Hampshire Council of Governments

New England News
12:50 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Celebration To Mark Hampshire County's 350th Anniversary

The Old Courthouse in downtown Northampton MA

       Hampshire County Massachusetts is marking the  350th anniversary of its founding this year. Later this week people will have an opportunity to view rare old documents that highlight some of the early history of the region.  There is a grand celebration planned for this Friday in Northampton. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Todd Ford, the executive director of the Hampshire Council of Governments.

New England News
6:30 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

Funds Sought To Repair Historic Courthouse

The front of the historic Old Hampshire County Courthouse, Northampton MA

The founding of the third oldest county in Massachusetts, Hampshire County, is being observed this year.  Officials are using the 350th anniversary to promote an effort to fund major repairs to the county's best known landmark.  WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

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