$50K allocated for Poet’s Seat Tower sandblasting as officials mull vandalism prevention

04-19-2024 3:45 PM

GREENFIELD — Following an affirmative vote by City Council this week, $50,000 will go toward sandblasting graffiti off of Poet’s Seat Tower, where vandalism has proven to be a persistent problem.Department of Public Works Director Marlo Warner II said...

PHOTOS: Convening for a good cause

04-19-2024 11:17 AM


High schools: South Hadley softball holds off Frontier rally for 5-4 victory (PHOTOS)
04-19-2024 9:01 PM

A day after completing a comeback victory over Greenfield, the Frontier softball team looked like it had another rally in the works on Friday against South Hadley.The Tigers held a 1-0 lead going into the sixth inning when the Redhawks rallied,...


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As I See It: What if we could think like 10-year-olds?
04-20-2024 8:01 AM

My wife, who is my severest critic, says I think like a 10-year old, which I interpret as a compliment. True, I tend to be simple-minded and linear as a 10-year-old child would be. After nearly half a century of working as a sociologist, writing a...

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New owners look to build on Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club’s strengths
04-18-2024 11:00 AM

TURNERS FALLS — Members of the Snow family have added another golf course to their portfolio and have already begun work on cosmetic improvements.Kyle and Kelly Snow, along with Kyle’s parents Edward Snow Jr. and Kerrilynn Snow, bought the Thomas...


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Hitting the ceramic circuit: Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail turns 20 years old, April 27-28
04-19-2024 11:32 AM

A lot can change in 20 years: Presidents and other politicians come and go, new cultural fads and technologies emerge, clothing styles morph, and music and movies take on different dimensions.In these parts, one tradition hasn’t changed. Since 2005,...


Obit photo for Diane H. Overstreet Diane H. Overstreet

Greenfield, MA - Diane H. Overstreet (Glazier) of Greenfield succumbed to a short battle with cancer on Wednesday March 27th, 2024, at the age of 75. Born June 2nd, 1948, in Greenfield, Mas... remainder of obit for Diane H. Overstreet

Obit photo for Beverly K. Fenning Beverly K. Fenning

Greenfield, MA - Beverly Kay (Askew) Fenning, aged 82, passed into the loving arms of God on Saturday, March 23, 2024. Beverly was born in Morgantown, West Virginia, to Joshua Herman Askew... remainder of obit for Beverly K. Fenning

Obit photo for Dorothy Howes Dorothy Howes

Greenfield, MA - Dorothy Ruth "Dottie" (Tacy) Howes, 97, of Greenfield, formerly of Leyden died Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Charlene Manor. Born in Winchester, NH, May 9, 1926, she was ... remainder of obit for Dorothy Howes

Obit photo for Mark A. Matusz Mark A. Matusz

Turners Falls, MA - Mark A. Matusz, 65, of Willmark Ave died Tuesday 4/16/24 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on August 26, 1958, the son of Thomas and Shirley (Sopellec) Matus... remainder of obit for Mark A. Matusz


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