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Greenfield has vacant property ordinance

GREENFIELD — The town now has an ordinance that will require owners to maintain their properties, at least to the point that they don’t abandoned them and let them slip into disrepair. The Vacant and Foreclosing Properties Ordinance was adopted by Town Council after more than an hour … 0

Residents vexed by hype over Cosby allegations

SHELBURNE FALLS — Sawyer News Co., with its spread of local and national newspapers and racks of magazines, has always been the place to go for news. The headlines on newspapers and the gossipy tabloids often spark lively … 0

Neighbors: Take advantage of technology, but don’t let it rule you

Hello neighbor. I just wanted to finish what I started on Tuesday, if you don’t mind. I seem to be on my soapbox this week, so please bear with me. I guess I’m just filled with the joy of the season and want to share it with you. … 0

Montague trash holiday changes

TURNERS FALLS — The town’s trash and recycling pickup schedule will change over the next two weeks because of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. There will be no changes on Tuesday or Wednesday, but the normal Thursday pickup will be moved to Friday, and Friday pickup will … 0

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  • Ornaments hang from a leafless tree off Country Club Road in Greenfield on Monday. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Ornaments hang from a leafless tree off Country Club Road in Greenfield on Monday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • TURNERS FALLS (December 12, 2014) — Santa leans to talk to a little girl on Avenue A in Turners Falls during Friday night’s “It’s a Wonderful Night” celebrations. Santa arrived in a fire truck and handed out candy canes to children. Recorder/Trish Crapo

    TURNERS FALLS (December 12, 2014) — Santa leans to talk to a little girl on Avenue A in Turners Falls during Friday night’s “It’s a Wonderful Night” celebrations. Santa arrived in a fire truck and handed out candy canes to children. Recorder/Trish Crapo

  • (December 12, 2014) — Tuba player Kevin Smith gets into the spirit of Christmas past  in Skinner Park  in Turners Falls during the village's “It’s a Wonderful Night” celebrations Friday.  Recorder/Trish Crapo

    (December 12, 2014) — Tuba player Kevin Smith gets into the spirit of Christmas past in Skinner Park in Turners Falls during the village's “It’s a Wonderful Night” celebrations Friday. Recorder/Trish Crapo

  • Jack Putala, 13, of Erving takes a shot as Tyler Lavin, 14, of Montague looks on during the Montague Elks Hoop Shoot at Turners Falls High School Saturday. Recorder/Tom Relihan

    Jack Putala, 13, of Erving takes a shot as Tyler Lavin, 14, of Montague looks on during the Montague Elks Hoop Shoot at Turners Falls High School Saturday. Recorder/Tom Relihan Purchase photo reprints »

  • Jenna Taylor and Doug Welenc in the new location of Domino's Pizza in Greenfield in the old Friendly's building across from their previous location on Federal Street.  The larger building allows for eat in seating and more parking.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    Jenna Taylor and Doug Welenc in the new location of Domino's Pizza in Greenfield in the old Friendly's building across from their previous location on Federal Street. The larger building allows for eat in seating and more parking. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Michael Kelton of Greenfield paces the halls of Greenfield High School with great grandson Adrian, 15 months, on Wednesday during his granddaughter Aidin's chorus concert. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Michael Kelton of Greenfield paces the halls of Greenfield High School with great grandson Adrian, 15 months, on Wednesday during his granddaughter Aidin's chorus concert. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Ed Bezio of Orange and Walter White of Greenfield representing the Franklin-Hampshire district of the American Legion give a plaque to Foster's Supermarket owners Matthew and Jason Deane for their continued support of the Legion's fundraising activities at the Greenfield store. At Foster's, the Legion has collected about $10,000 in four years, which is donated to special projects at the Holyoke Soldier's Home and the Veterans Administration hospital in Leeds.
Recorder/Paul Franz

    Ed Bezio of Orange and Walter White of Greenfield representing the Franklin-Hampshire district of the American Legion give a plaque to Foster's Supermarket owners Matthew and Jason Deane for their continued support of the Legion's fundraising activities at the Greenfield store. At Foster's, the Legion has collected about $10,000 in four years, which is donated to special projects at the Holyoke Soldier's Home and the Veterans Administration hospital in Leeds. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • A woman navigates puddles and snow on Main Street in Greenfield on a cold and rainy Tuesday.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    A woman navigates puddles and snow on Main Street in Greenfield on a cold and rainy Tuesday. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • The rail yard in Deerfield on Wednesday. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    The rail yard in Deerfield on Wednesday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Liam Steele, 4, of Vernon, Vt. points out Christmas lights at Yankee Candle in Deerfield on Monday while standing in front of a large Christmas tree. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Liam Steele, 4, of Vernon, Vt. points out Christmas lights at Yankee Candle in Deerfield on Monday while standing in front of a large Christmas tree. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • And the band played on.  Both GHS and TFHS bands played together before the Turkey Day Football Game in Greenfield. Recorder/Paul Franz

    And the band played on. Both GHS and TFHS bands played together before the Turkey Day Football Game in Greenfield. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • A merry house on 216 Chapman St. in Greenfield on Monday night. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A merry house on 216 Chapman St. in Greenfield on Monday night. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

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