Wednesday Apr 16
Editorial: Composting great step to saving the Earth
Restaurants and supermarkets in Massachusetts will send their edible leftovers to food pantries and soup kitchens, according to a law that goes into effect Oct. 1. What's inedible must be reused if possible, composted if not.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
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Belchertown police kick down door, rescue homeowner from fire
Belchertown police were forced to kick down a door in order to rescue someone from the home at 292 Gold St. while an attached garage burned to the ground.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Walmart employees, area union members, others petition Hadley Walmart ...
More than two dozen union members and colleagues of Lisa Lacroix delivered a petition to Walmart store manager James Schall Friday morning asking that she be rehired after being fired last month.
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Participants had just 48 hours to write a script and have it performed by actors chosen at random.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Ed Asner, Bob Peterson, from 'Up,' to attend film's benefit showing in Northampton
TV legend Ed Asner, who performed the voice of the catankerous, but lovable Carl Fredricksen in 'Up,' and Bob Peterson, who co-wrote, co-directed, and performed the voice of the talking dog in the Disney Pixar film, will share stories about the making of the film, after its showing on April 19, at 2 p.m., at the Academy of Music in Northampton.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Hundreds of heads shaved in Amherst to combat cancer in children
Rafter's sports bar in Amherst was home to the fifth annual St. Baldrick's fundraiser for childhood cancer research.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Northampton mayor David Narkewicz: 'John Provost is our new Superintendent'
NORTHAMPTON - After being offered the top job in two different school districts this week, John Provost has chosen to serve as superintendent in Northampton.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Lenox schools Superintendent Edward W. Costa II to step down June 30
In a surprise development, Superintendent Edward W. Costa II has informed the School Committee that he plans to retire at the end of the school year.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Morris Elementary principal finalist for two superintendent jobs
In pursuit of his next step up the career ladder, Lee, 49, is among the finalists for superintendent openings in Belchertown and Greenfield.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
11 Pioneer Valley residents named Hometown Heroes by local American Red Cross
Eleven area residents were named Hometown Heroes Thursday when they were honored by the local America Red Cross chapter for selfless acts of courage.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Woman Arrested For Late Payment of $5 Dog License-and That's Business as Usual
Musser "and her husband are also repeated offenders" McGee told me, referring to the dog license issue.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Hometown Heroes: Belchertown man saves neighbor
Disney said Monday that it is buying YouTube channel operator Maker Studios for at least $500 million as the family entertainment giant aims to stay in front of younger audiences who are increasingly watching short videos online.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
St. Patricka s weekend and the first weekend of spring
"I don't think it really does. People are going to come out no matter what. Obviously everybody's hoping for nice weather, but regardless: rain, cold, whatever, people are going to come out and have a great time and participate," said Jocelyn Walker of Belchertown.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Belchertown candidates take out nomination papers for clerk, School Committee seats
Decisions by the School Committee chair not to seek re-election and the town clerk to step down has spawned interest in those offices with a total of eight candidates taking out nomination papers.