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July 28, 2014

Sugar and your heart

Sugar sweetened beverages and other added sugars have long been associated with weight gain and obesity but newer research is finding that too much sugar is not only bad for your waistline, it also may be bad for your heart. Recommendations from the World Health Organization are to limit added sugars to less than 10 […]

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Review: World Premiere of “Cedars” at Berkshire Theatre Group in Stockbridge

STOCKBRIDGE – It’s a family affair double feature at Berkshire Theatre Group in Stockbridge, where Erik Tarloff’s new play, “Cedars” is having its world premiere. The play is a bedside monologue in a hospital room (at Cedars-Sinai in L.A.), where a son (James Naughton) is confessing, justifying, and emoting to a comatose father who offers […]

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Town supports Southwick Days

SOUTHWICK – Southwick Days organizer Joseph Deedy said the three-day carnival was a success, with the Parks and Recreation’s fireworks display drawing crowds Friday night. “It was packed for the fireworks,” Deedy said. “I wish we could have fireworks every night to draw crowds.” Deedy, a Rotarian, business owner and selectman, got the carnival rolling […]

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Rail trail project rolling forward

WESTFIELD – The second half of the Columbia Greenway rail trail will be completed thisfall, extending the multiuse trail from the Southwick town line to East Silver Street. The contractor, ET&L Corporation of Stow, laid the first coat of asphalt last week and continues to work on the two bridges in this phase. The Tin […]

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Hard-knock battle

NEWTOWN, CONN. – The Westfield Babe Ruth Baseball 13-Year-Old All-Stars took their competition by storm in Game 2 of the eastern regionals tournament, schooling them in the art of hard knocks. Westfield rallied for six runs in the seventh inning to overtake Arlington (Mass.) 10-8 Sunday to improve to 2-0 in the New England regionals […]