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How to submit environmental comments for proposed pipeline

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

GREENFIELD — Unless otherwise noted, Aug. 31 is the last day to submit questions, comments and concerns to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for Docket No. PF14-22-000. Comments relating to the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct project to bring natural gas to nine Franklin County towns should focus on environmental concerns such as water and air quality, emergency services and land preservation, to name a few. FERC … 0

Local charities real winners of mayor’s golf tournament

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

GREENFIELD — Two local social service agencies will benefit from Team Greenfield’s second win in two years at the Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament. On July 24, Mayor William Martin and his Team Greenfield took first place in the mayor’s annual golf tournament, which raised more than $7,000, and the Food Bank of Western … 0

Letter: Share the road

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

I was disheartened and saddened to read the recent news of the fatal collision on Routes 5 & 10. Bicyclists, runners, and pedestrians have a right to utilize roadways and should act responsibly when doing so. However, too many vehicle drivers do not seem to take care when sharing the road. I reside in Greenfield and run frequently in town and in Deerfield. … 0

Neighbors: Enjoy some ice cream this week

Monday, July 20, 2015

Hello neighbor. Did you know that the origins of ice cream go way back to before ancient Roman times? Emperors would order ice be brought from mountains and covered with fruit. Over time, recipes for ices, sherbets, and … 0

Last chance to be on Greenfield’s ballot

Monday, July 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — It looks like it’s going to be a busy fall for incumbents, new candidates and the town clerk’s office, because every elected seat is up for grabs this year and there’s going to be a race … 0

Nomination papers due today in Greenfield

Monday, July 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — Voters will know by the end of the day today who they’ll have the opportunity to vote for this fall, because nomination papers are due in the town clerk’s office by 5 p.m. It appears that more than one elected seat will have three candidates this … 0

Mayor Martin seeks grant for parking garage

Monday, July 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — The mayor is once again looking for a grant from MassWorks to help pay for the town to build a municipal parking garage off Olive Street and Bank Row. Greenfield applied for a MassWorks Infrastructure Program … 0

Planning Board to discuss detox center

Monday, July 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — The town’s Planning Board will deliberate tonight on whether to allow a drug detox and rehab center to move to the former Lunt Silversmiths property off Federal Street. The board held a public hearing last week, at which it heard concerns from neighbors of the property … 0

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after Mohawk Trail crash

Monday, July 20, 2015

GREENFIELD — A motorcyclist was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center Monday afternoon after police said she veered into an adjacent lane and struck a van near the Interstate 91 rotary around 1 p.m. Sgt. Todd Dodge said … 0

Greenfield man charged in Whately hit-and-run, OUI

Monday, July 20, 2015

WHATELY — A Greenfield man admitted facts sufficient for a guilty finding on drunken driving charges and various traffic violations in Greenfield District Court Monday morning. Robert Barron, 39, of 18 Western Ave., was arrested during a traffic stop on Elm Street in Greenfield and charged with operating … 0

Letter: Support clinicians

Monday, July 20, 2015

As a therapist working in community mental health for the past 31 years, I can’t idly stand by and watch as SEIU Local 509 at Clinical and Support Options is on the verge of a costly strike. I hope you will not either. Clinician Michael Wilmeth of CSO … 0

Letter: Mental health workers

Monday, July 20, 2015

As a clinician who has worked in community mental health for seven-plus years, I felt compelled to comment on the article “Mental Health Workers Union Plans Strike” published on Thursday. I have the following thoughts: ∎ To the local government officials, Congress, Department of Mental Health … ARE YOU … 0

Letter: Senior power

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Fellow old people, and I can say that because I get mail regularly about signing up for Medicare, we have been heard! There is an urgent, indisputable and dire need for a new senior center. Thank you to all that have written to The Recorder urging our town … 0