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Agawam High School adds manufacturing classes to meet employer needs  MassLive.com

Forty-one local machine shops surveyed over the past few weeks by the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County said they will need to fill 1400 ...



Police at Agawam High School after 'rumors' of school threat  WWLP.com

Agawam police are looking into rumors being spread about a threat at the high school.



Barbara Riggott  Hartford Courant

Barbara (Liptak) Riggott, 87, of Granby, CT, passed peacefully on April 19, 2019 at Suffield by the River. Barbara was predeceased by her loving husband ...



More than 250 earn diplomas as Agawam High School's Class of 2018 walks stage (photos)  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD - Agawam Mayor William P. Sapelli is no stranger to the Agawam school system, considering he is the former superintendent of schools, but, this ...



Prom 2018 photos: Agawam High School prom at The Log Cabin in Holyoke  MassLive.com

The 2018 Agawam High School prom was held at The Log Cabin in Holyoke on Friday, April 27.



Seen@ 2019 Agawam St. Patrick's Committee Colleen Contest  MassLive.com

Bailey Claire Thomas will be Agawam's colleen in the 2019 Holyoke Saint Patrick's Day Parade.



Reconstituted energy commission envisions 'Cooler Agawam'  MassLive.com

Students at all grade levels plan a 'Cooler Community Climate Expo' on May 23.



Remembering an Agawam High School football powerhouse of 60 years ago  MassLive.com

The Brownies outscored their AA Conference opponents, 267-43.



Agawam High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony honors former students and coaches (Photos)  MassLive.com

The Agawam High School Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held Sunday in the Clifford P. Kibbe Gymnasium at the Agawam High School with 260 ...



From sadness to shock, social media reacts to fatal Agawam standoff  MassLive.com

Social media lit up during and after an armed standoff with police, which ended with the apparent suicide of an Agawam man early Tuesday morning, April 10, ...



Former AHS Assistant Principal chosen as new Assistant Superintendent  Reminder Publications

AGAWAM – Mary A. Dryden Veterans Memorial School Principal Sheila Hoffman, who was previously a former assistant principal at Agawam High School, ...



Thousands converge on Agawam as Wreaths Across America Day held at Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery (photos)  MassLive.com

The annual event is observed on the third Saturday in December and coordinates with local officials to place Christmas wreaths on veterans' graves throughout ...



Heavy police presence at Agawam High School after alleged threat received  MassLive.com

Agawam authorities were called to Agawam High School on Friday morning for an alleged threat, the nature of which remains unknown at this time.



Agawam Winter Celebration committee plans first town tree lighting in decades  Reminder Publications

AGAWAM – Since September, a group of volunteers have been hard at work to bring holiday spirit to the town of Agawam by conducting the first tree lighting ...



Agawam Cable Commission recommends full-time director for PEG-access TV station  MassLive.com

AGAWAM -- The Agawam Cable Commission recommended 4-3 to hire a full-time professional to run the city's community access television station and expand ...



Photos: Agawam High School's Class of 2016 commencement ceremony  MassLive.com

The rain didn't hold back a near capacity crowd at Springfield Symphony Hall Sunday for the Agawam High School Graduation Exercise where 327 seniors ...



Looking back at an unforgettable season for Agawam High School football  MassLive.com

Over the years, very few Western Mass. high school football teams have deserved the "powerhouse" rating, but Agawam's 1957 AA Conference champions ...



Guest Column: These Agawam 'Brownies' Have Got To Go  Valley Advocate

One cannot concoct these Brownies. The Agawam High School Brownies mix equal parts lame nickname and racist logo. If you haven't seen it, imagine the ...



Agawam High hands Athol 3-0 loss in boys volleyball matchup  Athol Daily News

ATHOL — The Athol boys volleyball team has had steady success to start the season, including wins against tough opponents. On Tuesday night, the Red ...



Agawam High School's Athletic Hall of Fame to enshrine first class Oct. 16  MassLive.com

With its Athletic Hall of Fame finally becoming a reality, Agawam High School will enshrine its first class Oct. 16. It consists of eight athletes, three coaches, three ...



2019 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade: Line of March  MassLive.com

The 2.65-mile parade begins at the K-mart Plaza on Northampton Street and makes its way to Hampden Street via Beech, Appleton and High streets.



High school robotics team builds robots and character  Reminder Publications

AGAWAM –With competition season in full swing, Agawam high school's robotics team is working hard to earn a spot in the District Championships – with the ...



