Greenfield

Joseph Ewig

Greenfield man, girlfriend arrested in heroin bust

Thursday, February 26, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local couple faces heroin charges after a raid of an apartment turned up almost 300 bags of heroin, according to police. Joseph Ewig, 22, of 207 Chapman St., apartment 2, pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Thursday to charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute as a subsequent offense and possession of a Class C drug. His girlfriend, Hillary Henderson, 30, listed as homeless, pleaded innocent Thursday to charges of possession of heroin and being present where heroin is kept. State and local police with the Northwestern District Anti-Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at Ewig’s apartment at about … 0

Does town want to revive Highland Park?

Thursday, February 26, 2015

GREENFIELD — If the town is going to revive Highland Park and its pond, returning it to the busy park it once was with skating, fishing and other recreational activities, it is going to take a lot of work that will have to be done in phases, according to the task force assigned … 0

Community crisis response team to hold open house

Thursday, February 26, 2015

GREENFIELD — The Community Crisis Response Team at Clinical & Support Options Inc. will hold an open house on Tuesday at their new home at One Arch Place. The open house from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. will include an overview of program offerings, refreshments, as well as an opportunity to learn about volunteer opportunities. The response team has been providing free support … 0

Cramming for the big exam

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School is not the same school the state saw last summer and placed on probation, school officials say. Since being placed on probation, the virtual school has hired new staff, implemented new programs and improved student learning to meet and exceed state … 0

“Story of Seeds”

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

GREENFIELD — “Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds,” film screening and discussion with Greening Greenfield will be tonight at 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church at 43 Silver St. This free film and discussion addresses how ordinary citizens can start saving organic seeds from our gardens and help preserve … 0

For some Greenfield students, longer days needed to fulfill extended learning grant requirements

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

GREENFIELD — Students at the Greenfield Middle School and Math and Science Academy are facing longer school days this year as part of state requirements for the Expanded Learning Time programs. To come into compliance with a state grant, the Greenfield School Committee voted to have the superintendent … 0

Food Bank cuts hurt Franklin County pantries

Monday, February 23, 2015

GREENFIELD — Food assistance programs and pantry directors in Franklin County — who say they have become hungrier for food aid after the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts implemented new changes designed to give more food to Hampden … 0

Woman scuffles with cops during traffic stop arrest

Monday, February 23, 2015

GREENFIELD — A local woman faces drunken driving and assaulting a police officer charges after a weekend arrest. Suzanne Mitchell, 52, of 173 Conway St., pleaded innocent in Greenfield District Court Monday to charges of operating under the … 0

Letter: To my water pipe rescue

Monday, February 23, 2015

I awakened on a recent morning to a mere trickle of water from my faucet. By mid-afternoon, thanks to Greenfield DPW, full service was restored. It is too easy to take our civil servants for granted. From my phone call to Judy at DPW at 7:15 a.m., to … 0

People respond to doughnut shop's plight

Sunday, February 22, 2015

GREENFIELD — Dough to make fresh doughnuts wasn’t the only thing being raised at Adams Donuts this weekend. Due to a swiftly organized social media campaign, numerous area residents flocked to the iconic Federal Street doughnut shop Saturday … 0

Recorder earns 9 awards

Sunday, February 22, 2015

BOSTON — The Recorder has won nine awards this year in the annual New England Newspaper & Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. Three of the prizes were for first place, two were for second place and four were … 0

Safety very much part of his, GCC mission

Sunday, February 22, 2015

GREENFIELD — As the new police chief at Greenfield Community College, Luis Santamaria plans to lead by example and help the school achieve its mission in providing students with a quality education in his role of overseeing campus … 0

Cohns lead hospital capital campaign

Sunday, February 22, 2015

GREENFIELD — Local business leaders and philanthropists are leading the new capital campaign to support construction of new operating rooms and renovation of the Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s existing surgical facility Robbie and Mary Cohn have set a … 0