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Deer hunting at the Quabbin Reservoir expanded
Deer hunting at the Quabbin Reservoir has been expanded this year. State officials say this is necessary to protect the surrounding watershed. Deer hunts have taken place at the reservoir since 1991 but this will be the first time the Quabbin Park area will be included. In 2019, a similar plan was scrapped with the state saying more research was needed.
Springfield teen thrown from dirt bike after hitting curb dies at hospital
A teenager died following a dirt bike crash in Springfield on Wednesday, Springfield Police Spokesperson Ryan Walsh said on X, formerly known as Twitter. Police went to the crash in the 300 block of Plumtree Road at around 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Walsh said. The teenager was said to have fallen off a dirt bike after hitting a curb and a DPW sign.
Granby priest must pay back portion of stolen funds, leave priesthood
A Catholic priest charged with stealing more than $100,000 from a Granby church has been sentenced to probation.
MA environmental officials warn to avoid contact with Connecticut River
HOLYOKE, MA (WFSB) - Sewage overflow in Holyoke, MA led to a warning by environmental officials to avoid contact with the Connecticut River. According to the City of Holyoke, heavy rain on Monday caused more than 6 million gallons of sewage to spill into the river. The city warned people...
This City Has Been Named the Worst City to Live in Massachusetts
Massachusetts, a state renowned for its rich history, vibrant culture, and esteemed educational institutions, also harbors cities that face challenges that impact their overall livability. While many communities offer a thriving environment for residents, others struggle with issues that hinder their appeal. This article delves into the factors that have led to the identification of Holyoke, Massachusetts, as the state’s least desirable city to live in.
These east brookfield, MA based Kittens are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of east brookfield..
Sports and dance consignment opens in Chicopee
If you are looking for sports equipment or dance attire without breaking the bank, a new consignment shop has opened in Chicopee!
Massachusetts man arrested in connection with Jan. 6 breach of US Capitol
AMHERST, Mass. — A Massachusetts man is in federal custody on multiple charges connected to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, according to the FBI's Boston Division. Daniel Tocci, of Amherst, was arrested without incident Wednesday by FBI agents on a warrant that was issued...
Monson man dead after head-on crash in Connecticut
A man from Monson has died after a head-on crash on River Road in Willington, Connecticut.
This Chicopee home on Stebbins Street is ready for Christmas
As you drive through western Massachusetts at night, more and more homes are putting up their holiday decorations!
Braising the Bar: Behind the award-winning Dining Dynasty at UMass
UMass has earned the title of "Best Campus Food" by Princeton Review for seven years in a row. Here's the team behind it. When Paul MacGregor began attending the University of Massachusetts Amherst as a student in 1996, he remembers not enjoying the food, eating what he described as a “chicken puck” sandwich almost every day.
Lydia Vernon-Jones: Amherst needs to get its priorities straight
Whether you have supported the Amherst Jones Library renovation (and partial demolition) project in the past, or not, it’s time to pay attention to what’s happening with the library project. If you care about the climate, taxes, affordable housing, sidewalks, the need for a new DPW facility, and/or the need for a new fire station, it’s time to pay attention to proposed imminent action on the library project.
Blue Wall offers a dozen flavorful food concepts in trendy space at UMass
Editor’s Note: How can a dining program that serves tens of thousands of students and staff each day churn out award-winning cuisine that has been recognized by Princeton Review for having the best campus food for seven years in a row? MassLive visited the UMass Amherst campus, interviewed chefs, tasted the food and toured the kitchens to find out how the UMass Dining program became a dining dynasty.
Amherst expert and attorney illuminates new risks from scammers using AI
AMHERST — A video uploaded to YouTube, promoting financial investments through an artificial intelligence program that would help generate significant returns on cryptocurrency, featured the company’s CEO speaking on screen. Yet it turns out that the person in the video never existed in the real world, instead being...
Granby eyes merging town offices into old West Street School; special TM coming up
GRANBY — Five years since elementary students ran through its halls, the West Street Building might become the permanent home to town government offices if town voters approve $5.6 million for renovations at a coming Special Town Meeting. “The town offices have been spread throughout the town. Most towns...
Belchertown Schools Increase Security Measures Following Anonymous Threatening Email
Belchertown schools are on high alert following an anonymous email threat sent to school employees over the weekend. Local authorities are conducting safety inspections throughout the week, while parents and staff remain vigilant. The safety of students and staff remains the top priority.
Massachusetts Home to Three Most Intelligent Cities in the Country
Massachusetts is known for many things, including Plymouth Rock, championships sports teams, beautiful landscapes from beaches to mountains, and of course some of the best schools in the country. Not only some of the best colleges in the U.S., but some of the best public and private grade and high schools, so it might not be a big surprise that three Massachusetts cities were deemed some of the most educated in America.
Springfield Man on Bail and Wearing GPS Bracelet Arrested on Gun Charges
Springfield police seize the 317th illegal firearm this year, breaking last year's record. A traffic stop leads to the arrest of a 25-year-old driver and a 20-year-old passenger, found with a loaded gun and a GPS ankle bracelet from a previous arrest.
Newly Elected School Committee Members Reflect on Past Wrongs, Future Goals
The following article appeared originally in The Graphic on November 29, 2023 and is reposted here with permission. On November 7, Amherst residents elected three brand new Amherst School Committee members: Sarah Marshall, Bridget Hynes, and Deborah Lee Leonard, who join incumbent members Irv Rhodes and Jennifer Shiao. Marshall and Hynes spoke to The Graphic, while Leonard did not respond to interview requests in time for publication.
Toy for Joy 2023: Gift honors memory of Michael Cooley, victim of accident on State Street in Springfield
The impact of the sad and tragic loss still stings. The impact on the community and those who knew Michael Cooley is powerful and real. The 68-year-old Cooley died on Nov. 14 of injuries sustained just over two weeks earlier when he was struck by a car while crossing State Street in Springfield in the area of Springfield Central Library outside his home at Classical Condominiums.