Category: Paradise City Press

Dakin Humane Society Adopt-A-Pet Day 2015

The Dakin Humane Society held its fifth annual Adopt-A-Pet Day at Florence Savings Bank’s main office in Florence on Wednesday, March 4. Tags: local, animals, cats, Dakin, florence, paradise city press, bank

PCP Rockridge Retirement Violette’s Crossing

The 25-room expansion of Rockridge Retirement Community in Northampton, MA will offer modestly-priced housing for those seniors looking for a balance of comfort, safety, and autonomy. Tags: rockridge, senior, northampton, paradise city press, violette’s crossing, local

Northampton Winter Farmers Market

Come enjoy fresh food and handmade goods from some amazing local vendors! Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School

Adopt A Hydrant

A new website lets Northampton locals to register and “adopt” a nearby fire hydrant in their name, making it easier for firemen to reach in the event of an emergency. Tags: Adopt-A-Hydrant, local, Northampton, Video, featured

Simple Diapers

Simple Diapers @ Linens host a cloth diaper swap in Holyoke, MA

Paradise City Press – Bike 4 Food

On the last Thursday of September 2014, The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts held its fourth annual Will Bike 4 Food fundraiser. There were 250 cyclists and over 60 volunteers who came together to raise funds for the food bank…

Jim McGovern & Friends Ice Bucket Challenge

Responding to Bill Dwights challenge Congressman Jim McGovern dumps a bucket of ice water over his head to support the fight against ALS. Music: “Equal Value (Ode To A Squirrel)” by Jared C. Balogh Used under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 International…

Northampton Community Gardens

Last week, curious about the Northampton Community Gardens behind Smith College on Rt. 66, I sat down with Mimi Teghtsoonian, a member of the garden committee and the de facto organizer of the gardens. She greeted me with a warm…