7 hrs ago
Northfield officials oppose gas pipeline
The town has joined the growing list of communities that officially oppose the proposed natural gas pipeline through Franklin County.
11 hrs ago
Tourism spending in Franklin County
Quaint shops, bed and breakfasts, and the heart of New England beauty is what draws people to Franklin County from all over the world.
17 hrs ago
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.
21 hrs ago
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.
Family Matters: Aug. 28, 2014
Franklin County Fair The 166th annual Franklin County Fair will be held at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in Greenfield from Thursday, Sept.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Schell Bridge replacement gets one step closer
After the Schell Memorial Bridge is torn down and replaced, the town won't have any obligation to maintain it.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Rowe celebrates rebuilt elementary school
It was two years ago this month when a bolt of lightning caused the fire that destroyed the 50-year-old elementary school in the Franklin County town of Rowe.
Dakin fundraiser feeds animals and people
A farm in the Franklin county town of Whately suited animal lovers and their pets this afternoon.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Motorcycle crash in Montague sends man to hospital via Life Flight helicopter
MONTAGUE — A man seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in Franklin County Saturday afternoon had to be taken to the hospital by a Life flight helicopter.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Mass. State Lottery winning tickets sold in Greenfield, Whately unclaimed and set to expire
Somewhere, maybe forgotten in the inside pocket of a rarely-worn suit coat or stuck between the pages of an old magazine, is a lot of money.
Days and Moments' like a good story told by a neighbor
Reading "Days and Moments, Moments and Days" is like sitting on a friendly neighbor's porch listening to stories of, and musings on, days gone by.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Aaron Lewis concert, golf tournament raised $250,000 for rural communities
The fourth annual Aaron Lewis & Friends Benefit Concert and the third annual Aaron Lewis Invitational Golf Tournament raised a combined total of $250,000 for the It Takes a Community Foundation .
Retired Episcopal Bishop Andrew Wissemann's death announced
The Rt. Rev Andrew Frederick Wissemann, the sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Miami Herald
38 indicted in alleged car insurance fraud scheme
Prosecutors say grand juries in Hampshire and Franklin counties have indicted 38 people allegedly involved in an automobile insurance fraud ring.
Ayer Public Spirit
Family court nominee questioned on joint custody issues
Drawing from his own experience with divorce, a member of the panel that weighs Gov. Deval Patrick's judicial picks on Wednesday grilled a nominee for the position of associate justice of the Probate and Family Court's Franklin County division.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Conway to host pipeline meeting
Plans for a proposed gas pipeline have left many local residents fuming and on Aug. 28, representatives of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Banker & Tradesman
By The Numbers: Top 3 Mortgage Lenders
The top three positions in Franklin County were unchanged from 2013, with Greenfield Cooperative Bank staying put at No.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnee slated for Saturday
Event: Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnee When: Aug. 23; first group leaves at 6 a.m., rain or shine Where: Corner of Mill Village and Wells Cross roads, Deerfield Cost: The cost of the 100K, 115K, 160K and 180K rides in $150 per person.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
New drug treatment option in Greenfield
Options for addiction treatment in Franklin County continue to tick upward, with a program new to the county set to open next month.
Taste the summer in CISA's Local Hero restaurant fare
If you can't come out for a whole meal during CISA's Local Hero Restaurant Days on Tuesday and Wednesday , at least come to the Wagon Wheel in Gill for homemade peach ice cream made with peaches from Clarkdale Farm.