Aimee Henderson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with a concentration in print journalism she earned from Westfield State University in 2004. She began her newspaper career as an intern at the Westfield Evening News and later was hired as a full-time staff writer. In 2007 she joined Turley Publications as editor for the Town Reminder and Holyoke Sun, and in 2009 she made a lateral move to become editor of The Sentinel. More recently she was named a managing editor for Turley Publications, overseeing the central region, which includes The Sentinel, Chicopee Register, Ludlow Register, Town Reminder and Holyoke Sun. Aimee has won New England Newspaper & Press Association (NENPA) awards for her photography and reporting.
Walter Hamilton began his newspaper career as a reporter for the former Holyoke Transcript-Telegram in 1979, covering Granby, then Easthampton. In 1980 he was named T-T suburban editor, supervising reporters covering South Hadley, Granby, Belchertown, Easthampton and Southampton. In 1981 he joined the Springfield Morning Union, now the Republican, as a reporter covering Holyoke police, fire, courts and municipal government. In 1984, he became a copy editor on The Republican news desk, and specialized in page design. He retired from The Republican in 2010, and joined the Turley Publications as a correspondent in 2014.
Maureen McGarrett brings 18 years of sales experience to the job, having started at The Valley Advocate. She later touched on national sales for the Cheesecake Factory restaurant chain with menu advertising. She was hired by Turley Publications Nov. 11, 2001 as the Northampton, Amherst, Hadley and South Hadley sales representative.