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Circus Smirkus, a circus for kids by kids, coming to Northampton
Event: Circus Smirkus When: July 29 and 30, 1 and 7 p.m. Where: Three County Fairgrounds, Northampton Cost: Seating is general admission with tickets for adults 13 and older priced at $22, children 2-12 are $18; ticket booth opens one hour before each performance; tickets also available by phone at 877-SMIRKUS or at A.J. Hastings, 45 S. Pleasant ... (more)
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
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Northampton courthouse evacuated for suspicious backpack
The Northampton courthouse at 15 Gothic St. was evacuated briefly Tuesday afternoon after a suspicious backpack prompted court officers to pull a building alarm and notify authorities.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Mosquito borne illnesses threaten western Mass.
Some people infected with EEE do not show any symptoms, but if the virus infects your central nervous system, that could be deadly.
Donald Perry of Montague to talk about parole system following...
Montague resident Donald Perry will speak at a public showing of the Al Jazeera America series, "The System with Joel Berlinger" at 7 p.m. July 27 at the West Cummington Parish House.
Concert news: Wailin' Jennys plan Northampton visit, comedy shows coming to Foxwoods, and more
The Wailin' Jennys have booked shows out for 2015 and have included a stop at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton on May 1. Tickets for the concert go on sale beginning Friday through the Northampton Box Office at 586-8686 and online at iheg.com .
Homeless among patrons at libraries in Western Massachusetts
NORTHAMPTON — On a typical day, about 700 people use the Forbes Library, with an estimated five or six being homeless, said Lisa Downing, assistant librarian and director of patron services.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Get to know Hampton Beachgoers
Tom Ludwiczak, of Northampton, Mass., and Anne Hilliard of Milton, Vt., have been coming to Hampton Beach since they were young children, even before they became brother and sister-in-law.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Club Scout: Malado to make triumphant return to area at Maximum Capacity in Chicopee
They battled it out with 24 other bands in the stark environment of a Brooklyn warehouse, but now Malado is ready to play friendlier turf closer to home.
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126 children become reef experts as part of Coral Reef Ed-Venture summer camp
The 15th annual Coral Reef Ed-venture Summer Camp came to a close on Wednesday July 9th during a special graduation in which 126 children were recognized.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Seacoast Capital Announces Successful Investment in Walden Behavioral Care
Walden is New England's largest provider of behavioral health services for individuals with eating disorders.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Novel Ideas: Folk quintet to tour Western Massachusetts
The Newton-based group will make a couple of trips this summer to work on building its Western Massachusetts fan base, first with a stop this Saturday at The Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton, with guests The Oh Hellos, a folk rock duo from Texas.
Reach for the Stars: From Mount Greylock to Arunah Hill, summer...
For the perfect stargazing recipe, have on hand: one warm summer night; a clear, dark sky; a pair of binoculars; a telescope ; and your own two curious eyes.
Woods Hole Film Festival Gears Up for 23rd Year
"The Winding Stream" will be shown as part of the 2014 Woods Hole Film Festival on July 26 at 6 PM at WHOI's Redfield auditorium on Water Street.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Barbara Madeloni of Northampton assumes presidency of Massachusetts Teachers Association
Barbara Madeloni, the new leader of the Massachusetts Teachers Association, greets ninth-grader Daniel Joyce as he enters her freshman writing class at Northampton High School in this 2001 file photo.
Bet Power shines bright amid his Sexual Minorities Archives
I have been writing about Power for more than 20 years now, and although I might have slipped a few times, I know this.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
75th New England Morgan Horse Show trots back to Northampton
Two competitors and their horses take part in the 2013 New England Morgan Horse Show at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Historic Northampton playground demolished
Structural safety concerns had prompted the decision to tear down the more than 20-year-old Jackson Street School playground.
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.