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Montague Notebook: June 1, 2024
05-31-2024 6:45 PM

‘Extension Cords’ music festival set for Sunday TURNERS FALLS — SPS Entertainment is hosting “Extension Cords,” a day of electronic music, on Sunday, June 2, from 3 to 9 p.m. at Peskeomskut Park.This free festival features bands from throughout the...

Municipal officials, residents air concerns with FirstLight at MassDEP hearing
05-30-2024 5:34 PM


TURNERS FALLS — As FirstLight Hydro Generating Co. advances its decade-long license renewal to continue operating its facilities on the Connecticut River, municipal officials and residents voiced concerns over its potential environmental impacts to...

‘Orlando’ adaptation coming to Shea Theater in Turners Falls
05-29-2024 2:38 PM

TURNERS FALLS — Eggtooth Productions and the Shea Theater Arts Center will present Sarah Ruhl’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s “Orlando” on May 30, May 31 and June 1, at 7:30 p.m.Tickets are $20 at or at the door. VIP tickets for the...

Steven Lindsey: Save the Strathmore Mill bridge over Turners Falls Canal
05-28-2024 4:27 PM

The Strathmore Mill, the most imposing of the remaining mills that once lined the Turners Falls Canal, is to be demolished. The die is cast.Perhaps, however, there is a way to salvage something of the industrial heritage of Turners Falls. Consider...

Kayaker’s delight: Best day-paddles along the Connecticut River in Massachusetts
05-24-2024 1:31 PM


Last summer, I chronicled my 68-mile paddle of Connecticut River through Massachusetts. Along the way, I became very well acquainted with the river, its bends and currents, dams and bridges, trees and wildlife — even its sewage overflows! Here are a...

Valley Bounty: Resourceful and really delicious: The Upper Bend in Turners Falls serves classics with local seasonal add-ons
05-24-2024 1:30 PM


The Upper Bend Cafe and Bruncheonette in Turners Falls aims to be reliably amazing. That means serving familiar breakfast and lunch favorites while unleashing their creativity, squeezing every drop of goodness from farm-fresh local food.“Using as many...

Montague, Gill and Erving Notebook: May 25, 2024
05-24-2024 12:17 PM

Ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate bench installationERVING — The town will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the French King Bridge on Tuesday, May 28, at 1 p.m. to celebrate the installation of the “Gateway to the Mohawk Trail” bench created by...

‘It’s all smiles’: Montague Soapbox Derby returns June 2
05-24-2024 9:45 AM


MONTAGUE — Though the Montague Soapbox Derby has struggled with a lack of participation in the past, this year’s event is going strong, with 17 racers already registered and coming from as far away as New Jersey. Scheduled for Sunday, June 2, at...

Montague lands $4.92M EPA grant to demolish Strathmore mill
05-22-2024 4:57 PM


MONTAGUE — The town has received more than $4.92 million in federal funds to demolish the former Strathmore mill property at 20 Canal St., bringing Montague another step closer to reviving the 1.3-acre mill complex after a 17-year vacancy.Built in...

Sounds Local: Outdoor concert season is upon us: Memorial Day weekend kicks off a robust summer of music in Franklin County
05-22-2024 1:54 PM


Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and with it comes the arrival of summer and all the summer concerts and festivals. The summer of 2024 may be the busiest one yet in terms of live music, leaving fans with an abundance of choices.One of the best parts...

Second annual event in Turners Falls pairs pickleball with donations for food programs
05-21-2024 12:22 PM


TURNERS FALLS — Six tennis courts will be filled with pickleball games on Saturday for the second annual Pickleball Food Drive Festival, an event that rallies people together to collect non-perishable food donations and raise money for the Food Bank...

Turners Falls High School and Great Falls Middle School Honor Roll, Third Quarter
05-20-2024 10:02 AM

Sixth Grade First Honors: Abigail Billings, Jonathan Bones, Andrew Eichorn, Audrina Gexler, Jazelle Gonzalez, Lailah Jenks, Page Katsoulis, Eva Lareau, Silas Lively, Nethanel Martin, Daisha Ovalle Perez, Liam Pielock, Kyle Porter, Fiona Ribeiro, Leith...

Saturday event remembers Great Falls Massacre, marks 20th anniversary of reconciliation ceremony
05-16-2024 2:41 PM


TURNERS FALLS — The 348th anniversary of the Great Falls Massacre will be marked with a Day of Remembrance on Saturday, as well as a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the reconciliation ceremony held to establish friendship and trust between...

Montague and Gill Notebook: May 16, 2024
05-15-2024 6:37 PM

Brick House offering Women’s Money Matters program TURNERS FALLS — The Brick House Community Resource Center is contracted to offer the Women’s Money Matters program, a 12-week online course for anyone who identifies as a woman and who wants to learn...

Sounds Local: Greenfield’s own Elvis returns to sender: Travis Ledoyt brings ‘The Elvis in Me’ to Greenfield High School, May 25
05-15-2024 2:29 PM


Twenty-five years ago, Travis Ledoyt, a native of Greenfield, performed Elvis Presley’s music at Greenfield’s Classic Days for the first time. Backed by a group of local musicians, he sang on a makeshift stage in front of the town common and belted...

Registration open for sixth annual Brick House 5K in Turners Falls
05-15-2024 10:45 AM

TURNERS FALLS — The Brick House Community Resource Center’s sixth annual 5K fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 18, starting at 10 a.m. on the Canalside Rail Trail in Unity Park.Everyone is invited to participate in this community-spirited...

Top of the class: Turners Falls twins, athletic standouts Anne and Ella Kolodziej finish 1-2 in graduating class
05-14-2024 6:20 PM


Balancing extracurricular activities and school work is a constant challenge. Anne Kolodziej and Ella Kolodziej made it look effortless. The twin sisters, who are seniors at Turners Falls High School, have starred on the Franklin Tech girls soccer...

PHOTOS: Prom fare gets cultural flair
05-14-2024 3:44 PM

Montague Notebook: May 10, 2024
05-11-2024 10:20 AM

Pamela Means presents ‘The Power of the Protest Song’TURNERS FALLS — Jazz musician, activist and educator Pamela Means will bring “The Power of the Protest Song: Our Shared History & Present Day” to Peskeompskut Park on Saturday, May 18, from 4 to 6...

Montague Notebook: May 9, 2024
05-08-2024 6:36 PM

New trio to perform at Montague Common HallMONTAGUE — Sisters of the Circle, the new trio of singer-songwriters Sarah Pirtle, Hana Zara and Christy Grecsek, will perform at the Montague Common Hall, 34 Main St., on Saturday, May 11. The monthly open...

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