Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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  1. We're dying': Police report 3 opioid overdose-related deaths in last 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... Marisa Hebble said the Task Force's overdoses numbers for last month, submitted by police departments to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, may be in by the end of the week. "My sense is that things have not slowed down," Hebble said, adding that ...

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  2. Local agency sending Greenfield homeless kids to summer campRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... with a lot of fun. That means the campaign raised more than $8,000. Robin Sherman, executive director of Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority, said there is also enough money to provide some activities to the younger homeless ...

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  3. The roads to an improved local economy?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Recorder

    With more people expected to take to the highways than in the past eight years, according to an American Automobile Association projection, Franklin County has some new tourist-oriented signs to guide them.

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  4. AG Healey's office to lead regional gas capacity studyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... the Kinder Morgan/ Tennessee Gas Pipeline that would extend through Plainfield in Hampshire County and eight Franklin County towns. She is asking the DPU to reconsider her motion to stay approvals of any proposed contracts between local gas ...

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  5. 'Rides for Health' seeks volunteer driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    Franklin County Home Care Corporation seeks volunteers for Rides for Health, a relatively new program that addresses an unmet need for elders in our community: transportation to and from medical and health care-related venues, such as an appointment with a specialist at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield or something closer to home, like a trip ... (more)

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  6. Day 2 of New Bedford Folk Festival hits a high note among artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... western Massachusetts have performed at the festival since they formed in 2009 after meeting through the Franklin County Musicians Cooperative in Greenfield. Over the two-day festival, the New Bedford Folk Festival brought more than 70 renowned and ...

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  7. Saying goodbye: Ed Porter to retire after nearly 40 years at United ARCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Recorder

    When Ed Porter, fresh out of a Springfield College graduate program in outdoor education and about to become a father for the first time, arrived in 1976 to head what was then the Association for Retarded Citizens of Franklin County, he recalls, "I was going to do this for a year and then go off and do something else."

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  8. Northfield rejects meeting with Kinder Morgan prior to scoping sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Recorder

    ... Co. answered questions from locals, regarding the proposed 300-mile pipeline route that would extend through Franklin County on its way from Pennsylvania and Wright, N.Y. to Dracut. Kinder Morgan requested a similar meeting in Northfield. "Not that ...

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  9. Hynes/My Turn: History's teachable moments on pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Recorder

    Hynes/My Turn: History's teachable moments on pipeline

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  10. Thursday's local baseball: Lanesborough 11-Us win in North AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Greene also had two hits for Lanesborough. In the 15-year-old tournament, North Adams went to Adams and beat Franklin County 3-0. That game was postponed from Wednesday night because of rain, and moved to Adams because the 13-year-old tournament had ...

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  11. Bulletin Board: Franklin County no-hits North Adams, 20-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Recorder

    Three Franklin County hurlers combined on a no-hitter and the team scored at least three runs in every inning and rolled to a five-inning, 20-1 rout of North Adams 13-year-old District I-II Baseball Tournament Thursday night at Alcombright Field in North Adams.

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  12. North Adams 13s Battle on Difficult Night in Babe Ruth PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | IBerkshires

    "This is one of our off games, defintely," Rumbolt said after a 20-1 loss to Franklin County on Alombright Field. "Coming in, we were confident after the other night [a 6-4 win over Amherst].

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  13. North Adams 15s Win Babe Ruth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | IBerkshires

    The North Adams 15U Babe Ruth team defeated Franklin County Thursday evening, 3-0, in the first game of the District Tournament at Renfrew Field. He battled back in the third inning after striking out one and walking three and loading the bases; he then struck out two batters in a row to end the inning.

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  14. Northfield residents certain of danger with gas pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Recorder

    ... Kinder Morgan and other organizations associated with the pipeline route from New York State through eight Franklin County towns on its way to Dracut. Wolter, a semi-retired nurse, makes comments that imply she would be willing to commit "violence ...

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  15. In the Arena: Question-raising issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Recorder

    ... president has been spouting a decidedly bipartisan tone in recent days. This was evident at the most recent Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast where he was effusive in his praise of the delegation's newest member, Republican ...

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  16. Neighbors: Green River Festival around the cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Recorder

    ... The festival originated in 1986 as two separate events that were held a week apart at the college. The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored its first Upcountry Balloon Fair on one weekend and local radio station WRSI held its 5th ...

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  17. It's like speed dating, but for businesses' County CDC event matches small biz entrepreneurs, mentorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Recorder

    ... and launch Just Jane's Artisan Jams, developing new formulas and scaling up to wholesale volumes in the Franklin County Community Development Corp.'s Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center. On Wednesday night, the Valley Venture Mentors and ...

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  18. Editorial: Baker sets tone on opioid responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Recorder

    ... of the addiction crisis. Dr. Ruth Potee, co-chairwoman of Healthcare Solutions of the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and North Quabbin and medical director for the Franklin County Jail and House of Correction, praised the proposed mandatory ...

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  19. Poets of Franklin County: Eric WasileskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Recorder

    ... on through Facebook. Trish Crapo is a writer and photographer who lives in Leyden. She is always looking for Franklin County poets with recent publications or interesting projects to interview for her column. She can be reached at tcrapo@me.com.

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  20. Editorial: Dare to createRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Recorder

    ... in different ways. They outran stereotypes and turned up thoughtful, funny, surprising performances. In Franklin County we have a local wealth of brains and talent that has attracted world recognition. Lindel Hart's "Frankenstein," for instance, ...

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