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GHS ribbon-cutting event on Friday

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

GREENFIELD — The mayor and the Greenfield High School Building Committee will hold an official dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Greenfield High School Friday. Guests for the noon ceremony are to include Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, Rep. Paul Mark, D-Peru, and Jack McCarthy, executive director of the Massachusetts School Building Authority, according to Mayor William Martin’s office. Local people invited include former and present town councilors and … 0

Ready for the ‘photo finish’: New portion of GHS construction on time for Sept. 2 opening

Friday, August 14, 2015

GREENFIELD — The last pieces are falling into place on Lenox Avenue, where the new Greenfield High School has emerged from the cocoon of the old 1958 building over the past two years. Less a few final touches on the contractor’s punch list, the school should be ready for students on the first … 0

GHS building committee to decide on composition of athletic fields

Thursday, March 26, 2015

GREENFIELD — As they study for their final classes this spring, students can see the beginnings of a new track and ball fields taking shape — the final touches of the new $66 million Greenfield High School. While the school building is expected to be completed in the summer, the athletic fields behind the building are expected to be finished in the fall. … 0

‘Human error’ caused gas line rupture at GHS

Thursday, August 8, 2013

GREENFIELD — Human error alone is to blame for the ruptured gas line at the Greenfield High School construction site Tuesday morning, said a construction project manager Thursday. Josiah Herbert, of Shawmut Design and Construction, said that a worker was following normal procedure when he dug with an … 0

GHS board looks at energy efficiency

Friday, June 28, 2013

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield School Building Committee, told Tuesday it had some budgetary wiggle room in the high school construction project, brought back three items that had been temporarily cut from the original design — including extra roof and wall insulation that will improve the building’s energy efficiency. … 0

School food director: GMS/GHS kitchen project not costly

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

GREENFIELD — Revamping the Greenfield Middle School so that it can temporarily fill in as the school department’s food services hub during high school construction should cost under $10,000, not the previously planned $140,000, according to the school food services director. The School Building Committee had been considering … 0

Kitchen confusion

Friday, May 17, 2013

GREENFIELD — Confusion over the Greenfield School Building Committee’s plans to move the high school’s kitchen during construction came to a head Tuesday — after the project’s architect sent a bill for work the committee wasn’t aware was being done. Lead architect Lee Dore asked the building committee … 0

Groundbreaking marks new chapter for GHS

Monday, April 29, 2013

GREENFIELD — With the 56-year-old Greenfield High School serving as a backdrop — and with a score of its alumni scattered throughout the audience — school, town and state officials ceremoniously broke ground Monday on the new $66 … 0

GHS parking lot closes for construction

Friday, April 26, 2013

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield High School construction project will feel a lot more real come Monday when the parking lot shuts down and foot traffic is directed to a temporary entrance at the north of the building. Then, … 0

GHS construction to begin this week

Friday, March 29, 2013

GREENFIELD — Nearly three years after the Greenfield School Building Committee first met on a Monday evening in May 2010, construction crews will roll into town this coming week to start building the new $66 million high school. Boston-based firm Shawmut Design and Construction will take control of … 0

GHS building committee OKs final construction phasing plan

Monday, February 4, 2013

GREENFIELD — Greenfield High School students and their teachers will spend their next academic year with a ringside seat while half of their new $66 million school rises from the adjacent parking lot. It’s the first step in … 0