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South Hadley officials consider moving out of Hampshire County Group...
To save money, town officials are discussing an idea to exit the Hampshire County Group Insurance Trust , which provides coverage for municipal employees.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Northampton ceremony to honor memory of Dominic Daley and James...
The Northampton monument to Dominic Daley and James Halligan, two Irish immigrants who were wrongly hanged in 1806 for a murder they did not commit.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Florence Savings Bank provides grants to 25 agencies in annual Customers' Choice program
For 10 weeks this summer, 600 children across Hampshire county, into the hilltowns, will have nutritional food provided to them by the Northampton Survival Center to replace the reduced-cost lunches they will not get in school.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Sen. Markey addresses heroin addiction in Western MA
In the last four months, state officials told CBS 3 that there have been 19 overdose deaths in Hampshire and Franklin counties alone.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Cooley Dickinson VNA and Hospice gets grant for program in Hampshire and Franklin counties
NORTHAMPTON - Cooley Dickinson VNA and Hospice has been awarded a $65,382 grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation for its Strength in Numbers falls prevention program.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Stephen Jendrysik: Willimansett Bridge created a divided Chicopee
When I was growing up in the 1950s, Willimansett was a densely populated community on Chicopee's northern tier.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Peapod grows footprint in Massachusetts
Peapod has opened a new fulfillment facility in Agawam, Mass., to better serve the needs of consumers from Hampshire and Hampden counties in Massachusetts.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Hampshire Bar Association offers 'Dial-a-Lawyer' March 12
NORTHAMPTON - Need to take out a restraining order against a certain someone? Help with a will? An unplanned child on the way? If you need a lawyer to help with these and other problems, March 12 is the night.
Northwestern DA: Deadly fentanyl-laced heroin is expected, but has...
We need to have a culture of treatment on demand versus a culture of prison on demand.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Worcester County towns join to secure EMS supplies
At least 40 towns in Worcester County are banding together in a central purchasing effort designed to save money on supplies needed by area emergency medical service operations and ambulance crews.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Dalton: The Rev. Quentin Chin named interim pastor at FCC
The Rev. Quentin Chin began serving First Congregational Church as its interim pastor on Feb. 3. He succeeds the Rev.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Tennessee Gas Pipeline plan widely criticized by environmentalists
Environmentalists in counties along a proposed new natural gas line route across northern Massachusetts are gearing up to oppose the Tennessee Gas Pipeline plan.
CBS 3 Springfield
In a statement released Tuesday, Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio said nearly 200 deaths in the past three months in the state are contributed to heroin.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Heroin task force conference at Greenfield Community College draws standing room only crowd
More than 350 people - a standing room only crowd - gathered at Greenfield Community College Monday afternoon to address the growing crisis of heroin addiction in Franklin County and beyond.
Franklin County heroin conference scheduled
Featured speakers include officials from other parts of the state who will share their strategies and tools to battle the rising tide of opioid addiction.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Heroin conference at GCC Monday
The task force leading the local fight against heroin addiction has invited lawmakers, top court officials and leaders of successful anti-addiction efforts from the eastern part of the state to a community conference Monday.
Hampshire Relay for Life honors Hadley's Elsie and John Waskiewicz
Cancer survivors and caregivers alike were honored on Feb. 1 at the annual kickoff event for the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Hampshire County.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
A few inches east, but most missed out this time
A quick moving but vigorous low pressure area slid south of New England today. This brought several inches of snow to CT, but only eastern areas of Hampden and Hampshire county saw close to 2-3 inches of accumulating snow.