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  1. Coalition forms to fight gas pipeline while Deerfield seeks royalties for foreign salesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    DEERFIELD - Kinder Morgan, the parent company of the controversial Tennessee Gas Pipeline , is fighting battles from multiple directions as it continues to advocate for the massive project, which would pass through Berkshire and Franklin counties. Although opposition to the pipeline has been vocal and, in the case of some communities, legislative in the form of resolutions, it was not officially organized until recently, when a number of land trusts and conservation groups allied as Northeast Energy Solutions.

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  2. Machine training program gets big boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    With a $276,705 state grant, Greenfield Community College and Franklin County Technical School will be able to continue to offer its precision-machinist training over the next two years as well expand offerings to include blueprint reading, metrology, grinding and lean manufacturing.

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  3. We just don't have it'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... no simple solution. He doesn't have one. But, he said, "Something's gotta give." Robin Sherman, director of Franklin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, a local agency working with the state to help homeless families in Greenfield hotels, ...

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  4. Mohawk school bus cameras to have audio, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... "We want to do everything we can to keep students safe. Kuzmeskus has 117 school bus routes running through Franklin County, and surveillance cameras with sound have become routine, she said. "We've just outfitted our buses with brand new systems," ...

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  5. Eagles, Red Raiders seeking league wrestling titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2014 | The Recorder

    ... championship bout at 220 pounds during Saturday's WMass Division III championships at Holyoke High School. Franklin County produced a pair of Western Mass. Division III Wrestling champions last season and had another two grapplers reach the finals ...

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  6. Montague mulls tobacco purchase age shift to 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    The already tight grip on tobacco sales in Franklin County is poised to strengthen, with the health boards of two county towns considering an increase in the minimum purchase age from 18 to 21. The Montague and Leverett health boards are considering the change among new regulations, and advocates hope other towns will follow suit.

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  7. New coalition forms to fight pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    ... and make counter arguments about the 430-mile pipeline. The project would pass through 34 miles in Franklin County, including Ashfield, Conway, Shelburne, Deerfield, Montague, Erving, Northfield and Warwick, on its way from Wright, N.Y., to Dracut, ...

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  8. State: Swell of homeless swamps safety netRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    ... state and 10 in western Massachusetts - so some families living near Boston or Springfield end up in rural Franklin County, far from their homes and city life and its amenities. Of the 10 hotels located in western Massachusetts, two are in ...

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  9. Camping, swimming other state fees poised to increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Recorder

    ... will increase 42 percent, from $12 to $17 per day. Nonresidents would pay $20, up 43 percent from $14. Franklin County has two state-run campgrounds. The Mohawk Trail State Forest in Charlemont is the largest, with 47 campsites, four group sites and ...

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    Friday Dec 12 | The Recorder

    ... violence" were just a few of the many signs held high for passersby and vehicles beeping in support. The Franklin County protesters joined thousands across the country demonstrating against police use of excessive force against Black Americans in ...

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  11. A pressing problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Cape Cod Times

    ... can only speculate as to why Barnstable County has the second highest rate of suicides in the state, after Franklin County. Representatives from the Cape and Islands Community Health Network Alliance report that 95 percent of individuals who commit ...

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  12. Happier Valley Comedy ShowRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Recorder

    ... ou. TheRecorderNews : Valley Gives A A A' generously. Third annual online fundraiser brings windfall to some Franklin County nonprofits( link )kw

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  13. Mount Everett basketball teams sweep Franklin Tech titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    TURNERS FALLS >> The Mount Everett girls hit the road to open the season and returned from Franklin County with the Franklin Tech Tournament title. Tournament most valuable player Kelsey Netzer had a game-high 17 points for the Eagles, who pulled away in the second half to beat Greenfield 50-37.

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  14. Greenfield vigil draws hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Recorder

    ... violence" were just a few of the many signs held high for passersby and vehicles beeping in support. The Franklin County protesters joined thousands across the country demonstrating against police use of excessive force against Black Americans in ...

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  15. March of Words' pits pens against pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Recorder

    ... unaffected districts who are relatively unaware of this pipeline proposal," she explained. Although eastern Franklin County and the North Quabbin area aren't on the new proposed route, many in the area continue to oppose the pipeline, and will ...

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  16. Franklin County still hunting for treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WWLP

    A lot of people in Franklin County are still buying their Christmas trees, but say it just wouldn't feel right not having a tree for the holidays. With less than two weeks before Christmas, some Franklin County residents are working to pick out that perfect tree.

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  17. Firefighters working to put out fire in GillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WWLP

    Flames were coming from the windows of a Franklin County condominium building early Friday afternoon, shortly after one neighbor heard what sounded like a small explosion. About a dozen fire trucks from various local departments have set up to fight the fire at a detached condo on Mountain Road Estates in Gill.

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  18. Letter: Hospice mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Recorder

    I write you as a supporter of Hospice of Franklin County . I was introduced to HoFC while witnessing the tender devotion this organization dedicated to a friend of mine in his final weeks.

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  19. Neighbors: Kind acts don't go unnoticedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Recorder

    ... "honor card" to give someone this holiday season, show up during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 8 p.m.). FRANKLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CHORUS, under the direction of Paul Calca ri, will perform its Holiday Concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Blessed ...

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  20. A big inflatable Santa at 101 Wildwood Ave in Greenfield. Recorder/Paul FranzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Recorder

    ... "honor card" to give someone this holiday season, show up during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 8 p.m.). FRANKLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CHORUS, under the direction of Paul Calca ri, will perform its Holiday Concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Blessed ...

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