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Music Review: Freres Lapierre
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Letter: Support overwhelming
I want to thank the Precinct 5 voters who came out on April 15 to cast their votes.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Greenfield Shell station fined $10K by Massachusetts DEP for gasoline ...
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection fined the owner and operator of a Greenfield gas station $10,000 for a 2012 gas spill that leaked into a nearby brook.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Greenfield resident Stephen Bradley, 28, identified as man found dead ...
GREENFIELD - The Northwestern District Attorney's office has identified 28-year-old Greenfield resident Stephen Bradley as the man whose body was found in the Connecticut River earlier this month.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Where in the world of Western Massachusetts is Anthony Bourdain?...
Anthony Bourdain , the patron saint of celebrity chefs who double as TV stars and best-selling authors, was in Western Massachusetts - and local media were hot on his trail.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Club Scout: Uno in Springfield unveils summer courtyard series lineup
Beginning April 28, Uno Chicago Bar and Grill in Springfield will start its live music summer courtyard series featuring a cornucopia of music.
Greenfield police: 86-year-old woman cited after she plows car into Chapman Street home
GREENFIELD - No injuries were reported Wednesday afternoon when an elderly woman plowed her car into a home on Chapman Street.
Greenfield Police Department: 'Dispatchers are the unsung heroes of public safety'
A glimpse inside the Springfield Police Department dispatch center, the so-called nerve center of the region's biggest and busiest police force.
Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail celebrates 10 years of open studios
NORTHAMPTON -Nine area pottery studios will be open for the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail the weekend of April 26 and 27. The free event, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., allows the public to experience the normally private work spaces of professional potters, whose creative lives are based in the region, for the 10th year.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
For Rodin, it was stone. But for Suzanne Conway of Colrain, the humble Sharpie is the tool of choice: A simple, felt marker yielding up a bright swoosh of color, in whatever thickness you could want.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Homeless man pleads guilty to failure to register with Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board
William Brannigan, 55, whose address is listed as homeless, pleaded guilty on Monday in Franklin Superior Court on charges of failure to register as a sex offender in Montague and Greenfield and misleading a police officer.
Precinct 5 preliminary election today
Three candidates will vie for two spots on the June ballot today when preliminary election polls open at 7 a.m. Retired Greenfield firefighter John Lyford, local activist and Greenfield Human Rights Commission member Penny Ricketts, and local lawyer specializing in elder law Robert Wainstein will vie for the two spots, which will eventually lead to ... (more)
Franklin County Technical school cosmetology students will cut hair...
Franklin County Technical school cosmetology students will cut hair for Locks of Love at the school's cosmetology shop on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Recorder Franklin County Technical School senior Madison Lively of Greenfield and some of her classmates will use their skills as hairdressers-in-training this week to help children, teens and ... (more)
Sat Apr 12, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Sen. Elizabeth Warren addresses Western MA leaders
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren made her way to Western Massachusetts on Saturday afternoon, as she was the keynote speaker for the annual conference for the Hampshire and Franklin regional councils of governments.
Ruggles/My Turn: My life with autism
Editor's note: Logan Ruggles, the grandson of Terry and Vanna Ruggles of Greenfield, delivered this speech on autism to an all-school meeting at the Tilton School, a private high school in New Hampshire in April of 2013.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Editorial: Closing in on a superintendent?
Jahmal Mosley, who had been working in Somerset, dropped out after accepting a job elsewhere, less than a week after Timothy Lee, a principal in Lenox, withdrew his application.
Wainstein runs for Precinct 5 council seat in Greenfield
Town Council Precinct 5 candidate Robert Wainstein says he does not support a proposed ordinance that would ban plastic bags from being used at checkout counters in Greenfield at this time; he would support an updated wetlands ordinance recently written by the town's Conservation Commission, as long as a clause was included that protected the town ... (more)
Ricketts runs for Precinct 5 council seat in Greenfield
Town Council Precinct 5 candidate Penny Ricketts says she supports an updated wetlands ordinance written by the town's Conservation Commission, but said she cannot support an ordinance written by a Greenfield resident who wants to ban plastic bags and would need more information to support a Native American burial ground ordinance.
Lyford runs for Precinct 5 seat in Greenfield
Town Council Precinct 5 candidate John Lyford says he supports an updated wetlands ordinance written by the town's Conservation Commission and a citizen-written ordinance banning plastic bags from being used at check-out counters in Greenfield, but says an ordinance that would strengthen protection of Native American burial grounds needs more work ... (more)
Letter: Let's vote for Penny
I am a resident of Precinct 5 and echo the comments of Tim Farrell and Teresa Conti.