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Blagg: Railroad town at heart
The train, which now runs up from Washington, D.C., and New York City through New Haven to Springfield, and then laboriously makes its way to Amherst, will take a shorter route through Northampton and on to Greenfield.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Holyoke Gas & Electric customers to see modest rate increase for winter heating season
HG&E gas superintendent Tim Shannon and manager James Lavelle outside the municipal utility's 99 Suffolk St. headquarters.
Bulletin Board: Farrell, Cote, Conant, Zraunig, Provost win Bucky Memorial
Tim Farrell, Scott Cote, Brodie Conant, Matt Zraunig and Bob Provost shot a 56 to win the Bucky O'Brien Memorial Golf Tournament at the Country Club of Greenfield on Friday.
County gets 1 applicant for marijuana dispensary
On Friday, four nonprofits submitted applications to run dispensaries in the seven counties without a dispensary applicant.
Lamson and Goodnow Mfg. takes stock in busy week
Lamson and Goodnow Manufacturing facilities on Conway Street were bustling Friday morning - two weeks after filing for bankruptcy - with the outlet store filled with customers and a few salaried workers in a warehouse, taking inventory and trying to fill back orders.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Back to School: Greenfield schools open their doors
With the last few days of vacation slipping away, students throughout town shook off their summer haze this week and returned - if briefly - to hallways they will be filling daily for the next nine months.
Franklin County court offering legal services
The Edward W. Brook Courthouse in Boston and the Franklin County Courthouse in Greenfield are the first to have these Court Service Centers.
Noted yoga teacher Jean Erlbaum pens book to 'Sit With Less Pain'
GREENFIELD -Two upcoming book signing events will include a chair yoga class for participants to sample stretches offered in the featured book - "Sit With Less Pain: Gentle Yoga For Meditators and Everyone Else" by Greenfield author Jean Erlbaum.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Montague man accused of lewd acts at UMass
A Montague man believed to be responsible for two incidents in which he exposed himself to female students on the University of Massachusetts campus last week was arrested Wednesday afternoon, according to UMass police.
Williams sworn in as Greenfield's deputy police chief Thursday
While he has been on countless calls since he joined the department, one early call stuck out in his mind and he gave the crowd at his swearing-in a detailed account.
Greenfield police: Irate customer at Burger King didn't have it his way
GREENFIELD - Police were summoned to the Burger King on Bernardston Road Wednesday night after a customer became irate at the size of his sandwich.
Clearing the lane
A group of local cyclists concerned with the heavily traveled but narrow Turners Falls Road will invite volunteers to join a cleanup Saturday.
Guide at the end of the tunnel
Recovery coaches might not be the answer, but they might have an answer, or know someone who does, or have some suggestions in the right direction.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Greenfield oil spill results in lengthy cleanup
A trash collection truck spilled more than two dozen gallons of hydraulic fluid on the French King Highway Wednesday afternoon.
Avenue A bar Jake's in Turners on sales block
Jake's is up for sale. If you haven't been in, Jake's Tavern is the low stone building with Christmas lights and a courtyard on Avenue A. If you have, you might have won a live lobster.
Level 3 sex offender list of 52 names released for Springfield & Western Massachusetts
Police in Springfield, Northampton and Greenfield have released information about level 3 sex offenders residing in each community, as required by Massachusetts state law.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Study: Medical marijuana states have fewer deaths
The study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at medical marijuana laws and death certificate data in all 50 states between 1999 and 2010.
Springfield College group home for deaf prepares for 1st residents
Katherine "Kate" Giknis, 23, will make history next month when she becomes one of the first residents at a new group home for the deaf at Springfield College , which will be operated by the Center for Human Development.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Lower gas prices impacting drivers
The national average price of gasoline dropped 23 cents during the past nine weeks and with Labor Day weekend ahead it could make an impact on your tank.