Olver helped engineer passenger rail’s return

GREENFIELD — The name John W. Olver is at the front of the intermodal transit center that will serve as the station for the first passenger train service in this town in decades. And that’s fitting, given the … 0

With Amtrak’s arrival, safety at forefront

GREENFIELD — When she looks out the back window of her Greenfield home, it’s common for Heidi Garfinkel to see people crossing the railroad tracks that run behind her property. With the return of the Amtrak Vermonter just … 0

Conway ballfield improvements nearly complete

CONWAY — When the ground thaws in the spring, visitors to downtown Conway may be greeted by the sounds of laughter and cracking baseball bats, with the town’s community ballfield fully renovated and, officials hope, ready for use. The redesigned park, designed by Peabody-based engineering firm Wesson & … 0

Andrews lauds Potee, Hebble for leadership on Opioid Task Force

Outgoing state Rep. Denise Andrews, recently recognized the contributions and leadership of Dr. Ruth Potee, co-chair of the regional Opioid Task Force Health Care Solutions Committee and Marisa Hebble, the Task Force coordinator, in fighting opioid abuse in … 0

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  • Ornaments hang from a leafless tree off Country Club Road in Greenfield on Monday. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Ornaments hang from a leafless tree off Country Club Road in Greenfield on Monday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • TURNERS FALLS (December 12, 2014) — Santa leans to talk to a little girl on Avenue A in Turners Falls during Friday night’s “It’s a Wonderful Night” celebrations. Santa arrived in a fire truck and handed out candy canes to children. Recorder/Trish Crapo

    TURNERS FALLS (December 12, 2014) — Santa leans to talk to a little girl on Avenue A in Turners Falls during Friday night’s “It’s a Wonderful Night” celebrations. Santa arrived in a fire truck and handed out candy canes to children. Recorder/Trish Crapo

  • (December 12, 2014) — Tuba player Kevin Smith gets into the spirit of Christmas past  in Skinner Park  in Turners Falls during the village's “It’s a Wonderful Night” celebrations Friday.  Recorder/Trish Crapo

    (December 12, 2014) — Tuba player Kevin Smith gets into the spirit of Christmas past in Skinner Park in Turners Falls during the village's “It’s a Wonderful Night” celebrations Friday. Recorder/Trish Crapo

  • Jack Putala, 13, of Erving takes a shot as Tyler Lavin, 14, of Montague looks on during the Montague Elks Hoop Shoot at Turners Falls High School Saturday. Recorder/Tom Relihan

    Jack Putala, 13, of Erving takes a shot as Tyler Lavin, 14, of Montague looks on during the Montague Elks Hoop Shoot at Turners Falls High School Saturday. Recorder/Tom Relihan Purchase photo reprints »

  • Jenna Taylor and Doug Welenc in the new location of Domino's Pizza in Greenfield in the old Friendly's building across from their previous location on Federal Street.  The larger building allows for eat in seating and more parking.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    Jenna Taylor and Doug Welenc in the new location of Domino's Pizza in Greenfield in the old Friendly's building across from their previous location on Federal Street. The larger building allows for eat in seating and more parking. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Michael Kelton of Greenfield paces the halls of Greenfield High School with great grandson Adrian, 15 months, on Wednesday during his granddaughter Aidin's chorus concert. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Michael Kelton of Greenfield paces the halls of Greenfield High School with great grandson Adrian, 15 months, on Wednesday during his granddaughter Aidin's chorus concert. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Ed Bezio of Orange and Walter White of Greenfield representing the Franklin-Hampshire district of the American Legion give a plaque to Foster's Supermarket owners Matthew and Jason Deane for their continued support of the Legion's fundraising activities at the Greenfield store. At Foster's, the Legion has collected about $10,000 in four years, which is donated to special projects at the Holyoke Soldier's Home and the Veterans Administration hospital in Leeds.
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    Ed Bezio of Orange and Walter White of Greenfield representing the Franklin-Hampshire district of the American Legion give a plaque to Foster's Supermarket owners Matthew and Jason Deane for their continued support of the Legion's fundraising activities at the Greenfield store. At Foster's, the Legion has collected about $10,000 in four years, which is donated to special projects at the Holyoke Soldier's Home and the Veterans Administration hospital in Leeds. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • A woman navigates puddles and snow on Main Street in Greenfield on a cold and rainy Tuesday.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    A woman navigates puddles and snow on Main Street in Greenfield on a cold and rainy Tuesday. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • The rail yard in Deerfield on Wednesday. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    The rail yard in Deerfield on Wednesday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Liam Steele, 4, of Vernon, Vt. points out Christmas lights at Yankee Candle in Deerfield on Monday while standing in front of a large Christmas tree. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Liam Steele, 4, of Vernon, Vt. points out Christmas lights at Yankee Candle in Deerfield on Monday while standing in front of a large Christmas tree. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • And the band played on.  Both GHS and TFHS bands played together before the Turkey Day Football Game in Greenfield. Recorder/Paul Franz

    And the band played on. Both GHS and TFHS bands played together before the Turkey Day Football Game in Greenfield. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • A merry house on 216 Chapman St. in Greenfield on Monday night. Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A merry house on 216 Chapman St. in Greenfield on Monday night. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

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