Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Franklin County, MA.

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  1. Next monthRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... its investment this week in development of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline proposed, which would cross eight Franklin County 0 GREENFIELD - For the past six months, state Gov. Charlie Baker has tried cutting statewide arts funding. On Wednesday, the ...

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  2. Berkshire Gas owner buys 2.5% interest in pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... its investment this week in development of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline proposed, which would cross eight Franklin County towns on its 188-mile route from Wright, N.Y. to Dracut. The project, for which the subsidiary of Kinder Morgan plans to apply in ...

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  3. Statewide arts funding increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... arts councils, via grants, to support local community art projects - visual and performance, to name a few. Franklin County is expected to reap the benefits from the override. According to the Massachusetts Cultural Council 2015 fiscal year Franklin ...

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  4. Concerned citizens to stand every week against projectRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project planned to bring gas from Pennsylvania shale through nine Franklin County Towns - Conway, Ashfield, Shelburne, Deerfield, Montague, Erving, Warwick, Orange and Northfield. Last week, seven concerned ...

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  5. Belly Bus Food Drive underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... the school-run summer meals programs, and those programs ending before school resumes. Organized by the Franklin County Hunger Task Force, the food drive has collected more than 19 tons of food and thousands of dollars for local emergency food ...

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  6. Palmer executive assistant Andrew Golas selected as finalist Sunderland administrator's positionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    PALMER -- Andrew Golas, the town manager's executive assistant here, is a finalist for the town administrator's position in the Franklin County town of Sunderland , after being interviewed for the job earlier this week.

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  7. Franklin County residents sue government in attempt to stop proposed Kinder Morgan gas pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    A group of Franklin County residents have sued the federal government, seeking an end to all permitting activities related to the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline , a declaration that an amendment to the 1938 Natural Gas Act is unconstitutional, and unspecified damages. The plaintiffs own property that would be crossed by the pipeline, and say they would be harmed by the project through decreased property values, economic hardship, and emotional anguish.

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  8. Energy Facilities Siting Board hearing set for Aug. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    ... about their concerns relating to the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline project. The hearing in Franklin County will be held Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Greenfield Community College dining commons. The board is also seeking comments on the ...

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  9. Area residents file federal suit over pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    A group of Franklin County residents whose property would be crossed by the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline has filed a civil lawsuit against the federal government in the U.S. District Court in Springfield.

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  10. In the Arena: Keep an eye on this Town Council raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Recorder

    ... rostrum. Chris Collins, who worked in local radio in a number of capacities, has observed political life in Franklin County for

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  11. Adams Terror Suspect Ciccolo Denies Weapons,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IBerkshires

    ... A. Robertson. He answered to a federal weapons possession charge and an allegation of assault while in the Franklin County lockup earlier this month. To both chages, Ciccolo answered, "Not guilty." After the six-minute hearing, Ciccolo's attorney ...

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  12. Northfield pipeline report ready for FERCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Recorder

    ... about the proposed pipeline and compressor station in Northfield - a plan to bring natural-gas through nine Franklin County towns - to compile a list of concerns and send them electronically to the Town Administrator. This 60-page document is the ...

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  13. Franklin County keeps its coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Recorder

    The dog days of summer finally arrived in Franklin County this week, so locals took to the beach and cooled off with seasonal favorites.

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  14. County home sales down, despite statewide riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Recorder

    ... according to the Realtor Association of the Pioneer Valley, it's been slower going trying to sell a house in Franklin County, according to information provided by the three-county organization. While sales of single-family homes last month were up ...

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  15. Ciccolo Arraignment WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | IBerkshires

    Alexander Ciccolo is set to be arraigned before Magistrate Judge Katherine A. Robertson at 10 a.m. at U.S. District Court. Ciccolo has previously been indicted on a weapons possession charge and for allegedly assaulting a nurse when he was detained at the Franklin County lockup following his July 4 arrest.

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  16. For love of the castawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Recorder

    ... of dying industrial towns, rural villages and river bottom farmland that bears a strong resemblance to Franklin County. Both novels are populated with characters who've taken some tough knocks, and plenty who know how to give them. There's the ...

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  17. With temps in the 90s, roofers really feeling the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WWLP

    Hot and humid conditions like those being experienced on Wednesday can be difficult for anyone, but they are particularly hard on those who have to work outside. 22News caught up with members of an Adam Quenneville roofing crew in the Franklin County town of Leyden Wednesday afternoon.

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  18. Protests expected at tonight's federal hearing on Kinder Morgan pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | MassLive.com

    ... for delivering formal comments to FERC is August 31. Interest in the pipeline issue has been intense in Franklin County. A Greenfield hearing in June , held by the state Dept. of Public Utilities, drew around 700 people, most of whom opposed a plan ...

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  19. Chicopee, Greenfield, Montague earn Playful City honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | MassLive.com

    ... offerings that include parks, swim programs, softball and volleyball, noting events like the annual Franklin County Pumpkin Festival, the Spring Parade, Montague Old Home Days, Carnegie Library events and outdoor concerts. A skate park is in the ...

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  20. CHD disability resources programs celebrate 25th anniversary of ADARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | MassLive.com

    ... have that kind of attitude if you're going to defend." Ben Eastman is a mechanic in Colrain, a community in Franklin County, up near the Vermont border. After he became disabled in a motor vehicle accident, Ben had to work through a lot of anger, ...

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