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Deerfield submits pipeline comments to FERC

DEERFIELD — Deerfield has officially made its submission to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s environmental impact statement scoping process. The 12-page document, approved by the Board of Selectmen during their meeting Wednesday night, details the town’s concerns about the ramifications the pipeline could have on the town’s economy, … 0

Team Recorder to take on Irish Road Bowling

CONWAY — On any given day over the past week or two, Recorder advertising representative Michael Currie could be seen periodically stopping in the hallways of the newsroom or the back parking lot demonstrating the “proper” technique for … 0

New app aims to make UMass move-in easier

AMHERST — Moving into the dorms at the University of Massachusetts? There’s an app for that. This week UMass unveiled a free digital application for Apple’s phone and tablet operating system and Android devices called “Living at UMass.” … 0

Neighbors: New book tells story of 1896 Trolley No. 10

Hello, neighbor. Over the past week, there’s been a lot of activity at the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum at 14 Depot St. Visitors have been busy signing a copy of the “Little Yellow Trolley,” a book that follows … 0

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  • Playing pitch at the South County Senior Center in South Deerfield on Wednesday are Steve Perkins of South Deerfield, Richard Petrauskas of South Deerfield, Jerry Sheehan of Conway and Donat Charest of Conway.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    Playing pitch at the South County Senior Center in South Deerfield on Wednesday are Steve Perkins of South Deerfield, Richard Petrauskas of South Deerfield, Jerry Sheehan of Conway and Donat Charest of Conway. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Fog hovers over downtown Greenfield, seen from Poet's Seat Tower Tuesday morning. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Fog hovers over downtown Greenfield, seen from Poet's Seat Tower Tuesday morning. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • A boy drops into the Connecticut River from the bridge connecting Cabot Camp and Dorsey Road in Erving as another boy ascends a rope swing Tuesday July 21. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    A boy drops into the Connecticut River from the bridge connecting Cabot Camp and Dorsey Road in Erving as another boy ascends a rope swing Tuesday July 21. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • A bee pollinates a flowering water plant in Wendell. Recorder/Paul Franz

    A bee pollinates a flowering water plant in Wendell. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Local artist Donna Horn waits atop her homemade, three-eyed, rolling elephant sculpture, anxiously awaiting the start of the Wendell Old Home Day parade Saturday. Recorder/David Rainville

    Local artist Donna Horn waits atop her homemade, three-eyed, rolling elephant sculpture, anxiously awaiting the start of the Wendell Old Home Day parade Saturday. Recorder/David Rainville Purchase photo reprints »

  • Molly Gore of Monroe, working for Zoar Outdoor, paddle boards with a student on the Harriman Reservoir in Wilmington, Vt. 
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    Molly Gore of Monroe, working for Zoar Outdoor, paddle boards with a student on the Harriman Reservoir in Wilmington, Vt. Recorder/Diane Broncaccio Purchase photo reprints »

  • Darren and Noel Labrecque of Greenfield enjoy the day on a shady bench in Rocky Mountain Park in Greenfield on Thursday. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Darren and Noel Labrecque of Greenfield enjoy the day on a shady bench in Rocky Mountain Park in Greenfield on Thursday. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Fog settles over the Connecticut River at the French King Bridge in Gill. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Fog settles over the Connecticut River at the French King Bridge in Gill. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • Black-eyed-susans fill a field blanketed in fog at the Northfield Mountain Recreation and and Environmental Center early Tuesday morning, August 18. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Black-eyed-susans fill a field blanketed in fog at the Northfield Mountain Recreation and and Environmental Center early Tuesday morning, August 18. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • Joon French of Greenfield cools off with at the Hillside Park Splashpad in Greenfield on Wednesday where he was with his son. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Joon French of Greenfield cools off with at the Hillside Park Splashpad in Greenfield on Wednesday where he was with his son. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • This cupola is losing it's battle with gravity on this barn in Bernardston Center. Recorder/Paul Franz

    This cupola is losing it's battle with gravity on this barn in Bernardston Center. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Milo Moss, 3 1/2, plays in the water at the Hillside Park Splashpad on Wednesday while his father, Joseph Moss of Greenfield, takes a picture. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Milo Moss, 3 1/2, plays in the water at the Hillside Park Splashpad on Wednesday while his father, Joseph Moss of Greenfield, takes a picture. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

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In the Arena: Greenfield's tax-rate reduction

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Letter: Growing Greenfield