Eaglebrook hockey players accused of bullying classmate by cutting with skate

DEERFIELD — A former student is suing Eaglebrook School for negligence and breach of contract for failing to prevent an alleged 2007 attack in which, the suit says, members of the hockey team held down a then 13-year-old Conway resident and cut him with an ice skate. Eaglebrook … 0

Greenfield Youth Football League embezzler: The drugs made me do it

GREENFIELD — A local woman who stole $5,986 from the Greenfield Youth Football League to feed her drug habit has been ordered to repay the money. Margary Fisher, 38, of 36 Elm St., admitted to sufficient facts for conviction on a charge of larceny over $250 by a … 0

Public Safety Dept. wraps Berkshire East probe

CHARLEMONT — A Department of Public Safety investigation into an incident involving an 11-year-old girl who fell from a chair lift at Berkshire East on Jan. 9 has found that the ski area was in compliance with all state lift operation, incident reporting and staffing laws. The report, … 0

A vision for their future

GREENFIELD — On Saturday, students from across Franklin County will showcase the solutions they developed to help combat climate change and pollution as part of the fourth annual Science and Sustainability Expo at Greenfield Community College. The event, hosted by Greening Greenfield, a local nonprofit, is meant to … 0

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  • Recycling bins get blown down Wells St in Greenfield on Monday afternoon as winds whipped up the dusting of snow from the night before. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Recycling bins get blown down Wells St in Greenfield on Monday afternoon as winds whipped up the dusting of snow from the night before. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Wild turkeys have had a hard late winter dealing with snow over their heads. This one was seen in the Orange woods on Friday. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Wild turkeys have had a hard late winter dealing with snow over their heads. This one was seen in the Orange woods on Friday. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Students at the Four Winds School in Gill make good use of the moutain of snow behind the school to make a giant fort capable of repelling all attackers. Fedya Michael, Grace Brown-Smolensky, Katy Friesen and teacher Natty Hussey throw snow at a foolish interloper on Friday afternoon. (Recorder/Paul Franz)

    Students at the Four Winds School in Gill make good use of the moutain of snow behind the school to make a giant fort capable of repelling all attackers. Fedya Michael, Grace Brown-Smolensky, Katy Friesen and teacher Natty Hussey throw snow at a foolish interloper on Friday afternoon. (Recorder/Paul Franz) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Olivia Ledoyt, 4, enjoys a moment in the grounded basket of the "Firehawk" hot air balloon at The Discovery School at Four Corners gymnasium in Greenfield on Sunday during the school's flight-themed winter carnival. Before climbing into the basket, Ledoyt told owner Don LaFountain, "But I'm afraid of heights!" "This is pretty low to the ground, so I think you'll be fine," he responded with a chuckle. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Olivia Ledoyt, 4, enjoys a moment in the grounded basket of the "Firehawk" hot air balloon at The Discovery School at Four Corners gymnasium in Greenfield on Sunday during the school's flight-themed winter carnival. Before climbing into the basket, Ledoyt told owner Don LaFountain, "But I'm afraid of heights!" "This is pretty low to the ground, so I think you'll be fine," he responded with a chuckle. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Bingo!  With sweets and prizes for Valentines day at the Shelburne Senior Center on Thursday afternoon.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    Bingo! With sweets and prizes for Valentines day at the Shelburne Senior Center on Thursday afternoon. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Kamren Richardson and her friend Hazel Andrade, both 8, play with Dixie the dog at Beacon Field on Thursday where they were with the Greenfield Recreation Department Winter Vacation Camp. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Kamren Richardson and her friend Hazel Andrade, both 8, play with Dixie the dog at Beacon Field on Thursday where they were with the Greenfield Recreation Department Winter Vacation Camp. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Steve Ciechomski of Turners Falls plays his trumpet for the Montague Senior Center on Tuesday, Feb. 10 during their "Love the Music" Valentine's Day party. Ciechomski, who once taught music to many of the seniors' children at Turners Falls High School, performed with keyboardist Tom Kostek. peopleRecorder/Micky Bedell

    Steve Ciechomski of Turners Falls plays his trumpet for the Montague Senior Center on Tuesday, Feb. 10 during their "Love the Music" Valentine's Day party. Ciechomski, who once taught music to many of the seniors' children at Turners Falls High School, performed with keyboardist Tom Kostek. peopleRecorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Shelly Phillips decorates vanilla butter cream cupcakes for Valentine's Day at Frosted Bake Shop on Main Street in Greenfield on Thursday.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    Shelly Phillips decorates vanilla butter cream cupcakes for Valentine's Day at Frosted Bake Shop on Main Street in Greenfield on Thursday. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Everett Connelley, 6, and Katie Paul, 13, usher 9-year-old boxer Finnigan through the 3rd Annual K9 Keg Pull at Beacon Field on Sunday during the Greenfield Winter Carnival. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Everett Connelley, 6, and Katie Paul, 13, usher 9-year-old boxer Finnigan through the 3rd Annual K9 Keg Pull at Beacon Field on Sunday during the Greenfield Winter Carnival. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Frost crystals form on the inside of a storm window in Greenfield.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    Frost crystals form on the inside of a storm window in Greenfield. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Icicles stretch down the side of a barn in Conway at sunset. 
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    Icicles stretch down the side of a barn in Conway at sunset. (Recorder/Micky Bedell) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Karen Wessinger of Greenfield helps her son Jason Hornick, 3½, to his feet while behind them family friend Andy Mathey of Colrain also helps his son Max, 3, down a small hill at Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center on Sunday. It was both boys' first time on cross-country skis, and the elder Mathey expressed excitement at teaching his son at the mountain — the same place he learned years ago. (Recorder/Micky Bedell)

    Karen Wessinger of Greenfield helps her son Jason Hornick, 3½, to his feet while behind them family friend Andy Mathey of Colrain also helps his son Max, 3, down a small hill at Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center on Sunday. It was both boys' first time on cross-country skis, and the elder Mathey expressed excitement at teaching his son at the mountain — the same place he learned years ago. (Recorder/Micky Bedell) Purchase photo reprints »

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