Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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

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  1. Franklin County Master Gardeners work with local expert to protect Monarch butterfliesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Vaughn Erickson talks a group of Franklin County Master Gardeners about the mating habits of the Monarch butterfly before releasing them for a migration period on Thursday, September 03, 2015. Ryan Blackwell Public Opinion Monarch butterflies mate before being released for a migration period at the home of Vaughn Erickson on Thursday, September 03, 2015.

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  2. Briefs: Senior fair, tourism grants and more news bitsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... questions important to seniors. Health screenings, free breakfast and door prizes will also be offered. The Franklin County Tourism and Quality of Life Enhancement Grant has $350,000 available for grants this year. The pillow tax on overnight stays ...

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  3. Letter: Taxpayers' interestsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... must be doing a good job in his position if Al Norman says he's doing a bad one. It's time for the voters of Franklin County to realize that Al Norman and his followers are hurting the taxpayer of Greenfield. So, citizens of Greenfield, on election ...

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  4. Vintage idea for new businessRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Recorder

    ... real systematically and I think I've got a pretty good system now." With the help of family, friends and the Franklin County Community Development Corp., Derricotte said he's currently got about 60 barrels worth of wood, ready to be turned into ...

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  5. Tennessee Gas Pipeline: Public comment period extended in project through BerkshiresRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Thursday announced the extension to Oct. 16 and committed to holding additional public scoping sessions in Franklin County and in southern New Hampshire, where public and local government opposition to the Northeast Energy Direct project is ...

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  6. How restaurants are gearing up for Labor Day Weekend customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WWLP

    A lot of people take road trips on Labor Day Weekend and many of those people will be stopping by at local restaurants in Franklin County. While Turners Falls is not a highly promoted Franklin County tourist destination, the restaurants along Avenue A expect more business because of their proximity to Route 2. The owner of Hubie's Tavern and Restaurant in Turners Falls told 22News they're anticipating more customers than usual on Labor Day Weekend.

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  7. Family Matters: Sept. 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Franklin County Fair The 167th annual Franklin County Fair will be held at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in Greenfield, beginning on Thursday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, Sept.

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  8. Telemarketing the pipeline: Kinder Morgan cold calls seek support for gas projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    The proposed developer of a nearly 420-mile natural gas pipeline through eight Franklin County towns has been conducting telephone sampling about its Northeast Energy Direct project, for which it plans to submit a formal application next month with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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  9. Casting Calls: Creative opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Recorder

    ... All levels and new members welcome. Call 625-2502 to register. Free thanks to LCC grants and donations. THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CHORUS is inviting new singers to join us for start of the third season. The FCCC, under the direction of Paul J. ...

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  10. Festival of the Dogs coming Sept. 12 to Gill to support Franklin County shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MassLive.com

    The second annual Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter Festival of the Dogs will be held Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Schuetzen Verein at 55 Barton Cove Road.

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  11. Neighbors: Things getting curiouser and curiouser in SunderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Recorder

    ... BLOCK IN GREENFIELD on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. if you would like to learn how to grow a local business. Franklin County Community Development Corp. and Valley Venture Mentors will hold a "Dream Big Pitch Camp" designed to create economic ...

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  12. Savoring the Seasons: Neighbors nourishing neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Recorder

    "Neighbors Nourishing Neighbors" is the tagline of just one organization I work for - Franklin County Community Meals Program - but it's what inspires me and all my paid, volunteer and activist work.

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  13. Webster selectmen OK medical marijuana growing siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... marijuana would depend on state reviews and regulations. For instance, he said, a cultivation operation in Franklin County that intends to dispense in Greenfield has grown product that is waiting to be sold. "Once you start to grow, you get about ...

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  14. AG's office may challenge pipeline gas contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Recorder

    ... Healey. The three 20-year contracts to buy gas from the nearly 420-mile pipeline planned to cross eight Franklin County towns are all contingent on completion of the nearly $5 billion project. Kinder Morgan, TGP's parent company, plans to formally ...

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  15. Warwick must wait, reapply to FERC for proposed pipeline intervenor statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Recorder

    ... it gets to the Warwick line, it's proposed to go through New Hampshire." Throughout this past year, various Franklin County towns possibly impacted by the western Massachusetts route have tried to halt activity related to the installation of the gas ...

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  16. Destroy old documents, not your identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Recorder

    ... reat turnout again this year." Established in 1869, Greenfield Savings Bank is the leading community bank in Franklin County. The Bank has offices in Amherst, Conway, Greenfield, Northampton, Shelburne Falls, South Deerfield, and Turners Falls.

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  17. Massachusetts agency OKs pipeline deals between Kinder Morgan,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | MassLive.com

    ... and T ennessee Gas Pipeline Co ., a Kinder Morgan subsidiary, has been the subject of heated controversy in Franklin County, where opposition to the pipeline has been strong. At a packed Greenfield public hearing in June, opponents charged that ...

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  18. full commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Recorder

    ... project. The three 20-year contracts to buy gas from the nearly 420-mile pipeline planned to cross eight Franklin County towns are all contingent on completion of the nearly $5 billion project. Had the state blocked the local gas retailers from ...

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  19. Massachusetts man dies after car veers off Maine roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Authorities say a Massachusetts man died in Maine after his car veered off the road and crashed into a stone wall and multiple trees. Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols says 29-year-old Johnathan Daellenbach of Reading, Massachusetts was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday night in New Vineyard.

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  20. Brown/My Turn: Trump's all about ego, powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Recorder

    ... seriously. In this most crucial period of world history, is he the best we can do? Daniel A. Brown lived in Franklin County from 1970 to 2014 as an artist, writer, amateur historian and photographer before moving to Taos, N.M. A contributor to The ...

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