Weldon residents to be without an elevator

GREENFIELD — Residents of the 109-year-old Weldon House on High Street will have to take the stairs to their upper-floor apartments for the next six to eight weeks while the owner replaces the only elevator in the concrete … 0

Ready to go the final mile

Included in the legislation passed in the final days of this Beacon Hill session is a measure giving Massachusetts Broadband Institute the mechanism to begin using a $50 million bond to help build last-mile telecommunication in unserved and underserved parts of the state. The multi-faceted IT bond bill, … 0

Questions remain after COG pipeline meeting

The Franklin Regional Council of Governments and its Planning Board, along with the nearly 300 people attending their meeting Thursday, got to pose a series of questions to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. spokesmen, yet questions remained about TGP’s proposed project. The two-hour long session, during which four representatives … 0

Greenfield waits to hear from lawyer about possible fireworks short-change

GREENFIELD — The town will have to wait a few more days for a lawyer’s opinion on whether a New Hampshire company has been short-changing the town’s annual fireworks display for the last four years. Mayor William Martin said it will most likely be early next week before … 0

  • 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.  
(Recorder/Paul )

    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 »

  • A bullfrog rests its head on a submerged log at the New England Peace Pagoda lily pond in Leverett.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A bullfrog rests its head on a submerged log at the New England Peace Pagoda lily pond in Leverett. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • The 23rd annual Antique Auto Show sponsored by the Deerfield Lions Club
was held Saturday at Yankee Candle Village in South Deerfield on Saturday.
(Submitted Photo)

    The 23rd annual Antique Auto Show sponsored by the Deerfield Lions Club was held Saturday at Yankee Candle Village in South Deerfield on Saturday. (Submitted Photo)

  • A father steers his son into the spray of the Greenfield Fire Truck on Saturday during Summerfest.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    A father steers his son into the spray of the Greenfield Fire Truck on Saturday during Summerfest. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »

  • Attorney General candidate Maura Healey introduces herself to Greenfield residents at Summerfest on Saturday.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

    Attorney General candidate Maura Healey introduces herself to Greenfield residents at Summerfest on Saturday. Recorder/Micky Bedell Purchase photo reprints »