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3 hrs ago | The Recorder

Letter: Ashfield unfairness?

I find it more than an unethical practice by the Ashfield Selectboard to blame others when it's by their own hand to spend funds unnecessarily.

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Related Topix: Ashfield, MA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MassLive.com

'Dakin Day' celebration includes lower feline adoption fees

Feeding time for a kitten named Timothy at the Nicholas J. Piepul kitten nursery at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Leverett, MA, Hampden County, MA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

MassLive.com

Community Foundation's popular Valley Gives set for Dec. 10

"Valley Gives," a 24-hour e-philanthropy event in Western Massachusetts, took place in 2013 in various places in the Pioneer Valley.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Northampton, MA, Hampshire County, MA

WWLP

Frequent storms bringing storm anxiety

It seems like at least twice a week we've had severe weather outbreaks, but luckily people 22News spoke with aren't tuning out the warnings, despite how many we've had.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Buckland, MA

MassLive.com

National Weather Service issues thunderstorm alert for parts of Hampshire, Franklin counties

Doppler radar image of a storm moving through Franklin County, courtesy of the CBS 3 Springfield weather map.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Springfield, MA

WWLP

Home damaged after tree struck by lightning

Intense storms moved into Franklin County Monday morning, prompting a severe thunderstorm warning, and causing some damage in the upper Pioneer Valley.

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WWLP

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Franklin County

Immediate Broadcast Requested Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Taunton Ma 654 Am Edt Mon Jul 28 2014 The National Weather Service In Taunton Has Issued A - Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Northeastern Franklin County In Western Massachusetts Southwestern Cheshire County In Southern New Hampshire - Until 745 Am Edt - At 653 Am ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Taunton, MA, Massachusetts, Sunderland, MA, Bernardston, MA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MassLive.com

Showers and thunderstorms redevelop tonight, low 68

A heavy band of rain caused some localized flash flooding just before noon today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Berkshire County, MA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

MassLive.com

Amherst concert to benefit Huntington's Disease research

Tomorrow a group of musicians will do what they often do: Donate their time and talents to a good cause.

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Related Topix: Amherst, MA, Hampden, MA, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

MassLive.com

Many Tennessee Gas Pipeline questions still up in the air after...

Amid shouts of protest from some audience members, Kinder Morgan representatives fielded questions Thursday night at Greenfield Community College.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

MassLive.com

Severe Thunderstorm warning issued for Franklin County

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Franklin County as Doppler Radar has detected a large cell moving into the area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Whately, MA

The Brattleboro Reformer

Northern Massachusetts land project finished

To get an idea of the scope of a massive land-preservation effort in this town on the Vermont border, one needs only to look at a long list of partners for that project.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Recorder

2 big deals aim to protect Franklin County land

This spring, the nationwide nonprofit Trust for Public Land inked a purchase agreement with the Northfield Mount Hermon School, which owns the large, hilly forest in the northeast corner of the town.

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Related Topix: Northfield, MA, Warwick, MA

The Recorder

Brian Bloomfield is the new Head of School at the Academy at Charlemont. Recorder/Paul Franz

School's out for students at the Academy at Charlemont, but new Head of School Brian Bloomfield is already planning for the school year ahead.

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Related Topix: Charlemont, MA

The Recorder

Editorial: Right direction on North Quabbin

We know that some people driving from the eastern part of the state to the North Quabbin region probably look around appreciatively and think, to paraphrase Dorothy of Oz in her famous quote: "we're not in Boston anymore."

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Related Topix: Worcester County, MA, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Recorder

Letter: Help in making a difference

This letter is to publicly thank several local people who have recently helped make a huge difference in the life of a child who is enrolled in our program here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County.

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Related Topix: Greenfield, MA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

MassLive.com

Local musicians make music at Coop Concerts at Greenfield Energy Park

There are people of all ages, "but a highlight is definitely all the little kids running around playing and dancing," said Jennie McAvoy , of Deerfield, one of the Coop members.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Deerfield, MA

MassLive.com

Improvement today as showers depart

A Flash Flood Watch first issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday remains in effect especially for eastern areas of Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin county as heavy showers move east this morning.

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Related Topix: Weather

Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Opioid training seminar held in Franklin County

Dozens of healthcare providers turned out for a training program to learn strategies for responsible prescribing practices on Thursday night in Greenfield.

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Related Topix: Greenfield, MA, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

The Recorder

Pipeline hearing reveals surveying begun

Both sides of the pipeline debate met in Erving on Tuesday, with the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.

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Related Topix: Erving, MA, Warwick, MA, Orange, MA, Dracut, MA

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