Agawam High School Class of 2014 graduation: Photos and roster of graduates  MassLive.com

AGAWAM — Nearly 300 seniors in Agawam's graduating Class of 2014 received their diplomas Sunday at Springfield Symphony Hall. Speakers for the ...



Unscored-upon 1931 football team part of Agawam's Hall of Fame class  MassLive.com

Captained by Creighton W. Abrams, holding the football, who was an eventual four-star general with the U.S. Army, the 1931 Agawam High School football team ...



Agawam High School football hazing incident 'a learning experience' superintendent Mary Czajkowski says  MassLive.com

The Thanksgiving game vs. West Springfield is on, but head coach Michael Peterson announced he will not participate.



Prom style: Agawam High School's Jeff Leclerc and the story of his American flag formalwear  MassLive.com

Read the interview with the young man with a contagious excitement for a life filled more than just black and grey suits.



Agawam High School community, alumni rally around success of football team  MassLive.com

SOUTH HADLEY — With the Red Sox one win away from clinching a trip to the World Series, there's another Cinderella sports story brewing on the other side of ...



Funeral arrangements set for Michael Kerr, Agawam man who died in police standoff  MassLive.com

Funeral arrangements for Michael Paul Kerr, the Agawam man who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a police standoff Monday, are set for this ...



Agawam Mayor William Sapelli, City Council, School Committee formally sworn in  MassLive.com

The 11 City Council members and 6 School Committee members were also sworn in.



These Massachusetts schools still have Native American themed nicknames, mascots, or logos  MassLive.com

Following the Gill-Montague Regional School Committee's decision Tuesday to retire its Native American mascot and Indians name for its sporting teams, take a ...



An old Agawam quarterback enters spotlight at Hall of Fame time  MassLive.com

When the time comes for the 1940 football team to be enshrined in the newly-established Agawam High School Athletic Hall of Fame, quarterback Eddie Neilson ...



Agawam's new cable access television studio ready for action  Reminder Publications

AGAWAM – Agawam Cable Access Television unveiled its new studio to the public with an open house on Oct. 28 and is welcoming the public to get involved in ...



Obituaries today: Stanley Chmielewski was retired Agawam police chief  MassLive.com

Stanley J. Chmielewski, 81, passed away on Thursday. He was born in Feeding Hills, was a lifelong resident of Agawam and was a graduate of Agawam High ...



How to live a long and fulfilling life, advice from Agawam's centenarian  Reminder Publications

Vivian Roberts, a centenarian living in Agawam, shares her tips on how to live a long, fulfilling life. Reminder Publications by Jordan Houston. AGAWAM – Vivian ...



Help wanted: Manufacturers, jobs programs scramble to attract workers (photos, video)  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD - Western Massachusetts' precision manufacturers need help. Help as in workers, and help from schools and community colleges in preparing ...



Bill Sapelli wins Agawam mayoral race over James Cichetti  MassLive.com

Sapelli soundly defeated Agawam City Council President James P. Cichetti in Tuesday's election to succeed longtime Mayor Richard A. Cohen.



Agawam High School Class of 1973 reschedules 40th reunion  MassLive.com

052713-agawam-hs-marching.JPG. The Agawam High School Band, the Marching Mohawks, participates in Agawam's 2013 Memorial Day parade on Main ...



Golf Tournament benefitting Justin Lingenberg, Agawam student battling cancer, to take place Oct. 14  MassLive.com

Fore Justin, a golf tournament benefitting Justin Lingenberg, is set to take place at the Tekoa Country Club in Westfield on Oct. 14 at 12:30 p.m.. Lingenberg ...



Former Agawam high school student gets probation in bomb threat case  The Republican - MassLive.com

By BUFFY SPENCER bspencer@repub.com. SPRINGFIELD - The case of an 18-year-old former Agawam High School student accused of threatening to throw ...



Agawam woman running Boston Marathon to honor sister killed by drunken driver  MassLive.com

AGAWAM -- The spirit of Leisl Bard's sister, Evan, who was killed by a drunken driver almost five years ago, was with her as she ran the 6.2-mile Holyoke St.



Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Line of March and Lot Lineup Map  WWLP.com

Thousands of people will be marching in the 68th annual St. Patrick's Parade in Holyoke this Sunday. Take a look at the order of appearance.



