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John Kinchla: Municipal electric companies and energy costs 
02-01-2023 11:00 AM

Recent reporting on utility rate increases has overlooked an important exception to this trend. Municipal light plants (MLP), which are municipally owned electric companies, have been able to control costs without excessive price increases....


Martha Terry: Encourages input on short-term rentals bylaw 
02-01-2023 10:21 AM

I am writing to alert South Hadley citizens of a public hearing to be conducted by the Planning Board regarding the proposed short-term rental zoning bylaw and proposed short-term rental general bylaw. A virtual public hearing will be held on Monday,...


Linda Young: Short-term rentals at what cost?
02-01-2023 10:21 AM

South Hadley residents, what do you want your town to look like come this summer? On Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. the Planning Board is hosting a Zoom meeting to hear your thoughts on short-term rentals, possibly by right. What does this mean? The home next to...


Pedestrian crossing where Hopkins student hit by van will stay
01-27-2023 9:41 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — A Route 9 crosswalk where a Hopkins Academy student was seriously injured by a hit-and-run vehicle last fall will continue to be improved by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, but there is little likelihood the pedestrian...


Fate of Hadley’s Russell building headed for vote in May
01-27-2023 9:41 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — More than two-thirds of people surveyed on the future of the deteriorating Russell School in Hadley center want the 1894 building preserved.With results of this input presented to the Select Board by the Russell School Building Committee, the...


Hadley planners may tweak affordable housing bylaw in effort to get developers to contribute
01-27-2023 9:40 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — Ever since the Windfield Estates affordable housing opened in 2002, becoming the first apartment complex in a town where zoning prohibits more than one dwelling unit on a lot, preventing similar projects has been an objective for Hadley...


‘The smallest tip may break this case open’: DA’s office pleas for help as tips dwindle in hit-run of Hadley boy
01-27-2023 9:34 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

NORTHAMPTON — At a standstill more than three months after a Hadley teen was struck and seriously injured in a Route 9 crosswalk, authorities took a rare step last Friday morning of holding a press conference in the hope that someone, somewhere will...


Mary Hayden Hall: People and the planet
01-25-2023 10:56 AM

Every human life is precious. And that is why it is so very tragic that so many people subsist in unbearable conditions. Just yesterday, I listened to a story on public radio about Nigeria, where it seems most everyone is trying to leave the country....


Details emerge in shooting of Hadley farmer
01-20-2023 9:25 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — The Connecticut man accused of shooting a Hadley farmer on Mill Valley Road on the afternoon of Dec. 31 allegedly is in a relationship with the farmer’s ex-girlfriend, and was previously involved in a confrontation with the farmer at the same...


Forms for running in May election at Hadley Town Hall
01-20-2023 9:25 PM

HADLEY — Nomination forms to run for various elected positions in town, including the Select Board, School Committee and Planning Board, are available at the town clerk’s office.Town Clerk Jessica Spanknebel announced this week that papers for the May...


Stephen Armstrong: House Speakership
01-16-2023 10:44 AM

Two years ago, a crowd of hysterical insurrectionists stormed the Capitol to block the counting of electoral votes. Taking their cue from Trump, 147 distempered Republicans voted to throw a valid election into Never-Never Land. Five police officers...


Business council in works in Hadley
01-12-2023 2:08 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — A Hadley-specific business organization that would serve as a conduit of getting information between businesspeople and town officials is in the early stages of formation.The Select Board voiced its encouragement on Jan. 4 for the creation of...


Hadley planners give final OK to Route 9 coffee shop
01-12-2023 2:08 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — A proposed drive-thru coffee shop on Route 9 near the Coolidge Bridge, on a small lot once used as a gas station, can proceed to construction.At a Planning Board meeting Tuesday, members gave their unanimous approval to site plans for the...


Tracking air quality: State expands Valley monitoring program to 10 more communities in region
01-12-2023 2:08 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

NORTHAMPTON — Smoke drifting into New England from wildfires in the western United States last summer, tracked by sensors in Holyoke, Greenfield and other area communities, gave residents real-time information about its causing poor air quality.The...


Hadley Housing Authority members face Open Meeting Law complaint
01-12-2023 2:08 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — Email correspondence to all commissioners on the Hadley Housing Authority is prompting a board member to bring an Open Meeting Law complaint against her colleagues.Risë Smythe-Freed filed the complaint against commissioners John Allen and...


Hadley residents want town to take over road in their subdivision off Rocky Hill Road
01-12-2023 2:05 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — A nearly 20-year-old housing subdivision off Rocky Hill Road remains a private way, something those who live on the street hope to change this spring.With the first homes built as part of the Birch Meadow Drive development in 2003, residents...


Suspect arrested in shooting of Hadley man, 51; investigation continues
01-04-2023 8:57 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — A Hadley man is recuperating at home and his alleged assailant is in custody in Connecticut following a shooting on Mill Valley Road on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve.The incident occurred shortly before 4 p.m. in the area of 102 Mill Valley...


Average Hadley home taxes rising $364 after revaluation, return to single rate
01-04-2023 8:57 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — Residential taxpayers will face a bigger jump in their tax bills in the coming year after town officials minimized the increase last year by shifting more of the tax burden to commercial properties.With the Select Board deciding to return to...


Hadley police ranks strained by illness, state rules
01-04-2023 8:57 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — Police reform legislation in Massachusetts and challenges to the health of several officers is making it difficult to keep the Hadley Police Department fully staffed.On the evening of Dec. 21, when the Select Board appointed Officer Jacob...


Route 9 roadwork taking toll on Hadley businesses
01-04-2023 8:45 PM

By SCOTT MERZBACH

HADLEY — Customers trying to get into the Wanczyk Nursery parking lot on the morning of Dec. 28 may have found their way blocked by a deep, narrow trench dug for utilities extending across the entrance and a police officer directing vehicles past the...

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