Franklin County Newswire (Page 9)

Franklin County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Franklin County, MA. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 6,014 in Franklin County, MA

  1. Firefighters battling fire at Buckland hydroelectric plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | WWLP

    22News is following Breaking News in Franklin County, where crews in Buckland are working to put out a fire at a hydroelectric plant. The Shelburne Falls Fire Department told 22News firefighters are working to control an active fire at the Gardners ...

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  2. Editorial: Greenfield police officers get job done even after a fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... a cut to a federal program that helps seniors navigate the world of health care could hurt the elderly in Franklin County. LifePath, the region's service provider for the elderly, houses the county branch of the statewide program, Serving the Health ...

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  3. My Turn: It's an exciting time to live in GreenfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... celebrate the progress in several key areas: Greenfield as the cultural, shopping, and services center of Franklin County; the resurgence of Greenfield's vibrant, dynamic, and walkable downtown; and Greenfield's ability to provide living-wage jobs ...

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  4. CSO crisis center set to open up in new building in late 2017 NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... its bed allotment by 50 percent, the move signals a big step forward for the recovery community of Franklin County now that the two health-related centers will be next door to each other, at a time where the opioid epidemic continues to escalate ...

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  5. Editorial: First National Bank building is worth preserving NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... has sat vacant so long that middle aged Greenfield natives have only known it as a lifeless facade. When the Franklin County Community Development Corp. bought it about 15 years ago, town leaders and planners rejoiced at the prospect of the ...

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  6. Faith Matters: Grave robbers, zombies and Easter NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... following is a submission to The Recorder's weekly column, "Faith Matters." Each Saturday, a faith leader in Franklin County offers a personal perspective in this space. To become part of this series, email [email protected] or call ...

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  7. GCC kicks off annual campaign to raise $181,000 NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... goal. Nicole Fahey, a 2002 graduate and current counselor for substance abuse and mental health at the Franklin County House of Corrections, spoke about the resources the college offers to the community, including programs for inmates to help them ...

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  8. Four local residents named to Hampshire-Franklin women's commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Recorder

    Four women from Franklin County are among those tapped to sit as commissioners on the Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.

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  9. About 30 youths found at underage drinking party in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WWLP

    According to the Northfield Police Facebook page , the department received a report around 11:02 p.m. Tuesday of a "disturbance" on Highland Avenue. When the officer arrived, they found about 30 youths having an underage drinking party.

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  10. Talk of the Towns, April 14, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... Food Pantry , 3 Osgood St., is open every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 pm to eligible Franklin County residents. The pantry provides a free variety of healthy and nutritious food choices, including fresh produce and frozen meats. ...

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  11. Nearly all of western Massachusetts out of drought zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WWLP

    The drought is officially over for nearly all of western Massachusetts! The United States Drought Monitor's weekly update shows that eastern and central portions of Hampden County are considered to be only "abnormally dry," with western portions of Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin County, and all of Berkshire County except for its extreme southwest corner are under normal conditions.

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  12. Fuel assistance program on the presidential chopping block NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | The Recorder

    A fuel assistance program that mainly helps the poor and elderly, servicing about 3,300 households in Franklin County, is slated to be cut in President Donald Trump's 2018 budget.

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  13. Local rivers still cold despite recent warm temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WWLP

    Franklin County fishermen have noticed. "I froze my feet off, I didn't realize how cold it was, my body was warm but my feet froze," said Greenfield fisherman, Richard Bukowski.

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  14. A new government report is on hold because of errors - and now we...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WGBH

    ... unfortunate and incomplete and misleading picture of what's going on." In the first week's detainer report, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, was listed as noncompliant. ICE said then that they issued five detainers but local law enforcement did not ...

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  15. Utility's $300M rate hike request slammed at hearing NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... Massachusetts. The rates for businesses in the east would decrease. Eversource provides electricity for 17 Franklin County communities. Eversource officials have said the proposed increase is needed to offset the company's operating deficit of ...

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  16. COG working toward a healthier Franklin County NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Recorder

    ... map out 22 Community Health Improvement Plan strategies for improving outcomes over the next three years. Franklin County ranked 10th of 14 Massachusetts counties in "health outcomes" factors, or what Walker described as a measure of "today's ...

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  17. Athol man accused of killing 10-year-old in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | WWLP

    A 30-year-old man from Athol was indicted on a murder charge Friday by a Franklin County Grand Jury. According the Northwestern District Attorney Spokesperson Mary Carey, the grand jury indicted Christopher Vinsant on one count of murder in connection with the July 10, 2013 death of 10-year-old Isaiah Buckner of Athol.

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  18. Athol man indicted in 2013 death of young boy NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Recorder

    A Franklin County Grand Jury on Friday indicted Christopher Vinsant, 30, of Athol on one count of murder in connection with the July 10, 2013 death of Isaiah Buckner, 10, of Athol.

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  19. New courthouse celebrated as milestone for Greenfield NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Recorder

    Franklin County Sheriff Christopher Donelan sings "The Star Spangled Banner" at the beginning of ceremonies marking the completion of the Franklin County Justice Center on Friday under a huge tent in the town's Hope Street parking lot next to the new building.

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  20. Mother Olga attends retreat at F.C. House of CorrectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Recorder

    Mother Olga Yaqob of the Boston Archdiocese was invited by the priests and deacons of the Roman Catholic Deanery of Franklin County to speak at a weekend retreat for the incarcerated men of the Franklin County House of Correction recently.

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