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‘They are public safety’: EMTs, paramedics train to treat K-9s under Nero’s Law
02-14-2024 4:57 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

With their training complete in advance of this month’s deadline, local EMTs and paramedics now have the skills to provide medical treatment and transport of police K-9s injured in the line of duty under a new state law.Nero’s Law, which has been...


First Arc-a-Palooza concert set for Shea Theater in Turners Falls
02-14-2024 9:35 AM

By DOMENIC POLI

TURNERS FALLS — The United Arc’s got talent, and the first Arc-a-Palooza concert aims to prove it.Five local musical acts are set to take the stage at the Shea Theater Arts Center for a Feb. 17 fundraising event for the nonprofit that provides...


Supper for Six food drive enters 20th year in Greenfield
02-13-2024 3:28 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — The Supper for Six food drive is gearing up for its 20th annual event on Thursday and Women’s Way, the affinity group of the United Way of the Franklin & Hampshire Region, is again appealing to the public for donations to help ensure...


Community rallying around Greenfield man following garage fire
02-13-2024 2:00 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — The community is rallying around Paul Siano Sr., whose commercial garage at 130 Laurel St. was destroyed by a fire earlier this month. A handful of men were on scene Friday helping the owner of P. Siano Excavating tear down what remains...


GCC nursing students talk single-payer health care, workplace safety concerns with legislators
02-12-2024 6:36 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — Four women representing western Massachusetts in the state Legislature visited Greenfield Community College on Monday for a panel discussion about health care with second-year nursing students.State Sen. Jo Comerford was joined by state...


Teacher, student honored for exemplifying spirit of late Turners Falls assistant principal
02-12-2024 12:14 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

TURNERS FALLS — A 17-year-old senior who is committed to studying dance after graduation and a history and psychology teacher are the two latest recipients of the McGraw Uplift Awards, bestowed upon school community members who best exemplify the...


Gill, Montague officials hear details of proposed FY25 school budget
02-09-2024 2:50 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

TURNERS FALLS — The Gill-Montague Regional School District’s superintendent and director of business and operations walked town officials through the proposed fiscal year 2025 budget this week and explained the finer details of how those figures came...


Plan looks to ‘make a lasting impact on health’ in next five years
02-09-2024 2:40 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — Representatives from organizations and towns across the region gathered at the John W. Olver Transit Center on Thursday afternoon to kick off a new five-year Community Health Improvement Plan, or CHIP.The Franklin County/North Quabbin...


Play it again, Sam: Shea Theater to show ‘Lovejoy’s Nuclear War’ to mark 50th anniversary of Montague tower toppling
02-09-2024 12:12 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

In the fall of 1973, Wendell resident Dan Keller drove to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut to pick up friend Sam Lovejoy and mentioned to his pal that he wouldn’t believe what had been built back home on the Montague Plains.The two drove...


‘It’s a tremendous honor’: Greenfield aikido dojo owner gets promoted
02-08-2024 11:22 AM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — Dave Stier started the new year with notice from Japan that he had been promoted to a seventh-degree black belt in aikido, a traditional Japanese martial art stressing balance, positioning and leverage instead of strength and...


With Town Meeting approval, Union 28 bus contract signed
02-07-2024 4:33 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

Following a series of Special Town Meetings, all contracts have been signed to ensure F.M. Kuzmeskus provides transportation services to Erving School Union 28 for another five years.Caitlin Sheridan, director of finance and operations at Erving...


Smith, Davis win Selectboard seats in Orange
02-06-2024 5:21 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — Newcomer Julie Davis will join the reelected Andrew Smith on the Orange Selectboard following Monday’s town election.Davis was the race’s top vote-getter, receiving 384 votes, and Smith accumulated 304. The two competed against Sandra Fawn...


Former Bernardston, Buckland police officer gets 4 to 5 years on child porn charges
02-05-2024 3:05 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — A former Bernardston and Buckland police officer will spend the next four to five years in state prison after pleading guilty to eight child pornography charges in a change of plea hearing Monday.Jacob Wrisley, 42, pleaded guilty in...


Judge orders suspect in Energy Park shooting, Bernardston home invasion, held without bail
02-01-2024 5:34 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — A local man facing 15 charges stemming from an alleged shooting at Energy Park and a separate alleged home invasion in Bernardston will remain held without bail, a Franklin County Superior Court judge ruled on Thursday.Gabe Adams, 21, has...


Outgoing Orange Selectboard member raises issue with Armory access
02-01-2024 4:57 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — The Selectboard this week settled an outgoing member’s grievance about Armory Commission members being unable to access the brick building they have been tasked with maintaining and protecting.Richard Sheridan has vowed to save the...


Billy Goat Boats awarded 10-year deal for Orange boathouse
02-01-2024 4:10 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — It seems Billy Goat Boats isn’t going anywhere, as the Selectboard opted this week to award the family-run watercraft rental business use of the boathouse following a public and contentious leasing fiasco.The company owned and operated by...


Global coffee nonprofit appoints Dean’s Beans CEO to board
02-01-2024 10:30 AM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — Women’s empowerment has long been one of the missions of Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee Co. So having its CEO serve on the board of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance is likely a natural fit.Beth Spong was recently appointed to the board...


Montague Selectboard executes contract with town administrator’s successor
01-31-2024 11:21 AM

By DOMENIC POLI

MONTAGUE — The Selectboard has executed a contract with Assistant Town Administrator Walter Ramsey, who is slated to take over as town administrator for Steve Ellis starting July 1.The Selectboard started gearing up for the hiring process after Ellis...


‘A huge relief’: Swift River School reports filters, bottled water no longer needed
01-28-2024 9:47 AM

By DOMENIC POLI

NEW SALEM — Swift River School’s new PFAS6 filtration system seems to be working perfectly, and 190 students and staff members will drink to that.A little more than three years after tests of the school’s tap water revealed elevated levels of the...


McGovern legislation would ease access to medically necessary foods
01-27-2024 9:16 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

The Democrat representing the 2nd Congressional District of Massachusetts has teamed up with a Republican colleague from Florida to sponsor a bill aimed at making it easier for Americans to get medically necessary foods.Jim McGovern and John...

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