Hadley names Anne McKenzie new school superintendent
The executive director of the Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative , Anne S. McKenzie, was unanimously selected to lead the Hadley public school system out of a pool of four finalists.
Tuesday Dec 17
Developer offers to cut 60-unit South Hadley housing proposal in...
The developer of a controversial 60-dwelling condominium project off Ferry St, where town zoning permits only single-family homes, will resubmit the proposal to the planning board soon -- after offering to cut in half the number of units and eliminate all the "affordable" ones.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Former Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter School teacher pleads guilty in nude texting case
Daniel Lozada, a former teacher at Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter School in South Hadley, who was charged with open and gross lewdness and annoying and accosting a person of the opposite sex as a result of an incident in which he allegedly texted a nude photo of himself to a 17-year-old student, pleaded guilty to the annoying and accosting ... (more)
Southampton police searching for suspect who robbed Newton Street convenience store
SOUTH HADLEY - Police responded to a report of a robbery at the 7-Eleven convenience store at 436 Newton St. on Sunday evening.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
South Hadley, Granby church choirs united to present 'Festival...
SOUTH HADLEY - Choir members from Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Granby and this town's St. Theresa of Lisieux parish will come together to celebrate "A Festival of Lessons and Carols" on Dec. 15 at St. Theresa's, 9 East Parkview Drive.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Mount Holyoke College professor Kate Ballantine named to South Hadley Conservation Commission
SOUTH HADLEY - The selectboard has appointed a Mount Holyoke College professor, who is an environmental expert, to the South Hadley Conservation Commission as an associate member.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
South Hadley Zoning Board of Appeals schedules hearing on plans for condominiums on Ferry Street
A public hearing on the Rivercrest Condominium proposal to build 60 units off Ferry Street is scheduled for Dec. 16 under the auspices of the South Hadley Zoning Board of Appeals.
'The Nutcracker' to be performed this weekend in Northampton, Springfield
A Event: Albany Berkshire Ballet presents The Nutcracker A When: Saturday, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. A Where: Symphony Hall, Springfield A Cost: Adults, $39, $36 and $22; and ages 12 and under, $27, $25 and $17 A For more info: Call 788-7033 or online at www.citystage.symphonyhall.com A Event: Pioneer Valley Ballet presents The Nutcracker A When: Friday, ... (more)
How to cope with friends' out-of-control kids at holiday time
He's the toddler who always bites. She's the 6-year-old drama queen prone to "it's mine" fits and hair-pulling.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Tobacco license suspended a week at South Hadley convenience store Stop & Go for illegal sale
After multiple instances of getting caught selling cigarettes and cigars to people under-age, the South Hadley board of health on Nov. 6 unanimously voted to suspend the Stop & Go tobacco license for a week, and they were also fined $200.
South Hadley Holiday Stroll will feature visit from Santa Claus and tree-lighting ceremony
SOUTH HADLEY - The annual Holiday Stroll to kick off the festive season will take place Dec. 7 on the South Hadley Town Common.
Mass. man sentenced for assault on pregnant woman
A Springfield man has been sentenced to two years in jail for choking and beating the mother of his unborn child.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Residents want answers on where they will deposit trash when Granby landfill closes on Dec. 31
With the privately owned Granby landfill closing on Dec. 31, the Select Board is promising a short-term answer to the question by this month of where residents can deposit their trash.
Black Cat Theater in South Hadley presents 'Selling Christmas' holiday play
SOUTH HADLEY - Black Cat Theater will present "Selling Christmas" at All Saint's Church, 7 Woodbridge St, on Dec. 7. The performances will be at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Seating is very limited so reservations are strongly suggested.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Holyoke and South Hadley coordinate rescue of a woman from the Connecticut River
Holyoke police officers and South Hadley District 1 firefighters coordinated efforts to rescue a woman who was in the Connecticut River earlier.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Shoppers out early in Hadley, scene at Hampshire Mall calm later in the morning
Shoppers wait in line at a Target store in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Black Friday, thought to be the most important shopping day of the year in the United States, is having an impact on Canadian sales as retailers work to keep consumers home, north of the border.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Police on the tail of dazed, destructive deer in S. Hadley
A deer crashed through the front door of a South Hadley clothing store today and is still on the loose, with the state Environmental Police on its tail, officials said.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
State plans mediation in ambulance delivery spat between Granby and South Hadley Fire District 2
A state-led mediation effort will begin on Tuesday in an effort to resolve the ongoing dispute between Granby and South Hadley Fire District 2 involving public health concerns related to ambulance service coverage.
Black Friday expected to bring long lines, low prices
Staff photo by Michael S. Gordon - Sisters Kathy Murphy of Chicopee, left, and Judy Ratkiewicz of South Hadley roll loaded carts while shopping on Black Friday in 2011 at the Holyoke Mall.