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Chuck Larson, of Hinsdale, Ma. checks out a model Priority Mail remote controlled planeat a previous year's Giant Western Massachusetts Remote Control Flea Market.
(Recorder file photo)

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 to a free Easter ham dinner community meal at the Greenfield Alliance Church, 385 Chapman St. in Greenfield on Saturday at 5 … 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 Avenue A, is a good example. “Everyone has been having the best months they’ve had. … 0

Turners Falls man found innocent in Orange shooting

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

GREENFIELD — After waiting more than 16 months to find out his fate, a Turners Falls man has been cleared of all charges in a 2012 shooting. Corey Sutton, 38, of Turners Falls, was found innocent of several charges, after a five-day trial gave way to nearly two full days of jury deliberations. … 0

Neighbors: Lots of indoor fun this weekend

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Hello, neighbor. Temperatures are rising — they’re supposed to get up into the 40s and 50s through Monday — but it doesn’t look like the weather is going to be great over the weekend, so you might want to plan some indoor fun. Greening Greenfield’s Film Festival on … 0

Desperately seeking spring

Friday, March 28, 2014

In this feature photo, two horses peer out from their stalls on Hatchery Road in Montague. (Recorder/Paul Franz) … 0

Regional Notebook

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Conway to hold annual pre-town meeting potluck CONWAY — It’s that time of year again where the sun starts shining, the flowers start blooming and the town meeting gavels start swinging. The town is holding its annual pre-town meeting dessert potluck on May 5 from 7 p.m. to … 0

2014 Montague dog licenses now available

Thursday, March 27, 2014

MONTAGUE — Montague dog licenses are now available in the town clerk’s office. All dogs aged 6 months and older must be licensed and tagged each year. There is a late fee of $20 after May 31. A license for a neutered or spayed dog is $5, but … 0

Son charged with arson

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

MONTAGUE CENTER — Lisa Adams said she awoke early Wednesday morning to the sound of a bang, then tires pulling away. She couldn’t see a fire but knew something was wrong, and found one of the two barns … 1

Former Turners church to be next library?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — From house of prayer to home of books? The Board of Selectmen on Monday allotted $9,975 for an architectural study of the former St. Anne’s Church with an eye to finding a new home for … 0

Montague nomination papers still available

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

MONTAGUE — There is still time left for residents to take out nomination papers for town offices and for town meeting members. Today is the last day to obtain nomination papers for public office in the annual town election. Papers are due Monday by 5 p.m. for inclusion … 0

K9 tracks Deerfield woman following car chase

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

GREENFIELD — A Deerfield woman pleaded not guilty to a slew of charges in Greenfield District Court this week following a car chase in Montague and Greenfield that ended with a fight in a mobile home park and a police dog track. Jennifer L. Gunnells, 23, of 123 … 0

Turners commences Strathmore repairs

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — The Board of Selectmen this week allotted $20,000 to begin addressing the requirements of an order from the Turners Falls fire chief to clean and patch the former Strathmore Paper mill complex in the interest … 0

Letter: Addressing cyberbullying

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

On Thursday, March 13, the Cyberbullying Awareness Committee hosted a parent night for families in the district. The evening’s guest speaker, state trooper Christopher Ware, is a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. He provided crucial and timely information to parents about the dangers lurking … 0