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  1. Making regional transport accessible: Plan increases focus on rail, bike, pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Recorder

    If the hot-air balloons that were part of this weekend's Green River Festival got you thinking about alternative travel modes, you may want to look at one of two regional transportation plans now in the works that emphasize ways of promoting bus, train, bicycle and even pedestrian travel over automobiles.

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  2. Making regional transport accessible: Plan increases focus on rail, bike, pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Recorder

    If the hot-air balloons that were part of this weekend's Green River Festival got you thinking about alternative travel modes, you may want to look at one of two regional transportation plans now in the works that emphasize ways of promoting bus, train, bicycle and even pedestrian travel over automobiles.

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  3. Recorder/Paul Franz FRTS bus at John W Olver Transit Center in GreenfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Recorder

    The Franklin Regional Transportation Authority plans to increase ridership by extending the hours of operation and offering service every day for the riders on fixed routes, according to the newly released draft of the Comprehensive Service Analysis.

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

    Monday Jul 6 | 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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  5. ARRAY(0x10243c70)Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | IBerkshires

    NBCC's outgoing founder Alan Bashevkin was surprised at his farewell party with Red Sox paraphernalia and that the Sox were retiring his number See more photos here . NORTH ADAMS, Mass.

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  6. Inhofe joins family's quest to have great, great grandfather awarded Medal of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa, wrote a letter to Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mustion of the U.S. Army Resource Command at Fort Knox, commending the army's review of David D. White's consideration for the Medal Of Honor for his heroism on the battlefield of Sailor's Creek, Virginia on April 6, 1865.

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  7. Recorder/Paul Franz A rider boards an FTRA bus at John W. Olver Transit Center in Greenfield.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | The Recorder

    Franklin Regional Transit Authority will offer free rides, June 18, on all the fixed routes in recognition for National Dump the Pump Day.

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  8. 6/5/14: Plans offer new hope for Cape trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... spokeswoman Sara Lavoie. From May through October, that number tops 40,000, causing backups of up to 20 miles. John Olver, a former US congressman from Amherst who retired in 2013, is a member of the Public-Private Partnership Oversight Commission. ...

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  9. UMass throws $21G bash for Senate leaderRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Boston Herald

    ... tribute at the campus' Student Union ballroom drew roughly 200 people to hear school officials, former U.S. Rep. John Olver and others wax on about Rosenberg's achievements; 75 stuck around afterward for a closed-door dinner at the nearby campus ...

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  10. Groups urge Neal to take stand on Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Russell Freedman, described Neal as being tough to communicate with, as opposed to the former U.S. Rep. John Olver of Amherst, who would meet with PDA twice annually. Olver represented the region and the Berkshires in Congress for 22 years before ...

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  11. Rosenberg to marry partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Recorder

    ... time for a honeymoon even with the press of business on Beacon Hill." Rosenberg's old boss, former Congressman John Olver, also sent well-wishes. Rosenberg worked as a legislative aide to Olver before being elected to the House of Representatives in ...

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  12. Joseph W. Ryan: Laying railwork for train serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... was to have it on the west side of North Street. Thanks to our beloved Congressman Sil Conte and to his successor John Olver the funds became available and the station now exists. We should begin immediately to extend the Housatonic Railroad right ...

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  13. Rosenberg vows 'shared leadership'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    ... Murray on a Twitter account. Rosenberg said Hefner, who was seated in a Senate balcony with former Congressman John Olver, "stood with me in good times and in bad. You are awesome." Though the six-member Republican caucus supported Minority Leader ...

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  14. Rosenberg takes over as Senate presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Recorder

    CAROL LOLLIS CAROL LOLLIS State Sen. Stanley C. Rosenberg and other senators being sworn into office Wednesday morning.

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  15. Rosenberg pledges a oeshared leadershipaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WWLP

    ... Murray on a Twitter account. Rosenberg said Hefner, who was seated in a Senate balcony with former Congressman John Olver, "stood with me in good times and in bad. You are awesome." Though the six-member Republican caucus supported Minority Leader ...

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  16. A Science and Technology Challenge for Congress | CommentaryRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Roll Call

    When the 114th Congress convenes, it will find it has lost something of significance: much of its institutional memory about science and technology. And with the rest of the world making a strong play to topple America from its perch atop the innovation pyramid, that's very troubling.

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  17. Ticket to ride: Greenfield transplant looks forward to hopping train home from New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | The Recorder

    A Greenfield native-turned-New-Yorker is thrilled to be able to hop a train and head home without the hassle of interstate traffic.

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  18. Sen. Rosenberg's partner quits job at communications firm amid dust-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... when he was elected to the House as a Democrat from Amherst. He took the Senate seat of his political mentor, John Olver, in 1991 when Olver was elected to the US House of Representatives. Rosenberg served at one point as chairman of the Senate Ways ...

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  19. Massachusetts Governor, others help christen Amtrak's 'Knowledge Corridor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick, U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, U.S. Rep. James McGovern, D-Worcester, and retired U.S. Rep. John Olver of Amherst hosted dignitaries and press on the "Knowledge Corridor Special." It was a test run of passenger service on tracks rebuilt in a $120 million state and federal project.

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  20. Amtrak arrives in Greenfield: First run full of celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Recorder

    The Amtrak train at the John W. Olver Transit Center in Greenfield. Rep. Olver can be seen near the center of the photo in a tan overcoat.

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