Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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

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  1. Astronaut to launch GCC's STEM Week NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... be offered each day of STEM Week at GCC. She also has mapped out STEM offerings for high school students in Franklin County, and is involved in a panel presentation by and for educators and students at the four community colleges in Western ...

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  2. Gusty winds this afternoon and evening will bring even colder temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... Counties where the growing season hasn't yet ended. The growing season has ended in Berkshire County, Franklin County and western Hampshire County. If you still have sensitive plants that you want to save, make sure to bring them indoors or cover ...

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  3. Weavers welcome guests for open studio tourRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Recorder

    Residents can weave their way along scenic back roads to visit eight weaving studios Saturday and Sunday, as part of this year's Working Weavers Studio Trail.

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  4. DJ, volunteers raising funds for Thanksgiving dinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    Local radio personality DJ "Bobby C" Campbell and friends are once again preparing for their annual Thanksgiving dinner fundraiser for needy families in Franklin County.

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  5. Despite blips, recycling strong in region NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | The Recorder

    ... depressed by other economic forces, including lower prices for oil, a key ingredient in plastics. But Franklin County Solid Waste Management District Executive Director Jan Ameen says "We're in a bubble, so to speak." Despite a few blips in the ...

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  6. Charlemont's legacy businesses are still in playRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | The Recorder

    Here are some brief thoughts on some of the events taking place around Franklin County and the North Quabbin area: We may finally learn the fate of the historic but vacant Charlemont Inn by year's end.

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  7. Letters, October 15, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | The Recorder

    ... to render fair and impartial decisions. Belligerent? Yes. And this time he wasn't even drunk. This fall, the Franklin County community came out in force (and in galoshes) to support the local dog shelter. The Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter's ...

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  8. Franklin County horse dies from West Nile virus, 4 more human cases reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WWLP

    A horse in Franklin County that was infected with the West Nile virus has died, state health officials said Friday. In a news release to 22News, the Massachusetts Department of Health also announced four new human cases of the West Nile Virus in the state, bringing the total number of reported cases to 42 for 2018.

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  9. West Nile virus still active in Massachusetts, Four more human cases identifiedRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Sampan

    ... who were both hospitalized, and a woman in her 60s from Plymouth County who is hospitalized. A horse from Franklin County also died from the disease. This brings the total number of reported West Nile virus human cases to 42 this year - the highest ...

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  10. Bulky waste recycling Oct. 20 NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | The Recorder

    Franklin County Solid Waste District's fall Clean Sweep bulky waste recycling day will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon.

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  11. Faith Matters: Seeking simplicity in sandals NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | The Recorder

    (Each Saturday, a faith leader in Franklin County offers a personal perspective in this space. To become part of this series, email religion@recorder.com) Born in the early 16th century into nobility, whose devoutly Catholic family had lived for ...

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  12. North County Notebook, October 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Recorder

    ... will be held at Pioneer Valley Regional School on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. The forum is organized by the Franklin County League of Women Voters, a group that is nonpartisan and does not support or oppose any of the candidates. There are eight ...

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  13. 'Thrill-seeker' staying through Michael to see if home he built is hurricane-proofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... Cannon, dumped a lot of water on the island in 2005. Some portions of the island, an unincorporated part of Franklin County that lacks emergency services, were spared. Shanks said although he was he was a bit nervous alone on the island, he was ...

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  14. Rosary Coast to Coast held in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Iobserve

    More than 100 people from all across Franklin County gathered at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish in Turners Falls for the Rosary Coast to Coast, held Sunday, Oct. 7, on the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. Catholics united in prayer across the nation and in the Diocese of Springfield, offering petitions for life, peace, and healing.

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  15. We're betting on a new generation of farmers NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Recorder

    ... happen to all that land worries people who love farming and how it shapes our landscape and the character of Franklin County and the North Quabbin region. Ironically, the silver lining in this cloud of graying farmers may be younger people who are ...

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  16. Arena offers - a little bit more energy' for 2nd FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The Recorder

    ... the 2nd Franklin District. But around the district, which also includes Orange, Athol and five other Franklin County towns, as well as four in Worcester County and part of Belchertown, the 23-year-old candidate challenging incumbent independent ...

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  17. Blais schedules meet and greet eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | The Recorder

    Natalie Blais, Democratic nominee for state representative for the First Franklin District, continues her meet and greet events across the district throughout October, with a couple in Franklin County.

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  18. Faith Matters: Go and do likewiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | The Recorder

    (Each Saturday, a faith leader in Franklin County offers a personal perspective in this space. To become part of this series, email religion@recorder.com) While on sabbatical from Saints James and Andrew this summer, our family spent some time in ...

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  19. There's hope for federal opioid grant to change livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | The Recorder

    ... too few residential rehabilitation programs existed to help the afflicted. There were none to speak of in Franklin County, and addicts who had reached that delicate moment when they were seeking help, struggled to find it any closer than Springfield ...

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  20. Region's food and farm infrastructure in good handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | The Recorder

    The Franklin County Community Development Corp. never ceases to impress us with the innovative ways it quietly helps the region's food and farm infrastructure.

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