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Police Logs, July 16 to July 22

Greenfield, July 17 12:22 a.m. — Vehicle located in the closed and posted town park at Highland Pond; one person was located sleeping in the park; he was moved along and is to be summoned. 12:23 a.m. — General disturbance on Federal Street where a reporting person was … 0

Pipeline walk to end with Statehouse rally

With a couple of days to rest after their statewide “rolling march” to fight the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. proposal, opponents are gearing up for a Boston rally in front of the Statehouse, where they plan to present two sets of petitions to lawmakers. The timing, Wednesday from … 0

Wheeling for Healing

GREENFIELD — Last summer, Sue Cohen of East Longmeadow cycled 50 miles throughout Greenfield to support her older sister who was stricken with lung cancer and getting treatment at Baystate Franklin Medical Center. This summer, the avid cyclist … 0

Erving selectmen’s chairman resigned

ERVING — The chairman of the Erving Board of Selectmen resigned late last week, days after a tense meeting with a town employee and more than a year of occasionally controversial firings. Eugene Klepadlo was first elected to the three-person executive board in 2010, winning a three-way race … 0

  • Two lighted boats float through Barton Cove on Saturday night as part of Franklin County Boat Club's Christmas in July show. The boat parade was followed by a fireworks display, all visible from Unity Park in Turners Falls. 
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Two lighted boats float through Barton Cove on Saturday night as part of Franklin County Boat Club's Christmas in July show. The boat parade was followed by a fireworks display, all visible from Unity Park in Turners Falls. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Atticus Dejesus, 1, kisses a sheep at Yankee Doodle Days in Charlemont at the fairgrounds on Sunday.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Atticus Dejesus, 1, kisses a sheep at Yankee Doodle Days in Charlemont at the fairgrounds on Sunday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Connor Johnson, 3, of Athol flings paint at a canvas during a Quabbin Harvest Community Market food and art event on the lawn of the Moore-Leland library in North Orange on Saturday. Co-op board member Manuel King led the effort to create the art piece, entitled "Cooperation," which over 20 people helped make by splattering and dripping paint. The Co-op hopes to open its new doors in Orange to the public in late August.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Connor Johnson, 3, of Athol flings paint at a canvas during a Quabbin Harvest Community Market food and art event on the lawn of the Moore-Leland library in North Orange on Saturday. Co-op board member Manuel King led the effort to create the art piece, entitled "Cooperation," which over 20 people helped make by splattering and dripping paint. The Co-op hopes to open its new doors in Orange to the public in late August. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Ashley Harris reacts to her son Kaleb, almost 2, splashing in a self-made puddle at Laurel Lake in Erving on Monday, during his first beach adventure.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Ashley Harris reacts to her son Kaleb, almost 2, splashing in a self-made puddle at Laurel Lake in Erving on Monday, during his first beach adventure. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Horses take advantage of the shade off West Mountain Rd in Bernardston. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Horses take advantage of the shade off West Mountain Rd in Bernardston. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Natsuko Mori and her son Seneca, 4, paint a volcano behind the Shutesbury Town Hall  as part of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library's summer reading programming.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Natsuko Mori and her son Seneca, 4, paint a volcano behind the Shutesbury Town Hall as part of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library's summer reading programming. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Dylan Baer of Ashby took does a little fishing off the public boat ramp dock in Gill recently.  
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    Dylan Baer of Ashby took does a little fishing off the public boat ramp dock in Gill recently. (Recorder/Paul ) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Submitted photo by Josianna Martini
Lightning strike at Poet's Seat Tower in Greenfield taken from Beacon Field, 7:11pm on Wednesday.

    Submitted photo by Josianna Martini Lightning strike at Poet's Seat Tower in Greenfield taken from Beacon Field, 7:11pm on Wednesday.

  • A butterfly collects pollen from an orange day lily beside the lily pond at the New England Peace Pagoda in Leverett on Wednesday.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A butterfly collects pollen from an orange day lily beside the lily pond at the New England Peace Pagoda in Leverett on Wednesday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Katherine Fortin, 12, is doused with a bucket of Green River water by Hazel Andrade, 7½, while Caleb Murray, 7, moves in to finish the job. They are campers at the Greenfield Recreation Department Summer Day Camp at the Green River Swimming and Recreation Area.  
(Recorder/Paul Franz)

    Katherine Fortin, 12, is doused with a bucket of Green River water by Hazel Andrade, 7½, while Caleb Murray, 7, moves in to finish the job. They are campers at the Greenfield Recreation Department Summer Day Camp at the Green River Swimming and Recreation Area. (Recorder/Paul Franz) Purchase photo reprints »

  • These are not really crop circles, but rather wheat at the Four Star Farm in Northfield that has been damaged by heavy wind and rain. Only time will tell if it will dry out and stand up to be harvested or be plowed under.  (Recorder/Paul Franz)

    These are not really crop circles, but rather wheat at the Four Star Farm in Northfield that has been damaged by heavy wind and rain. Only time will tell if it will dry out and stand up to be harvested or be plowed under. (Recorder/Paul Franz) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Emilia Rodriquez, 7, of Greenfield leaps from one of the new Federal Street School playground installations yelling "Superman!" on Monday evening.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Emilia Rodriquez, 7, of Greenfield leaps from one of the new Federal Street School playground installations yelling "Superman!" on Monday evening. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »