Daily Hampshire Gazette Logo

Search Results

All these search terms are true at the same time:

Keyword search: Northampton MA

Displaying articles 1401 to 1420 out of 1576 total.

McGovern hears local seniors’ concerns on health care
07-07-2017 11:06 PM


NORTHAMPTON — Health care, Donald Trump and war were some of the topics of conversation when U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Worcester, visited 19 residents of Rockridge Retirement Community for an intimate conversation on Friday.Earlier in the day,...

Easthampton man pleads not guilty to charges in crash that injured Northampton officer
07-06-2017 10:50 PM


NORTHAMPTON — An Easthampton man, who told police he was on his way to get prescription medication to treat pain associated with his cancer, pleaded not guilty to hitting and injuring a Northampton police detective with an SUV on Wednesday.Zakaria...

Owl sculpture vandalism probe continues; nominations sought for this year’s plaque
07-06-2017 10:37 PM


NORTHAMPTON — The bronze owl on Main Street will stay off its perch for the foreseeable future as police continue their investigation into the June vandalism of the sculpture.The bronze owl sculpture, dubbed “The Queen of Main Street,” was broken off...

Jesse Adams graduates from first-ever Mass. Bar Association Leadership Academy
07-05-2017 2:28 PM


NORTHAMPTON — A city attorney is among the first graduates of a leadership program offered by the Massachusetts Bar Association.Jesse Adams, who served for seven years on the Northampton City Council, stands among the new program’s 21 fellows who...

Laughing for the health of it
07-05-2017 11:16 AM


It’s a Monday night and Em Peyton, 59, of Putney, Vermont is in a room full of strangers in the basement of Forbes Library in Northampton where everyone is acting silly and laughing hard.Peyton curls her fingers into claws and bares her teeth as she...

A journey complete: 49 new citizens
07-05-2017 8:23 AM


NORTHAMPTON — The 49 men and women gathered on the Hampshire County Courthouse lawn on Independence Day may have come from different countries. But as of Tuesday, they now all have one thing in common — they are American citizens.From Argentina to...

Interested in the weather? Forbes Library can help
07-04-2017 10:22 PM

By Rebecca Mullen

NORTHAMPTON — Is it a bird? A plane? A conceptual art piece?The strange gray box attached to a lightpost behind Forbes Library is actually a weather station that takes measurements of temperature, precipitation, wind speed and direction as well as...

Union, managers at River Valley Co-op resolve simmering issues after mediation
07-03-2017 11:49 PM


NORTHAMPTON — The River Valley Co-op and the union representing its employees have reached an agreement over long-simmering shuttle and leafleting complaints.The two sides also announced on Monday higher wages for the cooperative’s lowest-paid...

Bill would change voter registration from opt-in to opt-out
07-03-2017 11:49 PM


NORTHAMPTON — A bill making its way through the state Legislature would create an automatic voter registration system in the state, changing the current opt-in format to an opt-out system.State Rep. Peter Kocot, D-Northampton, has presented the bill...

Aspiring detective, 7, collects all Northampton PD trading cards, earns ride to school
07-03-2017 8:42 PM


NORTHAMPTON — Just call her “Detective Goldie.” That’s the name 7-year-old Dreya Sawka has picked for herself. She has dreams of becoming a police officer, dreams that the Northampton Police Department’s new trading card program has helped...

Editorial: Monday mix on popular trains; pioneer firefighter; ‘survival backpacks’ 
07-03-2017 12:16 AM

Fans of passenger rail service in Northampton were glad to hear last week that the city is on track for improved service. Within the year, a larger two-sided platform will be built at the city’s railroad station off Pleasant Street, and beginning in...

Northampton celebrates ‘Interdependence Day’
07-03-2017 12:02 AM


NORTHAMPTON — A few days before the nation celebrates its independence day, activists, dancers and puppeteers across generational lines gathered in Pulaski Park to point out that no nation or people stands alone.On Saturday afternoon, about 50...

Judge denies defense request for separate trials for former coach accused of ‘posing’ nude for teenage girls 
06-30-2017 11:09 PM


NORTHAMPTON — A Northampton District Court judge has denied a request for four separate trials — one for each alleged victim — for former Hampshire Regional High School girls basketball coach Richard Moussette.Moussette, 56, of Holyoke, was charged...

Maria Steriti: Climate must change at JFK Middle School
06-29-2017 7:07 PM

Climate must change at JFK Middle School Thank you for the report “JFK students hold sit-in to raise awareness of sexual harassment” at JFK Middle School, published June 23.What has been reported at JFK Middle School is shocking. Moreover, students...

Northampton superintendent gets high marks for job performance
06-28-2017 10:40 AM


NORTHAMPTON — From the High-Five Friday controversy to a major structural overhaul at the elementary level, School Committee members praised Superintendent John Provost for his strong leadership in turbulent times during the first phase of his annual...

Northampton’s 25 parking kiosks will soon accept credit card, smartphone payments
06-27-2017 3:29 PM

NORTHAMPTON — Visitors to Northampton will soon be able to pay for their parking spaces in city lots with smartphones, one of several improvements to the parking kiosk technology underway this week.Beginning Tuesday, the city is upgrading the 25...

Exit 21 ramps on I-91 closed today
06-26-2017 11:37 AM

On and off ramps at Exit 21 on Interstate 91 southbound will be closed until 5 p.m. Monday for pavement milling operations, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transporation (MassDOT).  All lanes of travel on I-91 will be open and appropriate...

Editorial: Monday mix on vandalized art; high school broadcasters; ‘blizzard bags’
06-25-2017 9:57 PM

Last week’ s vandalism of the bronze owl sculpture on Main Street in Northampton struck a deep nerve in a community that values public art in many forms. The attack left an emotional scar as well as physical damage to a memorial for Eva Trager and...

Columnist Emily Laufer: Be mindful of your privilege
06-25-2017 9:56 PM


On June 5, I came home from a long day at work to a letter stuffed in between my doors from the Northampton Housing Authority (NHA).The letter, titled “Removal of Furniture or Items in Common Areas,” instructed all Hampshire Heights Residents to...

GCC students help Thornes build brand
06-25-2017 7:09 PM


GREENFIELD — Here’s a prime example of how to turn a marketing class project into a job.This spring, Sierra Myers, a Northampton native, created a new Instagram account for Thornes Marketplace as part of a group project for a Greenfield Community...

Displaying articles 1401 to 1420 out of 1576 total.

Weather page

By using this site, you agree with our use of cookies to personalize your experience, measure ads and monitor how our site works to improve it for our users

Copyright © 2016 to 2024 by H.S. Gere & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.