Thursday Dec 5
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.
30 Colrain Shelburne Rd Shelburne Falls
Do yourself a favor and don't just drive by. It must be seen in person to appreciate what this private setting has to offer.
Mohawk makes China connections
After spending a week in China, Mohawk Trail Regional School Principal Lynn Dole came home this week with two "sister schools" for Mohawk and new ties to Chinese communities that might some day send students to this rural - and comparatively tiny - high school in West County.
Neighbors: TFHS grad published in runners' magazine
Montague Mug Race Director Ann Fisk wrote me recently to tell me about 1974 TFHS graduate Jeanne LaPierre, who wrote a short article that was published in the November/December issue of New England Runner magazine.