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The area including the Hapco building and adjacent parking lot off of Olive Street in Greenfield is the site of a proposed parking garage. 
Recorder/Paul Franz

Gov. OKs $5M for parking garage

Friday, April 18, 2014

GREENFIELD — Plans for a downtown parking garage apparently can move forward from a decades-old idea into reality, possibly within the next two years. A joint Senate and House committee this week approved a $5 million earmark for a municipal parking structure, envisioned off Olive Street, as part of a statewide transportation bond bill signed by Gov. Deval Patrick Friday. … 0

Body in river identified as Greenfield man

Friday, April 18, 2014

SUNDERLAND — The identity of the dead man pulled from the Connecticut River April 19 has been identified. The Northwestern District Attorney’s Office has identified the man as Stephen Bradley, 28, of Greenfield. Area police had been looking for Bradley since Jan. 26, when Erving Police found his car parked at the end of the French King Bridge, along with his keys and … 0

Tree crew

Friday, April 18, 2014

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Letter: Quick thinking

Friday, April 18, 2014

In regard to the Kinder Morgan gas pipeline taking a proposed cut through Franklin County and specifically through the Town of Montague: The Turners Falls water commissioners will allow the pipeline to “access their property near Lake Pleasant” (Recorder, April 4). This is a water supply protection district … 0

Plastic bag ordinance nixed

Thursday, April 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — A citizen-proposed ordinance that would ban plastic bags from being used at checkout counters throughout Greenfield may be headed to the voters. Garrett Connelly, a Congress Street resident who is a member of Greening Greenfield, said … 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

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

Race against addiction

Thursday, April 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — On the front lines of the heroin crisis, Greenfield firefighters are looking for a way to help people before someone calls 911 because of an overdose. “It’s become an epidemic, and we as first responders, myself … 0

Council OKs $1.5M for capital projects

Thursday, April 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — The town will soon begin repairing sidewalks in the Washington Street area, repairing a school roof and replacing another, purchasing some equipment it needs, repairing and replacing water mains throughout town, and doing the engineering it needs to repair Nashs Mill Road bridge. Town Council has … 0

Neighbors: Easter community meal open to all

Thursday, April 17, 2014

First, I’d just like to wish everyone a happy Easter, happy Passover or happy spring, whichever you prefer. Then, I’d like to get right to telling you about some upcoming events, because there are plenty. EVERYONE IS WELCOME … 0

Baystate Franklin takes safety precautions after Springfield measles case

Thursday, April 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — A case of measles discovered earlier this month in Springfield has led to increased safety precautions at Baystate Franklin Medical Center and its medical practices, the hospital said Thursday. For the past week, employees have screened everyone entering the facilities for any “symptoms that could potentially … 0

Letter: Been good to know him

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Well Mickey (Rooney), ya finally took a break! Thanks for the memories! JOHN WESOLOWSKI Greenfield … 0

Greenfield school board considers backup plan in superintendent search

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

GREENFIELD — Worried that one of the two remaining school superintendent finalists may pull out of contention, the Greenfield School Committee will begin looking for an interim leader for next year in case it has to reopen its search. School board members stressed Tuesday that they still hope … 0