WiredWest forum in Leyden Saturday

LEYDEN — Those wondering just what the WiredWest fiber-to-home Internet project will mean for their town — and their taxes — can have their questions answered Saturday. A townwide forum on the broadband project will be held at 10 a.m. in Town Hall. Leyden’s portion is estimated at … 0

GHS building committee to decide on composition of athletic fields

GREENFIELD — As they study for their final classes this spring, students can see the beginnings of a new track and ball fields taking shape — the final touches of the new $66 million Greenfield High School. While the school building is expected to be completed in the … 0

Neighbors: Area wildlife needs our help

Hello, neighbor. Medicine Mammals in Wendell needs our help. The local Native American nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation center is hoping to raise money to help care for the orphaned and injured wild animals that made their way to the center this winter. Loril Moondream, wildlife rehabilitator and owner of … 0

Opioid Task Forces to hold meeting for volunteers Tuesday

GREENFIELD — The Opioid Task Force is looking to harvest the talents of a broader volunteer base. The task force will be hosting a meeting Tuesday in Faith Baptist Church for interested volunteers. “We’ve had a lot of people contact the Task Force to just say, ‘I want … 0

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  • Fifth Grade students at the Northfield Elementary School were treated to a little historical theater by the Freedon Trail 
Foundation.  Tim Hoover and Aimee Rose Ranger played several historical and hysterical figures and involved the students in their rendition of the events leading up to the Revolutionary War in Boston.   Recorder/Paul Franz

    Fifth Grade students at the Northfield Elementary School were treated to a little historical theater by the Freedon Trail Foundation. Tim Hoover and Aimee Rose Ranger played several historical and hysterical figures and involved the students in their rendition of the events leading up to the Revolutionary War in Boston. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

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Another sign of spring, a little brown bat hangs on the brick of a Greenfield building a few inches from a crevice between buildings. It may have emerged from with the warm weather.

    Recorder/Paul Franz Another sign of spring, a little brown bat hangs on the brick of a Greenfield building a few inches from a crevice between buildings. It may have emerged from with the warm weather. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Tamara Grodan, a French teacher at Greenfield High School pauses while clearing snow off of the tennis courts while the boys tennis team practices on the other side Tuesday afternoon. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Tamara Grodan, a French teacher at Greenfield High School pauses while clearing snow off of the tennis courts while the boys tennis team practices on the other side Tuesday afternoon. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • Cameron Tucker of Turners Falls sets a tip up while ice fishing at Barton Cove in Gill Monday March 23. Tucker, who is hoping for Walleye and Pike began fishing at 5 a.m. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Cameron Tucker of Turners Falls sets a tip up while ice fishing at Barton Cove in Gill Monday March 23. Tucker, who is hoping for Walleye and Pike began fishing at 5 a.m. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • Sculptures welcome those visiting the Just Roots Farm and Camp Kewannee in Greenfield. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Sculptures welcome those visiting the Just Roots Farm and Camp Kewannee in Greenfield. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Spring has sprung at 26 Hartwell St. in Bernardston
photo courtesy of Donna Newton

    Spring has sprung at 26 Hartwell St. in Bernardston photo courtesy of Donna Newton

  • Bill Wall of Buckland loads the evaporator while John Stevens checks the consistency of the boiling maple sap at Gould's Sugar House in Shelburne on the first day of boiling this year. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Bill Wall of Buckland loads the evaporator while John Stevens checks the consistency of the boiling maple sap at Gould's Sugar House in Shelburne on the first day of boiling this year. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Sarah Beckwith, 4, and her brother Sean, 6, of Leyden sled down a hill near Ashfield Lake on Sunday, March 8, while their father (not shown) ice fishes. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Sarah Beckwith, 4, and her brother Sean, 6, of Leyden sled down a hill near Ashfield Lake on Sunday, March 8, while their father (not shown) ice fishes. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Not a bad view from this horse's vantage point in Buckland. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Not a bad view from this horse's vantage point in Buckland. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Peace walkers start out down Cave Hill Rd in Leverett after leaving the Peace Pagoda Friday morning.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    Peace walkers start out down Cave Hill Rd in Leverett after leaving the Peace Pagoda Friday morning. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Divya Shinn holds a pair of newborn kids at Laughing Dog Farm in Gill.  They have two sets of twins born in the last couple days. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Divya Shinn holds a pair of newborn kids at Laughing Dog Farm in Gill. They have two sets of twins born in the last couple days. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Barn cat soaks up the sun at a farm in Gill on Friday. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Barn cat soaks up the sun at a farm in Gill on Friday. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

I don't know who is calculating these bills and usage but my bill did not increase by 30%,35%, or 38% it increased...(full comment)

Conway lawyer to AG: Investigate electric cost hike

Very interesting. We must remember that our MA DPU approved the hikes for both Ntional Grid (38%) and Eversource (26%) before the...(full comment)

Conway lawyer to AG: Investigate electric cost hike