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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.



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

David Javadian, Class Valedictorian said we are no longer children, we are now adults who are primed and ready.



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.



Even with high humidity, practice went on for Agawam H.S. marching band  WWLP.com

Despite Monday's oppressive heat, the Agawam High School Marching Band was out practicing their moves, ahead of the coming school year.



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Agawam Junior Women's Club to host Sundaes with Santa  Reminder Publications

AGAWAM – Santa is typically associated with cookies and milk. However, the Agawam Junior Women's Club is shaking that up with their annual Sundaes with ...



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 High School students dismissed early due to social media threat  wwlp.com

The Agawam police chief said the participants in the social media posting were not from Agawam High School or any surrounding schools.



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 ...



22News receives generous Toys for Tots donation from local hockey team  WWLP.com

22News received a generous Toys for Tots donation from the Agawam High School hockey team Sunday morning. Monday is your last day to drop-off a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bear that attacked dog in Agawam still not found; dog required surgery  WWLP.com

Brownie survived the bear attack and was brought to a Connecticut veterinary hospital for Surgery Tuesday night.



Seen@ The 2018 Agawam Colleen Coronation at Chez Josef (Photos)  MassLive.com

The three-hour Agawam St. Patrick's Committee 2018 Colleen coronation was held Sunday at the Chez Josef with around 120 guests in attendance.



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



HS wrestling: Gateway Regional's Kyle Percy wins 182-pound title at Phil Tomkiel Holiday Tournament  GazetteNET

Gateway Regional senior Kyle Percy won the 182-pound division at the Phil Tomkiel Holiday Wrestling Tournament, Saturday at Agawam High School.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



A Meet in the Life of Agawam Gymnastics  MassLive.com

One meet through the eyes of Agawam's gymnastics team.



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 ...



West Springfield rolls past Agawam in annual Thanksgiving game  wwlp.com

For many fans, it just wouldn't be Thanksgiving without the tradition of starting it off at a local football game.



Kyle Patrick Farrelly  Hartford Courant

Kyle Patrick Farrelly, 28, of Feeding Hills, Massachusetts, entered into eternal life on May 5, 2018. Born in Hartford, son of Robert Farrelly and the late Alice ...



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 ...



Dave Stratton settling in as Agawam High School's athletic director  MassLive.com

In some capacity, Dave Stratton has been involved in Agawam athletics for the majority of his life. That capacity will continue, and at its highest level, as Stratton ...



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 ...



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.



Western Massachusetts high school graduation dates set  MassLive.com

Graduating high school is a major milestone in the path toward adulthood so it is fitting that the occasion is marked with pomp and circumstance.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

The long-term prognosis, however, for 17-year-old Antonio Bruno, looks good, his mother, Nora Bruno says.



Bernard M. Loubier  Hartford Courant

Bernard M. Loubier passed away September 1st, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Bernie was born in Springfield, Ma on August 9th, 1971 to Bernard ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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

This award, created in 2010, recognizes individuals and groups who are committed to their communities and are active in efforts to preserve buildings, historic ...



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.



2016 Western Massachusetts high school graduations: Dates, times, locations  MassLive.com

It's cap-and-gown season in Western Massachusetts. As final papers and exams are completed, graduating high school seniors are preparing to celebrate the ...



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.



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.



Agawam mayor's 'adopted' son's Connecticut arrest may cause him legal trouble in Massachusetts  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD - By getting arrested after a high speed police chase through Hartford two weeks ago, Antonio Stephens, the self-described adopted son of ...



New Agawam School Superintendent William Sapelli gets 3-year contract  MassLive.com

AGAWAM – The School Committee announced Tuesday that it has agreed to sign newly appointed school Superintendent William P. Sapelli to a three-year ...



Agawam 2017 St. Patrick's Committee award winners, members to lead parade contingent  MassLive.com

The Anne Sullivan Award is presented to a woman on the committee who epitomizes the values of Sullivan, who was born in 1866 in the Feeding Hills section of ...



Longmeadow, Agawam high school field hockey teams Play 4 the Cure to aid Rays of Hope, honor player's mother, Nicole Lipp  MassLive.com

LONGMEADOW – Field hockey games don't usually start with tears. As a rule, boundary and goal lines aren't pink; neither is the ball, and players don't typically ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Michael Gordon / The RepublicanDecember 21, 2011 - Wilbraham - Minnechaug Regional High School students of teachers Teal Lowe, Julie Zanetti and ...



