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  1. Greenfield Youth Football League embezzler: The drugs made me do itRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... ave been blamed by many health care and addiction experts for the opioid and heroin epidemic seen throughout Franklin County and beyond.

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  2. The outside of the Quality Inn in Greenfield.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... homeless, will be supported according to individual and specific needs. Robin Sherman, executive director of Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority, said shortly after the governor's announcement on Monday that she shares the ...

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  3. A vision for their futureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Recorder

    On Saturday, students from across Franklin County will showcase the solutions they developed to help combat climate change and pollution as part of the fourth annual Science and Sustainability Expo at Greenfield Community College.

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  4. Pellet bag recycling program is heating upRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Recorder

    According to program director Amy Donovan, the Franklin County Solid Waste Management District's pellet bag recycling program is proving to be very popular at the thirteen municipal transfer stations offering the free program.

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  5. Morehouse/My Turn: Committed to feeding our neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... to December 2014 (after implementing our changes), all four counties have received more food. For example, Franklin County member agencies received 10 percent more food from The Food Bank than they did in the same period of the previous year (prior ...

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  6. New scholarship for LGBTQI students in Franklin, Hampshire counties memorializes young activistRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    A young equal rights activist who died in 2013 is being memorialized through a new scholarship that recognizes students who identify as LGBTQI and those who support them. The PFLAG Franklin-Hampshire Chapter has announced the Eric Collins Memorial Award, a $250 stipend that will be awarded to one senior from Franklin County and another from Hampshire County.

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  7. Sweet ending: Adams Donuts owner upbeat about its futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    ... a good down-payment to get started and I think if worse comes to worst, if I need a little help from the (Franklin County Community Development Corp.), they'll be willing to give me a loan," Brown said. "Thanks to all the people in the community, we ...

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  8. Gov. vows to reduce number of homeless familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    ... goal to reduce family homelessness by investing more in its prevention. Robin Sherman, executive director of Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority in Turners Falls, said 0

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  9. Local social service agency behind governor's plan for homeless families in hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    ... goal to reduce family homelessness by investing more in its prevention. Robin Sherman, executive director of Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority in Turners Falls, said she will be interested in learning more about Republican ...

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  10. New scholarship for LGBTQI students, alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    The PFLAG Franklin Hampshire Chapter has announced a new scholarship for graduating seniors in Franklin and Hampshire counties.

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  11. Neighbors: Precipitation prognosticator: only two or three snowfalls leftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    I've got some good news! Winter is technically almost over and Franklin County's precipitation prognosticator Farrah Pomeroy agrees.

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  12. Roof collapse, accidents kept Orange firefighters busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWLP

    Firefighters in eastern Franklin County had a lot of work to do Monday morning; dealing with dangerous issues caused by our latest snowstorm. Orange Fire Chief Dennis Annear told 22News that they had several calls throughout the morning and they had to provide assistance both in town and in nearby communities.

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  13. Greenfield man arrested on gun charges after early morning disturbanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MassLive.com

    ... out a firearms identification card. He was book at the Greenfield police station and then transported to the Franklin County House of Correction for holding. He is due to be arraigned Monday in Greenfield District Court.

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  14. Berkshire Reps Rise In Legislative RanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | IBerkshires

    ... to operate to continue to advocate for all of the issues that I think are important for Berkshire and Franklin County. It gives me a say in every piece of legislation. Instead of one subject matter, I am now part of all decisions." One important ...

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  15. Greenfield house earns builder energy awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Recorder

    ... Executive Director Jennifer Marrapese said that of the eight applicants from around the Northeast, one other Franklin County house has been honored - the Montague City zero-net-energy house in 2010. Contest judges felt the Giordano-Smeltz house ...

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  16. Former inmate sets up community workshop as outreach programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Recorder

    At 58, Don Wright has resolved to become a productive member of the community, after about five years in state prison and six months in the Franklin County House of Correction.

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  17. Potee, a leader in fight against opioid addiction, named doctor of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Recorder

    Dr. Ruth Potee of Northfield, a leader in the fight against heroin addiction in Franklin County, has been honored by her peers as the Franklin District Medical Society's 2015 Community Clinician of the Year.

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  18. Advanced manufacturing a potential strength for western Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Recorder

    ... chief of staff - the former Westfield mayor and onetime Greenfield resident, got the attention of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Friday, with an upbeat message about the prospects for precision manufacturing to help the region. "Western ...

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  19. Cold weather puts freeze on maple sugar seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Recorder

    ... Howard Boyden, the owner of Boyden Brothers Maple on Route 116 in Conway, and many other sugar houses across Franklin County, this month's ongoing streak of bitterly cold weather has put the breaks on much of the preparation for the coming ...

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  20. Bulletin Board: Newt Guilbault makes change to sign-up dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Recorder

    ... Spare Tires of Greenfield vs. the WMass Shamrocks, then the Nighthawks out of Brattleboro, Vt., take on the Franklin County Firefighters at 5:30. The consolation game will be played at 6:30, with the championship tilt is scheduled for 7:30. The ...

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