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  1. The boiler room at former International Paper Co in Millers Falls. Recorder/Paul FranzRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... kilns and furnaces. An architectural walk-through this month offered a rare look at the inside of one of Franklin County's many abandoned factories, although the interior contained ample evidence of human and animal interlopers. The Town of Erving ...

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  2. Supper for Six fundraiser set for Feb. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... many families struggle to feed their children without the school meals. The Women's Way of the United Way of Franklin County hopes to make it a little easier for struggling families. On Feb. 10, Women's Way will collect nonperishable food for dinner ...

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  3. Ex-Greenfield food co-op manager faces embezzlement chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The former general manager of a Franklin County food-co-op charged with embezzling $60,000 from the organization is scheduled to face a judge this week. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Dwight Gaddis, of Chanhassen, Minnesota, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Franklin County Superior Court on multiple larceny counts.

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  4. Ex-food co-op manager faces embezzlement chargesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    The former general manager of a Franklin County food-co-op charged with embezzling $60,000 from the organization is scheduled to face a judge this week. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Dwight Gaddis, of Chanhassen, Minnesota, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Franklin County Superior Court on multiple larceny counts.

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  5. Nightfall to bring in the first snowfall in latest winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> Get off the roads by nightfall to avoid the dangers of snowfall, says a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in State College. The snow storm making national headlines today will enter the Franklin County area this evening, according to meteorologist David Martin.

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  6. Preliminary snowfall totals across Western MA SaturdayRead the original story

    Saturday | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... occurred through the mid-morning hours Saturday. One notable exception was the town of Orange in far eastern Franklin County, which reported 7.0 inches of snow through the mid-afternoon. Greenfield, about 20 miles west of Orange, only reported 3 ...

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  7. Nor'easter dumps 5-7 inches of snow on greater Springfield area; ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MassLive.com

    ... generally speaking, from the heavier stuff this morning, we had 5-7 inches across Springfield area. Up in Franklin County, they only saw about 2-4 inches." And although the snow caused many Pioneer Valley residents to spend at least part of their ...

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  8. Former co-op manager charged with embezzlement held on $75,000 bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Recorder

    Bail for Dwight Gaddis, the former general manager of the Franklin Community Cooperative accused of stealing $60,000 from the member-owned food co-op, was set at $75,000 cash during his arraignment in Franklin County Superior Court Friday.

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  9. Work key to breaking jail cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Recorder

    The last place any community wants a revolving door is its jail, but that's what Franklin County Sheriff Chris Donelan found when he arrived at the house of correction four years ago.

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  10. Former food co-op manager Dwight Gaddis denies larceny charges in Greenfield courtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | MassLive.com

    The Franklin Community Cooperative runs Green Fields Market in Greenfield and McCusker's Market in Shelburne Falls. - A Minnesota man accused of embezzling $60,000 from the Franklin Community Cooperative pleaded not guilty Friday in Franklin County Superior Court to five counts of larceny over $250.

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  11. A stronger push to legalize marijuana in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WWLP

    ... to put a question on the 2016 ballot pushing for its legalization for recreational use. A majority of Franklin county residents told 22News they agreed with the idea. "Yes, it should be," Joe Pagano of Greenfield. "The whole drug war is nothing but ...

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  12. Weather alerts issued ahead of weekend winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WWLP

    ... Storm Warning . A Winter Weather Advisory , meanwhile, is in effect for all of Hampshire County, eastern Franklin County, western Hampden County, and Southern Berkshire County. A Winter Weather Advisory is issued when snow or ice is expected to ...

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  13. Montague, Leverett raise purchase age for tobacco, Franklin County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | MassLive.com

    I think personally that this is one of the most important regulations that has happened in tobacco regulations in the last 20 years. Two Franklin County health boards voted Wednesday night to increase to 21 the age for the purchase of tobacco products, and the Franklin County Fair board of directors has "voted unanimously to become a smoke free fair starting in 2015."

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  14. Franklin County Fair to restrict smoking to designated areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Recorder

    ... one of the four designated areas when they decide to light up at this year's fall fair. After 167 years, the Franklin County Agricultural Society board of directors has adopted a policy that bans smoking in almost all areas of the fairgrounds, ...

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  15. Low wages, unfair taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Recorder

    ... because the flat tax rates have a greater impact on the poor and middle class than on the wealthy. "In Franklin County 50 years ago," she said, "you could graduate from high school, get a job in a mill - a union job," she said. "We were making ...

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  16. Delayed reaction as Athol routs EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Recorder

    ... The Red Raiders outscored Easthampton High School, 14-0, in the first quarter and went on to record a 52-32 Franklin County League North Division victory Thursday night at Mallet Gymnasium in the Tooltown. Athol (12-1 overall, 3-0 FCL North) opened ...

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  17. Former co-op manager charged with stealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Recorder

    ... District Attorney's Office, which launched its own investigation, leading to Gaddis' indictment by the Franklin County Grand Jury on five charges of larceny over $250. Each of those charges is punishable by up to five years in state prison, ...

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  18. Franklin County food co-op hired forensic accountant to investigate former managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | MassLive.com

    GREENFIELD - Soon after the short-term manager of a longstanding Franklin County food co-op suddenly stepped down in September 2013, a forensic accountant found evidence that he "may have misused Co-op funds," according to statement issued Thursday by the co-op. The Board of Directors of the Franklin Community Cooperative issued the statement concerning Dwight Gaddis, 51, of Chanhassen, Minnesota, who now faces a five-count larceny indictment.

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  19. Letter: Learn to CopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Recorder

    ... and be sustainable, there needs to be commitment from the community and families. If you live in or around Franklin County and are interested in a meeting in your community, please speak up. Two Learn to Cope western Mass. groups now meet weekly in ... 1 comment

  20. Arraignment of former Greenfield food co-op manager postponed to MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | MassLive.com

    ... hearing, said Northwestern District assistant district attorney Steven Gagne. Gaddis will be held at the Franklin County House of Correction in Greenfield until Monday, Gagne said. Gaddis, who served as General Manager of the Cooperative for nine ...

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