Western Massachusetts high school graduation dates set  MassLive.com

commerce graduation 2014.JPG. The High School of Commerce for Advanced Studies Class of 2014 gathers for commencement at Springfield Symphony Hall ...



Assistant Southbridge superintendent tapped as Granby schools chief after contract talks with Agawam principal Steven Lemanski fail  MassLive.com

The school board here had offered the position to Agawam high school principal Steven Lemanski last month on a 4-1 vote, and he had accepted, pending ...



Agawam native running Boston Marathon to raise money for hospital  Reminder Publications

AGAWAM – A local is gearing up to run her first Boston Marathon to raise funds for patient care at a Boston specialty hospital – all while using her sister, who ...



2017 Western Massachusetts high school graduations: Here are the dates and times  MassLive.com

Proud families will gather at high schools across Western Massachusetts for commencement ceremonies this May and June. Find out when and where ...



Agawam Mayor Richard Cohen: City is winning the 'fight against blight'  MassLive.com

Outgoing Agawam Mayor Richard A. Cohen says the city is winning the war on blight, a top priority of the Cohen administration, which continues to chisel away ...



Schools: Minnechaug field hockey scores late to beat Hawks, 1-0  The Recorder

Kayla Anderson scored on a rebound with 1 minute, 11 seconds to play and Minnechaug Regional High School edged Frontier Regional School, 1-0, in an ...



Lou Conte set to retire after 35 years in Agawam Public Schools  MassLive.com

AGAWAM – One of Agawam's living legends is stepping aside. Lou Conte, a storied high school athlete who later taught and coached in the Agawam Public ...



Toy for Joy 2018 begins receiving generous donations  MassLive.com

Springfield's Toy for Joy program has a registration limit this year, but the event's organizers still want to provide a potential option for families who are interested.



Photos: A look inside the new MGM Springfield casino  The Boston Globe

MGM Springfield is set to open on Friday, marking the first time patrons can legally wager on table games such as blackjack and craps within Massachusetts.



Snubs, snubs and more snubs  The Recorder

Mahar Regional School boys basketball coach Chad Softic may have summed up the feelings of many earlier this week when he wrote in about the 1992 Athol ...



Paige Circosta named 2013 Agawam colleen  MassLive.com

Paige Circosta, center, was named 2013 Agawam colleen Sunday. Her court, from left, is Carolyn Donahue, Kelsey Williams, Alycia Rackliffe and Faith Rheault.



Agawam school district public access TV channel debuts  MassLive.com

AGAWAM — Channel 12, a new public access television channel specializing in the school district, will debut Thursday. The channel is a project of the city, the ...



High school students in Wilbraham and Agawam make the grade when it comes to Toy for Joy  MassLive.com

WILBRAHAM – High school students here and in Agawam clearly make the grade when it comes helping children in need this holiday season. Students from ...



David Cecchi of Agawam honored for commitment to historic preservation  MassLive.com

AGAWAM –David R. Cecchi, chairman of the Agawam Historical Commission, laments that oftentimes the past is lost to development and indifference. "I love my ...



New England high schoolers showcase their design, engineering skills in robotics competition  WWLP.com

Students from across New England showcased their design and engineering skills in a robotics competition at Western New England University Sunday.



HCC to host 13th annual Credit for Life Fair  Afro American Point of View

HOLYOKE — Hundreds of high school seniors will spend the morning at Holyoke Community College on Thursday, April 4, for the 13th annual Credit for Life ...



Obituaries today: Edward Borgatti was Agawam Police detective, town councilor, owned EB's Restaurant  MassLive.com

Edward G. Borgatti, 88, of Feeding Hills, passed away on Monday. He was born in Feeding Hills and was a 1946 graduate of Agawam High School, where he ...



Obituaries today: Andrew Dawson was teacher at Sabis International Charter School  MassLive.com

Andrew 'Andy' Dawson, 27, of Agawam, passed away on Wednesday. After graduating from Agawam High School in 2007, he attended the University of ...



Agawam teen who fell in Southwick quarry faces long recovery, his mother says  MassLive.com

bruno-crop.jpg. Boston -- 7-12-15 -- Antonio Bruno, a 17-year-old Agawam resident who fell 60 feet or more from a Southwick quarry earlier this month, faces a ...



Ellen Plageman, 90, of Lenox, Williams College graduate, designer of kites |  theberkshireedge.com

Ellen L. Plageman, 90, of Lenox, a life-long learner whose uniquely designed kites were once featured in the gift shop of the Smithsonian Institution, died Jan.



