Can you get there from here? Online tool tracks how to reach food pantries and stores without a car — or not

02-23-2024 2:12 PM

NORTHAMPTON — Food and other necessities can be found at the Goshen General Store on Route 9. For low-income individuals in Goshen and surrounding communities, the Hilltown Food Pantry, at the nearby Town Office Building, distributes food every...


The team that went all the way: Turners Falls High School baseball won State Championship in 1942; next month they will be inducted into the Western Mass Baseball Hall of Fame

02-23-2024 2:01 PM

Imagine this. It’s 1942. Springtime. The country is in the first of months of a war that is already one of the deadliest catastrophes in world history. By the time it ends in 1945, 30 million people are no longer among the living.You’re 18 years old...


Sports


High school basketball: Pioneer girls, Mahar boys eyeing Western Mass. titles
02-23-2024 4:59 PM

It’s Championship Saturday for two local high school basketball programs.The Pioneer girls and Mahar boys will look to add some hardware on Saturday when they both take the floor to play in Western Massachusetts championship games.The Panthers get a...

Opinion

Jon Huer
As I See It: When giving is only false charity
02-23-2024 7:01 PM

During the holidays, we hear much about giving. A strange thing about giving: We commoners simply “give,” but if a rich man does, it’s called “philanthropy,” literally “love of humanity.” It sounds noble and mysterious, but what really is...

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Arts & Life


Artspace celebrates 50th annual Teen Art Show, grant award
02-23-2024 1:50 PM

Not only has Greenfield’s Artspace Community Arts Center begun its 50th annual Teen Art Show, but it has also received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) that will help support its overall mission. Artspace was one of a...

Obituaries

Obit photo for Francis J. St. Germain Jr. Francis J. St. Germain Jr.

Francis J. St. Germain, Jr. Turners Falls, MA - Francis J. St. Germain, Jr., 95, of Millers Falls Road died Saturday 2/3/24 at home. He was born in Montague on January 30, 1929, the son of F... remainder of obit for Francis J. St. Germain Jr.

Obit photo for Sandra J. McCay Sandra J. McCay

Gill, MA - Sandra "Sandy" Jean (Furcolo) McCay 78, of Gill, MA, passed away peacefully at her home on February 17, 2024. She was born on August 14, 1945, in Greenfield, MA to Michael and Do... remainder of obit for Sandra J. McCay

Obit photo for Jennifer Vielmetti Jennifer Vielmetti

Greenfield, MA - Jennifer Ann Vielmetti, of Greenfield, Mass., died on Feb 14, 2024, three weeks after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, an especially cruel and fast-moving disease. S... remainder of obit for Jennifer Vielmetti

Obit photo for Joan Esther Gabriel Joan Esther Gabriel

Bothell, WA - Our dear mother, Joan Esther Gabriel, passed away peacefully at home in Bothell, WA surrounded by family on January 27, 2024 at the age of 85 years old. She was born in Quincy... remainder of obit for Joan Esther Gabriel

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