Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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  1. Review by Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan supports...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Of the more than 1,500 Breathalyzer tests reviewed locally, none were found to have improper calibration readings, according to District Attorney David Sullivan, whose office temporarily suspended test results in court while a state review was underway. NORTHAMPTON - A review by Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan 's office has reaffirmed the validity of alcohol breath-test results in OUI cases in Franklin and Hampshire counties, after a statewide review of thousands of Breathalyzer tests determined that only a small number were invalid due to calibration issues.

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  2. Neighbors: 5th annual Bee Fest on Court Square in Greenfield on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... for bees by touching up the bee crosswalk art on Court Square. Thanks for that! DON'T FORGET TO VISIT the Franklin County Sheriff's TRIAD's, Northwestern District Attorney Office's and Charlene Manor's Senior Health and Safety Expo today from 10 ...

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  3. On the road again: Recorder editor's tour continues tonight in ColrainRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... always a big part of the county's economy and identity, is enjoying a 21st-century renaissance in Franklin County with many new, young farms and farmers. Why hadn't I thought of that? Well, at least I thought of visiting Charlemont. So, as I ...

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  4. Kulik's pipeline petition to be intervenor on Berkshire Gas contract rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Recorder

    The state Department of Public Utilities has rejected petitions by Rep. Stephen Kulik and two organizations opposing the Tennessee Gas Pipeline's planned project through Franklin County in a case involving Berkshire Gas Co.'

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  5. Huh? Turners Falls No. 2?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... his team in position to earn the top spot. Not only did the Indians finish a perfect 14-0 to win the tough Franklin County League, the Indians also beat nearly every other top team in Division II and III in western Mass. The Indians beat Monson and ...

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  6. Quality Inn to become Rodeway InnRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... of the families who have been able to move out of the hotels have found permanent living arrangements in Franklin County and half have moved elsewhere to be closer to home or for a job opportunity. Patel said only two homeless families remain in the ...

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  7. Editorial: Our penchant for problem solvingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Recorder

    To those who have moved to Franklin County or chosen to stay, this is a special place with many wonderful people and terrific qualities.

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  8. Learn to Cope: New support group for families hit by addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    The stress, loneliness, judgment and other pressures that can come with a loved one's addiction need an outlet, and Learn to Cope hopes to provide it in the Franklin County area with a support group offering ears and advice.

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  9. Bulletin Board: Rathore double seals Booska's 7-6 winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    ... Inc. scored four times in the fifth inning to snap a 3-3 tie and went on to defeat Akey Insurance, 7-4, in a Franklin County Babe Ruth Baseball League game Saturday at Abercrombie Field in Greenfield. Riley DuPree and Jackson Hicks combined to ...

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  10. Leslie Harris: Disturbing number of homeless catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MassLive.com

    ... cats come from where the people are: the fewest cats come from the places with the lowest human population (Franklin County, 322; Hampshire County, 438), and the most cats come from the place with the highest human population: Hampden County. In ...

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  11. In quest of the Unspeakable in New SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Recorder

    ... civilization. Recorder/Chris Curtis Walk About is an occasional series about places to walk or hike in Franklin County. This one was written by staff reporter Chris Curtis, who started at The Recorder in 2011. He covers education and health and ...

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  12. Kulik: - My constituents deserve answers' on Berkshire Gas, pipeline plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Recorder

    ... he opposes the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline that would cut across his district, including eight Franklin County towns, said he doubts Berkshire Gas' claims that it cannot take on new customers because it can't find adequate gas supplies ...

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  13. Drought puts the heat on Franklin County businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Recorder

    ... go out to check the fields before returning to bed and clocking his last few hours of sleep. Like many other Franklin County farms, Lynch's farm, which he and his wife Meghan Arquin have owned for the past nine years, has been in the grip of a ...

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  14. With Arts Block and Pushkin sold, vision turns toward futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Recorder

    ... because he's dedicated to creative arts," said Wierzbowski. "We're going to do some pretty creative stuff." Franklin County Chamber of Commerce President Ann Hamilton said the announcement that Goldsher had bought the two buildings was a big ...

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  15. MIAA rule change delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Recorder

    ... an impact on some of the larger schools, being able to use them at the smaller schools, such as the ones in Franklin County, does make a big difference. "I think all schools involved should spend time working over the next year to find a reasonable ...

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  16. Charlemont Ambulance files 'action plan' with stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Recorder

    ... Hawley and Rowe agreed that a locally based ambulance service is vital in these three western-most Franklin County towns, reducing precious ambulance response time. Their report says that the small, sparsely populated towns can't afford professional ...

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  17. Editorial: Harvest Supper wants youRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Recorder

    ... the fruits of one's labor but also to secure the Free Harvest Supper's place as an example of the best that Franklin County has to offer. Step in and answer the call. For more information or to volunteer, contact Dino Schnelle, coordinator of the ...

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  18. Baker talks energy, budget during Yankee Candle visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | The Recorder

    Yankee Candle is Franklin County's largest employer and during a short visit Thursday afternoon, Gov. Charlie Baker called it a success story to be replicated across the state.

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  19. Franklin County town of Conway hit by microburst, National Weather Service confirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | MassLive.com

    A microburst hit near Bent Nail Road at about 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, the National Weather Service has confirmed. "The most intense damage with estimated wind speeds of 80 MPH occurred in a very short path about one-half mile in length in the vicinity of Bent Nail Road just south of the Deerfield River," the agency said in a statement of preliminary findings.

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  20. Lenox joins advocacy group ahead of gas pipeline hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Berkshire Eagle

    LENOX >> The town has joined a local advocacy group, giving members a seat at the table in an upcoming state hearing regarding the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline. The Select Board on Wednesday voted unanimously to join Great Barrington-based Northeast Energy Solutions .

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