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H.S. Roundup: Owen Babb lifts Frontier boys basketball past West Springfield
02-20-2024 9:39 PM

Frontier’s Owen Babb was a problem for the West Springfield boys basketball team on Tuesday at Goodnow Gymansium.Babb finished the game with 21 points, as the Redhawks pulled ahead 33-14 at the half and pulled away with a 61-48 non-playoff win over...

A Look Back: Feb. 20
02-20-2024 5:01 AM

50 Years AgoPaul Garvey is the Northampton Winter Festival’s first annual Pancake Eating Champion, and the Northampton Aerie of Eagles is the Winter Festival’s first annual snowshoe softball champion. This was decided during the weekend as the third...

$1M in grants to boost local food system in Hampshire County
02-18-2024 9:30 AM


NORTHAMPTON — Area organizations are welcoming grant awards that will boost the supply of fresh, local food available to those in need and provide support for local farmers.“We’re really thrilled to have been selected,” said Lev BenEzra, executive...

Weekly Food Photo Contest: This week’s winner: Mary Chicoine of Easthampton 
02-16-2024 3:48 PM

Mary Chicoine of Easthampton took this photo of hot onion rye bread on a cold day.How to enter: Snap a pic of something delicious-looking and send it with your name, town and a sentence or two to features@gazettenet.com.

Guest columnist Rev. Julie G. Olmsted: Love and sorry
02-13-2024 4:29 PM


In the 1970s novel “Love Story,” made into a movie of the same name, one its famous lines was, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” In my years of loving and making mistakes (OK, we’ll say sinning), it seems to me there perhaps was never a...

A Look Back: Feb. 13
02-13-2024 6:01 AM

50 Years Ago■The Clarke School for the Deaf announced today that it will close one of its dormitories this fall because of declining enrollment. School authorities said that they would close the Yale House, which is now the home of 16 five-year-olds,...

Tuesday storm could drop a half-foot of snow on region
02-12-2024 12:47 PM


NORTHAMPTON — A significant storm will bring up to 6 inches of snow to the area starting early Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service predicts.The storm arrives in Hampshire County between 1 and 3 a.m., according to meteorologist Alan Dunham in...

Guest columnist Dan Peters: No, you bleep: Refs have had enough
01-29-2024 9:31 AM


Imagine being at your workplace trying to perform your job duties and you hear your boss yell the following comments directed at you:“That’s terrible!”“Open up your eyes.”“You blew that one!”“Where are your glasses?!?!”Can you imagine trying to work...

A Look Back: Jan. 29
01-29-2024 6:01 AM

50 Years Ago ■A single-engine plane carrying two occupants crashed in woods beyond the end of Brook Street in Easthampton Sunday afternoon. William P. Arnold Sr., 48, of Springfield, and his son William Jr., 26, escaped serious injury and were taken...

Columnist Susan Wozniak: Tracking my life through a small place
01-26-2024 8:53 AM


I have no idea when or why I decided I wanted to live in Massachusetts. Maybe it was its history, or its intellectual reputation. Maybe it was the beautiful photographs that graced the calendars that oil companies handed out. The ones printed on...

“Nice call, ref”: Pulling back the curtain in regard to the high school basketball officiating situation in western Massachusetts
01-24-2024 5:40 PM


A couple weeks ago, I sat inside Smith Academy’s Sherry Webb Gymnasium in Hatfield to cover a girls basketball game between the Falcons and Duggan Academy of Springfield. As the game progressed, the displeasure from supporters only grew louder – and...

Making news in business, Jan. 25
01-24-2024 11:47 AM

Bank donates $10K to housing projectNORTHAMPTON — Greenfield Cooperative Bank has donated $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity’s Victoria Bismark Farm project. This initiative calls for the construction of three single-family homes on Burts Pit Road in...

State Rep. Carey to run for Hampshire County Clerk of Courts
01-22-2024 4:59 PM


NORTHAMPTON — After longtime clerk Harry J. Jekanowski Jr. announced earlier late last week that he would not seek reelection for Hampshire County Clerk of Courts, state Rep. Daniel Carey, D-Easthampton announced his candidacy for the position on...

A Look Back: Jan. 22
01-22-2024 7:01 AM

50 Years Ago ■Citing instances of deterioration of the downtown area, Wilfred Spencer Jr. of Northampton’s Historical Commission said the commission last night discussed the possibility of declaring the downtown an historical district. A committee...

Daily Hampshire Gazette’s Football Player of the Year: Owen Dawson, South Hadley
01-16-2024 3:25 PM


It’s second nature for a running back to thank their offensive line anytime they’re recognized for an individual award or achieve an individual feat like rushing for 1,000 yards in a season. And while it seems like a cliche, they really couldn’t do...

A Look Back: Jan. 16
01-16-2024 7:00 AM

50 Years Ago ■A 20th century poetry collection at Russell Sage College that began eight years ago as a simple memorial to a Northampton girl has grown in size and prestige to become one of the finest such collections anywhere in the country. The...

Guest columnist Rob Okun: Little League's mercy rule in a time of war
01-15-2024 12:27 PM


Let’s start with some basic assumptions: 1) Israel is not Jewish — just as the U.S. is not Christian. 2) Palestine is not Muslim. 3) Hamas perpetrates heinous acts, puts civilian lives in peril, and regularly violates the “rules” of war. 4) Israeli...

Prepare to be snowed in by Sunday: 6-10 inches expected locally, with heaviest snowfall Saturday night
01-05-2024 5:55 PM


People are being encouraged to stay home and keep their cars parked this weekend as a storm brings 6 to 10 inches of snow to western Massachusetts on Saturday evening and into Sunday morning.“For western Massachusetts, the snow comes in Saturday...

The power of pickleball: Courts are springing up around the region as its legions of devotees continue to grow
01-05-2024 5:53 PM


On any given weekday morning, upward of 40 people fill the Holyoke Community College gymnasium to partake in the sport that has become a favorite pastime for those looking to socialize and for people of all ages and abilities looking for a little...

Weekly Food Photo Contest: This week’s winner: Shel Horowitz of Hadley 
01-05-2024 3:07 PM

This sauteed fresh spinach with lots of garlic and a few pomegranate seeds was actually the more photogenic side dish to the Tunisian-style sweet couscous with raisins, apricots, and almonds behind it, according to photographer Shel Horowitz. D. Dina...

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