Two Hadley men charged with second farm stand theft, 1 committed to drug, alcohol program
The two men charge d with the theft of a farm stand box Friday night have also been charged in connection with another farm stand robbery the day before on East Street.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Belchertown accident sends two to the hospital
According to Belchertown Police Sgt. Bruce Jenks, Thursday evening, the driver of a van had a medical issue and crashed into about four cars parked on Main Street.
CBS 3 Springfield
Belchertown police responding to car crash
Police tell CBS 3 that a driver of a minivan suffered a heart attack at the wheel while driving down Main Street in the area of town hall.
Southampton man charged with open, gross lewdness at Puffer's...
The Southampton man charged with exposing himself at Puffer's Pond earlier this month had his case continued Thursday in Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown until September.
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School offers summer fun
PALMER - With hands full of sticky cookie dough, Kerrigan E. McLear declared that taking Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School's summer bake shop program was "fun."
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Heart of the Valley Chorus touches hearts through song
The Heart of the Valley chorus will perform on July 26 and 27 at Yankee Candle in Deerfield.
Portuguese culture, language come alive in summer program
For 10 years, Belchertown resident Joyce Harper has been meaning to get involved in UMass Dartmouth's summer program in Portuguese language and culture.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Belcheertown School Committee agrees to change schedule for preschoolers
The school board voted to change hours for children attending the morning and afternoon pre-school sessions at the start of the new academic year next month.
Condition of Belchertown motorcyclist injured in Hadley accident upgraded to fair
The condition of a Belchertown motorcyclist injured in an accident on Bay Road last week has been upgraded to fair, according to a Baystate Medical Center spokeswoman.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Kevin Gutting Daniel Okoroafor of South Hadley.
Iheanyi Daniel Okoroafor, a 73-year-old African immigrant and retired mental health case manager, thought he'd get a chance to explain to a judge why he didn't pay for a furnace repair he says was not properly done.
South Hadley man denies various charges related to Friday night arrest in South Amherst
A 22-year-old South Hadley motorist observed swerving over white lines on Route 116 without headlights on Friday night will be back in court Aug. 20 for a pre-trial conference.
Ware selectmen order dog muzzled, restrained following attack on...
By a 3-1 vote selectmen last week spared the life of a dog the town's animal control officer wanted put down following an incident in which a 6-year-old girl needed 32 stitches after being bitten in the arm.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Belchertown man injured in Hadley motorcycle accident in critical...
Police say a Belchertown motorcyclist remains in critical condition at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield following a collision with a motor vehicle on Bay Road here Thursday night.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
After contentious five-hour hearing Surner family wins Belchertown...
Benjamin Surner, owner of Surner Heating Company, Inc. speaking at the July 16, 2014 ZBA hearing in Belchertown.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Belchertown zoning board approves permit for underground propane
Their zoning board approved Surner Heating's request tonight for a special permit to place two barrels of propane underground on Federal Street at the Diamond Gas Station on Route 9. "This is not though an issue of I don't want this in my backyard, this is it does not belong in anyone's backyard," he said.
Amherst officials still hoping to create regional dispatch with Pelham, Hadley
In 2008 when Laurence R. Shaffer was town manager, Amherst began discussing creating a regional dispatch center with Hadley and the University of Massachsuetts and talks soon included Belchertown.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Belchertown hearing on underground storage of 60,000 gallons of propane set for Wednesday
A Zoning Board of Appeals hearing last month to consider underground storage of two 30,000 gallon propane tanks - that was canceled at the last minute, even though about 60 residents had shown up - has been rescheduled for Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. at Lawrence Memorial Hall.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Mosquito virus risk level increased in Amherst
Outdoor activities on town playing fields will be scheduled to occur before dusk starting July 15 because of an increased risk of contracting a mosquito virus in town.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
State agencies, Kestrel Trust announce preservation of 336 acres of...
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Department of Fish and Game, and Kestrel Land Trust announced the permanent conservation of 336 acres of forestland and wetlands on the Mount Holyoke Range.
Amherst police charge John Fitzgerald of Southampton with lewdness at Puffer's Pond
Police charged a Southampton man listed as a Level 3 Sex Offender in Southampton with open and gross lewdness Wednesday afternoon after there was a report of a man exposing himself at Puffer's Pond.