Monday Jul 21
2 big deals aim to protect Franklin County land
This spring, the nationwide nonprofit Trust for Public Land inked a purchase agreement with the Northfield Mount Hermon School, which owns the large, hilly forest in the northeast corner of the town.
Pipeline hearing reveals surveying begun
Both sides of the pipeline debate met in Erving on Tuesday, with the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.
Northfield override vote ends in a tie
A tie vote leaves the town headed for a recount and the Pioneer Valley Regional School District budget uncertain after a Proposition 2 1/ 2 override election Tuesday.
46 layoffs on the line in Northfield override
If the override passes, it would result in a tax rate increase of 79 cents per $1,000 of property value, according to Selectboard Chairman John "Jack" Spanbauer.
Springfield schools superintendent shares top 10 list of successes in 2013-2014
Republican staff photo by Don Treeger- Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick paid a visit to the Alfred G. Zanetti Montessori School in September to celebrate the school's significant progress on the MCAS exams.
More state school districts select PARCC over MCAS for next year
Springfield's High School of Science and Technology is one school that will be taking the new PARCC test next year.