Agawam Is Building a Bridge to a Better Future  Business West

Richard Cohen is now halfway through his 16th year as mayor of Agawam — a tenure marked by four two-year terms, a two-year hiatus of sorts, and then four ...



Agawam mayor's 'adopted' son Antonio Stephens arrested for auto theft and larceny as teenager, court records indicate  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD - The legal misadventures of Antonio Stephens, the self-described adopted son of Agawam Mayor Richard Cohen, didn't start with the ...



Agawam Officials Look to Create Walkable Downtown  Business West

Mayor Richard Cohen recently unearthed a 30-year-old newspaper article that said Agawam's Walnut Street Extension area needed to be revitalized. The story ...



Division 2 field hockey: Greenfield stings Frontier in overtime for championship  GazetteNET

AGAWAM — As the officials sorted out what would be the most important call of the season just a few feet away, Audrey Bresciano waited.Her mind was already ...



Green Wave outlast Eagles  The Recorder

After tying Easthampton High School twice during the regular season last winter and then fell to the Eagles 3-2 in the WMass Division 3A semifinals, costing the ...



Agawam to welcome home teenage hit-and-run victim Alex Scafuri Wednesday  MassLive.com

Alex is expected to fly into Westfield-Barnes Airport around noon, where he'll be met by police and fire personnel who will escort him to his home on Oak Hill ...



Great golf is 2nd nature for Dean, Matteo and Alia Godek of Agawam Municipal Golf Course  MassLive.com

For many golfers, playing competitively with your children is second to none. For Dean Godek of Feeding Hillls, it's been a case of being second in the state.



Pat Pio III, Mark Mitchell claim another Henry Bontempo Four-Ball title at Franconia Golf Course  MassLive.com

Pat Pio III may have lost track of how many times he and Mark Mitchell have won the Henry Bontempo Four-Ball, but he knows full well how difficult it is to win ...



Faith in DNA: Arrest of Gary Schara in 1992 killing of Lisa Ziegert shows evolution of science in criminal investigations  MassLive.com

Long before it would ever be used to identify a suspect in her daughter's homicide, Dianne "Dee" Ziegert said she had faith in the evolving science of DNA.



James N. Reynolds III  Hartford Courant

James N. Reynolds, III, 76, of Gilbert, AZ and formerly of Wethersfield, CT and Farmington, CT passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in Gilbert, AZ after a ...



2018 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Line of March  MassLive.com

LINE OF MARCH: The 67th annual Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade is set for Sunday, March 18.



One year later, Agawam's Tyler Toyfair gets his MLB Draft wish  MassLive.com

tyler.JPG. Tyler Toyfair of Agawam and UMass-Lowell was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks this year. (Photo by Bob Ellis). In 2012, Tyler Toyfair watched ...



2018 Western Massachusetts high school graduations: Here are the dates and times  MassLive.com

Compiled by ELIZABETH ROMÁN and CAROLYN ROBBINS. Proud families will gather at high schools across Western Massachusetts for 2018 commencement ...



Agawam lacrosse team honor lost classmate with "Pink Game"  wwlp.com

The Agawam girls lacrosse team hosted a "Pink Game" against West Springfield in remembrance of Evan Bard. Evan Bard was killed in a drunk driving crash in ...



Ex-boyfriend of former Agawam nursing student Evan Bard pleads guilty to drunken driving, causing crash that killed her  The Republican - masslive.com

Update: This story has been updated to indicate that Sean Jackman was the ex-boyfriend of Evan Bard. The late Evan Bard, of Agawam, is seen in an undated ...



Agawam Police Chief Robert Campbell retiring after nearly 41 years of service with the department  MassLive.com

Police Chief Robert Campbell, shown here in 2011, has announced his retirement after nearly 41 years of *service* with the department. 0. By George Graham ...



Western Mass. boys soccer seniors take part in All-Star Game showcase (photos)  MassLive.com

The top seniors in Western Mass. boys soccer took to the pitch one last time to close out the fall season, as the Western Mass. Soccer Coaches Association held ...



People In Business: Donna Garcia of Park Square Realty  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD - Ted Cassell, President of Park Square Realty, is pleased to announce that Donna Garcia has joined Park Square Realty's Westfield Office as a ...



