Submit Your News

We want to hear what’s going on in your:

Neighborhood • School • Business • Club

We are asking that the community get involved in their local weekly newspaper by becoming community journalists and photographers. Some of the best news comes from YOU, the reader.

YOU know what is happening.
YOU know what people are talking about.
YOU know what people want to read about.
YOU can get involved!

How to submit your news:

• News items and press releases should be sent in an email to the editor at as either an MS Word document attachment saved as text only, or pasted directly into your email message screen. Be sure to include who, what, when, where and why in the submission, preferably written in the third person unless it is a first person letter to the editor or guest column.
• Please send photo captions identifying all subjects in your image(s) from left to right. We need first and last name, hometown, title, if applicable, and a brief description of what subjects are doing in the photo.
• Email uncorrected, raw, RGB color digital photos at highest resolution directly off your camera, or sized at least 20 inches wide at 72 resolution, 10 inches wide at 200 resolution. They may be emailed as attachments to
• Publicity chairpersons are encouraged to send in news about upcoming fundraising or other calendar events at least three weeks before they take place. We will respond to all email messages received.

If you are having difficulty with a press release or need help, please call Editor Kristin L. Will at (413) 536-5333 for help and suggestions.
If you don’t have e-mail, please mail these materials to:
Editor Kristin L. Will
138 College Street – Suite 2
South Hadley, MA 01075