5 hrs ago
Mayor waits to hear from fireworks company about deal
It appears the mayor may be ready to make a deal with the New Hampshire company that sold Greenfield short on the fireworks it bought for its Fourth of July celebration this year.
9 hrs ago
Neighbors: Local woman up for Emmy Award
Our neighbors Ann and Gary Thomas of Greenfield can't wait for Aug. 16, because that is when they will learn whether their daughter Sherry Thomas wins an Emmy Award with two other women for casting the hit television series "Breaking Bad."
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Greenfield donates surplus school furniture to Zambia
This summer, Greenfield High School provided five tractor-trailers filled with surplus furniture to be shipped off to outfit schools in impoverished communities in Zambia.
State police arrest 30-year-old heroin and cocaine suspect Paul Heim...
State police arrested 30-year-old Paul Heim of Woodstock, Vt. Deerfield police ultimately stopped Heim's car with stop sticks, which are designed to shred tires on Interstate 91 in Greenfield.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Rally reaches Statehouse
Opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline protest on Boston Common across from the Statehouse in Boston, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Greenfield's latest tax bills reflect high school debt
The first quarter real estate tax bills due in the Tax Collector's Office by the close of business on Friday reflect the first increases from the debt for the new $66 million Greenfield High School under construction.
Handful of Greenfield parents, teachers oppose PARCC
Of the handful of parents and teachers who attended the School Committee's public hearing on standardized testing Wednesday night, all came out against the new PARCC tests.
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Deerfield police deploy stop sticks to stop speeding suspect
A man is in custody Wednesday night after police say he assaulted a state police trooper who was trying to detain him.
Big anti-pipeline rally on Boston Common
Large crowds of people from western Massachusetts boarded buses bringing them to the Boston Common Wednesday, to rally against a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run across the state.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Amherst Planning Board begins review of Retreat, 175-unit student housing development in Cushman
Representatives of the proposed Retreat in the Cushman section of North Amherst will present their definitive subdivision plans to the Planning Board Wednesday night beginning at 7:05 p.m. The company filed preliminary plans in October and the Planning Board issued a series of 20 modifications they wanted addressed for the project in this filing.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Seeking help for hoarding
Support groups offer help for those who just can't throw anything away, a condition now classified as a mental disorder.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Food for All Garden creators offering workshops on food access in Amherst, UMass
People donate all kinds of goods to the Amherst Survival Center and Not Bread Alone soup kitchen but there are gaps in what they receive.
Decision still to be made on sales tax free weekend
State lawmakers will break for the Summer on July 31st. The Massachusetts sales tax free weekend has been rolled into a jobs bill that hasn't been voted on.
UMass student farmers celebrate growing collaboration with Big Y World Class Market
On Friday morning, a handful of University of Massachusetts student farmers dressed in dusty shorts and T-shirts, were busy harvesting yellow squash, zucchini and eggplants that would soon be on the shelves of two Big Y World Class Marketstores.
Greenfield uses power-buying plan to help Kennametal expand
The electricity that Greenfield hopes to soon buy in bulk and resell at a discount to residents and businesses helped give the city the power to land the Kennameta l expansion.
Greenfield PD: Drunk driver hit police cruiser
An alleged drunk driver was arrested after he backed his car into a Greenfield police cruiser Thursday night.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Kennametal announces $5 million and 70-job expansion in Greenfield...
Kennametal has announced that it will expand its operations here, adding 70 new jobs and $4.65 million worth in private investment including $3.4 million in equipment and renovations to its plant at 34 Sanderson St. here.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Somali refugee family finds new home after being displaced from condemned Union Street apartment
A Somali family headed by Haji Mamo, center, is shown here after they were displaced from a condemned apartment in Springfield in May. The family, which includes 12 children, was living at 515 Union St. when one of the older children called police in May because their electricity had been shut off for days.