$427K to expand Camp Apex capacity in Shelburne

04-15-2024 6:56 PM

SHELBURNE — Thanks to $427,000 in congressionally directed spending, Franklin County’s YMCA will renovate Camp Apex to expand its capacity, allowing more families, including those relying on financial aid or scholarships, to send their children to...

‘Bringing harvest to the community’: Shelburne Falls Community Orchard on the move

04-15-2024 11:47 AM

Though her original idea to start a small community orchard at Buckland-Shelburne Elementary School doesn’t appear to be in the cards, Julia Godfrey will instead donate and move most of her fruit trees and bushes to the Demonstration Permaculture...


High schools: Mahar softball can’t stay with Northampton in 20-6 loss (PHOTOS)
04-15-2024 9:05 PM

The Mahar softball team is working hard to get its first win in a long time. The Senators — which are still searching for their first win post COVID — hosted Northampton on Monday, but the Blue Devils put runs up on the board in a hurry. Northampton...


My Turn: How to welcome a refugee family into your community
04-15-2024 4:45 PM

The loud and shameless politics that surrounds the issue of undocumented immigration makes it easy to miss the moves that the Biden administration has been making in the realm of legal immigration, from rebuilding the refugee program to expediting the...

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Tea Guys of Whately owes $2M for breach of contract, judge rules
04-12-2024 4:45 PM

WHATELY — Tea Guys LLC must pay more than $2 million to a Baltimore tea company due to a breach of contract, a Franklin County Superior Court judge has ruled.The small business in Whately was sued last summer by Zest Tea LLC and had two bank accounts...


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Obit photo for Matthew J. Osofsky Matthew J. Osofsky

Greenfield, MA - Matthew J. Osofsky, 38, died Saturday 4/6/24 at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield from injuries sustained from a car accident. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on Febru... remainder of obit for Matthew J. Osofsky

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Erving, MA - Sandra J. Niedzwiedz, 69, of Goodell Place passed away unexpectantly at home on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. She was born in Greenfield on May 3, 1954, the daughter of Bernard an... remainder of obit for Sandra J. Niedzwiedz

Obit photo for Barbara M. Mahar Barbara M. Mahar

Greenfield, MA - Barbara M. (Schotte) Mahar, 87, of Log Plain Rd., passed away on April 12, 2024 at Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility. A life-long resident of Greenfield, Barbara wa... remainder of obit for Barbara M. Mahar

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North Adams, MA - Irving Mullette was born in North Adams, MA on April 23, 1938 to Eugene and (Vera) Christine Mullette. Out of high school, he went to East Coast Aero Tech Flying School, f... remainder of obit for Irving E. Mullette


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