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Power company begins aerial inspections of western Mass. rights of way by helicopter

Beginning next week, Eversource will be conducting aerial inspections of high voltage electrical equipment on rights-of-way in western Massachusetts. This semiannual inspection is an important part of the company’s ongoing commitment to providing reliable electric service. The work involves the use of a helicopter flying low over Eversource’s … 0

Holiday garbage pickup

GREENFIELD — Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, the following will be the town’s trash and recycling schedule: Monday’s collection on Tuesday Tuesday’s collection on Wednesday Wednesday’s collection on Thursday Thursday’s and Friday’s collections on Friday Trash and recycling must be at the curb by 7 … 0

Athol crash sends woman to hospital

ATHOL — A head-on collision on Route 2A at South Royalston Road sent an Athol resident to the hospital. At 7:39 a.m. Friday, Athol police received a call about an erratic driver on Route 2A. Police located the driver, Corey McCorquodale, 28, of Phillipston, after he crashed his … 0

For 5th year, UMass welcomes high achieving 1st-year students

AMHERST — The University of Massachusetts will welcome its most academically accomplished freshman class ever when students return over Labor Day weekend. The academic profile of the entering class is again at a historic high, continuing the trend that began in 2011, according to the university. Compared to … 0

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  • Shawn Russell, of Brattleboro, Vt., swings into the Green River underneath the Eunice Williams covered bridge in Greenfield Monday August 31. Russell, whose mother is from Greenfield, was swimming with his girlfriend and her daughters. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Shawn Russell, of Brattleboro, Vt., swings into the Green River underneath the Eunice Williams covered bridge in Greenfield Monday August 31. Russell, whose mother is from Greenfield, was swimming with his girlfriend and her daughters. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • Cameron Sutphin performs music outside the Great Falls farmer's market in Turners Falls Wednesday August 26. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    Cameron Sutphin performs music outside the Great Falls farmer's market in Turners Falls Wednesday August 26. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • A bee traverses from blossom to blossom collecting pollen from flowers growing around the Greenfield Public Library.  Recorder/Paul Franz

    A bee traverses from blossom to blossom collecting pollen from flowers growing around the Greenfield Public Library. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • Flowers are in full bloom at the Greenfield Cooperative Bank on Federal Street. Recorder/Paul Franz

    Flowers are in full bloom at the Greenfield Cooperative Bank on Federal Street. Recorder/Paul Franz Purchase photo reprints »

  • A man walks with his dog Friday August 28 down Hope Street in Greenfield in front of what will be the new courthouse. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

    A man walks with his dog Friday August 28 down Hope Street in Greenfield in front of what will be the new courthouse. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt Purchase photo reprints »

  • A man plays a hole at The Meadows golf course in Greenfield Wednesday evening, August 26. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

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  • Second graders' feet don't quite touch the ground as they sit quietly in a Deerfield Elementary School classroom on Thursday. It was the first day of school for grades 1 through 6 in Deerfield. Recorder/Micky Bedell

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  • A man carrying pizzas walks through a pocket of the setting sun on Court Square in Greenfield, Tuesday evening. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

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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

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  • 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

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

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