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Fast trains pose threat

The train is coming. And it’s fast. Amtrak’s Vermonter, traveling at speeds of nearly 80 mph, will be so much faster than the “clickety-clack” freight trains now on the tracks, in fact, that police and other safety officials … 0

Area elders face cuts

GREENFIELD — Poor elders in Franklin County wanting to stay at home may have a tougher time doing so with proposed statewide cuts to elder and home care services set to take effect. Across the state, elder services are bracing for $2.3 million in cuts to their budgets, … 0

Greenfield parking kiosk lots to be free Fridays, Saturdays

GREENFIELD — Starting Friday through Jan 3. All parking in kiosk lots in town will be free on Fridays and Saturdays. That’s a change from recent years when parking during the holiday shopping season was free every day of the week. “It is my intention to assist the … 0

Erving OKs money for legal fund, mill

ERVING — The town looked to its defenses this week, moving surplus money to prepare for a legal fight with its largest taxpayer and, in separate articles, setting aside money to secure and dispose of the latest old mill to land in the town’s lap. The special town … 0

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  • Construction is underway on the temporary wooden train platform next to the John W Olver Transportation Center on Olive Street so that it can accommodate passenger rail service, which is expected to start by the end of the year.  
(Recorder/Paul Franz)

    Construction is underway on the temporary wooden train platform next to the John W Olver Transportation Center on Olive Street so that it can accommodate passenger rail service, which is expected to start by the end of the year. (Recorder/Paul Franz) Purchase photo reprints »

  • A member of the Guilford Hounds hunt staff follows a pack of foxhounds through the North Meadows of Deerfield on Sunday during a drag hunt. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A member of the Guilford Hounds hunt staff follows a pack of foxhounds through the North Meadows of Deerfield on Sunday during a drag hunt. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Red berries grow on a thorny bush in Sunderland. 
(Recorder/Micky Bedell)

    Red berries grow on a thorny bush in Sunderland. (Recorder/Micky Bedell) Purchase photo reprints »

  • An ice rink being installed at Beacon Field on Thursday morning that will be filled by the Fire Department between calls. A second, smaller rink is to be erected at the Green River Swimming and Recreation Area. The second rink was moved from Hillside Park due to the impending construction of a splash pad water feature. 
(Recorder/Paul Franz)

    An ice rink being installed at Beacon Field on Thursday morning that will be filled by the Fire Department between calls. A second, smaller rink is to be erected at the Green River Swimming and Recreation Area. The second rink was moved from Hillside Park due to the impending construction of a splash pad water feature. (Recorder/Paul Franz) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Greenfield Community College student Dave Smart of Chesterfield, N.H., feeds ducks on campus with Melissa Zeckmeister. 
(Recorder/Micky Bedell)

    Greenfield Community College student Dave Smart of Chesterfield, N.H., feeds ducks on campus with Melissa Zeckmeister. (Recorder/Micky Bedell) Purchase photo reprints »

  • An abandoned house on a hilltop in Leyden in a freezing rain on Monday. Recorder/Paul Franz

    An abandoned house on a hilltop in Leyden in a freezing rain on Monday. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • The sun sets over Greenfield on Tuesday night, illuminating the clouds. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    The sun sets over Greenfield on Tuesday night, illuminating the clouds. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Snow-dusted pumpkins in Leyden reflect the changing seasons.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    Snow-dusted pumpkins in Leyden reflect the changing seasons. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • A seldom seen place is the inside of the bell tower at Holy Trinity Church in Greenfield. Three more flights of stairs lead to the bell and then the steeple rises above that.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    A seldom seen place is the inside of the bell tower at Holy Trinity Church in Greenfield. Three more flights of stairs lead to the bell and then the steeple rises above that. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • The view from the new library at Greenfield High School on Saturday. Greenfield residents were invited into the school to tour completed portions of the $66 million project. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    The view from the new library at Greenfield High School on Saturday. Greenfield residents were invited into the school to tour completed portions of the $66 million project. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • A mallard duck takes a break at Greenfield Community College duck pond. (Recorder/Micky Bedell)

    A mallard duck takes a break at Greenfield Community College duck pond. (Recorder/Micky Bedell) Purchase photo reprints »

  • A man looks over stones at the 18th annual Jewelry, Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show and Sale at Greenfield Community College on Saturday. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A man looks over stones at the 18th annual Jewelry, Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show and Sale at Greenfield Community College on Saturday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

Attendees should be educated on both sides of the pipeline issue. They are only going to get the industries very slanted view...(full comment)

Kinder Morgan, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce organize meeting on pipeline for businesses

Hopefully the organizers of this event will provide an equal opportunity for these individuals to have an equally informative event about other...(full comment)

Kinder Morgan, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce organize meeting on pipeline for businesses