Friday Dec 13
West County Notebook
The cruiser to be "stuffed" with new, unwrapped toys will be parked at Nolan's Neighbors convenience store on Main Street today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Our town continues to feel the effects of the recession," said Police Chief Patrick Droney.
Friday Dec 13
Religion notes: Book reading, dinner dance, Blue Christmas services
Jane Kaufman, editor of "Our Stories: The Jews of Western Massachuetts" reads from the book at the Lander-Grinspoon Academy, in Northampton.
Greenfield rejects Mohawk's shared superintendency proposal
After seven minutes of discussion, the Greenfield School Committee unanimously rejected the notion of sharing a superintendent with two West County districts.
Brass tactics for the season
Susan Sharbaugh of Erving was one of 16 tubas for the 18th annual Tuba Chritmas held at Trinity Churchin Shelburne Falls on Sunday.
State police warn commuters and Thanksgiving travelers to slow down...
SPRINGFIELD -- State police warn commuters and Thanksgiving travelers to take it easy Wednesday morning as heavy rains soak Western Massachusetts.
Multiple-vehicle crash slows traffic on I-91 south in Holyoke; ice,...
HOLYOKE -- A crash involving several vehicles led to heavy, slow traffic this morning in the southbound lanes of Interstate 91. The site of the crash was just north of the Soldier's Home in the area of exit 16. Cars were being removed from the scene around 7:30 a.m. State police attributed the crash -- and others on the highway that caused vehicles ... (more)
Preparing for Winter
Planning has begun for Franklin County Week of Winter Fare, which starts Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with workshops, displays and special events at the monthly Greenfield Winter Farmers Market at Greenfield High School.