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Letter: Quick thinking

Friday, April 18, 2014

In regard to the Kinder Morgan gas pipeline taking a proposed cut through Franklin County and specifically through the Town of Montague: The Turners Falls water commissioners will allow the pipeline to “access their property near Lake Pleasant” (Recorder, April 4). This is a water supply protection district and a major aquifer at the Montague Plains area which is a water supply for the Turners Falls Water District Well, along … 0

Letter: Good works

Friday, April 18, 2014

As many Christians like myself looking forward to celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ this Easter Sunday, one only had to remember how far Jesus went to reach out to people and the kind of love and compassion He had for us, which resulted in his Crucifixion. In Galatians 6:9 we read “And let us not grow weary of … 0

Letter: Clinging to dollar bill

Thursday, April 17, 2014

In his recent piece, “Shortchanging dollar coin” on April 7, editor Tim Blagg is exactly right about America’s clinging to the one dollar bill — we’re far behind the rest of the world, and will continue to lose out on billions in savings unless we transition from the dollar bill to the dollar coin. We stand arm in arm with Botswana and Argentina … 0

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Letter: Forget the ‘slams’

Sunday, April 13, 2014

We are one nation “under God” and all have a right to their opinions, a great part of our freedom! Anita Fritz has a right, as well as Al Norman and so many others in your city. We here in Orange are thankful for our Wal-Marts. Oh, we … 0

Letter: Rabbits and Easter

Sunday, April 13, 2014

I am writing to urge parents, who are considering the purchase of a rabbit for their children this Easter, to reconsider. Rabbits are adorable and fun when they are babies, but will they still be perceived this way in 6 months? Will they end up forgotten and alone … 0

Letter: Walk in their boots

Sunday, April 13, 2014

If for one week the Boston politicians that make rules for farmers to follow would change places with the farmer and deal with real stuff, they would know what they are talking about. MARLENE ANDOGNINI Rowe … 0

Letter: Clearly, they care

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Once in a while, an unforgettable person or group comes into our lives, and so it was with us insofar as are concerned the housekeepers, aides, therapists, certified nursing assistants, nurses and the management staff itself of Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility in Greenfield. Throughout my wife Roberta’s … 0

Letter: Make it Wainstein

Friday, April 11, 2014

I believe Rob Wainstein is far and away the best candidate the voters of Precinct 5 can send to Greenfield’s Town Council and I urge all my neighbors here in Precinct 5 to join me in voting for him, first in the preliminary election on Tuesday, April 15, … 0

Letter: Let’s vote for Penny

Friday, April 11, 2014

I am a resident of Precinct 5 and echo the comments of Tim Farrell and Teresa Conti. I have known Penny Ricketts for many years. She is a hard-working and dedicated individual who has served on several town committees. While I know that Penny and I both agree … 0

Letter: Good fit for Precinct 5

Friday, April 11, 2014

I urge my friends and neighbors in Precinct 5 to vote for Rob Wainstein as Precinct 5 member of Greenfield’s Town Council, first in the preliminary election on Tuesday, April 15, and again in the general election on Tuesday, June 10. During the years when Rob and I … 0

Letter: Put Penny on council

Friday, April 11, 2014

Precinct 5, please join me April 15 at the Grange to vote Penny Ricketts for councilor. I first met Penny when I served on the Board of Selectmen, since then I have known her to tirelessly volunteer in the community and on numerous boards serving Greenfield. As taxpayers, … 0

Letter: We’re backing Ricketts

Friday, April 11, 2014

It has been our pleasure and honor to call Penny Ricketts our friend. As lifetime resident of Greenfield, we challenge someone to find anyone who has given as much to this community as Penny continues to do. She serves so many different interests a letter to the editor … 0

Letter: Money-saving vote

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Greenfield could save $4,000 if we had Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) also known as Ranked Choice Voting. On April 15, there will be a Precinct 5 preliminary election to narrow the field of three council candidates down to two. With IRV, we could avoid the preliminary election and … 0