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Area residents file federal suit over pipeline

DEERFIELD — A group of Franklin County residents whose property would be crossed by the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline has filed a civil lawsuit against the federal government in the U.S. District Court in Springfield. The … 0

Pipeline official grapples with criticism of project

As hundreds of area residents sweltered Wednesday night in the Greenfield Middle School auditorium, many of them railing against Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct project, company spokesman Allen Fore tried to keep his cool in a … 0

Neighbors: Don’t leave children or pets in vehicles

Hello neighbor. Today I want to talk to you good folks about leaving children and pets in vehicles this summer. Please don’t! Leaving them in a hot vehicle could be deadly. If you are out and about with … 0

Energy Facilities Siting Board hearing set for Aug. 5

DEERFIELD — The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board will hold four public hearings to hear directly from residents, officials, and other interested persons about their concerns relating to the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline project. The hearing in Franklin County will be held Aug. 5 at 7 … 0

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  • The last wing of the former Greenfield High School comes down on Wednesday as the last section of roof waiting for the crew to get back from lunch leans precarioulsy at an angle. Recorder/Paul Franz

    The last wing of the former Greenfield High School comes down on Wednesday as the last section of roof waiting for the crew to get back from lunch leans precarioulsy at an angle. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Samantha Brook of Greenfield walks her cousins, Dominic, 4 and Derek, 3, Pazimino along South County Road in Leyden near where they live. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Samantha Brook of Greenfield walks her cousins, Dominic, 4 and Derek, 3, Pazimino along South County Road in Leyden near where they live. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Quincy Ortiz, of "the Patch" neighborhood of Turners Falls, fishes in the Montague Power Canal Resevoir at the Cabot Woods fishing access area Tuesday July 14. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Quincy Ortiz, of "the Patch" neighborhood of Turners Falls, fishes in the Montague Power Canal Resevoir at the Cabot Woods fishing access area Tuesday July 14. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • Stewie Clark, of Worcester Vermont, spending the summer in Hadley with his wife, paddles around Barton Cove with several other teams searching for water chestnut plants to pull out Wednesday evening, July 22. Water chestnut plants are an invasive species that has infested 40 other bodies of water along the Connecticut River Valley. The U.S Fish and Wildlife office in Sunderland had headed the Water Chestnut Control Initiative, employing the assistance of groups at each of the 40 infested areas. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Stewie Clark, of Worcester Vermont, spending the summer in Hadley with his wife, paddles around Barton Cove with several other teams searching for water chestnut plants to pull out Wednesday evening, July 22. Water chestnut plants are an invasive species that has infested 40 other bodies of water along the Connecticut River Valley. The U.S Fish and Wildlife office in Sunderland had headed the Water Chestnut Control Initiative, employing the assistance of groups at each of the 40 infested areas. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • Four-year-olds Allison Raymond and Kiera Nugent show you the clovers that they picked outside the Greenfield YMCA where they attend preschool.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    Four-year-olds Allison Raymond and Kiera Nugent show you the clovers that they picked outside the Greenfield YMCA where they attend preschool. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • A great blue heron catches its lunch at the shore of Lake Mattawa in Orange Wednesday.
Recorder/David Rainville

    A great blue heron catches its lunch at the shore of Lake Mattawa in Orange Wednesday. Recorder/David Rainville Purchase photo reprints »

  • A farmer tedders hay in his field on Mohawk Trail across from Gould's Sugarhouse in Shelburne Falls in the setting sun Tuesday July 21. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    A farmer tedders hay in his field on Mohawk Trail across from Gould's Sugarhouse in Shelburne Falls in the setting sun Tuesday July 21. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • Mason Meadows, 12, of Greenfield, does a front flip off of a boulder into the Deerfield River at Sunburn  Beach in Shelburne Falls, Monday July 20. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Mason Meadows, 12, of Greenfield, does a front flip off of a boulder into the Deerfield River at Sunburn Beach in Shelburne Falls, Monday July 20. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • YMCA Preschool students David Muszieke, 5, gets doused by teacher Margaret Sokoski on a hot Monday at the Greenfield YMCA where everyone was happy to get wet. Recorder/Paul Franz

    YMCA Preschool students David Muszieke, 5, gets doused by teacher Margaret Sokoski on a hot Monday at the Greenfield YMCA where everyone was happy to get wet. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Beach goers dot the shore of Lake Wyola at the Lake Wyola State Park in Shutesbury Monday July 20. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Beach goers dot the shore of Lake Wyola at the Lake Wyola State Park in Shutesbury Monday July 20. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • Two canoes make their way down the Connecticut River in near Greenfield on their way to the Sunderland Bridge. 
Recorder/Paul Franz

    Two canoes make their way down the Connecticut River in near Greenfield on their way to the Sunderland Bridge. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Chickens ride aboard trolley car number 10 at the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum as they might have one hundred years ago when the trolley car was in operation, during their annual Trolleyfest Saturday July 18. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Chickens ride aboard trolley car number 10 at the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum as they might have one hundred years ago when the trolley car was in operation, during their annual Trolleyfest Saturday July 18. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

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Potential health effects cause concern for some residents

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Potential health effects cause concern for some residents