School Field Hockey: Precocious Mason helps Frontier beat Westfield  The Recorder

Katheryn Mason scored a pair of goals Monday and Frontier Regional School picked up its 10th win of the season, 3-1, over Westfield High School in an ...



William Coleman of Springfield denies providing drugs that lead to death of Julie Ouimet of Agawam  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD – A 41-year-old Springfield man has denied a manslaughter charge in a case where he is charged with providing drugs to an Agawam woman ...



Outgoing Agawam Mayor Susan Dawson, Celeste Benoit of Longmeadow, try to put lives back together after public spat over Benoit's husband  MassLive.com

Benoit started a romance with the mayor while he was still living with his wife.



Suspect Arrested in the Cold-Case Kidnapping, Rape and Killing of Mass. Teacher’s Assistant  PEOPLE.com

Gary Schara has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping, rape and killing of 24-year-old Lisa Ziegert, more than two decades after her death.



29 advanced placement teachers from across Massachusetts to be honored  MassLive.com

The teachers will be honored on April 12 at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area in Princeton.



Peanut Bowl memories have lasted a lifetime for Western Mass. football greats  MassLive.com

Sixty years ago, the region's top high school team took on Greater Atlanta's finest for the final time.



Agawam Couple Opens Baseball, Softball Training Facility  Business West

WESTFIELD — Dave and Karen Sweeney of Agawam recently purchased the assets of the former Extra Innings Westfield franchise from Nabil and Julie ...



Vincent Albertson gets 6- to 7-year sentence in West Springfield drunk driving crash that killed Amanda Croisetiere  The Republican - masslive.com

SPRINGFIELD — Vincent Albertson, 24, of Agawam was sentenced Tuesday to six to seven years in state prison in connection with a car crash that killed ...



Seen@ Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards Banquet at the Log Cabin in Holyoke  MassLive.com

HOLYOKE - The Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards honored 42 teachers from western Hampden County at a banquet at Log Cabin on Wednesday ...



WMass girls volleyball: Frontier earns No. 1 seed in Division 3; Amherst No. 2 in D2  GazetteNET

The Frontier Regional girls volleyball team ended its regular season with a five-set loss to Lee on Monday.A day later, the Red Hawks earned a No. 1 seed in the ...



First look inside MGM Springfield  WCVB Boston

Take a look inside Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino, which incorporated local history into the $960 million resort.



Look: Bears wake from hibernation to forage in Massachusetts city  UPI.com

Black bears shunning hibernation for a frolic around a Massachusetts city have become the talk of the town and the toast of social media.



What Western Massachusetts high schools charge for students to park  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD – Several area high schools charge students a parking fee if they drive to and from school with the revenue used to maintain parking lots and ...



Many local teams in the 2017 hunt as overnight uncertainty reigns  The Recorder

Year after year, the Western Massachusetts Division III Girls' Soccer Tournament provides plenty of drama and intrigue. It's one of the most difficult tournaments ...



Michael Rash, former Agawam volleyball coach accused of rape for relationship with student, arraigned in Hampden Superior Court  MassLive.com

rash.JPG. WESTFIELD - Former Agawam HIgh School volleyball coach Michael Rash, charged with rape and abuse of a child in connection with an alleged ...



Former Agawam resident Eric Hogan drowns on honeymoon in Bar Harbor, Maine  MassLive.com

AGAWAM – Eric M. Hogan, who grew up in Agawam, died June 19 off Bar Harbor, Maine, while kayaking on the last day of his honeymoon, according to Maine ...



Anthony Manzi of Agawam gets probation after admitting drinking before accident that killed Stephan Werner  The Republican - MassLive.com

Manzi was sentenced to 1 year of probation with a number of conditions including remaining drug and alcohol free.



2016 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Line of March  MassLive.com

65th ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S PARADE - HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016. Grand marshal: Patricia C. Devine Parade president: ...



Worcester 78's Rounding Out Roster for New Season  This Week In Worcester

WORCESTER - With their season opener just one week away, the Worcester 78's -- Worcester's only professional basketball team -- has announced the first six.



25-year-old Massachusetts anti-hazing law triggered by death of AIC student at Springfield frat house  MassLive.com

Massachusetts' anti-hazing law was drafted in response to the death of a 19-year-old American International College student during a hazing ritual at a ...



West Springfield and Springfield Tech coach Eddie Mason taught lessons about football, life  MassLive.com

Eddie Mason created many fond memories both on and off the field.



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