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2 hrs ago | The Recorder

Some say Shea Theater needs new blood

Two weeks ago the Shea Theater board of directors drew a crowd of supporters, but this week drew an opposite and nearly equal reaction, with the institution painted as insular and out of touch.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Montague, MA, Turners Falls, MA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Recorder

Neighbors: Local woman up for Emmy Award

Our neighbors Ann and Gary Thomas of Greenfield can't wait for Aug. 16, because that is when they will learn whether their daughter Sherry Thomas wins an Emmy Award with two other women for casting the hit television series "Breaking Bad."

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Related Topix: Greenfield, MA, Bernardston, MA, Northfield, MA, Deerfield, MA, Buckland, MA

MassLive.com

Eyeing live Pinpoint Doppler for a few thunderstorms...

A few storms just missed the Berkshires and Franklin county this evening as they moved through southern VT and NH.

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WWLP

Check out a dog show

CHICOPEE, Mass. Bring your pooches, stuffed or real because it's that time for the The Pioneer Valley Kennel Club's Dog Show! Tibby Chase, Emily McDermott and Peg Vohr told us about the show and demonstrated some of the events.

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Related Topix: Chicopee, MA

The Recorder

Rosenberg clarifies pipeline position

Sen. Stanley Rosenberg. D-Amherst, clarified his position Wednesday on Tennessee Gas Pipeline's Northeast Energy Direct project in a written statement, as three area legislators prepared to attend a rally across from the Statehouse emphasizing their own positions opposing the nearly 300-mile pipeline.

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Related Topix: Amherst, MA, Vietnam, Pittsfield, MA, World News, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Recorder

Rally reaches Statehouse

Opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline protest on Boston Common across from the Statehouse in Boston, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Greenfield, MA, Dracut, MA, Lowell, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors

CBS 3 Springfield

Deerfield police deploy stop sticks to stop speeding suspect

A man is in custody Wednesday night after police say he assaulted a state police trooper who was trying to detain him.

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Related Topix: Deerfield, MA, Greenfield, MA, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

The Recorder

Letter: Ashfield unfairness?

I find it more than an unethical practice by the Ashfield Selectboard to blame others when it's by their own hand to spend funds unnecessarily.

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Related Topix: Ashfield, MA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MassLive.com

'Dakin Day' celebration includes lower feline adoption fees

Feeding time for a kitten named Timothy at the Nicholas J. Piepul kitten nursery at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Leverett, MA, Hampden County, MA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

MassLive.com

Community Foundation's popular Valley Gives set for Dec. 10

"Valley Gives," a 24-hour e-philanthropy event in Western Massachusetts, took place in 2013 in various places in the Pioneer Valley.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Northampton, MA, Hampshire County, MA

WWLP

Frequent storms bringing storm anxiety

It seems like at least twice a week we've had severe weather outbreaks, but luckily people 22News spoke with aren't tuning out the warnings, despite how many we've had.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Buckland, MA

MassLive.com

National Weather Service issues thunderstorm alert for parts of Hampshire, Franklin counties

Doppler radar image of a storm moving through Franklin County, courtesy of the CBS 3 Springfield weather map.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Springfield, MA

WWLP

Home damaged after tree struck by lightning

Intense storms moved into Franklin County Monday morning, prompting a severe thunderstorm warning, and causing some damage in the upper Pioneer Valley.

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WWLP

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Franklin County

Immediate Broadcast Requested Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Taunton Ma 654 Am Edt Mon Jul 28 2014 The National Weather Service In Taunton Has Issued A - Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Northeastern Franklin County In Western Massachusetts Southwestern Cheshire County In Southern New Hampshire - Until 745 Am Edt - At 653 Am ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Taunton, MA, Massachusetts, Sunderland, MA, Bernardston, MA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MassLive.com

Showers and thunderstorms redevelop tonight, low 68

A heavy band of rain caused some localized flash flooding just before noon today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Berkshire County, MA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

MassLive.com

Amherst concert to benefit Huntington's Disease research

Tomorrow a group of musicians will do what they often do: Donate their time and talents to a good cause.

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Related Topix: Amherst, MA, Hampden, MA, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

MassLive.com

Many Tennessee Gas Pipeline questions still up in the air after...

Amid shouts of protest from some audience members, Kinder Morgan representatives fielded questions Thursday night at Greenfield Community College.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

MassLive.com

Severe Thunderstorm warning issued for Franklin County

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Franklin County as Doppler Radar has detected a large cell moving into the area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Whately, MA

The Brattleboro Reformer

Northern Massachusetts land project finished

To get an idea of the scope of a massive land-preservation effort in this town on the Vermont border, one needs only to look at a long list of partners for that project.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Recorder

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.

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Related Topix: Northfield, MA, Warwick, MA

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