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Tammy Avery holds a Cheese Quesadilla While Sonja Sutton holds Clucks and Pucks (chicken and waffles) at Kali B's Wings & Things on Ave A in Turners Falls.  Recorder/Paul Franz

Kali B’s serving up wings in Turners Falls

Thursday, April 17, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — Turners Falls is fast becoming the destination place for good food with bustling restaurants boasting a steady stream of customers. Kali B’s Wings and Things, the new all American wings and pub joint at 166 Avenue A, is a good example. “Everyone has been having the best months they’ve had. We’re the everyman town for good food,” … 0

New Montague Book Mill eatery offers view, locally based cuisine

Thursday, April 17, 2014

MONTAGUE CENTER — Visitors to the village center can now enjoy all-American cuisine while overlooking the rushing waters of the Sawmill River in an old historic mill. The Alvah Stone has opened its doors at the Montague Mill, taking the place of the Night Kitchen, a fine-dining restaurant that closed this year after … 0

Yankee Mattress opens Greenfield site

Thursday, April 17, 2014

By ANITA FRITZ Recorder Staff GREENFIELD — Joseph Noblit was a one-man show when he first opened Yankee Mattress Factory in 1999, but today he employs seven people, and has opened a third showroom — in Greenfield. Noblit’s son Nick, 25, now manages the company’s factory and showroom, which is located in Agawam, … 0

On the Job

Friday, January 17, 2014

Just Roots announces new leadership roles GREENFIELD — Following a successful year of development and growth, Just Roots, the Greenfield-based organization promoting access to healthy, local food in Franklin County, announced new roles today for two of its management team. Jessica Van Steensburg, associate director since 2011, has … 0

Hyundai rolls out of Greenfield

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

GREENFIELD — It appears Country Hyundai has left Greenfield for a new and larger building in Northampton. A call to Country Hyundai in Northampton found a man, who would not identify himself, saying the company “outgrew” the Colrain Road building, which is now vacant. On its website, the … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, January 10, 2014

Buckland Greenfield Savings Bank to JJ Smith Properties, LLC, 41 North St., $50,000. Charlemont Donald C. Connelly Estate of North Chesterfield, Va., Patricia A. Kin, individually and administrator, Richard P. Connelly of Syracuse, N.Y., by attorney, Patricia A. Kin, attorney, to Kevin Ricci of Taunton, 111 Rowe Road, … 0

Frozen yogurt WOWing customers

Monday, January 6, 2014

GREENFIELD — WOW frozen yogurt has been open for just a week on Federal Street and already Rachel Ainsworth of Millers Falls has been there three times. “I’m pregnant and I’ve been craving it,” said Ainsworth. “It’s amazing.” Her favorite combination is raspberry and peach, she said. WOW … 0

New year, new gear

Thursday, January 2, 2014

GREENFIELD — Following a year that saw nearly $800,000 pour into Franklin County to jumpstart the area’s advanced machining industry, officials will dedicate 2014 to fine-tuning the “Middle Skills Academy” and to ensuring that companies receive the newly qualified machinists they were promised. Over the course of the … 0

Orange car dealer gets license renewed

Thursday, January 2, 2014

ORANGE — Selectmen have renewed the license for Town Line Motors to sell used cars after a lengthy discussion about an incident involving a disgruntled customer. Robbie Dodd of Hubbardston told selectmen he filed a small claims case in Gardner District Court when the owners of Town Line … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, January 3, 2014

Bernardston Timothy W. LaFord and Susan M. LaFord, formerly known as Susan Garanin, to John C. Gates of Greenfield, 64 West Mountain Road, $1. John C. Gates to Timothy W. LaFord and Susan M. LaFord, formerly known as Susan Garanin, 64 West Mountain Road, $1. Mark B. Deaver … 0

Joint art exhibits set for Deerfield

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD — For the next 12 months, The Daylily and Greenfield Savings Bank’s branch in town will hold simultaneous, month-long exhibits featuring local artists. Two-thirds of the art will be at the Daylily gift shop on Sugarloaf Street, while the rest will be at the North Main … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, December 27, 2013

ASHFIELD Hall Funding Trust, Helen I. Hall, individually & Trustee and Benjamin H. Hall, and William E. Hall, Trustees, to John B. Hall Family Trust, Benjamin H. Hall Trustee and, Helen I. Hall Living Trust, Helen I. Hall, Trustee. 161 Emmet Road. Less than $100 BUCKLAND Kim Klein, … 0

Couture Bros. to close retail, remain in contracting business

Sunday, December 22, 2013

TURNERS FALLS — In the face of a changing retail business, Couture Bros. is retrenching and retreating to the original, 103-year-old contracting arm of the business. After 80 years of Coutures selling paint, wood finishes, picture framing, screen repair and other services from the 187 Avenue A shop … 0