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15 hrs ago | The Recorder

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.

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Related Topix: Conway, MA

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

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.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

MassLive.com

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.

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Related Topix: Ashfield, MA, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Recorder

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Greenfield, MA

The Recorder

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.

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Related Topix: Gill, MA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Shelburne Falls, MA, Agriculture, Science, Conway, MA

The Recorder

Book review: - West Along the River 2'

I started reading "West Along the River 2" on a recent rainy morning. This book was an ideal companion for a quiet, drippy day in the country.

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Related Topix: Millers Falls, MA

IBerkshires

Historic Dalton House Gets $180K Grant for...

Above, state Sen. Stephen Brewer peruses a photograph of the Fitch-Hoose House from the 1890s.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Dalton, MA, North Adams, MA, Adams, MA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Recorder

Editorial: A boost in fighting addiction

Combating addiction to heroin and other like substances in the Franklin County area got a boost recently with much-needed help from the state.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Recorder

Torrential rains close area roads, flood basements

While Franklin County saw nowhere near the 13-plus inches of rain that flooded on parts of New York suburbsWednesday, flash flooding caused problems in several towns.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Greenfield, MA, Deerfield, MA, Charlemont, MA

MassLive.com

Prosecution in UMass rape case to provide transcripts of police interviews

Three of the four defendants in UMass rape case appearin Hampshire Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Amherst, MA

MassLive.com

Flash flood warning extended in Western Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 5:30 p.m. for Hampden County and northern Connecticut, and until 6 p.m. for Hampshire and Franklin counties.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Massachusetts, Hampden County, MA, Hampshire County, MA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

MassLive.com

Call for questions: Susannah Whipps Lee and Karen Anderson,...

Two Republicans will square off in the Sept. 9 primary in order for the chance to take on state Rep. Denise Andrews, D-Athol , in the Nov. 4 election.

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Related Topix: Athol, MA, Orange, MA, Springfield, MA, New Salem, MA, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

IBerkshires

Historic Dalton House Gets $180K Grant for...

Above, state Sen. Stephen Brewer peruses a photograph of the Fitch-Hoose House from the 1890s.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Dalton, MA, North Adams, MA, Adams, MA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Recorder

Bridge of Flowers Classic attracts young, old

Vigorously massaging her hamstrings, Trish LaRocca stood in the shade of a building overlooking Shelburne Falls' famous glacial potholes as the names of the winners of this year's Bridge of Flowers Classic 10k foot race were rattled off, and as each of the victors took their place on the red, white and blue pedestal.

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Related Topix: Shelburne Falls, MA, Amherst, MA, Plainfield, MA

WWLP

Decision expected this week on the nitrogen levels of the Connecticut River

We hope to tell early in the coming week whether the Connecticut River in Western Massachusetts is polluting the river downstream at long Island sound.

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Related Topix: Northfield, MA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Recorder

Oral histories part of this year's Hawley Day

Of all the Franklin County town celebrations, Hawley Day may be one of the most obscure; yet this annual old home day of community appreciation is well over a century old, according to Beth Thwing, a board member of the Sons and Daughters of Hawley.

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Related Topix: Buckland, MA, Plainfield, MA

The Recorder

Blooming backpacks

Five years ago Tyanna Normandin received a backpack stuffed with notebooks, pens, and pencils from a stranger through Blooming Backpacks, one of United Way of Franklin County's campaigns to help struggling families in the community.

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Related Topix: Deerfield, MA, Family, Kids

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Recorder

Merger of vets agencies would still leave options for locals

If Franklin County veterans agencies decide to merge, local veterans will be given the option of using the downtown Greenfield Veterans Resource and Referral Center or a satellite office.

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Related Topix: Greenfield, MA, Turners Falls, MA

MassLive.com

Pharmacy at Greenfield's Valley Medical Group now carrying...

Narcan, a drug that can counteract the effects of a heroin or opioid overdose, is now available as an over-the-counter drug at the Walgreens pharmacy at Valley Medical Group, 329 Conway St., according to Marisa Hebble, coordinator of the Opioid Education and Awareness Task Force in Franklin and Hampshire counties and the North Quabbin region.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Hampshire County, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Greenfield, MA

WWLP

Obamaa s veteran health care overhaul for western Massachusetts

President Barack Obama signed a piece of legislation this week overhauling veterans medical care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hampshire County, MA

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