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Films for the whole family: Greenfield Garden Cinemas’ Studio Ghibli Fest continues through the end of the year
07-19-2024 9:57 AM

By CHRIS LARABEE

There’s still time to be spirited away to the world of Hayao Miyazaki’s animated worlds, as the Greenfield Garden Cinemas’ Studio Ghibli Fest continues through the end of the year.Building off the success of last year’s more-limited festival, folks...

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Wendell unveils restored World War II memorial after long disappearance
07-18-2024 2:57 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

WENDELL — After a 3,000-mile journey east, a World War II memorial honoring 36 Wendell veterans has finally returned home.In a ceremony Wednesday afternoon, town officials, residents and veterans gathered as Wendell unveiled the recently refurbished...


With agreement in place, Conway public safety project going out to bid again
07-18-2024 12:06 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

CONWAY — With a personnel matter resolved, the town will put its public safety building addition project out to bid for a second time after voting to reject the initial bids received this spring due to the scope of work changing.The Selectboard...


Orange board seeks Leisure Woods budget details before deciding on proposed 43% fee hike
07-17-2024 4:29 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

ORANGE — A decision on whether Leisure Woods Estates can raise its monthly lot fees by 43% will wait until at least August, as the Mobile Rent Control Board requested additional budget information.Leisure Woods Estates Inc. is petitioning the board to...


Farmers grateful for more typical growing season after 2023 floods devastated fields
07-16-2024 5:52 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

After a frantic emergency response to save animals and equipment on July 10, 2023, David Fisher and Maggie Toran assessed their farm field as memories of Hurricane Irene came flooding back.At their horse-powered, community-supported agriculture (CSA)...


Frontier Regional School student directs short film ‘Averted’
07-15-2024 3:29 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SUNDERLAND — As the middle of summer vacation approaches, most Frontier Regional School students are likely working, taking trips with friends and enjoying all their free time.For Connor Mabius, however, this break serves as a chance to sit in the...


Furthering the goal of ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’: Deerfield Transfer Station adds swap shed
07-15-2024 1:48 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

DEERFIELD — The old saying goes that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, but what if there was no need to throw the item out in the first place?Beginning this past weekend, Deerfield residents using the Transfer Station now have a new outlet...


Sunderland receives $195K grant to study, design multi-use trail from Whately to Amherst
07-13-2024 9:13 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SUNDERLAND — With a $195,090 MassTrails grant, visions of people walking and biking on the Norwottuck North Shared-Use Path from Whately to Amherst are one step closer to becoming a reality.Alongside a $76,840 match from Sunderland, which is the lead...


As wastewater treatment plant nears finish line, damaged pipe crimps celebration
07-12-2024 4:22 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SOUTH DEERFIELD — While the near-completion of the South Deerfield Wastewater Treatment Plant is welcome news for residents, the reveal of a damaged effluent pipe to the Connecticut River is likely less so.As the yearslong project approaches the...


Yankee Candle consolidation prompts loss of 100 jobs
07-10-2024 4:50 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Newell Brands, Yankee Candle’s parent company, announced Monday that Sept. 9 will be the last day of operations at its distribution facility at 27 Yankee Candle Way.The news of an official date to end distribution operations there...


July 13 event marks Friends of the Field Memorial Library’s third annual fundraising appeal
07-06-2024 4:01 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

CONWAY — Residents are invited to join the Friends of the Field Memorial Library for an anniversary celebration and to raise money for another year of programming.On Saturday, July 13, people can visit the library from 1:30 to 4 p.m. for an afternoon...


Study finds Franklin County homeless population on the rise
07-04-2024 9:22 AM

By CHRIS LARABEE

The number of homeless people in Franklin County has more than doubled in the last year, as the annual Point-in-Time count in January found 252 people sleeping in shelters or outside, compared to 104 in January 2023.Franklin County accounted for...


4 entrepreneurs to split $10K from annual pitch competition, boosting their businesses
06-28-2024 2:24 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

GREENFIELD — Four up-and-coming entrepreneurs got a boost and split $10,000 to invest into their growing businesses Thursday night in the fourth installment of the “Take the Floor” pitch competition.The competition is a part of the Franklin County...


Whately puts restoration of Center School back on track
06-28-2024 2:17 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

WHATELY — After receiving the go-ahead in March to look at a town-owned solution to the vacant Whately Center School, a town committee has hit the ground running to secure funding for work on the building.In a report to the Selectboard Tuesday, Judy...


‘All ages need imagination’: Dungeons & Dragons group in Sunderland offers community for teens
06-28-2024 12:56 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

What began as a basic security contract for a new forest resort at the Wavering Woods soon turned into a nightmare, as the team hired for the job soon found itself at odds with the mystical creatures of the woods, who had grown incensed at the resort...


Beach-themed day greets seniors at annual South County Senior Center picnic
06-27-2024 12:09 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

WHATELY — With the sun shining, summer tunes playing and floral shirts galore, Herlihy Park met the beach day theme the South County Senior Center selected for its annual picnic on Wednesday.The annual picnic serves as one of the Senior Center’s...


With taxes unpaid, Whately Selectboard reinstates Club Castaway police detail requirements
06-27-2024 11:39 AM

By CHRIS LARABEE

WHATELY — With taxes unpaid as of Tuesday evening, the Selectboard has opted to reinstate the police detail requirement at Club Castaway for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.The decision at Tuesday’s Selectboard meeting came after the club’s...


Deerfield DPW superintendent retiring after ‘a pretty cool ride’
06-26-2024 1:26 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

DEERFIELD — After 10 years as superintendent and countless miles of driving up and down Deerfield’s roads, Highway Superintendent Kevin Scarborough is hanging up his keys on Thursday.The longtime highway boss, who joined the department in 2010 before...


Two arrested in alleged pellet gun shootings in Buckland
06-24-2024 4:59 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

BUCKLAND — Two teenagers were arrested Saturday afternoon following reports that they were allegedly firing a BB/pellet gun at people and property.Austin Sumner, 18, of Turners Falls and Adam Maynard, 19, of Greenfield, were arrested by Massachusetts...


Pieces of 1847 gravestone reunited, solving part of Whately mystery
06-21-2024 6:41 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

WHATELY — On Feb. 2, 1847, Dr. Myron Harwood and his wife Judith welcomed their daughter Mary Eliza into the world.Unfortunately, the sixth of eight children was not meant to be, as just six short weeks later, the newborn, like many in that period,...


Franklin County Chamber of Commerce breakfast highlights progress on rural aid
06-21-2024 1:17 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

DEERFIELD — With a director of rural affairs, rural school aid increases and disaster relief funding for farmers, local senators and representatives say it’s become clear the Legislature and Healey administration are directing more attention to...

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