Bidders for school business job under review

GREENFIELD — The town of Greenfield and The Management Solutions were among two entities that bid for the temporary school business management job. Superintendent Jordana Harper and a School Committee subcommittee are reviewing the bids and are scheduled to make a recommendation to the full committee today at … 0

Downing to chair new committee on redistricting

BOSTON — State Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, D-Pittsfield, who represents many Franklin County towns, has been named Senate chairman of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities & Energy and chairman of the new Senate Committee on Redistricting. The … 0

Cancellations

Schools and government offices and many businesses and social agencies have closed for the day. Franklin Regional Transit Authority buses are not running today. Fixed bus routes will resume at 9 a.m. Wednesday The YMCA in Greenfield will be closed Tuesday. They plan to reopen at 5 a.m. … 0

Neighbors: Stay safe as you ride out the storm

Hello neighbor. If forecasts were correct, we’re finding ourselves right in the middle of the biggest storm of the year — possibly of the past 40 years or more. The National Weather Service is using terms like “historic” and “life-threatening” to describe the nor’easter, and we are its … 0

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  • Trees stretch into a cloud-filled sky over a path in the Shelburne High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary. 
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    Trees stretch into a cloud-filled sky over a path in the Shelburne High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary. (Recorder/Micky Bedell) Purchase photo reprints »

  • A horse stands in a snowy pasture in Colrain. 
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    A horse stands in a snowy pasture in Colrain. (Recorder/Micky Bedell) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Greenfield Troop 12926 girls scouts Eva Ferreira, 8, and Ruby Remillard, 6½, sell cookies on Main Street with leader Jessica Remillard and troop mom Adelle Ferreira from the safety of the Greenfield Garden Cinemas' overhang on Saturday during the snowstorm. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Greenfield Troop 12926 girls scouts Eva Ferreira, 8, and Ruby Remillard, 6½, sell cookies on Main Street with leader Jessica Remillard and troop mom Adelle Ferreira from the safety of the Greenfield Garden Cinemas' overhang on Saturday during the snowstorm. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Michael Robinson shovels his front walk on Madison Circle in Greenfield on Sunday following the weekend storm. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Michael Robinson shovels his front walk on Madison Circle in Greenfield on Sunday following the weekend storm. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • The sunset over Broughams Pond in Deerfield on Monday. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    The sunset over Broughams Pond in Deerfield on Monday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Horses Buddy and Kat peer out from their Old Amherst Road pasture with a great view of Sugarloaf in Sunderland on Monday. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Horses Buddy and Kat peer out from their Old Amherst Road pasture with a great view of Sugarloaf in Sunderland on Monday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Spray from Wiley and Russell Dam on the Green River near Meridian Street coats trees on the left in this winter scene in Greenfield. 
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    Spray from Wiley and Russell Dam on the Green River near Meridian Street coats trees on the left in this winter scene in Greenfield. (Recorder/Paul Franz) Purchase photo reprints »

  • A snowy lifeguard tower stands watch over an icy Green River at the Recreation and Swimming Area in Greenfield on Wednesday. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A snowy lifeguard tower stands watch over an icy Green River at the Recreation and Swimming Area in Greenfield on Wednesday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Dan Covell of Deerfield walks his standard poodles Jim and Frank in a Deerfield Academy field on Monday around sunset. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Dan Covell of Deerfield walks his standard poodles Jim and Frank in a Deerfield Academy field on Monday around sunset. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Tim Shippee of the Greenfield Community Collge Grounds Crew clears ice, snow and water off of the sidewalks around the school on Monday morning. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Tim Shippee of the Greenfield Community Collge Grounds Crew clears ice, snow and water off of the sidewalks around the school on Monday morning. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Kassidy Digeorge, 11, of Bernardston receives some special attention during her Learn to Skate class from Skating Director Suzanne McCaughtry. 
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    Kassidy Digeorge, 11, of Bernardston receives some special attention during her Learn to Skate class from Skating Director Suzanne McCaughtry. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • A cow on S Mountain Road in Northfield tries to lick a Recorder photographer's camera on Tuesday at sunset. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A cow on S Mountain Road in Northfield tries to lick a Recorder photographer's camera on Tuesday at sunset. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

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