Holyoke low-carbon cement startup strikes deal for Vineyard Wind 2

07-18-2024 5:06 PM

NORTHAMPTON — Sublime Systems Inc. has announced an agreement to reserve 2,000 tons of its low-carbon cement for use in Vineyard Offshore’s planned wind farm.The reservation agreement depends on state approval of the company’s 1,200-megawatt Vineyard...

The play’s the thing: Governor swings by Boys and Girls Club in Holyoke to kick off 10th year of Summer Nights program

07-18-2024 4:25 PM

HOLYOKE — All children deserve the best and nothing less. That’s the message LaTasha Monroe, a hip-hop artist from Springfield who performs under the name Mz. Tash, celebrates in the theme song she wrote for Parent Villages, a Springfield grassroots...


NECBL: Bristol edges Valley Blue Sox 2-1 in West Division showdown
07-18-2024 10:43 PM

HOLYOKE – The Valley Blue Sox fell to the Bristol Blues 2-1 on Thursday night in front of one of the largest crowds of the season at MacKenzie Stadium.The Blue Sox hosted ‘Bark in the Park’ night, and a slew of four-legged friends were in attendance....


Nancy Natale: The protections we thought our government had are weakened
07-18-2024 4:07 PM

The recent column “Fearful of autocracy? We are well protected,” published July 16 took up a lot of space but had little meaningful content. As numerous news media commentators and government officials have pointed out, our country is under assault by...

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Longtime UMass employee joins Willie Ross School LONGMEADOW — Willie Ross School for the Deaf has hired Alyssa Kristek as its new director of operations and chief financial officer. Kristek most recently served as the director of administration and...


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Conway poet writes ‘for people who love language’
07-19-2024 10:14 AM

With her second collection of poetry, Conway resident Libby Maxey is documenting various moments of belonging and isolation while reflecting on time spent during the COVID-19 pandemic that may have been forgotten if not turned into poetry.“I think the...


Obit photo for Diana L. Adair Diana L. Adair

Amherst, MA - Diana L. Adair, 70, passed away January 22, 2024. Born in Northampton, MA on July 26, 1953, she was the daughter of Howard I. Mann Sr. and Marietta Tataro. Diana grew up in Belchertown, the eldest of 8 children. Living mos... remainder of obit for Diana L. Adair

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Northampton, MA - Nancy Frenier age 83, of Northampton passed away at Care One in Northampton on July 12. Nancy was born in Northampton on December 28, 1940, to Melvin and Lucille (Johnson) Lafrance. She was raised in Northampton a... remainder of obit for Nancy Frenier

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Amherst, MA - Carol Aschenbach Lee, 90, of Amherst, Massachusetts died on July 13, 2024 after a short illness. Born and raised in the upper east side of Manhattan, she lived next door to her girls school, Brearley. There she was noted ... remainder of obit for Carol A. Lee

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Northampton, MA - Jeanne McCallum left us on July 7, 2024 surrounded by her family. Jeanne was born in Fall River, MA on April 17, 1939 to Romeo and Margaret (McKnight) McCallum. She grew up in Fall River with her twin sister Janice, o... remainder of obit for Jeanne Mccallum


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