Wilder Homestead restoration in Buckland moves to next phase with help from glass artist

02-19-2024 5:42 PM

BUCKLAND — When Shelburne glass artist Josh Simpson made his first visit to the Buckland Historical Society’s Wilder Homestead restoration project last year, the mention of hand-blown glass in the windows above the door to the barn caught his...

Psychedelics petition backers use Oregon as model

02-20-2024 4:43 PM

BOSTON — Massachusetts voters may get the chance to cast ballots to legalize access to some psychedelic substances this fall. And though advocates say the Oregon psilocybin therapy program that would be used as a model for Massachusetts is beneficial...


H.S. Roundup: No. 1 Mahar pulls away in fourth quarter to defeat No. 8 Lenox in Class C quarters
02-20-2024 9:18 PM

ORANGE — The Lenox boys basketball team gave top-seeded Mahar all it could handle on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Western Mass. Class C tournament.The No. 8 Millionaires were hitting shots early while its zone gave the Sens problems, with Lenox...


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Pushback: Making a major mess of major development review
02-20-2024 7:01 PM

“It’s really messy. And I don’t like messy.”Greenfield City Council President John Bottomley was chairing his first council meeting on Jan. 17. Three hours into the meeting, Marianne Bullock, new chair of the Economic Development Committee, wanted to...

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Father of our country hoe cakes: George Washington-related concoction is a favorite breakfast
02-20-2024 4:20 PM

I appreciate that people who work regular jobs need three-day holiday weekends. For this reason, in 1968, George Washington’s birthday was moved from Feb. 22 to the third Monday in the month.Sadly, in my opinion, this means that the official...


Obit photo for Francis J. St. Germain Jr. Francis J. St. Germain Jr.

Francis J. St. Germain, Jr. Turners Falls, MA - Francis J. St. Germain, Jr., 95, of Millers Falls Road died Saturday 2/3/24 at home. He was born in Montague on January 30, 1929, the son of F... remainder of obit for Francis J. St. Germain Jr.

Obit photo for Nina Leone Nina Leone

Shelburne, MA - Nina Leone February 15, 1920-February 17, 2024 Nina Leone, 104, passed away two days after her birthday with her daughter Maria by her side, during a visit from her gra... remainder of obit for Nina Leone

Obit photo for Sarah Chapman Sarah Chapman

Greenfield, MA - Sarah Chapman, 67, of Greenfield, passed away on February 10th after a short battle with cancer. Sarah was originally from Ossining NY and moved frequently as a child. She ... remainder of obit for Sarah Chapman

Obit photo for Eleanor Smith Eleanor Smith

South Deerfield, MA - Eleanor D. (Gromaski) Smith of South Deerfield, passed away on February 10th, 2024, at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton Mass. Eleanor (Ellie aka Tinkerbell))... remainder of obit for Eleanor Smith


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