Agawam football hazing incident prompts superintendent to bar players from Rotary clubs luncheon  MassLive.com

School Superintendent Mary Czajkowski said “three or four” of the team's co-captains were among the 10 or 11 bystanders to a hazing incident high school ...



Across The Country, Students Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence  New England Public Radio

Updated at 5:10 p.m. ET At South High School in Columbus, Ohio, students stepped outside in frigid weather and said 17 names, releasing a balloon for each.



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 ...



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

Prosecutors agreed to drop a manslaughter charge as part of the plea deal.



Diane M. Mandirola  Hartford Courant

Diane M. (Whitaker) Mandirola, 71, of Suffield, beloved wife of the late Robert H. Mandirola died peacefully on Monday, April 9, 2018 at home surrounded by her ...



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.



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

Some school districts use parking revenue to maintain high school parking lots.



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.



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.File photo | The ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Committee announces music awards  MassLive.com

This year there were 13 bands honored for excellence.



In Western Mass., Educators Take On Responsibility – And Weight – Of School Security  New England Public Radio

Students across the country will walk out of class Wednesday morning to mark one month since the Parkland shooting, and to call for safer schools. In the.



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.



Rural Mass. School Walkout Treads Fine Line On Gun Control Advocacy  New England Public Radio

On the dot of 10 a.m., even as walkways were still being treated for ice the morning after a nor'easter, students from the Ralph C. Mahar Regional School in ...



Hometown Heroes: Sue Lecrenski and Whitney Shortt  wwlp.com

Sy Becker - AGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) - The Western Massachusetts Red Cross has chosen a school bus driver and an Agawam high school student to be two of ...



Massachusetts' first Vegas-style casino combines high-end amenities with local history  WCVB Boston

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



Obituaries today: Thomas Cortese worked at T & R Wholesale Foods in Feeding Hills  MassLive.com

Thomas "Tommy" W. Cortese, 28, of Agawam, passed away on Tuesday. Born in Springfield, he was a lifelong Agawam resident and graduate of Agawam High ...



Western Mass. volleyball: Lee earns No. 2 seed in D-III field, three other county teams also in bracket  Berkshire Eagle

AGAWAM — The MIAA released the seeds for the 2017 Western Massachusetts volleyball tournaments on Tuesday at Agawam High School and four county ...



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.



Agawam mayor Susan Dawson seeks charges in bar attack at Max's Tavern by jealous wife  The Republican - MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD - An unseemly melodrama involving the mayor of Agawam that erupted at a crowded downtown restaurant Wednesday has triggered a court ...



Track & Field: Red Hawks' girls stay undefeated  The Recorder

Jenna Martin continued her strong start to the season, and Frontier Regional School remained undefeated Thursday.The host Red Hawks improved to a perfect ...



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 ...



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 ...



$30000 still needed for Toy for Joy drive to meet $150000 Christmas eve goal  MassLive.com

Today's list of donors include a contribution of includes $2765.75 raised by the Agawam High School National Honor Society and Key Club,



Tears, smiles greet Army National Guard troops returning from Egypt in Fitchburg, Worcester  Worcester Telegram

FITCHBURG – They returned from two distinct missions in Sinai, Egypt – one platoon protecting the South Camp and hundreds of personnel from 12 different ...



2017 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Line of March  MassLive.com

Grand marshal: Sr. jane F. Morrissey, SSJ Parade president: Michael J. Moriarty Chief of staff: Kathleen M. Krisak Deputy chief of staff: Jane Chevalier



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 ...



Schools: Panthers blank Eagles, 2-0  The Recorder

The Pioneer Valley Regional School field hockey team continues to quietly chug along this season.Elizabeth Sweeney and Mckayla Glazier scored 11 minutes ...



The Top 50 Underclassmen Girls In Every Event  MileSplit

Check out the top 50 underclassmen female athletes in every indoor event.



Greenfield, Frontier on collision course  The Recorder

Will the Western Massachusetts Division II Field Hockey championship game be a rematch from last season? We'll know tonight, when Greenfield High School ...



Division 2 field hockey: Frontier blanks South Hadley, sets up finals rematch with Greenfield  GazetteNET

HOLYOKE — The rematch is set for the Frontier Regional field hockey team.The top-seeded Red Hawks beat No. 4 South Hadley, 3-0, in the Western ...



Horror film 'Blood Reservoir,' filmed in Western Massachusetts, to debut before Halloween  The Republican - masslive.com

AGAWAM –Horror movies seem to come out of the woodwork as Halloween approaches, and for those who like a film with some blood but no gore, Agawam ...



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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