19 min ago
Stephen Jendrysik: 'Bulldog' mayor held federal government accountable
Here, the results of the epic 1936 flood is shown around the area of the West Springfield/Chicopee Bridge.
4 hrs ago
In the Courts
Matthew W. Swift, 47, of Park Street, Housatonic, was found not guilty on one charge each of assault and assault and battery.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Belchertown Family Center will be allowed to continue operating at...
Selectmen unanimously voted Monday to continue allowing Belchertown Family Center to operate for the month of September at a former school on 720 Franklin St., but no decision has been made where the organization will be after that.
Fort Hill Brewery in Easthampton up and running; delivers 1st batch to local restaurants
EASTHAMPTON - Fort Hill Brewery has proudly delivered its first batch of craft beer - an Oktoberfest Lager - to local restaurants after breaking ground 22 months ago.
Former director of Northampton Business Improvement District takes...
Daniel Yacuzzo, the former executive director of the Northampton Downtown Business District, took the stand Tuesday in the second day of a civil trial contesting the BID's establishment.
Computer developers hope to lure more to field in 3-day summit at UMass
Andrew Pasquale and his fellow NERDs don't want people to feel intimidated by computer coding or hypermedia or anything related to the computer field.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Residents of some Western Massachusetts communities, including Greenfield, Northampton and Holyoke, will be getting a Christmas present they haven't had in 30 years - a new train.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Monthly public meeting
Monthly public meeting Northampton - Climate Action Now!/350MA will be co-sponsoring its monthly public meeting with Northampton Committee to Stop War, the Traprock Center for Peace and Justice and the Western Mass American Friends Service Committee on Monday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence, 220 Main St.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
'Ring-leader' of New York-to-Massachusetts car insurance...
GREENFIELD - A Taiwan native alleged to be the ring-leader of the biggest car insurance fraud operation in Western Massachusetts history was ordered held on $100,000 bail Friday after pleading not guilty Friday to more than 100 charges.
Holyoke planners alert drivers to 1- and possibly 2-day closure of Canal St. for rail improvements
HOLYOKE -- City planning officials issued a reminder that part of Canal Street will be closed on Saturday and possibly Sunday as the state makes improvements to the railroad crossing.
Three County Fair, America's oldest fair, readies for Aug. 29 opening
Event: 3 County Fair When: Aug. 29, gates open at 4 p.m.; Aug. 30-31 and Sept. 1, gates open at 11 a.m. Where: 41 Fair St., Northampton Cost: Adults are $10, 8 in advance; seniors and veterans are $8, $7 in advance; children 11 and under are free For more info: Call 413-584-2237 or visit www.threecountyfair.com It's the biggie before The Big E, the ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Auto insurance fraud case heads to court Friday
Thirty-eight people are facing hundreds of indictments accused of participating in an alleged insurance fraud ring.
Peace & Quiet Along Route 112 in Western Mass
To anyone looking for some time away from city life and all that comes along with it, the towns of Western Massachusetts are a welcome respite.
Valley Ghost Tours ready to raise specters-and hair-in Northampton
Since paradise is the afterlife abode of souls, a place known as Paradise City should probably have a few spirits floating around.
38 people indicted for insurance fraud; Northwestern DA says New...
NORTHAMPTON - The Northwestern District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that a woman from Flushing, N.Y., and 37 other people have been indicted on charges they were part of a large criminal ring that created bogus home addresses in the Pioneer Valley for New York drivers seeking to obtain cheaper auto insurance rates.
Liberty Hill Pocket Park debuts in Springfield after 2-year effort
An overgrown lot has been transformed into Liberty Hill Pocket Park after two years of work and donations of time, money and expertise.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Editorial: 'Transpo' gov off track
In his quest to build a legacy as the "transportation governor" Deval Patrick yesterday arrived in Greenfield by rail to herald the state's latest investment in train service, this time in the so-called "Knowledge Corridor."
6 Reasons Your Home is Full of Clutter
Solution: People feel a responsibility to be good stewards of things, says Randy Frost, a professor of psychology at Smith College, in Northampton, Massachusetts, and a coauthor of Buried in Treasures .
E. coli in the CT River is at a very high level
Very heavy rain fell across western Massachusetts last week causing flash flooding and a lot of runoff into the Connecticut River.
Bands go 'Off the Map' for 24th annual Transperformance in Northampton
Most bands work tirelessly to get on the map. This year, a lot of local artists worked to get "Off the Map"-which is the name of the 2014 Transperformance in Northampton.