Letter: Get behind Mass

Monday, October 12, 2015

Last year, Isaac Mass was endorsed by over three dozen former town councilors. He also had the ednorsement of both mayors Forgey and Martin. Finally, he had the endorsements of former Selectmen Peter Ruggeri, John Mackin, Joe Laurie, James Fotopoulos, Tim Farrell and Bill Allen. As a state employee at the time, I did not feel I could speak up. Now that I am retired, I am proud to add … 0

Letter: Raising issues

Monday, October 12, 2015

Critics of Isaac Mass were attacking him on the radio this morning for “raising issues to gain political advantage.” That’s what real politicians do — they raise issues, they express their own original ideas. Isaac fights for what he believes in. If he continues to raise issues and lets the voters know where he stands, he should be rewarded come Election Day. PETER … 0

Letter: Support for services

Sunday, October 11, 2015

The men and women of Scott-Vetterling Chapter 33 of the Disabled American Veterans here in Greenfield would like to thank the citizens of Franklin County and the following local merchants: Foster’s Market, Stop & Shop, Food City and Greenfield Farmers Exchange and the Franklin County Fair Committee for their support and wonderful generosity in support of our annual Forget-Me-Not fundraiser. It is your … 0

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Letter: Stop Kinder Morgan

Thursday, October 1, 2015

It was so good to see a seventh-grader voice his opinion about the pipeline. We have to get more teens interested in this topic because they are the ones who will be raising their families here. They have to understand that if the pipeline does go through the … 0

Letter: She ‘gets it’

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Having met and spoken with Patty Morey Walker, I have had the opportunity to ask tough questions of this candidate. Particular emphasis was put on the financial responsibilities placed upon all taxpayers in Greenfield by the current administration and her plans to end its out-of-control spending. Candidate Morey … 0

Letter: Our investments

Thursday, October 1, 2015

To whom it may concern: We the people of Greenfield want the town to look nice, but we seem to forget to look at the sidewalks on Bank Row by Magpie that is all broken up and a person could easily fall on. The sidewalk on Main Street … 0

Letter: Our diverse community

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Dear Ms. Johnson — You do not speak accurately! First off, I live in Town of Montague, Village of Turners Falls and I would prefer you not put words into the mouths of the community. You did not do any homework before making such a large accusation. In … 0

Letter: Behind these ‘taxpayers’

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

One of the things I like about The Recorder is the paper’s willingness to publish a variety of views on the editorial page. So I don’t object to the publication of the column “Solyndra lessons ignored” by David Williams, president of the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA). That column … 4

Letter: Knowing the candidates

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Chris Collins’ article, “In The Arena,” published on Friday, Sept. 25 hit the nail on the head as they say. I believe that as candidates, we have a duty to engage with the public and educate them about our values and priorities as citizens so that they can … 0

Letter: A hit piece

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

To quote Saint Reagan, “There you go again!” The Recorder veered hard right once more with “Solyndra Lessons Ignored” from the Sept. 26 editorial page. The author, president of the nonpartisan sounding Taxpayers Protection Alliance, part of the Koch political network, and funded by Koch-connected Americans for Job … 0

Letter: Black History month

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Regarding the letter of Sept. 23 by Alice Johnston To say that the Town of Montague did nothing for Black History month is simply not true. I was asked by Turners Falls RiverCulture director Suzanne Lomanto to install exhibits in two of the “gallery windows” in downtown Turners … 0

Letter: Different views on life?

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The front page tragic story, Monday, Sept. 21, about Baby Bella’s death is horrifying as she was killed because she was thought to be “a child of Satan.” But as John Bos reminds us in his column in the same issue “Our state of war” that half a … 0

Letter: Put Nunez back on board

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

I have worked with Adrienne Nunez on the Greenfield School Committee for the past year. In this past year, I have come to realize that Adrienne is an excellent School Committee member and the students and taxpayers of Greenfield would benefit from electing Adrienne to serve another term. … 0