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...


Chamber of Commerce breakfast highlights panelists’ love of their jobs

02-19-2024 1:17 PM

GREENFIELD — The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly breakfast on Friday, with a theme of “I Love My Job” allowing the five panelists to share what they enjoy about working in the region.The panelists included Ryan Martin, owner of...


Sports


H.S. Roundup: Late run propels Athol boys basketball to opening-round victory over Ware
02-19-2024 9:16 PM

As to be expected in a 4-5 tournament matchup, it was a close game midway through the fourth quarter between the Athol and Ware boys basketball teams on Monday night.The No. 4 Bears held a 38-35 lead with six minutes to go in the fourth quarter of the...

Opinion


My Turn: How’s Biden doing on immigration?
02-19-2024 2:00 PM

The question in the headline has a short answer, a slightly longer answer, and a long answer.The short answer is, “Meh.”The slightly longer answer is, “It’s a mixed bag. He came in strong with liberal ideas about giving all asylum-seekers the due...

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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.

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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

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