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

Celebrating Washington, opposing pipeline

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

GREENFIELD — George Washington may be best recalled, as far as legends are concerned, with his chopping of a cherry tree. But his Feb. 22 birthday, at least among those who recall the heyday of the anti-nuclear movement in Franklin County, is remembered for Sam Lovejoy’s 1974 toppling … 0

Underground electrical fire closes Greenfield streets

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GREENFIELD — An underground electrical fire closed parts of several downtown streets for nearly five hours Tuesday. Smoke coming from a manhole cover at Main and High streets prompted a passerby to call the Fire Department at about … 0

Letter: Lift up for sea lampreys?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

There has been a suggestion that fish ladders could be placed on the Green River dams. The major problem is what species would use them. Based on Connecticut River counts, the sea lamprey would probably be the heaviest user. For those not familiar with the sea lamprey, they … 0

Proposed law would allow small apartments by right in Greenfield

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GREENFIELD — The town could have a new ordinance by mid March that would allow homeowners to add an in-law apartment to their single-family homes. That is not currently allowed by the town. Eric Twarog, the town’s director of planning and development, said Greenfield is one of the … 0

Greenfield Light & Power not off to a great start

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Community Light & Power program, which allows the town to sell electricity at bulk rates to its residents and businesses, has gotten off to a rocky start. Town officials first realized there was a … 0

Greenfield school use fees under review

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GREENFIELD — The amounts the community members, town boards, businesses and nonprofits have to pay to use school facilities may change. The policy subcommittee of the School Committee is reviewing the current fees the school department charges for use of facilities. The subcommittee expects to develop a draft … 0

Clear roofs to prevent collapse

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GREENFIELD — Recent snowstorms have left a large amount of snow in Greenfield and Franklin County and the town’s building inspector said he wants home and building owners to be cognizant of the danger posed by heavy snow … 0

Warren to visit GCC Thursday

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GREENFIELD — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren will be stopping by Greenfield Community College Thursday as part of a regional visit. The state’s senior senator, who has a popular following among liberal Democrats, is expected to be at the campus at 2:30 p.m. The Greenfield visit will follow an … 0

Letter: Stopping speeders

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Without a doubt, Federal Street from the Federal Street School to Main Street is a dangerous place for pedestrians crossing the street on the crosswalks and in between. Many people have been hit by cars there. It happened to me in January 2011 and the driver took off … 0

Greenfield Schools Notebook

Monday, February 16, 2015

Read Across America GREENFIELD — On March 3, Greenfield’s oldest students will read to its youngest students as part of the Student Council’s annual Read Across America event. From 6 to 7 p.m. at the Greenfield High School, pre school to third-grade students are invited to come in … 0