East Branch North River watershed on agenda COLRAIN — The restoration of flood-damaged sites along the East Branch of the North River watershed will be discussed at Monday night’s selectmen’s meeting, at 7 in the Town Office. Kimberly Noake MacPhee, land use and natural resources program manager at … 0

Montague Inn plan still on

MONTAGUE — Like Mark Twain in 1897, reports of the death of a planned Montague eatery were greatly exaggerated. Tom Walsh, an Amherst restaurateur with plans to open a family restaurant in the former Montague Inn bar building on Route 63 in Montague Center, says those plans are … 0

Town meetings next week

Ashfield Selectboard: Monday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Parks Commission: Monday 7:15 p.m. in Town Hall. Board of Health: Tuesday 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Town Caucus: Tuesday 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Bernardston Board of Selectmen: Wednesday 3:30 p.m. in Town Hall. Conservation Commission: Thursday 6 p.m. … 0

Sunderland to hold annual caucus Monday

SUNDERLAND — Sunderland will hold its annual town caucus Monday to decide who will run for each of the 12 town seats that are up for election this year. The caucus will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the town offices, with the following seats up for election: ∎ One … 0

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  • A pair of deer forage trying to keep atop the deep snow in Charlemont on Friday. Recorder/Paul Franz

    A pair of deer forage trying to keep atop the deep snow in Charlemont on Friday. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Long shadows reach out across the snow from a Greenfield fence. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Long shadows reach out across the snow from a Greenfield fence. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Ella Tidlund smiles as she and her kindergarten classmates at the Discovery School at Four Corners participate in a technology class.  (Recorder/Paul Franz)

    Ella Tidlund smiles as she and her kindergarten classmates at the Discovery School at Four Corners participate in a technology class. (Recorder/Paul Franz) Purchase photo reprints »

  • A cyclist makes his way past melting snowbanks in Greenfield on the afternoon of Feb. 25 , when temperatures climbed above freezing for a few hours. February lows stayed around and below zero. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A cyclist makes his way past melting snowbanks in Greenfield on the afternoon of Feb. 25 , when temperatures climbed above freezing for a few hours. February lows stayed around and below zero. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • About 15 wild turkeys were in the road on Route 78 in Warwick recently,  when they took to the air after being spooked by an oncoming car.
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    About 15 wild turkeys were in the road on Route 78 in Warwick recently, when they took to the air after being spooked by an oncoming car. (Recorder/MIke Phillips)

  • The Brookie sculpture made of cutlery on Deerfield Street has a new cap of snow from the last snowfall.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    The Brookie sculpture made of cutlery on Deerfield Street has a new cap of snow from the last snowfall. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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 »

I am totally against big box stores (or even small ones) that don't pay a living wage and treat their employees badly...(full comment)

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In the Arena: I don't see a discount store getting built in Greenfield