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  1. The snow must go on ... lots of trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Recorder

    ... Robert Strahan, Orange Fire Chief Dennis Annear, Shelburne Control Regional Dispatch supervisor Butch Garrity, New Salem firefighter Cameron Dunbar, Tracy Rogers of the Franklin Regional Council of Governments and her husband Kevin, and Berkshire ...


  2. Winter's plentyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Recorder

    ... shoveled ground by 7 a.m. Monday, a headache for those needing to access areas less commonly trod. Pam Harris of New Salem-based oil delivery company Orange Oil Co. sent out a plea to keep a clear path to the oil receptacle for delivery drivers ...


  3. Editorial: Union 38 pick knows the districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Recorder

    The towns of Erving, Leverett, Shutesbury, New Salem and Wendell should soon be welcoming a new superintendent for their Union 38 elementary schools.


  4. Haggerty picked for Union 28 superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Recorder

    If she takes the job, Jennifer Haggerty of Fitchburg will soon begin work as superintendent of the Erving, Leverett, Shutesbury, New Salem and Wendell elementary schools.


  5. Voice of Audubon: bird sightings in western MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Recorder

    A rough-legged hawk was in found New Salem, and an Iceland gull and a red-necked grebe were at the southern end of the Quabbin Reservoir.


  6. Gloria P. (Faerber) Little, 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

    ... was the wife of John R. "Jack" Little. Some of Gloria's fondest memories were of spending summers at Lake Mattawa, New Salem, MA with her family. She was a 1945 graduate of Rogers High School, where she was a cheerleader. After high school, she went ...


  7. Alleged meth cook arraigned in Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Recorder

    ... and highly addictive stimulant. Arrested by Athol police in late October, Hamel, then 28, of Blackington Road, New Salem, was initially charged in Orange District Court with manufacturing, possession with intent to distribute and simple possession ...


  8. John HarkinsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Item Extra

    ... of South Orleans, in 1973, and they spent the next 30 years together mostly in his hometown. In 2003, he moved to New Salem, where he devoted his life to renovating his 1770 farmhouse and barn, plus creating and tending to his flower gardens. Item ...


  9. John HarkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Bolton - John W. Harkins passed peacefully in his New Salem, MA home, surrounded by loved ones on December 31, 2014. He was born February 10, 1950 to his parents William Jerome and Louie Adella Harkins of Bolton, Mass.


  10. Slippery roads lead to weekend crashes, injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Recorder

    ... and off roads, sending seven people to the hospital around the county. Sunday, icy conditions on Route 202 in New Salem caused the driver of a south-bound Ford pickup out of Winchester, N.H., to lose control and cross into the north-bound lane, ...


  11. Two finalists for Union 28 SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Recorder

    ... Fitchburg. Union 28 is the administrative umbrella covering elementary education in Erving, Leverett, Shutesbury, New Salem and Wendell, the latter two pooled as the Swift River School. Brandt is the supervisor of mathematics in the Westfield Public ...


  12. Name released of man killed in New Salem crash MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Recorder

    ... sh was southbound on Route 202 when it collided with a 2007 Sterling box truck traveling north. Marsh was taken by New Salem EMTs to Athol Hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead.


  13. Massachusetts State Police: Belchertown man dies in 2-car collision in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 |

    NEW SALEM - A 67-year-old Belchertown man died in a head-on crash in the Franklin County town of New Salem on Monday, Massachusetts State Police officials in Framingham said late Monday night. Richard Marsh was southbound on Route 202 in a Dodge van when he collided with a northbound Sterling box truck near the intersection of Route 122 about 3:10 p.m., police said.


  14. Photo Courtesy: MGNonlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | WWLP

    State Police were in Franklin County Monday afternoon after a head-on crash on Route 202 at Route 122 in New Salem. According to State Police, just after 3:00 Monday, a 2014 Dodge Van and a 2007 Sterling box truck collided head-on on Route 202.


  15. location, location, location What is it like to live in New Salem?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 |

    "You have to be born here to be an old-timer,'' said Johnson, 81, who lives in what used to be the center of town before the Quabbin Reservoir was constructed in the 1930s. The town common - with its historic homes, library, Town Hall, buildings of the former New Salem Academy , Fire Department, and 1794 Meetinghouse - is now located on a dead-end road that stops at a gate leading to the Quabbin.


  16. Finding last-mile money for broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Recorder

    ... Broadband Institute, the WiredWest Cooperative and the Franklin Regional Council of Governments in Charlemont and New Salem meetings this week on how they can bring the "last-mile" broadband connections to their communities. It was one of several ...


  17. Franklin County Cider Days a global phenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Recorder

    ... of cider-related events in Colrain, Shelburne, Ashfield, Deerfield, Greenfield, Hawley, Gill, Northfield and New Salem. The tasting, dubbed the Cider Salon, featured over 30 different cideries from as far away as Washington state, Michigan and ...


  18. Smashing pumpkins for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Recorder

    ... that town is called "From Scratch" - about food and nutrition, while a Franklin County Steers Club has formed in New Salem. Since the start of the current school year, nine new 4-H Clubs have started in Franklin and Hampshire counties, while four ...


  19. Connecting the dotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Recorder

    Trying to bring "last-mile" broadband connections back home, the Franklin Regional Council of Governments, together with the Massachusetts Broadband Institute and WiredWest Cooperative, has scheduled meetings next week in New Salem and Charlemont.


  20. I see progress, results. And I see we need to keep this going"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Recorder

    ... to 123 unserved and under-served communities in the four western counties, including Wendell, Warwick and New Salem. "It's job creation," Andrews said. "Clearly, people have small businesses they're trying to run" from their homes that could be ...


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