Tue Dec 03, 2013
Four Women Chosen as 2013 Pynchon Award Medalists
Cast in bronze, the William Pynchon Award bears the name and likeness of Springfield's founder, and is inscribed with a simple but powerful quotation: "They honor us whom we honor."
Maple Hill Rest Home residents in Springfield allege continuing unsanitary conditions
Alexis Feliciano, a former resident at the Maple Hill Rest Home at 156 Mill St., stands outside the facility that is slated for closure in coming weeks.
St. Mark's in East Longmeadow presents 'A Christmas Carol'
Those who stop by St. Mark's Episcopal Church on Porter Road will not be confronted with the traditional nativity scene displayed at many churches during the holiday season.
Longmeadow increases taxes by $1.61 per $1,000 assessed valuation
The fiscal 2014 tax rate has increased by $1.61 per $1,000 assessed valuation, said Robert P. Leclair, the principal assessor in Longmeadow.
Editorial: Give to Toy for Joy; Make a child happy
As Western Massachusetts consumers count up their savings after shopping sprees on Black Friday , Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, we hope their thoughts will now turn to those who are less fortunate.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Glenmeadow Retirement plans program on children's picture book art
LONGMEADOW - Glenmeadow Retirement will host a talk focused on children's picture book art on Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at Storrs Library.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Toy for Joy campaign has $145,000 left to raise following 1st week of donations
The Toy for Joy campaign had a great first week this with $4,486 donated, but that still leaves $145,514 left to raise by Christmas Eve to meet this year's $150,000 fund-raising goal.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Lots of volunteer work behind Valley's popular holiday fairs
Candy Heaphy, left, and Mora Geoffrion are chairs of the 2013 Christmas on the Green Christmas Fair at the First Church of Christ UCC, in Longmeadow, Dec. 7th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holiday craft fairs are popular attractions in the Pioneer Valley, and their success depends on dedicated volunteers who begin planning for them six months in advance.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Longmeadow native is Scottish harp champion
One of the judges at the event, Sharon Knowles, said of Hewitt's performance: ''The tone and color of ... Hewitt's performance was outstanding ... I have judged several national competitions, and Haley is the most accomplished performer I have heard to date.'
Religion notes: Fairs, Hanukkah menorah lighting, wreath sale
The 26th annual "Christmas in November" craft fair takes place Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in St. Patrick's Social Center on Main and School streets.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Norcross Center in East Longmeadow to hold open house, wreath sale
EAST LONGMEADOW - The Norcross Center , 89 Maple St., will hold its sixth annual holiday open house and wreath sale on Nov. 30 beginning at 9 a.m. Visitors will be able to tour the house and grounds of the historic Norcross home, which was built circa 1880 for J. Franklin Norcross.
Drama Studio in Springfield presents 'Pinocchio' at CityStage
SPRINGFIELD - The Drama Studio will bring holiday magic to downtown with a production at CityStage of the children's classic "Pinocchio," dramatized by Tim Mason, based on the original story by Carlo Collodi.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
LiveWire: Sarah Millimet sets date for Christmas CD release party
Sarah Millimet will celebrate the release of her Christmas CD "I'll Be Home for Christmas," with a performance at the Wyckoff Country Club in Holyoke on Dec. 7. The show also celebrates the disc as her debut release with the Texas-based CSP Records.
East Longmeadow police: Alleged assault at Redbox kiosk may be resolved without criminal complaint
EAST LONGMEADOW - Police probing the alleged assault of a 26-year-old woman at a Redbox kiosk at the Super Stop & Shop Saturday night say the case may be resolved without the filing of a criminal complaint.
91st annual Toy for Joy campaign seeks to raise $149,424 by Christmas Eve
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Mon Nov 25, 2013
East Longmeadow police probe apparent case of 'Redbox rage' ...
EAST LONGMEADOW -- Police are probing a case of what might be described as "Redbox rage" in which a man allegedly assaulted a woman Saturday night after he apparently grew angry over the length of time she took to select a movie from the rental kiosk outside the Super Stop & Shop on North Main Street.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Brightwood Hardware's 'Moe' Fieldstein, 83, will...
Maurice "Moe" Fieldstein, 83, has worked at his family's hardware store since he was 8 years old.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Bax & O'Brien of Rock 102 to launch annual 'Mayflower...
Michael Baxendale,left and John O'Brien, host of Bax and O'Brien at radio station WAQY Rock 102 in East Longmeadow has historically been unprecedented and we hope that support continues in 2013."
Agents of Selection: Scientist Synthesizes the Myriad Causes
Many factors contribute to selection in nature. Changes in climate, habitat, predation, parasitism and competition are among the environmental, ecological and social factors that help some individuals in a population survive longer and leave behind more offspring than others.