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  1. Home sales have increased in Hampshire CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... counties. In the past year, home sales increased in Hampshire County by 10 percent. That's much higher than Franklin County's 3.9 percent increase in sales, and Hampden County's .6 percent decrease in sales. 22News went to Goggins Real Estate in ...

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  2. In 10 years, Belly Bus Food Drive collected 17 tonsRead the original story

    Monday | The Recorder

    ... time when some children and families start to worry where their next meal will come from. For 10 years, the Franklin County Hunger Task Force, a subcommittee of the Franklin County Resource Network, has been trying to fill this gap during the last ...

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  3. Maine weather brings lightning strike, cuts powerRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Extreme overnight weather cut power to more than 6,000 customers in Maine and caused one camper to be struck by lightning.

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  4. 'Dakin Day' celebration includes lower feline adoption feesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... Domenic J. Sarno, Mayor will read a "Dakin Day" proclamation at 10 a.m. on Aug. 1. Dakin began in 1968, in Franklin County, and in August 2009, expanded into Hampden County. The focus of the Aug. 1 celebration will highlight some of the ...

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  5. ServiceNet reps address concerns about proposed Longmeadow group homesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | MassLive.com

    ... homes in Massachusetts - 17 in Hampshire County, 15 in Hampden County, four in Berkshire County and two in Franklin County - one of which is in Longmeadow, and has been open for approximately four years. Hamdan, in response to a question from Select ...

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  6. Jaywalking: Tight teamRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    ... Legion Baseball team during its run to the Western Massachussets title and beyond. Post 81 is virtually a Franklin County all-star team of cherry-picked Franklin County high school players. There are whispers out there that some of the other teams ...

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  7. Frequent storms bringing storm anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWLP

    ... we have had the damage to validate the risk that comes with severe weather. For one home in the Franklin county town of Buckland, it wasn't Sunday's storms, but Monday morning storms when lightning hit this tree knocking it down onto this house. ...

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  8. Community Foundation's popular Valley Gives set for Dec. 10Read the original story

    Monday | MassLive.com

    ... Foundation, the Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts, United Way of Hampshire County, United Way of Franklin County, United Way of Pioneer Valley, the Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation and The Beveridge Family Foundation. According to a ...

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  9. Tree hits Northfield chicken houseRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Recorder

    In Franklin County, emergency departments reported little damage from the first heavy rain storm of the day, around 7 a.m., but a second storm that flashed through the county in the mid-afternoon was less gentle.

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  10. Do you have health insurance?Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Recorder

    ... health care counselors. For the past year, Peter Kuusisto and Carolina Kenny, of Community Health Center of Franklin County, have been among the ground troops of certified application counselors working to assist people in enrolling in the new ...

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  11. National Weather Service issues thunderstorm alert for parts of Hampshire, Franklin countiesRead the original story

    Monday | MassLive.com

    Doppler radar image of a storm moving through Franklin County, courtesy of the CBS 3 Springfield weather map.

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  12. Holyoke Gas and Electric Manager James Lavelle said region needs more natural gas capacityRead the original story

    Monday | MassLive.com

    HOLYOKE -- The proposed and controversial expansion of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline possibly through Franklin County might not be a bad idea, said the head of the Holyoke Gas and Electric Department.

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  13. Home damaged after tree struck by lightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWLP

    Intense storms moved into Franklin County Monday morning, prompting a severe thunderstorm warning, and causing some damage in the upper Pioneer Valley.

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  14. Questions remain after COG pipeline meetingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Recorder

    ... to state and federal authorities. But it also provided a better picture of the project, slated to cross nine Franklin County towns on its path between Pennsylvania and Dracut, north of Lowell. Right of way manager Jim Hartman described three levels ...

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  15. Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWLP

    Immediate Broadcast Requested Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Taunton Ma 654 Am Edt Mon Jul 28 2014 The National Weather Service In Taunton Has Issued A - Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Northeastern Franklin County In Western Massachusetts Southwestern Cheshire County In Southern New Hampshire - Until 745 Am Edt - At 653 Am ... (more)

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  16. Showers and thunderstorms redevelop tonight, low 68Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | MassLive.com

    ... is a strong thunderstorm ready to move through northern Berkshire County and potentially impact parts of Franklin County for the late afternoon. The best chance of thunderstorms throughout Western Massachusetts will occur just before dawn. A ...

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  17. New collaboration opens doors for economic security for womenRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Recorder

    Greenfield Community College and area women's and domestic violence resource advocacy groups are partnering to empower at-risk women in transition in Franklin County.

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  18. Fly for fun and feed the hungryRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Recorder

    David Korpiewski, president of the Franklin County Radio Controlled Club, launches one of his model airplanes at the club's Turners Falls Airport location as other members look on.

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  19. Gas pipeline proponents to address Northfield residents Aug. 19Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Recorder

    ... Selectboard Chairman John "Jack" Spanbauer. The pipeline would connect Pennsylvania to Dracut, crossing nine Franklin County towns on its way. It would traverse the southeast corner of Northfield on its way from Erving to Warwick.

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  20. Editorial: Keeping a crew close byRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Recorder

    ... Durand put it, "This move is a good fit. It will give us more geographic diversity and ease the minds of our Franklin County customers." We agree. Even with the way the regional electrical grid works - as well as knowing that crews aren't ...

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