54 min ago
CBS 3 Springfield
Gov. Patrick announces agreement to buy Knowledge Corridor Rail Line
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick was in Greenfield on Wednesday morning to announce the agreement to purchase and restore the Knowledge Corridor Rail Line from Pam Am Southern.
5 hrs ago
E. coli in the CT River is at a very high level
Very heavy rain fell across western Massachusetts last week causing flash flooding and a lot of runoff into the Connecticut River.
5 hrs ago
38 people indicted on auto insurance fraud
The scheme is alleged to involve individuals primarily New York who insured and registered vehicles in Massachusetts by claiming to live at false or non-existent residential addresses in Northampton, Easthampton and Greenfield.
6 hrs ago
Sentinel & Enterprise
Patrick: Market Basket battle at 'critical point'
Gov. Deval Patrick says he hopes to talk again to warring cousins whose battle over management of the Market Basket grocery store chain has sparked an employee walkout and customer boycott.
10 hrs ago
governor patrick greenfield rail
Governor Deval Patrick arrived in Greenfield by train Wednesday morning, in order to make a major announcement.
13 hrs ago
WMass knife company filing for bankruptcy after 177 years
The nation's oldest cutlery manufacturer has filed for bankruptcy after 177 years of making knives and other kitchen tools.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Letter: Seen clearly
I very rarely write letters to the editor, but felt compelled to do so at this time.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
New drug treatment option in Greenfield
Options for addiction treatment in Franklin County continue to tick upward, with a program new to the county set to open next month.
Greenfield compost containers a hit
The town's new home compost kitchen containers have been such a hit that Greenfield has already had to restock its supply.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Is Massachusetts island big enough for Clinton and Obama?
Hillary Rodham Clinton blew into this tiny island town like a fast-moving hurricane Wednesday, creating a commotion at the Bunch of Grapes bookstore, where hundreds of admirers waited for hours in the rain for a glimpse of the woman they hope will be the next president.
Granola company looking to expand in Greenfield or Deerfield
New England Natural Bakers , which churns out various granola-based products at its Fairview Street headquarters here, is doing so well that the company is looking to expand, either to another location in Greenfield or one in Deerfield , according to its president.
CBS 3 Springfield
Western Mass soaked by more than 3 inches of rain
Rain gauges filled up quickly in the Springfield area on Wednesday. Flash flooding was reported in many towns across Western Massachusetts, forcing road closures, stranding vehicles and making parking lots impassible.
The railroad crossing on Elm Street in South Deerfield. Recorder/Micky Bedell
Town officials still have unaddressed concerns about the state's planned upgrades to two of the town's train crossings, even as the work has begun.
A view of the J.H. Smith Company on Chapman Street in Greenfield. Recorder/Micky Bedell
It appears something is happening involving employees at the more than 50-year-old J.H. Smith Co., but what is not yet clear.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Torrential rains close area roads, flood basements
While Franklin County saw nowhere near the 13-plus inches of rain that flooded on parts of New York suburbsWednesday, flash flooding caused problems in several towns.
Greenfield shines light on low-cost solar
The town and its greening advocacy group are about to kick off a three-month effort to allow residents and business owners to buy and install low-cost solar systems.
Wing Memorial Hospital in Palmer to get new emergency room as part of Baystate Health purchase
Wing Memorial Hospital will get a new emergency room as part of its sale to Springfield-based Baystate Heath from UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
Terrazza Ristorante at the Country Club in Greenfield caters to both golfers and non golfers
GREENFIELD -If business is an indicator of quality, then it easily can be said that Terrazza Ristorante at the Country Club is a restaurant above par.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Preserving food? Yes, you can
Heather Loomis mixes a bowl of sliced carrots and daikon, a mild Asian radish, while Diane Alpern, Emily Koester and John Walsh look on at Sunday's Just Roots canning workshop in Greenfield, led by Loomis.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Merger of vets agencies would still leave options for locals
If Franklin County veterans agencies decide to merge, local veterans will be given the option of using the downtown Greenfield Veterans Resource and Referral Center or a satellite office.