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Neighbors: Senior event promises opportunity

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hello neighbor. The Franklin County Sheriff’s TRIAD program, along with the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office and Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility in Greenfield, will sponsor the Senior Services Health and Safety Expo on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Schuetzen Verein on Barton Cove in Gill. Our neighbor Ray Zukowski said the event promises to give our seniors and their families an opportunity to learn what resources and … 0

West County Notebook

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Mohawk stages ‘The Breakfast Club’ BUCKLAND — Today and Saturday, Mohawk students present an adaptation of The Breakfast Club at 7 p.m. Mohawk senior Laura Purington directs this stage adaptation of the classic film about high school relationships. Admission is by donation. Riverfest art workshop Saturday SHELBURNE FALLS — Why not get your flowers, frogs and fish parade decorations done before the June … 0

Shelburne Falls RiverFest set for June 5 to 7

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

SHELBURNE FALLS — This year’s RiverFest, a weekend-long celebration of the Deerfield River June 5 through 7, will include tours of a hydropower plant, street music, fly-casting demonstrations, rafting and paddleboard trips, a parade decoration workshop and its outcome — the Frog and Flower Parade. This 27th annual event will be held over … 0

Neighbors: Grandparents: Share your stories

Monday, May 25, 2015

Hello, neighbor Many times in my travels throughout the county, I am stopped by other grandparents who have read about my grandsons Justin, Owen and Travis. They thank me for sharing my stories every now and then, and then they share some of their own with me. Over … 0

West County Notebook

Friday, May 22, 2015

Health fair Tuesday at Senior Center SHELBURNE FALLS — The Senior Center on Main Street is sponsoring a health service provider fair on Tuesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Vendors taking part include Eye and Lasik Center, Pioneer Hearing, Community Health Dental, Health New England Bone Density, Kip … 0

Neighbors: Go to a local parade and support our veterans Monday

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Hello neighbor. Memorial Day is a federal holiday for remembering people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. It originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in that … 0

Franklin County Memorial Day events

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Ashfield The Memorial Day parade on Monday begins at 10 a.m. in front of Town Hall, proceeds to Plain Cemetery and to the Veterans Memorial and Civil War Memorial, then back to Town Hall. There will be featured … 0

Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum opens for the season on Saturday

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

SHELBURNE FALLS — The Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum will reopen for the 2015 season on Saturday. Visitors will be able to take a 15-minute ride back in time on the beautifully restored trolley Number 10 which was restored … 0

Arms Library gets ‘Pothole Pictures’ movie collection

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

SHELBURNE FALLS — You’ve seen a movie on the big screen at Pothole Pictures; now you can see it at home, thanks to a new Pothole Pictures Library Movie Collection that will soon become available to librarygoers at the Arms Library. In collaboration with the library, Pothole Pictures … 0

West County Notebook

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Iron Bridge closed today SHELBURNE FALLS — The Iron Bridge will be closed again today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the second time this week, so that repaving the bridge surface can be completed. Help stock Dragon Brook SHELBURNE — Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife will be … 0

Letter: Obstructed view

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

This morning I noticed a contradictory action. As you go north on Route 112 toward Shelburne Falls, there is a beautiful side hill hay field, which is so admired that the Franklin Land Trust accepted the development rights so the land would continually be open. Now next to … 0

Neighbors: Back in Franklin County

Monday, May 18, 2015

Hello neighbor. I’m back! What a lovely week we had on the water and in Bermuda. The weather was perfect and we got to see a dolphin and a whale show on the way home. I learned early on in the trip that it really is a small … 0

West County Notebook

Monday, May 18, 2015

Trolley Museum reopens Saturday The Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum will re-open for the 2015 season on Saturday. Visitors will be able to take a 15-minute ride back in time on the restored Trolley No. 10, which was restored to service in 1999. This 116 year old trolley carried … 0