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Questions remain after COG pipeline meeting

Friday, July 25, 2014

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 from TGP parent Kinder Morgan responded to audience questions submitted in writing, echoed many of the comments already made by the company … 1

Reps. Mark, Kulik voice opposition to gas pipeline

Friday, July 25, 2014

Five more western Massachusetts legislators have come out publicly against the proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline project. Sen. Benjamin Downing, D-Pittsfield, along with Reps. Paul Mark, D-Peru, Stephen Kulik, D-Worthington, Gailanne Cariddi, D-North Adams, and William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, issued a joint written statement Friday declaring their opposition to the Northeast Direct pipeline, which would cross nine Franklin County towns. Rep. Denise Andrews, D-Orange, … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, July 25, 2014

Ashfield L. Richard Warriner Jr. to Garrett P. Kuta, 510 Old Stage Road, $156,500 Bernardston Charles F. Magoon of Yuciapa, Calif., and Donna J. Dove of Conway to Mary H. Loughlin of Walpole, N.H., 17 Library St., $160,000. Buckland Sean A. Banoit and Tiffany J. Benoit to Eric D. Leskowitz and Doreen E. Leskowitz of Needham, 8 Maynard Hill Road, $224,500. Raymond F. … 0

Drone business set to soar

Friday, June 6, 2014

MILLERS FALLS — The thing takes off vertically from David Korpiewski’s lawn with a sound like a swarm of bees, streaming video directly to a pair of goggles. The operator sees what the camera sees, in real-time and … 0

On the Job

Friday, June 6, 2014

Lamson & Goodnow president resigns Recorder Staff SHELBURNE FALLS — Lamson & Goodnow Manufacturing Co. President Brian J. Hayes has resigned after working for the cutlery and kitchen tools manufacturer for 12 1⁄2 years. Ross Anderson, CEO and … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, June 6, 2014

Bernardston George William Tallen, Jr. of Wapiti, Wyo., and Catherine C. Tallen of Heath to Stephen Nestanpower and Ruth M. Shipton Levy of North Seltnate, R.I., 10 Dewey St., $199,500. Charlemont Sean K. Addison and Amy Marie Coates to Riston E. Donelson and Sarah N. Cook of heath, … 0

Gift cards, sans plastic

Friday, May 30, 2014

GREENFIELD — If you are looking for the perfect gift for someone and happen to know where they shop, but not what they like, e-gifting may be the way to go. Father-daughter team Andrey Agapov and Marina Banar … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, May 30, 2014

Buckland Christopher R. Pettengill and Kimberly A. Pettengill, formerly known as Kimberly A. Sweet to Christopher R. Pettengill, 17 Purinton Road, $1. Justin Jaquay-Wilson, also known as Justin L. Jaquay-Wilson, and Sandra Jaquay-Wilson to Jaquay-Wilson Investment Trust, Justin L. Jaquay-Wilson and Sandra Jaquay-Wilson, trustees, 10 Hodgen Road, $1. … 0

Thin but tough

Friday, May 23, 2014

Charter NEX Film worker Scott Stacy check equipment at the plant in Turners Falls as the machine extrudes a giant plastic bubble. The plant produces plastic films for food and medical packaging, among other things. NASA awarded the … 0

Bee there

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Things should be buzzing June 7 across from Greenfield Town Common, where Second Congregational Church will be hosting its fourth annual Bee Fest. The event, honoring former Greenfield minister Lorenzo Langstroth, the so-called “father of American beekeeping,” who perfected the moveable hive in 1852, and also authored “The … 0

Staying green: At 40, Greenfield-based solar advocates take new slant

Thursday, May 22, 2014

With names like “Aluminum Cow” and “Moonshine’s Revenge,” the bizarre-looking vehicles hummed as they rolled into Greenfield. It was the 18th annual Tour de Sol, and it drew thousands of people to Miles Street, where the Northeast Sustainable … 0

Can local dairies skim more cream from their efforts?

Thursday, May 22, 2014

HADLEY — Some of the roughly 110 Jersey milking cows at Mapleline Farm were looking on Thursday as a few dozen representatives of Hampshire College, Whole Foods Market, Go Berry Frozen Yogurt and other businesses talked about the one local agricultural commodity that some see as nearly “invisible” … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, May 23, 2014

Ashfield James W. Soper and Jennifer J. Soper of Amherst to Helen B. Hodges, Route 116, less than $100. Bernardston Frederick M. Heathwaite and Kerry C. Heathwaite to Jason R. Baklavas and Talia L. Ramsdell of Wilmington (Mass.), 145 Merrifield Road, $298,000. Buckland Bryn C. Francis and Naira … 0