Deborah Christakos serves  samples of her Bright Winter Salad with Buttermilk Dressing at the Greenfield Winter Farmer's Market at Greenfield High School, Saturday, February 6. Recorder Staff/Matt Burkhartt

Farmers Market hosts sustainablity workshops

Saturday, February 6, 2016

GREENFIELD — The annual Greenfield Winter Fare event at the indoor Farmers Market offered much more than fresh, local foods Saturday. Visitors from all over the Pioneer Valley flocked to the newly renovated Greenfield High School for the event. Upon arrival, guests were immediately greeted with an aroma of fresh herbs and spices and an inviting showcase of numerous vendors … 0

Snowstorm surprises area, dumps 5 inches

Friday, February 5, 2016

GREENFIELD — The storm that ended a snow drought and provided a white blanket for this weekend’s Winter Carnival also closed Interstate 91 for much … 0

Greenfield Winter Carnival starts today

Friday, February 5, 2016

GREENFIELD — Call it a stroke of luck that snowfall on Friday kicked off the Greenfield Winter Carnival, which continues through the weekend. The annual … 0

UMass employees on leave amid misconduct investigation

Thursday, February 4, 2016

AMHERST — Five employees at the University of Massachusetts have been put on paid leave while another has resigned as part of a continuing internal investigation into allegations of workplace misconduct that involve the misreporting of time and misuse of campus resources in the Physical Plant division, according … 0

Vermont Yankee won’t promise to pay if nuclear waste pads need to be moved

Thursday, February 4, 2016

VERNON, Vt. — Entergy Nuclear officials refused to give a financial promise that it would cover any additional costs if its choice of location for a new spent fuel pad creates costly problems during Vermont Yankee’s decommissioning. The decision, which could have ramifications into the millions of dollars, … 0

Neighbors: Share your Valentine’s Day stories with your neighbors

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hello neighbor. As we approach Valentine’s Day, I’d love to hear — and possibly share — some of your stories. Please send me some of your fondest Valentine’s Day memories, whether it be about your partner, children or pets. Also known as Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast … 0

Greenfield DPW director disputes wastewater plant violation allegations

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

GREENFIELD — After a Greenfield resident spoke before the Town Council at its most recent meeting to voice concern over a series of ongoing Environmental Protection Agency violations at the town’s wastewater treatment plant, the director of the … 0

State: Pause spending on ‘last-mile’ broadband

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The state agency overseeing the multimillion-dollar build-out of “last-mile” broadband for 44 unserved and partially served towns has been asked to hold off on spending any state money budgeted for broadband until the governor’s Executive Office of Administration … 0

Comcast proposes broadband expansion in Conway, Shelburne

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

After fighting for full broadband access for several years, Conway and Shelburne are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel. In responding to requests for proposals by the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI), Comcast Cable Co. … 0

On the Job: Barbara Edson-Greenwald joins Maniatty Real Estate of Greenfield

Thursday, February 4, 2016

GREENFIELD — Maniatty Real Estate of Greenfield announced the addition of Barbara Edson-Greenwald as a broker assistant to their sales team. Edson-Greenwald has over 20 years of experience in real estate, as well as being a member of … 0

Greenfield Savings receives high marks

Thursday, February 4, 2016

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Savings Bank has once again made the grade. The financial institution was recently given an A+ national financial health rating by, an online publication dedicated to banking/savings information for consumers. Banks submit their quarterly … 0

Franklin County land transfers, week of 2/3/16

Thursday, February 4, 2016

BUCKLAND Alexander Z. Nappan, of Greenfield, to Benjamin J. Hay. 98 Ashfield Road. $85,000 CHARLEMONT Tari L. Denehy and Karen M. Denehy, by US Bank NA, Trustee by Attorney, by Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Attorney, to US Bank NA, Trustee. 7 South Street. $282,709 COLRAIN Steven J. Wall, and … 0

Pet house calls

Thursday, February 4, 2016

ATHOL – When Dr. Sue Ellen Mowcomber sees a cat, it might mistake her for a friendly visitor. That’s the idea; when Mowcomber makes house calls, she spends a little time chatting with the owner first, ignoring the … 0