Decision time nearing on state’s to-go cocktails policy

02-28-2024 12:19 PM

Gov. Maura Healey’s push to overhaul local procurement procedures, rethink post-employment benefits and make permanent some pandemic-era policies won over many city and town leaders, but points of friction in her bill could create some tricky...


Leverett busts out cake, events to begin 250th anniversary celebration

02-27-2024 11:50 AM

LEVERETT — A large commemorative wooden cake in the field between the Leverett Library and Leverett Elementary School will be lit up in Leverett for the first time as night falls on March 5, exactly 250 years after the town officially separated from...


Sports


UMass basketball: Big first half gets Minutemen back in win column with victory over George Washington
02-27-2024 9:34 PM

The UMass men’s basketball team looked like a squad set on avenging its loss to St. Bonaventure over the weekend.Taking on George Washington at the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, the Minutemen shot 53.1 percent from the field in...

Opinion


My Turn: I’ll leave making stray bat feel at home to others
02-27-2024 7:01 PM

No doubt, some of you Pioneer Valley folks will read this column and want it renamed “A Wimp’s Tale” or something to that effect. “Oh, the poor man! A bat is living in his house. Alert the Armed Forces, call out the SWAT team! How will he survive this...

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Jeffery E. "Jeff" Kenney, Sr. Shelburne, MA - Jeffery E. "Jeff" Kenney, Sr., 73, passed away unexpectedly on his birthday Saturday, February 24, 2024. Jeff was born in Greenfield on Februar... remainder of obit for Jeffery E. Kenney Sr.

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El Dorado Hills, CA - Kenneth S. Clark of El Dorado Hills, CA died on February 16, 2024 at the age of 92. He was born on October 21, 1931 and grew up in Montague. He graduated from Turners ... remainder of obit for Kenneth S. Clark

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Gill, MA - Malerie E. Kidder, 24, died Thursday 2/26/15 at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield due to a car crash resulting from a medical condition. She was born in Greenfield on Ja... remainder of obit for Malerie E. Kidder

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Turners Falls, MA - It is with great sadness that the family and friends of Anne Elizabeth Hollis Stuart are sharing the news of her passing on February 6, 2024. Anne was born in Raleig... remainder of obit for Anne Elizabeth Hollis Stuart

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