nonviolence
01-15-2024 6:02 AM

By SARA WEINBERGER

Thirty-four years ago today, the United States observed the first federal holiday honoring the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For many years, the day was marked with local celebrations, service projects, and educational workshops celebrating...


Sara Weinberger: Distorting relationship between AIPAC and U.S. Jewish community
01-10-2024 5:55 PM

The recent letter to the editor “Does AIPAC really represent the U.S. Jewish community?” [Gazette, Jan 3] propagates the trope that Jews, represented by AIPAC, have an inordinate amount of power to impact President Joe Biden’s support of the Netanyahu...


Easthampton’s Paula Garcia, 53, killed in Hartford crash
01-10-2024 2:50 PM

By MADDIE FABIAN

EASTHAMPTON — An Easthampton woman was killed in a tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 91 in Hartford early Tuesday morning.Connecticut State Police identified the victim as Paula Garcia, 53.Born in Spain, Garcia was the co-owner of HomestaysUSA,...


Around the Hamptons: Plans for new Easthampton senior center begin; Southampton town administrator search continues
01-09-2024 4:00 PM

By MADDIE FABIAN

EASTHAMPTON — The city has launched an Ad Hoc Senior Center Building Committee that will meet for the next year before a future building committee is formed to advance plans for a new senior center. The ad hoc committee will review collected material...

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