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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

WMECO offering free energy efficiency aid in Greenfield

Friday, May 2, 2014

GREENFIELD — Small downtown businesses in the Franklin County town of Greenfield could soon be benefiting from a new energy efficiency pilot program offered by Western Mass Electric Co. Bolstered by the successful roll-out of its Main Street Energy Efficiency Pilot Program in two other Western Mass. communities … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, May 2, 2014

Bernardston Sonja A. Randall to Bernard C. Randall, West Road, $1. Colrain Kim A. Costine of Evans, Ga., to Paul Gatker and Charlene Gatker of Leyden, 9 Main Road, $106,500. Eileen E. Folan Revocable Trust, Eileen E. Folan, individually and trustee, to Patrick M. Shippee and Carol H. … 0

Cream puffs at the Potholes

Thursday, April 24, 2014

By DIANE BRONCACCIO Recorder Staff SHELBURNE FALLS — Combine the village’s scenic attractions with a family recipe for cream puffs, bake them daily with local cream, local wheat and maple syrup, and what have you got? Lindsay’s Emerald … 0

Pie high: New pizzeria flourishing in Charlemont

Thursday, April 24, 2014

CHARLEMONT — Just two weeks after it opened, Berkshire Pizzeria is already thinking about expanding. For now, this new pizzeria has nine booths and tables, but plans are in the works to add a deck, for outdoor dining, … 0

On the Job: Metaphor Yarns hires events manager

Thursday, April 24, 2014

SHELBURNE FALLS — Metaphor Yarns, has hired Greenfield resident Adelle Ferreira as events manager, to plan and coordinate all special events the shop holds, both in store and off-site. The first project she will be working on is the store’s fall knitting retreat, which will be held at … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Charlemont Simon L. Dean of Zanesville, Ohio, and Douglas L. Dean and Eric R. Dean to Douglas L. Dean and Jodi L. Dean of Shelburne Falls, 1623 Mohawk Trail, $1. Colrain David Tasgal, also known as David H. Tasgal, and Faith A. Kaufmann to Jonathan D. Byerly, 98 … 0

Yankee Candle CEO leaving

Monday, April 21, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD —After 13 years, the president and CEO of Yankee Candle Co., Harlan Kent, is leaving the national candle company. Rachel Wilson, a spokesperson with Jarden Corp., confirmed that Kent will “eventually move on. He has exciting opportunities ahead of him.” The move is a personal decision … 0

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 … 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, … 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 … 0