2 hrs ago
Concert news: Garth Brooks tour planned, New England Metal and...
Garth Brooks has revealed he will tour in 2014, but details are still unknown. His wife, Trisha Yearwood, has booked a show at the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods on March 15. Tickets for the MGM Grand show go on sale beginning Friday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. through the Foxwoods Box Office at 646-0609 and online at foxwoods.com .
6 hrs ago
Club Scout: Mass Laughs a success at The Elevens
A lot of would-be comics don't last beyond a few months. Standup comedy is just too hard for those who lack both talent and commitment to stay the course through bad nights when they bomb or when no one shows up.
11 hrs ago
The Detroit News
Dad struggles to have more time with his son
Dear Abby: I am a single 25-year-old man with a 15-month-old son. I didn't plan on having any kids, but my son is everything to me.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
North Adams Transcript
Study: Leasing local land an option for farmers
"One of the really big problems when looking at local food in this area is scarcity of land, not because there isn't land, but because land is cost-prohibitive for farmers to start out," Isaac Maze Rothstein told the town's Agricultural Commission during its Thursday night meeting.
Food Bank of Western Massachusetts gets help from students in...
After learning about the problem of hunger being faced by more than 135,000 individuals in our area, these motivated students took action to organize food and donation drives at their schools.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Santa's Trains part of the holiday attractions at Look Park in Northampton
But, whatever you call them, railfans and holiday light seekers will be making tracks to Look Park in Northampton this holiday season where Santa's Trains offer a whimsical look at everything Christmas and more.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Pearl Harbor attack recalled in Easthampton service
Edward F. Borucki, 93, of Southampton, said Saturday he was a third class yeoman on board the USS Helena in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, when the alarm sounded at 7:55 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The York Daily Record
10 more colleges, universities sign on to Say Yes
Yale and Brown University are among the latest colleges and universities to promise free tuition to students as part of the Say Yes to Education compact.
Things to do this weekend: Hot Chocolate Run, UMass vs. BYU in Springfield, Mark Mulcahy
As seen in this 2012 file photo, 5,500 runners and walkers participated in the 9th annual Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage.
JD Samson (of MEN, formerly Le Tigre) to perform at Flywheel in Easthampton
JD Samson is many things: an activist, musician, songwriter and DJ. Yet, for her, such identifiers come with being an artist.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Best Buddies share breakfast in Northampton to celebrate program
NORTHAMPTON - Aidan O'Donogue and Will Lombardi have a lot of options when they hang out.
Northampton fire causes $150K damage to Phillips Enterprises on Route 10
Northampton firefighters on the scene of a fire Thursday at Phillips Enterprises, 149 Easthampton St. Deputy Fire Chief Christopher Norris said there were no injuries.
Northampton seeks agreement with MGM-Springfield to defray impact of a casino
Mayor David J. Narkewicz wants to make sure a casino will not take away from Northampton's vibrancy.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Northampton License Commission finds Tully O'Reilly's and The Elevens in violation
NORTHAMPTON - One might look like a DJ, sound like a DJ and be advertized as a DJ, but that doesn't make him a DJ.
Former Northampton DPW worker Karen Bouquillon's case on drug, OUI counts finalized
NORTHAMPTON - The city's former solid waste manager has resolved legal issues stemming from an incident in April when police responding to a report of a car crashed into a tree said they found her intoxicated.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
National Priorities Project: National Priorities Project Statement on ...
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. - December 3 - National Priorities Project today released the following statement from NPP Executive Director Jo Comerford in response to the congressional budget conference committee's failure to agree to top-line budget numbers prior to December 2, 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Northampton drops case against Jason Correia, whose arrest was videotaped
NORTHAMPTON - At the direction of Mayor David J. Narkewicz, a special prosecutor retained by the city to pursue a civil disorderly conduct charge against Jonas Correia has dropped the charge, ending a case that provoked public outrage when a video of Correia's arrest by Northampton police went viral.
Parlor Room in Northampton celebrates one-year anniversary
You can stop imagining because such a place exists in reality: The Parlor Room in Northampton.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
State lawmakers advance bill that would ban fracking in Massachusetts
The Marcellus Shale's vast underground reservoir of natural gas doesn't quite stretch into Massachusetts from Pennsylvania and New York.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Jane Kaufman: Cooking for community, a pleasure
So, I'm a little obsessed with my own cooking. Like me, like my food. Like my food, like me.