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A group of bicyclists crosses the Green River Covered Bridge in Greenfield on Thursday.
Recorder/Paul Franz

Wheel appeal: Group wants state to kick bicycle tourism into a high gear

Friday, July 3, 2015

Franklin County’s back roads are on a roll. In Sunderland, Montague and Whately, in Shelburne, Conway and Deerfield, chances are you may be seeing more bicyclists on byways, in groups or in ones or twos, wending their way along some of the backroads that attract cyclists not only from around the county, but from other parts of New England, the … 0

Australis Aquaculture swimming in business

Thursday, July 2, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Cawing seagulls circle over a sea-sprayed wooden dock while bearded men wearing skullcaps and tall rubber wading boots use long nets to unload the day’s catch. A thick rope holds their small boat in place as a tangle of brown-green nets are dragged ashore, their fishy stench mixing with the … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Ashfield Jeremy L. Johnson and Heather M. Johnson to Niels Cudnohufsky and Lynda Cudnohufsky, 1147 Hawley Road, $262,000. Bernardston Veronica A. Mayrand to Christopher R. Pappademas of Greenfield, 3 Huckle Hill Road, $153,500. Peter R. James, commissioners, to Franklin Land Trust, Inc. of Shelburne, Huckle Hill Road, $160,000. Buckland Goldie Keehn Intervivos of Newton Center, Philip Keehn, trustee, to Dominic V. Vellucci and … 0

Montague business group social coming July 1

Friday, June 19, 2015

TURNERS FALLS — Montague Business Association will sponsor a business social July 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Between the Uprights, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Montague Business Association Steering Committee members will be there to hear ideas for what could make business in Montague even better, … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands, June 19

Friday, June 19, 2015

Ashfield Beverly K. Duncan to Beverly Kathleen Duncan Children’s Gift Trust, Stuart Van Cortlandt Duncan Smith and Megan Kathleen Duncan Smith, trustees, 37 Baptist Corner Road, $1. Preston Williams Townsley Estate and Dorothy Nelson Townsley Estate and Preston Williams Townsley & Dorothy Nelson Townsley Declaration of Irrevocable Trust, … 0

Land trust group aims to halt state proceedings on Berkshire Gas request to proposed pipeline

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

An anti-pipeline environmental coalition is calling on the Supreme Judicial Court to halt state proceedings on a request by Berkshire Gas Co. to tap into Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct project — concerned the state Department of Public Utilities is ignoring its appeal to intervene … 0

University of the Wild

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

GREENFIELD — With a potential buyer lined up to buy his Earthlands property in Petersham, Greenfield Community College adjunct faculty member Larry Buell is bringing a “University of the Wild” forum to GCC’s Downtown Center Thursday from 4 … 0

Northfield officials report on Pa. compressor visit

Friday, June 12, 2015

NORTHFIELD — Northfield, Mass., and Wellsboro, Pa., each have about 3,000 residents, and both rural communities would seem to share a lot of other similarities. And like Wellsboro, where the downtown has a series of gas lamps planted down the center island of the downtown, Northfield is targeted … 4

Pipeline review process leaves room for public involvement

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Fifth in a series (EDITOR’S NOTE: In coming weeks, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline through Franklin County will proceed through a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission process to choose which issues to include in an … 0

Crowd slams state at pipeline hearing

Thursday, June 11, 2015

GREENFIELD — Some of those who spoke at a three-hour state Department of Public Utilities hearing Thursday night sounded off about the DPU’s process almost as much as on Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct project. … 3

Makin' It in Franklin County: Berkshire Brewing Co.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Shortly after starting at The Recorder a year ago, I had just left my first Deerfield selectmen’s meeting when a wonderfully familiar aroma struck my nose. As I walked absent-mindedly across the town office parking … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands, June 12, 2015

Friday, June 12, 2015

Bernardston Warren W. Wyman, also known as Warren W. Wyman II and Bernadette P. Wyman of Greenfield, to Bernadette P. Wyman, Couch Brook Road, land also in Greenfield, $1. Donald R. Jordan and Martha V. Jordan, by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., trustee, by attorney, Orlans Moran, PLLC, … 0

Environmental issues at forefront of concerns over pipeline

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Fourth in a series (EDITOR’S NOTE: In coming weeks, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline through Franklin County will proceed through a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission process to choose which issues to include in an … 0