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Historic Northampton playground demolished
Structural safety concerns had prompted the decision to tear down the more than 20-year-old Jackson Street School playground.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Mass. group works to keep Connecticut River clean
AP MEMBER FEATURE EXCHANGE ADVANCE FOR JULY 12 -- Volunteer Phil Crafts records data as part of the weekly testing he does of the Connecticut River at the University of Massachusetts boat dock in Northampton, Mass.
Club Scout: Sing your heart out at Fitzwilly's new karaoke night
That may seem odd and I guess it was. I had no problem at all singing my own songs in front of any sized crowd, but asking me to get up in bar and belt out "Highway to Hell" was a road to nowhere.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Southampton man charged after allegedly exposing himself at...
A Southampton man charged with exposing himself at Puffer's Pond Wednesday afternoon denied charges in Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown Thursday morning and will return to court July 24 for a pre-trial conference.
Northampton suffers noise from crew working on passenger rail line
Pan Am rail cars on tracks near Market and North streets in Northampton, July 10, 2014.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Amtrak crews hard at work upgrading tracks
As a special 100-person railroad crew labors long hours this month to install new tracks for Amtrak's high-speed passenger rail service, a regional planner said Wednesday he is more confident than ever that the long-anticipated service will begin Dec. 29 as planned.
File photo Mosquito larvae can be seen living in trapped rainwater.
As the peak of mosquito season draws near, Deerfield town officials are looking for ways to control the insect's population growth and are urging residents to take measures to protect themselves from being bitten by the bugs, which may carry infectious diseases.
Working hard so you can have a blast
Recorder/Paul Franz Green River Festival volunteer Daniel Cutler organizes and erects signs, mostly made by Nan Parati of Ashfield, at the Greenfield Community College Campus on Thursday.
Ex-professor at Bay Path College claims sexual discrimination,...
Settlement talks are underway in U.S. District Court in a lawsuit filed by a former Bay Path College math professor claiming she was fired after ending her affair with the chairman of the school's math and science department.
Scottish festival returning to Look Park in Northampton
Event: 21st Annual Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival When: July 19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., entertainment continues until 9:30 p.m. Where: Look Park, Northampton Cost: General admission is $16, children 6-12 are $5, and kids under 6 are free ; there is a parking fee of $3 For more info: Visit www.glasgowlands.org or call 862-8095 or 862-4539 The 21st ... (more)
Northampton council to take up weed eradication program
NORTHAMPTON - The City Council will take up some house-keeping measures and a proposal to spruce up the landscape as well when it meets Thursday.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Northampton's New Century Theatre Kids to perform...
New Century Theatre's production of "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" is two firsts at once.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
WORCESTER _ A young, talented girl follows her muse and finds her soul mate in a dingy bar, even though these two coming-of-age lovers aren't old enough to drink.
UMass President Robert Caret announces arts grants including one for...
President Robert L. Caret has awarded more than $60,000 to two Western Massachusetts projects among the $270,000 in grants from the President's Creative Economy Initiatives Fund.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Hawley office reopens Wed.
Greenfield, Mass Police Department : ... A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR NORTHWESTERN HAMPDEN... HAMPSHIRE AND CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTIES... AT 743 PM EDT... DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.
Springfield's Outing Park Apartments project in South End...
Gov. Deval Patrick announced the award of state and federal funds totaling $83.6 million to renovate and create affordable housing projects across Massachusetts including the final stage of the Outing Park Apartments that has helped revitalize that area of the South End .
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Easthampton fire displaces one tenant
Easthampton Fire Capt. Kevin Benson talks with firefighters at the scene of an apartment fire on 72 Pleasant St. The fire started at about 5:40 p.m. in the back apartment of the two-story home at 72 Pleasant St. The resident of the apartment was not home at the time, Fire Capt.
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Art experts say Abramovic's performance piece should acknowledge similar work by her contemporary
Marina Abramovic is at the centre of concern about infringement of Mary Ellen Carroll's Nothing, her project since 1996.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Hadley-based band Bunk to play Luthier's Coop in Easthampton tonight
The Hadley-based group recently released its debut CD and will be playing a show at Luthier's Coop in Easthampton tonight along with local hero Ray Mason.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
'Two Sons of China' author to speak at Forbes Library in Northampton
Author Andrew Lam will discuss his 2013 book "Two Sons of China" at the Forbes Library on Wednesday, July 9 at 7 p.m. The novel, published by Bondfire Books , tells of an unlikely friendship between an American lieutenant and a Chinese communist guerrilla fighter.