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  1. National Weather Service issue flood warning for Hampshire and Franklin countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD - The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Hampshire and Franklin counties as heavy rain continues to fall in Western Massachusetts. State police in Springfield, Northampton, Shelburne Falls and on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westfield reported no rain-related issues as the commute wound down Thursday morning.

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  2. Tales from the primary trailRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MassLive.com

    ... the sign-carriers that I was in Erving, which is part of the 2nd Franklin District along with five other Franklin County towns, five Worcester County towns and, inexplicably, a single precinct in Belchertown, which is in Hampshire County. In fact, I ...

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  3. Trooper: Thieves dropped cash box during store break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WWLP

    Police in Franklin County are not sure whether the people who broke into a country store early Thursday morning actually got away with anything. State Trooper Bernie Trott told 22News that two people broke into Elmer's Store on Main Street in Ashfield, and attempted to take the store's cash box.

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  4. full commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    ... sound they produced giving us the sensation that we were being followed. As the reporter covering southern Franklin County for The Recorder, I jumped into action when I heard that parts of Sunderland had been invaded by zombies. If the rumors were ...

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  5. Editorial: Warm the ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    As Tom Bevacqua pointed out in his usual weekly column in Monday's Recorder, we're in a period of seasonal transition, one where we have to say goodbye to any lingering summer days and be prepared for what late fall tends to bring to us here in Franklin County.

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  6. Maze of the Living Dead: A reporter's narrow escape from a zombie invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    ... sound they produced giving us the sensation that we were being followed. As the reporter covering southern Franklin County for The Recorder, I jumped into action when I heard that parts of Sunderland had been invaded by zombies. If the rumors were ...

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  7. Man missing 9 years found dead in car in Ohio pondRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | WHDH

    A man who disappeared after a July Fourth party nine years ago was found dead in a car pulled from a pond this week, a sheriff's office said Wednesday. The coroner's office in Franklin County confirmed the body found in the submerged car was that of Anthony "Tony" Luzio Jr., Delaware County sheriff's spokeswoman Tracy Whited said.

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  8. Fall foliage arrives in lower Pioneer ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WWLP

    Peak fall foliage is now everywhere in western Massachusetts, but with rain and wind on the way, it might not last for long. Peak foliage, the brightest of leaf colors, started in Franklin and Berkshire counties.

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  9. Additional defendants to be arraigned in Greenfield on auto fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    GREENFIELD - A Franklin County grand jury has returned 59 additional counts of insurance fraud, perjury and conspiracy against a total of ten defendants in connection with an insurance fraud ring operating both locally and in the metropolitan New York City area. The indictments stem from what authorities are calling the largest car insurance fraud investigation in Western Massachusetts history.

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  10. Bulletin Board: FCHA hosting free hockey clinic Nov. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    The Franklin County Hockey Association will host a Try Hockey For Free clinic at Collins-Moylan Arena on Nov. 8 as part of Come Play Hockey Month.

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  11. Cabinet-maker to relocate to ShelburneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    ... able to bring his young children to the shop after school. Parsons pointed out that Shelburne is part of the Franklin County Economic Target Area and, therefore, the town can help eligible businesses with various incentives for expansion. Parsons ...

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  12. Gas pipeline company schedules Franklin County meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    Tennessee Gas Pipeline has scheduled three "open house" meetings in Franklin County to discuss its proposed Northeast Direct Natural Gas Pipeline project for Dec. 2, 3 and 10. The company on Tuesday submitted its schedule of a dozen meeting dates with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, including Dec. 2 at the Orange Innovation Center, Dec. 3 ... (more)

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  13. Question 3 asks voters to weigh in on casino decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    ... Fund, paying down the state debt, reforming the health care system, treating gambling addiction and more. Of Franklin County's legislative delegation, only state Sen. Benjamin Downing, D-Pittsfield, and Rep. Denise Andrews, D-Orange, voted against ...

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  14. Coming 'round the mountain: Berkshire East's new coaster is built for funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Recorder

    ... coaster's opening lined up with the Columbus Day three-day weekend, as well as the peak of foliage season in Franklin County. More than 600 people came out to ride the coaster Sunday alone, from as far away as New Jersey, according to Berkshire East ...

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  15. No-go for Greenfield sick-leave hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    ... it could help non-unionized blue collar workers. "Most of us I think have this benefit a I think many in Franklin County and in Greenfield don't because it's not a requirement," he said. Metaxas said he had been surprised to learn such a requirement ...

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  16. Editorial: Expand the bottle billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    ... Recorder is asking readers to vote "yes" on Question 2 on the November ballot. Yes, plenty of homeowners in Franklin County and elsewhere are including these non-deposit bottles in their community recycling efforts. But the figures when it comes to ...

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  17. Portrait sessions to raise money for United WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    Local hospital employees are sponsoring a family portrait opportunity at Hallmark Institute of Photography to raise money for the United Way of Franklin County.

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  18. Medical notes: Oct. 20, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | MassLive.com

    ... show your support for this cause so important to women's health. GREENFIELD - The Community Health Center of Franklin County, thanks to funding from the National Football League's "A Crucial Catch" campaign distributed through the American Cancer ...

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  19. Pumpkins galore featured at Wachusett Mountain's AppleFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... taken with the pumpkins, exclaimed over the pumpkins' size, and asked questions of the members of the Franklin County Giant Pumpkin Growers Association on how they grew them. "We swap information and seeds; help each other out with problems. I got ...

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  20. Pumpkins prove popularRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Recorder

    Oh, the pumpkin - that glorious gourd. In both cuisine and the arts, its uses are legion in number and there was certainly no shortage of examples of them at Saturday's Franklin County Pumpkinfest in downtown Turners Falls.

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