Greenfield police sergeant gets support

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

GREENFIELD — People were on Facebook Tuesday morning, voicing support for the Greenfield police sergeant who was recently criticized for hanging a Confederate flag in his garage. “Good for Dan; it’s his house,” said one man. Another man said he was going to hang one next. Others seemed to bemoan the constraints of political correctness. “Seriously? Get over it already. … 0

Soup and games for former grange

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

GREENFIELD — This month’s Free Soup and Game Night at the Hope and Olive restaurant will benefit the Montague Common Hall. The hall by the village square in Montague Center was until recent years the Montague Grange, and continues to host events and house historical documents. The Greenfield restaurant at the corner of Hope and Olive streets holds a monthly fundraiser with free … 0

Greenfield police sergeant criticized for hanging Confederate flag in garage

Monday, November 30, 2015

GREENFIELD — A Greenfield police sergeant who is his department’s liaison on the town Human Rights Commission is being criticized for hanging a Confederate flag on the rear interior wall of his garage on Shelburne Road. The flag can be seen by passersby when the overhead door is open. Many Facebook posts have … 0

Isaac Mass offers Economic Development Express to Boston in January

Friday, November 27, 2015

GREENFIELD — The at-large town councilor and local lawyer who founded a group called Citizens for Growth years ago has rented a bus and is inviting residents to travel on it with him to Boston in early January … 1

Business slow on Main Street on Black Friday; hoping for push today on Small Business Saturday

Friday, November 27, 2015

GREENFIELD — It appeared the majority of shoppers had headed out of town to larger stores on Black Friday in search of holiday deals. Downtown Greenfield merchants conceded to that reality, but held out hope that business would … 0

Keeping the ‘green’ in Greenfield: Sustainability committee heads into new year with even more to accomplish

Thursday, November 26, 2015

GREENFIELD — The town committee responsible for implementing Greenfield’s new sustainable master plan is making progress every day, according to its chairwoman, and plans to continue into and through the new year. Carole Collins, who is also the … 0

Greenfield purchases Leyden land to help protect water supply

Thursday, November 26, 2015

GREENFIELD — The town will purchase more than 12 acres that border one of its water supplies in Leyden for $50,000. Greenfield Department of Public Works Director Donald Ouellette said the property sits primarily in Zones A and … 0

County shares bounty: Thanksgiving more than just a meal

Thursday, November 26, 2015

MONTAGUE — As many businesses and organizations shut down for the day, the Montague Elks Lodge and the Greenfield People’s Pint opened their doors and offered residents a Thanksgiving meal. From noon to 2 p.m. the Elks Lodge … 0

Letter: Threats to our planet

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thank you for The Recorder’s two editorials on the Paris attacks. I appreciate the calming influence they have while holding to a commitment to stop this insane trajectory ISIS is on. How to do that is complicated because, as Obama said in his news conference in Turkey, traditional … 0

Kim’s Upholstery has become a staple on the Web

Thursday, November 26, 2015

GREENFIELD — It seems these days more people are switching off their television sets and turning to their computer screen to learn how to do just about anything. The rise of the popular website YouTube has given Internet … 0

For local immigrant, a lot to give thanks for

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — Fifty-five-year-old Daniel Viorel Oros of Deerfield Street says he is thankful every year at this time — all year, actually — for the freedom and opportunity he has enjoyed since he came to the United States … 0

Longtime Greenfield business owners at The Country Jeweler to retire early next year

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — After more than 40 years in business, the owners of The Country Jeweler on the corner of Main and Chapman streets have decided to retire. Larry and Donna Pfeffer said they will retire sometime early next … 1

Deerfield man arraigned on gun, drug charges

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

GREENFIELD — A Deerfield man was arraigned on drug and gun charges in Greenfield District Court Wednesday after state police say they found stolen guns and prescription pills in a storage unit he rented in Greenfield. Jerry L. Jones, 71, of 642 Greenfield Road, Deerfield, was charged with … 0